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Christmas Markets on The Suffolk Coast

From turkeys, sausages and ham, cheeses, breads and chutneys to hand-crafted gifts, designer clothes and art; the Christmas Markets on The Suffolk Coast have all you need this Christmas!

Christmas at Henham

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Head to Henham Barns for two days of festive shopping and merriment at 'Christmas at Henham'. Get all you need for a Suffolk-sourced Christmas dinner at the many artisan food and drinks producers, treat yourself to a new outfit for Christmas day at one of the pop-up boutiques and grab those last minute Christmas presents from local artists and crafts people. 

Children will enjoy the donkey rides, heavy horse carriage rides and storytelling, before meeting Father Christmas and his elf. 

When: 17th December 2016- 10.00am - 6.00pm and 18th December 2016- 10.00am- 4.00pm.

Where: Henham Barns, Henham Park, Henham, Suffolk NR34 8AQ


Felixstowe Unwrapped

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Whilst not a Christmas market, you can soak up the festive atmosphere in Felixstowe at 'Felixstowe Unwrapped' every Friday night at the late night Christmas shopping evenings. 

Over 45 shops will be open late until 7pm, from High Street favourites to unique specialty shops, boutiques and family-run independents. Many are offering special seasonal activities, exclusive discounts and offers.

Live entertainment is also on offer, with characters from the Spa Pavilion's pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk, traditional carols from a brass band, local buskers and a rockabilly concert from The Lockerbillies. Children will be kept entertained too as they take part in the Christmas Trail Quiz.

When: Friday 17th and Friday 23rd December 2016.

Where: Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 7AN


Wickham Market Christmas Market

Wickham Market Pop-Up Shop Pic

The monthly market gets a festive makeover on Wednesday 21st December! Stock up on fresh fruit and veg (not forgetting those sprouts!), cheese and pies for your Boxing Day buffet, fish for your Christmas morning breakfast and locally made crafts, baskets and textiles.

Whilst there, pop along to the Pop Up Christmas Shop for stocking fillers including handmade paper notebooks, jewellery, knitwear and Christmas decorations.

When: Wickham Market Christmas Market - 21st December 2016, Christmas Pop Up Shop - 8th - 17th December 2016.

Where: High Street, Wickham Market, Suffolk IP13 0RA


Christmas Farmers Market at Snape Maltings

Things to Do - Events - Snape Christmas Market - Snape footpath sign

A highlight of Suffolk's festive calendar, enjoy one of Suffolk’s finest Christmas food markets on Friday 23rd December and wander around a wonderful array of artisan producers at the Snape Maltings Christmas Farmers Market.

There's something for everyone; from hams, cured meats and turkeys, to Christmas puddings, fudge and delicious desserts. Fruit and vegetables, freshly baked bread and artisan cheeses are also on offer.

No trip to Snape Maltings would be complete without stopping by the shops too where you can buy toys, children's clothes, cards, homewares, crafts and antiques.

When: Friday 23rd December 2016.

Where: Snape Maltings, Snape, Saxmundham, Suffolk IP17 1SP 

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Wickham Market - Monthly Market

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Come to Wickham Market on Wednesday for it's Monthly Market Day.

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Woodbridge Annual Carol Service

Woodbridge Annual Carol Service

Woodbridge | Wed 21st Dec 2016

The Rotary Club of Woodbridge host their annual Carol Service on Market Hill on Wednesday 21st December at 6:45 on Market Hill.

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Christmas Bread Workshop

Christmas Bread Workshop

Framlingham | Tue 20th Dec 2016

Join Sue Hudson on a wonderful Christmas bread-making workshop at The Food Hub Cookery School. She will teach you a range of Christmas baking treats for the festive season. Book early for this popular workshop!

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Christmas Flowers & Foodie Gifts

Christmas Flowers & Foodie Gifts

Framlingham | Sat 17th Dec 2016

The Food Hub Cookery School presents a day of Christmas flowers and foodie gifts with Naomi of Rose and Berry Flowers. This is the perfect course for anyone who wants to create something special for their festive celebrations. 

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Santa’s Burger Night

Santa’s Burger Night

Ipswich | Fri 23rd Dec 2016

Head to the Suffolk Food Hall for this fun seasonal event on 23rd December 2016.

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Christmas Craft parties at Suffolk Food Hall

Christmas Craft parties at Suffolk Food Hall

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Lots of festive fun has been arranged for your little ones at the Suffolk Food Hall.  

