Following on from our blog about Friday's festive events, Saturday 10th December 2011 has even more Christmas-themed goings-on for the whole family!
Situated in Long Melford near Haverhill, Kentwell Hall is the ideal venue to step back in time and experience a Dickensian Christmas. Watch as the Starkie-Bence family prepare for Christmas; visit their working kitchen; listed to Mr Dickens reading ‘A Christmas Carol’; be wowed at the Victorian Music Hall; make Christmas decorations and visit the Hall’s Finnish Father Christmas to receive a present... but only if you’re good!
A Dickensian Christmas takes place on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th December and pre-booking is essential.
Haverhill Market Square plays host to Winter Wonders from 10:30am, with ice skating, inflatables and real reindeer! Sure to be a fantastic family day out, contact 01440 714 140 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and tickets.
Alternatively, if that sounds a little too hectic, why not come along to the Clare United Reformed Church in Nethergate from 10:30am for a Coffee Morning with Christmas flavour? For just £1 in aid of the church fabric fund, enjoy refreshments and a variety of stalls, including cakes, books, cards and bric-a-brac?
With tickets available from Landers Bookshop, The Trinity Singers are bringing a little tradition to the proceedings, with a performance at Holy Trinity Church in Long Melford from 3pm.
The Old Independent Church in Haverhill plays host to Melodies for Christmas, with Haverhill Choral Society performing a selection of songs, including Britten: Ceremony of Carols and Vaughn Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols.
Starting at 7:30pm, tickets cost £8 and include a buffet supper after the concert. Children accompanied by an adult can enter free of charge.
A little off the beaten track when it comes to festive events, but Christmas Northern Soul, Tamla Motown is a fundraising night in aid of Haverhill Rovers FC from 7pm at The New Croft, Chalkstone Way, Haverhill. For £7 on the night (£5 if bought in advance), go back in time and enjoy some of the best music the 60s had to offer.