7 Christmas events not to miss in Norfolk in 2017

PUBLISHED: 13:04 08 November 2017 | UPDATED: 13:04 08 November 2017

Picture of Great Yarmouth Christmas Fayre in the Market Place. Choir from Norway performing.; Photo: Angela Sharpe.

Picture of Great Yarmouth Christmas Fayre in the Market Place. Choir from Norway performing.; Photo: Angela Sharpe.

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With bonfire night out of the way it’s time to get excited about Christmas. Here are some events not miss as we countdown to the big day.

The Loddon and Chedgrave Victorian Evening: Friday, December 8 from 6:30-8:30pm with activities throughout the town.

The Great Yarmouth Christmas Fayre: Friday, November 24 to Sunday, November 26. The annual three-day Christmas extravaganza with craft, food and gifts stalls and festive entertainment on the Market Place and in the Minster.

The arrival of Father Christmas at Jarrolds in Norwich: Sunday, November 26, 11am, A fine Norwich tradition as he arrives on his sleigh accompanied by his elves and other Wonderland friends.

Christmas Craft Fair at Sandringham: November 17-19. Crafts, food and gifts at Sandringham Park.

Festive Fair at The Forum, Norwich: November 24-November 27. Live music from musicians and singers plus indoor and outdoor stalls offering East Anglian arts, crafts, produce and plants.

Deepdale Christmas Market at Burnham Deepdale: December 1-3. A seasonal market featuring more than 120 artisans and producers.

Winter craft fair at Downham Market Town Hall: December 2-3. Expect lots of Christmas gift and seasonal ideas.

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