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November & December Events

glass fusing

Wednesday 7th February until Saturday 22nd December 2018 – Fused Glass Workshop at Holt

Come to Holt this year to participate in a fantastic workshop where you can learn to design your masterpiece, cut the glass and fuse it, creating a one-off piece. Taking place in Driftwood Studio, workshops will be running at 11:00 for the rest of the day. Children's taster sessions will be priced at £20, fused class courses will be £80 and stained glass workshops will be £120.


Friday 2nd November 2018 - Big Boom Firework Display

An unmissable firework display in Norwich, this free event is always a bit hit. The beautiful sparks are launched from the castle, creating a spectacular view of the fireworks lighting up the city. Grab a hot chocolate to warm up your hands, while watching this mesmerizing display.

Father Christmas

Tuesday 6th November until Sunday 23rd December 2018 – Thursford Christmas Spectacular

Set in the magical surroundings of mechanical organs and fairground carousels, with a cast of 130 professional singers, dancers and musicians – many of whom are West End performers. The 3 hour performance delivers an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour, variety and is the largest Christmas Show in the country.

Gold and silver Christmas baubles

Wednesday 14th November 2018 – Holt Christmas Lights

Come enjoy this popular annual event in the beautiful town of Holt. The actual light switch on and firework display is at 6.30pm, however there will be food stalls, entertainment, parade and even a pantomime horse race around the town from 4.30pm onwards. All the festive fun and entertainment on offer will guarantee to get you in the festive mood.

Christmas window scene

Friday 16th November until Sunday 18th November 2018 – Sandringham Christmas Fair

This popular three day event provides scores of specialists who will be offering a range of unique handmade gifts that's bound to include something just right for someone you know.

Snowman in snow globe

Saturday 24th November until Friday 30th December 2018 – Cromer Christmas Show

Celebrating it's 14th year and going stronger than ever, The Cromer Pier Christmas Show returns for another season full of fun and sparkle. Over the last few years it has got bigger and bigger and is now considered one of the best family Christmas Shows in Norfolk, strengthening the county's festive entertainment offering.

Red present hanging on a Christmas tree

Thursday 29th November until Thursday 6th December 2018 – Christmas Tree Festival

This will be the 18th Christmas tree festival to take place in the Fakenham Parish Church. With around 60 decorated real trees, there will be plenty for all ages to admire and it is a fantastic way to raise money for local charities. Free entry with viewings from 10am to 8pm (Sunday 12 noon to 8pm)


Friday 30th November, Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd December 2018 - Deepdale Christmas Market

In our opinion this is one of the best Christmas markets in the country. With over 100 stalls in three marquees - to tempt you with gifts, food & drink, decorations, local produce, clothing and much much more. Free parking, Main Road, Burnham Deepdale, PE31 8FB.

Christmas tree decorations

Saturday 8th December 2018 until Sunday 6th January 2019 – Great Yarmouth Hippodrome Christmas Spectacular & Water Show

Celebrating 18 years of phenomenally success the Christmas Spectacular runs from Saturday 8th December 2018 to Sunday 6th January 2019 with Shows 2pm & 6pm daily (1st Jan 4.30pm show only) this show has Fun, thrills and excitement for the whole family and is guaranteed to amaze with an array of international artists including the Globe of Death with the dare devil Motor bike riders direct from Brazil and the thrilling Wheel of Death.

Theatre Royal Norwich

Wednesday 12th December 2018 until Sunday 13th January 2019 – Aladdin, Norwich Theatre Royal

Visit the Norwich Theatre Royal this Christmas to watch the magical Aladdin pantomime. The show is on between Wednesday 12th December 2018 - Sunday 13th January 2019. Booking before the end of February 2018 will enable you to receive £3 off your ticket price (price band A-D only).

Father Christmas

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th, Wednesday 19th & Thursday 20th December 2018 – An Audience with Father Christmas, Holkham

For your chance to meet Father and Mother Christmas - Head to Holkham Hall and hear tales of wonder and magic plus be entertained by all-singing, all-dancing cheeky elves. There will be a small present for all the good children and a glass of prosecco or a soft drink for adults.

Cromer pier

Wednesday 26th December 2018 – Cromer Boxing Day Swim

The North Norfolk beach runners have been holding this annual event for nearly 30 years. Firstly at 10am enjoy a casual run along the beach at Overstrand - then back along the clifftops. Then at 11am be brave and head for a swim in the sea - they do like you to get your hair wet too!