Christmas, ah here you come again in all your tinsel-wrapped glory. The build-up to the festive season is upon us and in the spirit of embracing the twinkling glamour of it all, we have compiled a list of sparkling events coming up in Suffolk to get you in the Yuletide mood…
From Saturday 2 December – Tuesday 2nd January, join the National Trust as they transport Ickworth back to the Georgian period and hold a lavish evening at the theatre. Step into the Rotunda and revel in the glorious indulgence of festivities that await you, from a lavish dining set to immersive theatrical staging throughout. Be inspired by Georgian traditions and their love for a festive get together!
On selected dates in December, The Mid Suffolk Light Railway offers Santa Specials offer enchanting steam-powered experiences, allowing you to embark on a magical journey with your children from Brockford Station to visit Santa at North Pole Halt
The Christmas Spectacular at Snape Maltings is sure to immerse you in the festive spirit, featuring a dazzling array of music, dance, and stage magic presented by the award-winning musical theatre company, the Co-op Juniors. Mark your calendars for December 8th to December 17th, and join in the joyous celebration of the holiday season.
From December 9th to 17th, Kentwell Hall transports you back to the enchanting year of 1869, the era of Dickens, weaving a vibrant tapestry of lively activities for all ages to enjoy as part of a unique Christmas experience.
Head to Snape Maltings on Christmas Eve and watch the excitement of Father Christmas as he sails around the narrows of the winding River Alde and disembarks at Snape Maltings Quay.
Celebrate Christmas at Landguard Fort! Explore festive rooms and displays on a special trail, visit Father Christmas in his magical grotto with a gift for each child. Enjoy seasonal treats like hot chocolate, mulled wine, and mince pies, available for purchase. Felixstowe Lions Club offers BBQ delights, and there’s a special room from Felixstowe Museum, along with craft activities, snow machines, and twinkling lights. It’s a festive experience for all!