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Christmas in West Norfolk 2023

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas is well and truly on the way and Santa will soon be on his sleigh! Combine...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas is well and truly on the way and Santa will soon be on his sleigh! Combine a festive break to west Norfolk with a pantomime performance, spot of gift shopping, wreath-making workshop, a trip to meet Santa Claus, and so much more! We have rounded up some of the most magical experiences west Norfolk has to offer below.

Festive Markets and Shopping Experiences

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Deepdale Christmas Shopping

1st November – 24th December 2023. Support local businesses, and enjoy the beautiful North Norfolk Coast, by doing your Christmas shopping at Dalegate Market in Burnham Deepdale this festive season.
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Sandringham Christmas Craft, Food and Gift Fair

17th – 19th November 2023. Craft, Food, Gifts and Festive Fun are all essential ingredients of a successful Christmas event, accompanied with an array of music throughout the weekend.
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Hunstanton Christmas Market

18th November 2023. Christmas gifts and hand-made goods for sale. Free entry. Seasonal refreshments.
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Minster Christmas Fayre | King’s Lynn

25th November 2023. Join King’s Lynn Minster for their annual Christmas Fayre – lots of Artisan stalls, local craft makers and of course, their wonderful café full of delights!
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Creake Abbey Christmas Gift Fair

25th November 2023. Creake Abbey’s Christmas Gift Fair is one of their most popular annual events and welcomes over 50 stalls including crafts, food and drink, and street food.
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Festive Art Fair | West Acre

25th and 26th November 2023. With a stunning historic backdrop and one-of-a-kind handmade offerings, West Acre Gallery’s annual Festive Art Fair is a unique shopping experience.
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Charity Christmas Market | King’s Lynn

26th November 2023. The Norfolk Hospice’s Charity Christmas Market will be taking place this November. Santa will be there with his Post Box, over 30 craft stalls, refreshments and Rock Choir performances.
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Festive Evening Market | Heacham Manor

30th November 2023. Shop local this Christmas for unique gifts your friends and family will love. A charmingly festive evening of relaxed shopping, accompanied by festive treats, music and a raffle.
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Christmas Shopping Night | Dobbies

30th November 2023. Take a trip down to Dobbies this November for a festive evening of late night shopping. The event includes a welcome drink and discount vouchers to use!
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North Wootton Christmas Fair

2nd December 2023. North Wootton’s annual Christmas Fair features a craft market, food and drink stalls, locally grown Christmas trees on sale, and free live entertainment.
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Christmas Merchants’ Market | King’s Lynn

9th and 10th December 2023. The annual King’s Lynn Festive Merchants Market includes a fantastic selection of locally produced one-of-a-kind handicrafts, food and drink.
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Christmas Farmers’ Market with Gifts | Creake Abbey

23rd December 2023. You are invited to join Creake Abbey for a fantastic festive Farmers Market with a few selected gifts stands too. Look out for a sneaky visit by Father Christmas!

Family Activities

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Dec the Hall at Oxburgh Estate

December 2023. Explore Oxburgh Hall transformed for Christmas, with candles, twinkling lights and real-life Christmas trees. There is also a trail and festive activities to be enjoyed by the little ones.
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Snowy’s Conservation Crew | SEA LIFE Hunstanton

December 2023. Join Snowy for a special artic Christmas adventure to learn about the amazing North Pole and the animals that live there. Take on challenges, cool photos and win a prize!
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Hunstanton Christmas Tree Festival 2023

1st – 3rd December 2023. Come and admire over 30 Christmas Trees designed and decorated by local groups and organisations which will be on display for 3 days at the beginning of December.
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Advent Carol Service | King’s Lynn Minster

3rd December 2023. Join the Minster Choir for our Advent Carol Service, marking the start of this special season. Mulled wine & juice will be served after the service.
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Food of Christmas Past – An Interactive Lecture | True’s Yard

7th December 2023. Join True’s Yard for a special Christmas edition of their True’s Talks and be transported on a journey through time to explore festive food favourites of the past.
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Christmas Quiz | True’s Yard

8th December 2023. True’s Yard Christmas Quiz is back! £4pp includes a Hot Drink, biscuits and a chance to win a £20 cash prize!
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The Snowman

13th December 2023. Join us at King’s Lynn Minster for a free screening of this Classic Christmas Film, an event for all the Family. Chrissie Smith from The Minster Choir will be performing ‘Walking in the Air’.
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Carol Service at All Saints Church

14th December 2023. True’s Yard and All Saints Church are joining forces to put on a Carol Service. Sing your favourite carols accompanied by a choir and church organ.
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Messy Minster: Nativity & Carol Singing

