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Christmas in Worcestershire 2018
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Experience the wonder of Christmas with seasonal highlights in Worcestershire.
Traditional Christmas celebrations for that magical time of year.
WORCESTER CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
The festive season begins in Worcester on Thursday 22nd November 2018.
Entertainment starts at 4pm and the lights switch on will take place at 6.00pm
Enjoy late night shopping in Worcester every Thursday from 22nd November. On late night Thursdays in the run up to Christmas, many shops will be open until 8.00pm .
FATHER CHRISTMAS ARRIVES IN WORCESTER
Shoppers and visitors to Worcester are in for a festive treat on Sunday November 26th as the city welcomes Father Christmas.
Father Christmas will arrive in style at his grotto in Crowngate Shopping Centre, following a parade through Worcester High Street from 12:30pm. He will then be at the centre every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10am and 3.30pm until Christmas Day.
With free Elf Workshops to keep the children busy, from Monday December 18th to Sunday December 24th. Children will get the chance to write and post letters to Santa on Monday, play games on Tuesday, make gingerbread on Wednesday, listen to stories on Thursday, wrap up presents on Friday, build toys on Saturday and design pillow cases on Christmas Eve.
These workshops will take place from 11am and 4pm.
Crowngate Shopping Centre is combining this year's Christmas festivities with its 25th anniversary celebrations.
A magical festive day out for all the family combining a 4 mile self-drive Safari and a visit to Santa to make a truly memorable experience.
The annual Santa Safari event at West Midland Safari Park opens weekends from 17th November and every day from 1st to 24th December 2018.
West Midland Safari & Leisure Park, Spring Grove, Bewdley, Worcestershire, DY12 1LF
BROADWAY LATE NIGHT CHRISTMAS SHOPPING
Friday 30th November & Friday 7th December 2018 - Broadway Late Night Christmas Shopping.
Late Night Shopping 5.30-8.30pm
Music - Street Entertainers - Santa's Grotto - the Local Fire Service Fund Raising - Tree of Light - Mulled Wine - Festive Food - plus Great Shops & Eateries!
Evesham Christmas Lights Switch On
Saturday 25th November 2017
Starts 12 noon: Charter Market in High Street and Bridge Street with loads of Christmas gifts and entertainment in Market Place. Celebrations begin with Christmas carols, followed throughout the day with live music.
3pm Father Christmas and his reindeer will parade up Bridge Street into Market Place where they will spend the afternoon.
5.30pm the countdown to the Christmas lights switch-on followed by a fireworks extravaganza and a Rock 'n' Rollin' Christmas sing-a-long.
Saturday 24th November 2018
St Andrews Garden and Chapman Court Pershore WR10 1DS
An afternoon of joyful celebration and fun with festive food and drink, trade stands, entertainment and, most importantly, Santa and his amazing reindeer at 3pm.
Late night shopping until 7:30 pm.
Free Parking from 2pm.
Lights switch on and fireworks at 4:45 pm, from St Andrews Garden.
Children's Fairground Rides, Carols and Entertainment, Food and Drink, Festive Stalls and Face Painting.
GREAT MALVERN CHRISTMAS LIGHT SWITCH ON
Saturday 24th November 2018
The annual Christmas Lights Switch on in Malvern is a day of events and activities throughout the centre of Great Malvern from 10am. Lights Switch on at 6pm. A day of fun and entertainment for the whole family.
WORCESTER CHRISTMAS FAYRE
Thursday 29th November to Sunday 2nd December 2018.
2018 is the 26th anniversary of the Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre.
Worcester Christmas Fayre is the leading Victorian themed street market in the West Midlands. Hundreds of stalls fill the atmospheric streets of Worcester's historic heart with the colours, sounds and smells of Christmas. Explore the wonderful range of merchandise on offer in the city on the market stalls and in the city's exceptional range of shops, both unique independently owned boutiques and all the High Street names you would expect to find in a thriving county town.
Enjoy the fun of the fair as you step aboard the Victorian carousel and are whirled around to the strains of barrel organ music.
Take the weight off your feet in one of the city's many cafes, pubs or restaurants and enjoy traditional Christmas cheer with a cup of mulled wine or enjoy the flavours of some the local produce on offer on one of the many stalls.
Thursday 29th November 12pm-9pm
Friday 30th November 11am-9pm
Saturday 1st December 10am-8pm
Sunday 2nd December 11am-5pm
SANTA STEAM SPECIALS 2018
Take a magical steam train journey from Kidderminster to Santa's grotto at Arley in the heart of the Worcestershire countryside.
More Information on Severn Valley Railway Christmas Specials Here