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The Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza starring The Osmonds

The Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza starring The Osmonds

Felixstowe | Fri 16th Dec 2016

Come and enjoy an evening of  seasonal entertainment at The Felixstowe Spa Pavilion on 16th December 2016.

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Handel's Messiah at Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Handel's Messiah at Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Snape | Fri 16th Dec 2016

Aldeburgh Music opens its' Christmas Weekend with Handel’s rousing oratorio, a cornerstone of the festive season.

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Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Lowestoft | Tue 13th Dec 2016 - Sun 01st Jan 2017

The East Coast’s BIGGEST Family Pantomime from the award winning team that brought you Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Snow White.

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Santa Saves Christmas

Santa Saves Christmas

Felixstowe | Wed 21st Dec 2016

Join Fairy Flossy and Pompom the Penguin as they meet Father Christmas himself at his home in the North Pole and help Santa Save Christmas! On stage at The Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe.

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

Felixstowe | Thu 15th Dec 2016 - Sat 07th Jan 2017

The Dennis Lowe Theatre Company return to The Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe with another family favourite. Follow Jack and his family as they try to make ends meet in this fabulous new production of one of the best loved fairy tales. 

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Sing Christmas with Aldeburgh Music

Sing Christmas with Aldeburgh Music

Snape | Sat 17th Dec 2016

Santa Claus is coming to town! Come and help us raise the roof as we sing a mix of carols and classic Christmas songs in the beautiful Snape Maltings Concert Hall.

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Father Christmas arrives by Thames Barge!

Father Christmas arrives by Thames Barge!

Snape | Sat 17th Dec 2016

Bring the whole family to Snape for this wonderful festive spectacle as Father Christmas arrives at Snape Maltings by historic Thames sailing barge.


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BBC Big Band at Snape Maltings Concert Hall

BBC Big Band at Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Snape | Sat 17th Dec 2016

Join the acclaimed BBC Big Band for a fun-filled programme of festive favourites with a twist of swing.

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The Snowman

The Snowman

Snape | Sun 18th Dec 2016

With a double bill of films for children featuring composer Howard Blake’s evocative scores and live orchestral accompaniment, this is the perfect way to round off the Christmas Weekend at Aldeburgh Music. 

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Snape Maltings Christmas Farmers' Market

Snape Maltings Christmas Farmers' Market

Snape | Fri 23rd Dec 2016

Head to Snape and come and enjoy one of Suffolk’s finest Christmas food markets, a wonderful array of fresh produce and delicious artisan products.

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Christmas Late Night Shopping - Felixstowe Unwrapped!

Christmas Late Night Shopping - Felixstowe Unwrapped!

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Bring the whole family along to Felixstowe and enjoy the festive late night shopping atmosphere.

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WaW Christmas Special - The Aquarium

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Lowestoft | Sun 18th Dec 2016

Head to Lowestoft for this Christmas WaW Wrestling Event.

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St Elizabeth Hospice -Felixstowe Christmas Day Dip 2016

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Felixstowe | Sun 25th Dec 2016

Head to Felixstowe and start your Christmas Day with a splash on The Suffolk Coast.

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Carols around the Fireplace

Carols around the Fireplace

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Bring the whole family to Tranmere House at The National Trust Sutton Hoo site for a vintage Christmas experience. 

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Christmas Pop-Up Shop in Wickham Market

Christmas Pop-Up Shop in Wickham Market

Wickham Market | Thu 08th - Sat 17th Dec 2016

Head to Wickham Market for some festive Christmas shopping.

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Christmas Street Food Sunday at The Table

Christmas Street Food Sunday at The Table

Woodbridge | Sun 18th Dec 2016

Head to The Table in Woodbridge for this special Christmas Street Food Sunday on 18th December.

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Christmas at Henham

Christmas at Henham

Southwold | Fri 16th - Sun 18th Dec 2016

Head to Henham Barns for a perfect opportunity to grab those last minute presents on the weekend 17th - 18th December 2016.

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The Christmas Hits of the Rat Pack

The Christmas Hits of the Rat Pack

Leiston | Thu 15th Dec 2016

The magic of Las Vegas comes to Leiston next week as “The Christmas Hits of the Rat Pack” show arrives at Leiston Film Theatre in the town.

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The Frolics Modern Vintage Christmas Concert

The Frolics Modern Vintage Christmas Concert

Woodbridge | Sat 17th Dec 2016

On Saturday 17th December, Woodbridge-based international DJ Tallulah Goodtimes, hosts The Frolics Modern Vintage Christmas Concert at the Woodbridge Community Hall.

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