Wed 4th/Sun 8th Christmas Tree Festival St Peter’s, Sudbury CO10 2EH Wed-Sat 10am – 6pm. Sun 10am-4pm Organised by the Rotary Club. www.stpetersudbury.co.uk

Sat 7th Stamp Fair Lavenham Village Hall, Church Street, CO10 9QT 9am-3pm Tel: 01787 248599 Lavenhamvh@btconnect.com  

Christmas Fayre – St Andrews Church, Great Cornard Saturday 7th December, 11am – 3pm at: St Andrew’s Church, Church Road, Great Cornard, CO10 0EL Mince pies, body shop, Christmas wreaths, tea and coffee, arts and crafts, cakes, raffle, jewellery, scentsy, tombola, face painting and much more… Cash only event. For more info: gemmabates54@hotmail.com  

Sat 7th Christmas Fair Middleton Church, CO10 7LN 2pm – 4pm, free admission Mulled wine, Christmas crafts, gifs, tombola etc.

Christmas Fair – Friends of St. Gregory School Saturday 7th December 2pm – 5pm being held at St. Gregory Primary School, Church Street, Sudbury, CO10 2BJ Private stalls, craft stalls, festive games, grand prize draw, santa’s grotto, refreshments, homemade mince pies, mulled wine, xmas tattoos plus much more…. FREE entry

Sat 7th Guided Christmas Lantern Walk with Guides in Costume. Commence from The Swan Hotel Lavenham CO10 9QA 4pm. Finish at the Swan for mulled wine and mince pies. Tickets £15 for adults and £10 for children. On sale at Hadley’s Ice Cream Parlour, 91 High Street Lavenham CO10 9PZ

Sat 7th Eden Project Curry Night The Stevenson Centre, Great Cornard CO10 0WD 7 – 9pm £15 per head Text 07557 965345 to book and discuss any dietary requirements Bring your own bottle!

Sun 8th Antique Fair Lavenham Village Hall, Church Street, CO10 9QT 10am-3pm Tel: 01787 248599 Lavenhamvh@btconnect.com

Sun 8th Sudbury Ramblers Dedham 5 miles Followed by the walkers and cyclists Carol service at Lawford Church Meet at the Dr’s surgery CP (£1) Manningtree Rd, Dedham, CO76DU 10:30am start. Lesley 01787 280392

Sun 8th Santa Boat Rides Santa is leaving his sleigh at home and taking to the water! Sunday 8 December – Saturday 14 December – Sunday 15 December Join Santa and his crew of elves for a festive family river cruise Departing from The Granary, Quay Lane, Sudbury at 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm. £10 per […]

Sun 8th Carol Service St. Mary’s Church, Chilton CO10 2YR 3pm.Mulled wine and mince pies after the service. Donation of goods for Storehouse would be appreciated.

Tues 10th Dementia Friendly Choir The Empire Theatre, Halstead, CO9 1LL 1.45pm – 3.45pm FREE Email enquiries to mike@empire-theatre.co.uk www.empire-theatre.co.uk

Tues 10th Sudbury Speakers Club The Bridge Project (rear building) Sudbury CO10 2EU 7pm, no charge for first meeting Tel: 01787 211100/email: kevin_northcott@lineone.net sudburyspeakersclub.co.uk

Weds 11th Sudbury Ramblers Long Melford, 4.5 miles Meet at Cherry Lane garden centre, Long Melford, CO109DH 10:30am start. David 07399326168

Weds 11th Talk: Turnpike Roads & Toll Houses-Patrick Taylor Parish Room, Church Rd, Little Waldingfield. CO10 0SP 7.30pm Tickets Members £2. Non Members £4 Tel: 01787 248298 Little Waldingfield History Society  

Thurs 12th Autism Friendly Cinema The Empire Theatre, Halstead, CO9 1LL Doors open at 10.45, film to start at 11.15 FREE entry, bring your own food and drink Email enquiries to mike@empire-theatre.co.uk www.empire-theatre.co.uk

Thurs 12th Bingo at the Town Hall. Assembly Room, Town Hall, Sudbury CO10 1TL 2pm – 4pm. Raffle and cash prizes. Tel: 01787 372331 www.sudburytowncouncil.co.uk

Fri 13th Café Club @ Assington Country Kitchen Sudbury Area Cancer Support Group 2nd Friday of each month from 12-2pm Assington Country Kitchen, Assington, CO10 5LW Join us for an informal chat over coffee Call Ruth or Phil Worsley Tel: 01787 370978 Email: ruth-SACSG@outlook.com

Fri 13th Christmas Party Night Hedingham Castle, Castle Hedingham, CO9 3DJ 7pm – Midnight. £45 per person – based on 10 people. T: 01787 460261 Email: mail@hedinghamcastle.co.uk www.hedinghamcastle.co.uk

