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events in Norfolk Christmas 2022

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October 13, 2022 · 10 MIN READ

Make sure you have fun this Christmas and add some festive events into your plans.

Whether you are from Norfolk or you are traveling here for a holiday this winter you will want to know about the local events happening this Christmas. The list below includes a range of fun stuff to try out with family and friends from Christmas markets to fun and unique events. Have a read and see which ones take your fancy this year. And if you are looking for a place to stay we have the perfect resort for you.

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Holt Christmas Lights 2022

where? Holt, NR25

when? 18th November 2022

time? From 5.30pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • Entertainment from 5.30pm
  • Switch on and fireworks at 7pm
  • Live music between 7pm and 9pm

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Norfolk Festive Gift Show

where? Norfolk Showground, New Costessey, Norwich, NR5 0TT

when? 11th November – 13th November 2022

time? 9am – 5pm

how much? adults from £7, children from £5

other info:

  • Regions biggest festive shopping fair
  • Packed with Christmas gifts for all ages
  • Delicious festive food and drink available

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Christmas Visits at Bressingham

where? Bressingham Steam Museum & Gardens, Low Rd, Diss, IP22 2AA

when? 27th November – 24th December 2022

time? 10.30am – 5pm

how much? adults £12.27, child £15

other info:

  • Enjoy a festive spin on the Gallopers
  • Visit Father Christmas and receive a present
  • Wonder around the Christmassy Walmington-on-Sea

Luminate Sandringham

where? Sandringham, Norfolk, PE35 6EH

when? 10th November – 18th December 2022

time? Entry times from 4.45pm – 8pm

how much? adults from £16.50, children from £11.50

other info:

  • Explore the Sandringham Estate after dark
  • Illuminated trail full of wonder and delight
  • A mile long trail with stunning light elements set to ambient music

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Holkham Hall by Candlelight

where? Holkham Hall, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1AB

when? Various dates between 4th December & 29th December 2022

time? 11am – 7pm

how much? adults £28, children £14

other info:

  • Self-led or guided tour dates available
  • Explore the halls as they are lit with hundreds of candles
  • A magical experience for all

Festive Express 2022

where? Bure Valley Railway (1991) Ltd, Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW

when? 3rd December – 24th December 2022

time? 10am – 6pm

how much? £19 per person

other info:

  • Arrive 30 minutes before your trail departs
  • Enjoy festive refreshments on your journey
  • Santa will greet you on his sleigh at the end of the journey

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Christmas with Norwich Cathedral Choir

where? Norwich Cathedral, Norfolk, NR1 4DH

when? 16th December 2022

time? 7.30pm

how much? from £5 – £28 per person

other info:

  • Popular carols for choir and audience to sing
  • Annual feast of Christmas music
  • Doors open at 6.45pm

Hockwold Christmas Fayre 2022

where? Hockwold Hall, Station Rd, Hockwold cum Wilton, Brandon, IP26 4HZ

when? 4th December 2022

time? 10am – 3pm

how much? £4 per person

other info:

  • Over 150 stands offering a wide range of Christmas goods
  • Wide range of crafts, food, drink and other gifts
  • One of the best Christmas shopping events of the year

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Norfolk Festive Gift and Food Show

where? Norfolk Showground, Dereham Road, New Costessey, NR5 0TT

when? 11th November – 13th November

time? 9am – 5pm (4pm on Sunday)

how much? advance: day ticket £7, concessions £6.50, children £5. on the gate: day ticket £10, concessions £9.50, children £5.50

other info:

  • Expect hundreds of indoor and outdoor stalls
  • Selling everything from stocking fillers to clothes
  • Huge range of food and drink

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Norfolk Lights Express

where? North Norfolk Railway, Sheringham Station, Station Approach, Sheringham, NR26 8RA

when? 11th November 2022 – 2nd January 2023

time? various times

how much? from £20 per person

other info:

  • Enjoy a festive steam-hauled train
  • Illuminated by thousands of tiny lights
  • Train goes from Sheringham to Holt

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Winter Wonderland

where? Norfolk Showground, Dereham Road, New Costessey, NR5 0TT

when? 18th November 2022 – 3rd January 2023

time? various times

how much? £4 per person, ice skating from £10.50 per person

other info:

  • Giant fun fair with observation wheel
  • Santas grotto, licensed bars and more
  • Christmas market stalls

The Polar Express Train Ride

where? Mid-Norfolk Railway, Station Road, Dereham, NR19 1DF

when? 12th November – 23rd December 2022

time? various friends

how much? from £27.50 per person

other info:

  • Enjoy a festive treat for all the family
  • The experience is based on the hit 2004 animated film
  • Immersive experience with actors and more

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Christmas Craft, Food & Gift Fair

where? Sandringham Estate, Sandringham, PE35 6EN

when? 18th November – 20th November 2022

time? 10am – 5pm

how much? advanced tickets: adults £10, concessions £9, children £4. On the gate tickets: adults £12, concessions £11, children £5

other info:

  • Handcrafted gifts to buy from over 100 creatives
  • Food hall and courts with chef demonstrations
  • Live music and children’s activities


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