I love December! I know it is cold but there is still so much going on!
The Bank Holidays are Christmas, Boxing Day and New Years Day. Boxing Day is the UK's Black Friday. So families either go shopping or they usually do sports or go walking and finish the day with a meal with the family.
Jane and I usually the Christmas Eve service at Kings College. If you are going, make sure you dress warmly but we think the wait is worth it!
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Many regular businesses run limited hours between Christmas and New Years so be prepared for that! Please take note of the Christmas markets, many end a few days before Christmas!
Here are a few events that I think you should consider. You can also look at the calendar that I maintain as these are just the few of many things going on. Also if you want to learn more about their holidays go here.
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Here are days of markets near you and the links where I found the information:
Attleborough- Thursday- 8 am-2 pm
Bury St Edmunds
Ipswich- Tuesdays-Saturdays 8-30am Until 5-00pm
Kings Lynn- Tuesday and Saturday
Lavenham Farmer's Market- fourth Sunday every month
March- Wednesday and Saturday
Mildenhall- Fridays- 9 am-3 pm
Newmarket- Tuesday and Saturday- 9 am-3 pm
Norwich- Monday-Saturday- 8.30 am to 5.30 pm
Peterborough- Tuesday - Saturday- 8.30am to 4pm
Wisbech- Monday to Saturday
Pick Your Own Vegetables:
Parkrun- Free timed 5km Run
Parkrun Juniors-Free timed 2km Run
Where to see Father Christmas/Santa
Africa Alive! 1/2, 8/9, 15/16, and 21,22,23,24 December 2018
Audley End- 1/2, 8/9, 15/16, and 22-23 December 2018
Audley End Miniature Railway- 24/25 November, 1/2, 8/9, 15/16, and 21,22,23,24 December 2018
Banham Zoo- 1/2, 8/9, 15/16, and 21,22,23,24 December 2018
Blackthorpe Barn- 24 – 25 November, 1, 2,8 , 9, 15, 16, 18-22 December 2018
Blickling Hall- not this year.
Bressingham- 1/2, 8/9, 15/16, and 21,22,23,24 December 2018
Bull Inn- 16th& 23rd December 2018
Christmas Celebration- Dinosaur Adventure- 1/2, 8/9, 15/16, and 21,22,23,24 December 2018
Elveden- 24-25th November, 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, and 23 December 2018
Harrods- 16 November -24 December 2018
Holkam Hall- 15-16, 19-20 December 2018
Jimmy's Farm Santa's Wildlife Grotto- TBC
Kentwell Hall- 7-9, 15-16 December 2018
La Hogue- 8-9 December 2018
Nowton Country Park- 8-9 December 2018
Oxburgh Hall- 8-9, 15-16
Scottsdale Cambridge- 18 November- 24 December 2018
Shepwreth Park- 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd and 24th December 2018
Thetford- 24th & 25th November , 1st & 2nd / 8th & 9th / 15th- 24 December 2018- Supper with Santa- 17-20 December 2018
Thursford-24-25 November, 1, 2, 8, 9, & 15–23, December 2018
Tuddenham Mill- 21 December 2018
Warwick Castle- 26th November - 31st December 2018
Wicken Fen- 8, 9, & 15–23, December 2018
Wrest Park- 1/2, 8/9, 15/16, and 22/23 December 2018
Where to see Santa's Reindeer