16th December 2023. Join King’s Lynn Minster for their merry Messy Minster! Create Christmas crafts to brighten up your home and the church and gather for carol singing inside the Minster.
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The Tiger who Came to Tea at Christmas Family Event | Lynn Museum

16th December 2023. To celebrate their winter exhibition ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’, Lynn Museum will be celebrating with the tiger himself this December.
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Christmas Party at Farmer Fred’s

21st December 2023. Don’t miss the Christmas Party at Farmer Fred’s. There will be a DJ, disco, party games, refreshments and a gift from Santa’s Elves.
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Crib Service | Church Farm

24th December 2023. A family crib service held in the Nativity Barn with all the animals. There will be a children’s service telling the Christmas story with lots of carols.
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Hunstanton Christmas Day Swim

25th December 2023. The Hunstanton Christmas Day Swim is one of Norfolk biggest charity events over the festive season in Hunstanton with hundreds of people taking part in the fun.

Pantomimes and Christmas Performances

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Christmas Memories | Alive Corn Exchange

3rd November 2023. Neil Sands and his wonderful cast are back with the new 2023 production of their hit show, a spectacular spirit lifting, heart-warming, afternoon of festive nostalgia.
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That’ll Be The Day | Alive Corn Exchange

9th November 2023. That’ll Be The Day combines the very best Rock and Pop classics and all your favourite Christmas songs with hilarious comedy sketches and world-class performances.
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Fairytale of New York | Alive Corn Exchange

16th November 2023. Direct from the West End and after two sell out tours, the ultimate feel good Irish-inspired Christmas show is back with an even bigger production for 2023.
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Tennessee Country Christmas Show | Princess Theatre

19th November 2023. A Tennessee Christmas celebrates renditions of Christmas favourites in a Country Style combined with some of the biggest selling hits from our Country Superstars.
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Buddy Holly & The Cricketers – Holly at Christmas | Princess Theatre

25th November 2023. All of Holly’s hits will be playing live on stage. With driving rhythms, authentic arrangements and stunning harmonies, there is no other show that delivers a better Buddy experience.
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Dick Whittington | Alive Corn Exchange

December 2023. From the streets of London to a spectacular voyage over the seven seas to Morocco! Join Dick Whittington, his acrobatic cat and a cast of crazy characters on the adventure of a lifetime!
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Jack and the Beanstalk | Princess Theatre

2nd December – 1st January 2024. Fe Fi Fo Fum, a Giant has been spotted in Hunstanton! The Princess Theatre invites you to join us this Christmas for our 2023 Pantomime.
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JGDATA: Merry Grinch-Mas | Guildhall of St. George

9th December 2023. A Christmas musical ‘Grinch’ adaptation full of festive cheer, laughter and son. This show will leave a very warm glow in your heart (even if you’re a Grinch!).
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JGDATA: Off With Heads & Santa Super Heros | Guildhall of St. George

9th December 2023. This completely original musical adaptation of the ‘Alice’ story will have you singing, cheering, booing and guessing tot eh very end.
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Grimms Tales | Westacre Theatre

15th – 22nd December 2023. Rediscover the magic and wonder of the original Grimm Tales, retold by master-storyteller Philip Pullman in this wonderful and magical production.

Christmas Craft Workshop Events

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Willow Lantern Making | Sandringham

December 2023. Bring some magical light to Luminate this year with your very own Willow Lantern – get creative and try different shapes and colours to decorate your lantern.
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Floral Sistas Wreath Workshop | Titchwell Manor

1st December 2023. The Floral Sistas will guide you through the process of creating a stunning Christmas wreath. The event is followed by Titchwell Manor’s bestselling afternoon tea.
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Wreath Making Floral Workshops | Debs Florist

1st, 2nd and 5th December 2023. Come along and make your own festive door wreath using seasonal foliages, rustic finishing touches and a beautiful bow to compliment your Christmas colour scheme.
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Luxury Christmas Wreathing Workshop | Holkham

3rd December 2023. Come and join Katie from Wild Oak Workshops at Holkham for a relaxing and festive few hour making your own gorgeous Christmas wreath to take home.
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Wreath Making with Dinner | Knights Hill Hotel & Spa

4th December 2023. Get in the festive spirit with our wreath making class hosted by Deb’s Florist in the Small Barn and afterwards enjoy a 2 course dinner at the Garden Brasserie.
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Christmas Wreathing at Church in the Fields | All Saints, Ashwicken

