Countdown to Christmas 2012 across West Norfolk
13th November 2012
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In Hunstanton the fun starts at 10am on Sunday 25 November.

A gift and craft fair with entertainment will be taking place in the Town Hall from 10am and market stalls will be located on the High Street and surrounding area, giving people plenty of choice when it comes to seeking out those special Christmas treats and gifts.

From 11.30am live music will be playing in and around the High Street to help get people into the Christmas spirit. Santa will be his Grotto, inside the Princess Theatre from 11am.

Funfair rides will be a feature of Westgate and High Street from 1pm.

There will also be visits from the Daleks along with decorated Minis and Goldwings motor bikes.

All these activities will build up towards the Candle Parade which will leave the community centre at 4.30pm ready for the big switch-on at 5pm.

There will be free parking all day on 25 November in the Central and Valentine Road car parks in Hunstanton.

In Downham Market, the fun starts at midday on Sunday 25 November.

The Town Hall will be hosting a Christmas craft fair. Entertainment will start in the Town Square from 1pm with the Hilgay Silver Band and various school choirs.

The day will culminate with the switching-on of the Christmas lights at 4.30pm.

In King’s Lynn, the fun starts at 6.30pm on Thursday 29 November in the Tuesday Market Place.

The evening will be presented by KLFM’s breakfast show host Adam Newstead.

Todd Carty (Abanazaar in Aladdin, this year’s pantomime at the Corn Exchange) will be joined by pantomime cast members, and other special guests.

Funfair rides for youngsters will be on the Tuesday Market Place from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

The Christmas lights will be switched on between 7.30pm and 7.45pm.

The event also marks the start of Thursday late-night shopping in the lead up to Christmas. Participating shops will be open til 9pm.

Car parking will be free on all of King’s Lynn’s surface car parks from 5pm until 9pm on Thursday 29 November and Thursday 6, 13 and 20 December.

Please note the Duke's Head and Prezzo sides of the Tuesday Market Place will be closed between 4pm and 9pm

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