What to do in Suffolk around Christmas time

  whats going on in Suffolk at Christmas There’s always plenty going on in Suffolk IN December   What’s Going On? Lavenham Christmas Fair – (2nd – 4th December) 2nd December: 5.30pm – 8.30pm 3rd December: 11am to 5pm 4th December: 11am to 4pm The three day event in Lavenham is free to attend and has entertainment for all the family. Enjoy great food, drink and lots of fun for the children, including rides and Santa’s Grotto! Find out more here. Hadleigh Christmas Fair (3rd December) 10.00am – 4.00pm Hadleigh Old Fire Station, High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PA. Organised by the Rotary Club of Hadleigh Castle with forty local crafts stalls, Santa’s Grotto, competitions, entertainment, games, food and lots more fun. Clare Christmas Craft Fair (3rd December) 10.00am – 4.00pm Clare Town Hall, Market Hill, Clare, CO10 8NN Come and join the festive fun at our December Christmas Market, with free entry and everyone welcome. Find out more. Grand Christmas Tree Festival (Wednesday 7th – 11th December) 10.00am – 6.00pm daily, Sunday 11th December, 10.00am to 4.00pm. St Peter’s Church, Market Hill, Sudbury, CO10 2EH 2016 is the 14th year of Sudbury Rotary Club’s Christmas Tree Festival. There are over 90 trees decorated by local churches, charities, schools, businesses and a few individuals, resulting in a very varied display. Long Melford Late Night Shopping (Thursday 8th December) High Street, Long Melford Shop around Long Melford’s boutique range of shops until 8pm in festive cheer. Kentwell’s Magical Christmas (Saturday 10th – 11th, Saturday 17th – 18th December) Kentwell Hall, Long Melford Kentwell’s Magical Christmas is a day of activities for the whole family. Enjoy the insights into Victorian Life. Parents (and grandparents) find it a stimulating place to take children at Christmas-time to enjoy the festive spirit. There is a whole range of activities, topped off by perhaps the best Father Christmas in the region, in a suitable Christmas Cottage setting. Find out more here. Sudbury’s Farmers Market – (Saturday 16th December) St Peters, Market Hill, Sudbury Sudbury Farmers Markets is one of the busiest town centre farmers markets in Suffolk attracting hundreds of shoppers through the doors every month. The very best, fresh, local produce and a small selection of the highest quality, hand produced crafts. Sudbury Choral Society Christmas Concert – (Sunday 18th December) St Peters Church, Sudbury A traditional carol concert with themed readings, Christmas choral music from the choir and audience carols to sing along with. Find out more. Where to eat on Christmas Day? Christmas Day Lunch at The Swan, Long Melford Enjoy the delightful atmosphere of this boutique restaurant set in the historic town of Long Melford. Its warm, modern restaurant and delicious food make it a perfect choice for Christmas Day dining. You’ll be greeted with Canapés & Champagne on arrival. Then sit down and indulge in a 5 course menu with Vegetarian options available. http://www.longmelfordswan.co.uk/  Christmas Day Lunch Menu at The Hadleigh Ram Thought to be one of the oldest Inns in Historic Hadleigh, The Ram combines traditional Suffolk charm with open plan dining for a relaxed and cosy foodie experience. Join them on Christmas Day to enjoy Canapes & Champagne on arrival, followed by an incredible 6 course dinner (meat or vegetarian menus available), finished off with Coffee & Petit Fours and a glass of Port or Brandy. http://thehadleighram.co.uk/ Christmas Day Lunch Menu at the Lavenham Greyhound The Greyhound in Lavenham is known for its tasty seasonal menus and locally brewed beers. Take a seat at this friendly gastro-pubs dining table this Christmas and enjoy a 5 course menu plus canapés & Fizz on arrival for just £65 per person. Delicious Vegetarian menu also available. http://www.lavenhamgreyhound.com/  New Year’s Eve Gala Buffet and Live entertainment – The Angel Inn Stoke by Nayland Spend New Years Eve at The Angel Inn, an idyllic and and traditional country pub with plenty of atmosphere and delicious food. See in the New Year in style with champagne, and dancing at their Gala Event. Tickets are just £35 per person and include live entertainment and champagne to toast the New Year. http://www.angelinnsuffolk.co.uk/  

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