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13 NOVEMBER 2023

Wynterfest 2023 is on its way!

Wymondham’s much-loved Christmas experience is returning on Sunday 26th November. Noon until 5pm.

Attracting the crowds

The Christmas countdown will start in style in Wymondham this year, with another spectacular Wynterfest welcoming Santa to town on his sleigh alongside music, stalls, a lantern parade, Zumba, a ceilidh, a children’s funfair and much more.

Ninety stalls with bespoke Norfolk crafts, produce, street food, craft beer and spirts, will line the streets and fill the Town Green Centre for shoppers to feast and find their perfect Christmas gifts. 

Team Rachel Zumba will be firing-up the festive fever at noon as they perform at Town Green to greet Santa and his elves as they glide into town.  The dancers will lead Santa’s sleigh in a procession to the Market Cross where the WHAM Theatre Group will be ready to perform and sing a variety of much-loved Christmas numbers

For those who want to keep dancing, the Christmas community ceilidh, led by the Whirligig Ceilidh Band and their dance caller, will offer 90 minutes of fun for all generations. Tickets for the Ceilidh are £5 for adults and £2.50 for children. visit for tickets.

Whirligig Norfolk Ceilidh Band never fail to get all ages on their feet!

Wymondham Business Group and Town Team, sponsors and organisers of Wynterfest, are inviting everyone to light up Wymondham at the Wynterfest finale.  A lantern parade will leave Wymondham Abbey at 4pm and travel along Vicar Street, Middleton Street, and Market Street, gathering around the Christmas tree at Market Cross where Invidia Voices’ 40-strong choir will be singing Christmas favourites.  There will be an opportunity to make a lantern, which includes a light, in Wymondham Abbey from 2pm. 

The programme

12:00:  Team Rachel Zumba at Town Green.

12.30:  Procession taking Santa and his elves from Town Green to the Market Cross led by Team Rachel Zumba.

At The Market Cross

South Norfolk Radio introduces:

12:15   Village Green Ukulele Band

13:00   Wham Theatre Group

13:45    Wymondham Rock Choir

14:15    The Ivys 

15:00    Invidia voices – 40-strong choir singing Christmas favourites.

Lanter Parade:  Leaving Wymondham Abbey at 4pm, heading to the Market Cross to join Invidia Voices choir around the Christmas tree. 

Wymondham Abbey:  Lantern making; carol singing (3.30pm); Meccano attractions; Wymondham Alpacas; Centre Paws best dressed dog competition; and Browick Road School Christmas activities.

Gray’s Funfair: Priory Gardens and Middleton Street.

Methodist Church: The Makers’ Market.  

Fairland Church: Christmas Community Ceilidh led by Whirligig (by ticket only) from 2pm to 3.30pm.   Graceful melodies playing flute during intervals.  Tickets available from

Vintage shuttle bus from Wymondham Auction Rooms to Fairland Green from 11.45am to 2pm, and 3pm to 5pm. 

Baptist Church: Donkeys and children’s Christmas crafts.  Refreshments available.

Town Green: Professor Philips Punch & Judy Shows at 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm.  Christmas music and stalls.

Santa’s Grotto:  Money Properties from 1pm.

Bridewell Museum: Vintage toys, mince pies, hot chocolate.

Treasure trail: Forms available from Ketts Books.

Food & Drink Line Up:

Bella Ciao:  Delicious, fresh wood-fired pizza straight from the oven

Superburger:  Burgers & hotdogs from vintage, bespoke pop-up burger stand

Natural Rise:  Range of paninis, pancakes, cakes, and coffees.

Society Alive:  Authentic African curries, jerk chicken and Jollof rice.

Flippin Marvellous:  Sweet and savoury pancakes and waffle sticks.

Currylicious:  Aromatic Indian Curries

Lilwalls Hog Roast

Rambling Roots: Yummy plant-based street food

HG Catering:  Divine sweet churros

Verracchia:  Sweet and savoury crepes

Owies:  Rare breed pork sausages, bacon and pork and apple burgers

Chocolate Bar Baker

M&M Sweet Treats

Kates Bakes

Baking Addict

Mr Frosty Ice Cream

Drip Drop Bake Stop

Craftily Bar

Circus Head Coffee

Be part of the festive experience

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If you are a resident business in Wymondham with premises in the town centre, please Click Here for details about ways you can get the most out of the day.


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