Fri 13th Fleece Jazz- David Newton Trio Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Leavenheath. CO6 4PZ 7.30pm. Tickets £18 Tel: 01787 211865 www.wegottickets.com www.fleecejazz.org.uk

Sat 14th/Sun 15th *children* Dickensian Christmas Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, CO10 9BA 10am – 5pm. On the gate prices. Adult £40.50. Child 12-15 £30.95 Child 4-11 £26. Child under 4 £11.25. Child under 1½ free. Tickets cheaper online and after 1pm. www.kentwell.co.uk

Sat 14th Book Fair Memorial Hall, Long Melford. CO10 9JQ 10am- 4pm. Admission Adult £1 accompanied children under 15 free. Disabled Access. Tel: Keith 01787 277484 www.sudburyramblers.org.uk

Sun 15th Festive Workshop: Modern Calligraphy The Forager’s Retreat, Pebmarsh. CO9 2NU 10.30am – 12.30pm. £45 to also include tea and cake Contact: Jooley Smith jooley@theforagersretreat.co.uk

Sun 15th 15th Sudbury Choral Society Christmas Concert St Peter’s, Sudbury CO10 2EH 2.45pm – 5pm.Tickets Adults: £12, 11-18’s (and full time students) £4 Under 11’s £2 incl. refreshments. Available from Sudbury Tourist Information, Compact Music, North Street or on the door www.stpetersudbury.co.uk

Sun 15th A Christmas Carol Village Hall, Monks Eleigh. IP7 7JL Doors open 5.30pm. Tickets Adults £10. Concessions £8 and children £5. Box Office: Monks Eleigh Community shop, The Street.

Mon 16th Sudbury Town Council’s Christmas Party Sudbury Town Hall, CO10 1TL 12pm – 4pm. Tickets only! Limited tickets available from Sudbury Town Council, Town Hall, CO10 1TL Tel: 01787 372331 .For senior citizens aged 65 and over, living in Sudbury. 3 course hot meal, Christmas carols, sing-a-long, live music and games

Fri 20th Sudbury Farmers Market St Peter’s Church, CO10 2EH 9:30am – 2pm FREE entry Tel: 07704 627973 Email: justine@suffolkmarketevents.co.uk www.suffolkmarketevents.co.uk

Fri 20th *children* Children’s Crafts 1pm – 3pm Lavenham Village Hall, Church Street, CO10 9QT Tel: 01787 248599 Lavenhamvh@btconnect.com

Fri 20th Fleece Jazz- Kevbin Flanagan Quartet Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Leavenheath. CO6 4PZ 7.30pm. Tickets £18 Tel: 01787 211865 www.wegottickets.com www.fleecejazz.org.uk

Sat 21st Step into the Sudbury Story ~ Monthly Guided Walk Meet 11am inside Sudbury Library. CO10 2EN Advisable to pre-book. Tickets Adults £6, Children £4 Available from the Tourist Information Office Tel: 01787 881320 www.seeanddosudbury.co.uk

Sat 21st Guided Walking Tour of Lavenham With a Blue/Green badge guide Meet at 2pm in the foyer of The Swan Hotel, Lavenham Tickets £4 No pre booking required

Sun 22nd Farmers Market Lavenham Village Hall, Church Street, CO10 9QT 10am – 1.30pm Tel: 07704 627973 Email: justine@suffolkmarketevents.co.uk www.suffolkmarketevents.co.uk

Sun 22nd *children* NEW: Guided Family Christmas Lantern Tour with Guides in Costume 4pm. Hadley’s Ice Cream Parlour, 91 High Street Lavenham CO10 9PZ Finish at parlour for hot chocolate or mulled wine and mince pies. Tickets £15 for adults and £10 for children. And ideal for all ages. On sale at Hadley’s Ice Cream Parlour, […]

Fri 27th Sudbury Ramblers: Glemsford 5 miles Meet at Glemsford village hall CO107RH. 10.30am start. Tel: Lesley 01787 280392

Fri 27th Fleece Jazz- Alan Barnes Octet Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Leavenheath. CO6 4PZ 7.30pm. Tickets £25 Tel: 01787 211865 www.wegottickets.com www.fleecejazz.org.uk

Sat 28th Guided Walking Tour of Lavenham With a Blue/Green badge guide Meet at 2pm in the foyer of The Swan Hotel, Lavenham CO10 9QA Tickets £4 No pre booking required

Sat 28th White Tie Glitz & Glam Dance Night The Delphi Centre, Alexandra Road, CO10 2RR 7pm for 7.30pm till late Tickets £17.50 – licensed bar, bring your own nibbles From Sudbury Tourist |Information Centre. Email: Dancewithussuffolk@outlook.com Tel: 07909 993799