Between Friday 25th November and Sunday 27th November, the historic centre of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk will be transformed into a traditional Christmas market with colourful stalls selling local produce and crafts as well as traders from around the UK and mainland Europe, traditional fairground rides and on-stage entertainment.
The Angel Hill and Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds, with it’s recently crowned cathedral, medieval Abbey Gate and links with Charles Dickens is the ideal setting for a traditional Christmas Fayre. An added attraction is the towns nearby cosmopolitan shopping centre with it’s great mix of famous name stores and independent shops plus cafés and restaurants galore.
Visitors on Saturday and Sunday will also be able to sample the delights of Bury St Edmunds provisions market while this year, the date coincides with the Cathedral’s Christmas Fair and the Medieval Fayre in Moyse’s Hall Museum. There will be street entertainment and more stalls in the brand new public building – apex. There really is something for everyone.
New for 2011 will be a Farmers Market on Sunday 27th November. All producers will be from the Suffolk area and there will be a selection of food, drink and crafts – ideal for the Christmas period.
Bury St Edmunds has good value parking close to the town centre and a park and ride will operate on all three days.
Alternatively let the train take the strain. National Express will be offering a free child ticket with every adult ticket purchased and the Beerhouse on Station Hill will be having it’s own Beer Festival as part of the Christmas Fayre. Take your train ticket in and get a free souvenir beer glass.
So, Bury St Edmunds award winning Christmas Fayre just keeps getting bigger and better. Why not come along and see for yourself.