Take a look at some of the entertainment taking place this Christmas Fayre
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Children's Parade with special guests - 5.30pm from The Apex to Angel Hill.
The Christmas Magic show in Abbey Gardens every day of the Fayre!
SHOPPERS’ CAROLS IN THE CATHEDRAL
Thursday 21 November at 2.30pm
Friday 21 & Saturday 22 November at 12.30 and 2.30pm
Sunday 24 November at 1pm.
Free of charge.
Short carol services to get you in the mood for Christmas.
REGULAR STREET MARKET
The Buttermarket area will have our regular street market traders on all four days with its variety of stalls and great street food.
IVY JOAN MAKERS MARKET
Unitarian Meeting House, Churchgate Ivy Joan Makers Market, e Open Thursday 12 to 8pm, Friday & Saturday 9.30am to Street. 5.30pm, and Sunday 10am to 4pm. An opportunity to find unique gifts and sample mulled wine, hot drinks and mince pies. www.ivyjoan.co.uk
Santa's reindeers and his elves will be in the Abbey Gardens,
Friday 1pm to 6pm,
Saturday 11am to 6pm,
Sunday 11am to 4pm.
NORTON SALVATION ARMY BAND
6.30pm in Hatter Street on Friday 22nd
THE GREEN DRAGON MORRIS DANCERS
The Green Dragon Morris Dancers will be performing throughout the town on Friday between 6.00 – 8.30pm
DR WHO EXHIBITION
Our popular Dr Who exhibition returns in 2019 along with the Dr and Darleks. Find Dr Who near the aviary in the Abbey Gardens on all 4 days.
William and Wayne our friendly donkeys will be in The Cornhill on Sunday between 10am and 4pm.
ABBEY GARDENS FIREWORKS
Spectacular fireworks at 8pm on Thursday in the Abbey Gardens and Angel Hill area.
EACH CARL CONCERT IN THE CATHEDRAL
Thursday 21 November at 6pm.
SANTA’S GROTTO IN THE ARC
Pop along to visit Father Christmas in arc Shopping Centre during your visit to the Fayre.
Father Christmas has asked all children to bring their wish list so that he can take it back to the North Pole with him when he leaves Bury St Edmunds.
Booking is recommended via
You can come and see Santa on Thursday and Friday 4pm to 7pm, Saturday 11am to 7pm.
The visits will be FREE but donations in the charity bucket very welcome.
FARMERS AND COOKWARE MARKET
The Christmas Fayre Farmers and Cookware Market will be on Thursday and Sunday, over 25 stalls selling local produce and cookware which is baked, brewed, grown, gathered and made within 50 miles of Bury St Edmunds.
A CONSCIOUS CHRISTMAS
Haart's Community Marquee on the bowling green in the Abbey Gardens with three days of great entertainment including ‘A Conscious Christmas’ a one-day event on Sunday 24 November designed to help you have a happy, healthy and sustainable Christmas brought to you by Bury St Edmunds The Pop Up Gym.org
BURY ST EDMUND SALVATION ARMY BAND
6.30pm in Hatter Street on Thursday 21st
We are pleased to welcome Jason from Macaruba Caricatures. Jason is one of the fastest caricaturists in the business, each image taking 6-7 minutes to draw.
Visit Jason in the Abbey Gardens on Saturday 12 -5pm & Sunday 11am – 4pm
ST EDMUNDSBURY CATHEDRAL TOWER TOURS
£15 per ticket and must be pre booked online at www.stedscathedral.org. Various days and times during the Fayre, tours last approximately 1 hour and includes a non-alcoholic drink and mince pie.
WEST SUFFOLK ENSEMBLES
West Suffolk’s talented young musicians will get you in the festive spirit as they perform two lively sets in the Abbey Gardens. Aged between 10-17-years-old, these musicians meet every week to practice an exciting range of music, with performances every term. The West Suffolk Jazz group have also performed at the Ipswich Jazz festival and the High Sheriff’s award event this year.
Run by the County Music Service, the ‘Suffolk Youth Music’ programme caters for all children and young people – from complete beginners to advanced! There’s something for everyone, from orchestras to jazz bands to string ensembles. New members can join now for the autumn term! Visit the Suffolk Music Hub website for activity locations, costs and more information. http://bit.ly/SuffolkYM
JJ Puppets invites you to their fun filled Christmas puppet show! Come and help save Christmas with Captain Fun, meet our crazy Santa, and sing and dance along to your favourite Christmas songs.
10:30-11:30 - Walk About
12:00-12:30 - Puppet Show
2:30-3:30 - Walk About Puppet
4:00-4:30- Puppet Show
10:30-11:30 - Walk About Puppet
12:00- 12:30 - Puppet Show
1:30-2:30 - Walk About
3:00-3:30 - Puppet Show