5th December 2023. Come and Enjoy a festive and relaxing few hours creating your beautiful Christmas Wreath with Katie from Wild Oak Workshops at Church in the Fields, All Saints Ashwicken.
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Christmas Wreath Workshop | Wiggenhall St. Germans

7th December 2023. The annual Christmas door wreath workshop with Rose Garden Flowers has made a return again this year at Wiggenhall St. Germans Village Hall.
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Make a Christmas Wreath – with Bluebells Floristry | Discover Downham

8th December 2023. This is a fun, hands-on workshop during where you will be instructed in professional floristry techniques to make a Christmas Wreath made from natural materials.
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Christmas Wreath Workshop | Watatunga Wildlife Reserve

11th December 2023. Come and Join Katie from Wild Oak Workshops at Watatunga Wildlife Reserve for a relaxing morning creating you own gorgeously wild Christmas Wreath.
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Wreath Workshop | Oxburgh Estate

16th December 2023. Get into the festive spirit at our Christmas wreath workshop and create your own beautiful luxury wreath to adorn your front door.

Where To See Santa Claus

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Santa’s Grotto | Dobbies

November and December 2023. Embrace the festive season with a must-have visit to Dobbies Santa’s Grotto this Christmas. Littles one can meet Santa and leave with a very special gift.
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Santa Meet and Greet | Princess Theatre

26th November 2023. The Princess Theatre will be hosting a VIP Meet & Greet experience with Santa. This will be followed by their Theatre Christmas Tree Lights switch on.
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Visit Father Christmas | Church Farm

30th November – 23rd December 2023. Visit Father Christmas in his festive grotto at Church Farm Stow Bardolph this season. All tickets include entrances to the farm.
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Santa’s Breakfast | Dobbies

Dates in December 2023. Join Dobbies for this festive event with breakfast for the whole family plus fun activities and a special visit from Santa!
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Santa Paws | Dobbies

Dates in December 2023. Give your canine companion their own festive experience with a trip to Santa Paws at your King’s Lynn Dobbies store.
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Story telling with Father Christmas | Oxburgh Estate

Dates in December 2023. Join Father Christmas and settle in for a yuletide tale in Oxburgh’s festive second-hand bookshop this December. There will also be a small gift for you to take home.
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Christmas Fayre and Santa’s Grotto | Bawsey

2nd December 2023. A fantastic day of Christmas fun at Bawsey Country Park. There will be stalls selling Christmas goodies, fun and games for the children, pony rides and a Santa’s Grotto.
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Santa’s Quiet Grotto | Dobbies

8th December 2023. Embrace the festive season with a must-have visit to our Santa’s grotto this Christmas. This experience includes meeting with Santa and, of course, a special gift for your little ones

Christmas Light Trails & Switch On Events

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Luminate Sandringham

11th November – 24th December 2023. This winter, Luminate Sandringham will return for an enchanting experience, with new additions to the creative spectacular after dark light trail.
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King’s Lynn Christmas Lights Switch-On

26th November 2023. The King’s Lynn Christmas Lights Switch-On will be taking place on the Tuesday Market Place at the end of November 2023.
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Downham Market Christmas Lights Switch-On

26th November 2023. Celebrate the start of the festive season with a traditional mix of funfair rides, live music stage, craft fair, and festive stalls… and Santa might make an appearance too!

Evening Entertainment

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Christmas Prize Bingo | Great Massingham

7th November 2023. In aid of The Norfolk Hospice, the Prize Bingo Night at Massingham Hall includes a raffle, tombola and much more!
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Festive Cocktail Mingo Bingo | Tipsy Teapot

7th December 2023. Mingo Bingo is a mad night out which combines musical bingo, cocktails and dancing. Its fabulous fun so if you are arranging a festive get together – this is the one!
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Christmas Carol Murders | Searles Leisure Resort

8th December 2023. This festive season, Searles invite you to solve the Christmas Carol Murders with a interactive murder mystery dining event featuring a cast of familiar characters. Yes, we’re talking about you Scrooge.
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Christmas Chara-oke | Tipsy Teapot

13th December 2023. It’s a Karaoke party with accessories! Singing Elton John? Put on the glasses, singing Katy Perry – you need a blue wig! Bring your mates and enjoy a fantastic festive evening of entertainment!
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Nelson’s Shantymen | Ffolkes

20th December 2023. Ffolkes are excited to welcome Nelson’s Shantymen to the pub this December to add a sprinkle of festivity on the run-up to Christmas.
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Funny Ffolkers Christmas

21st December 2023. Big Deal Comedy, the award-winning and hilarious stand-up comedy club known for its amazing shows and varied line-ups, has joined forces with Stables to bring you a night of laughter.

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