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Norfolk's Advent and Christmas events 2019 

Here you will find details of Advent services, carol concerts, crib services and Christmas events from all around Norfolk.
 

 
06/12/2019 10:00am
Vote for the best tree. Hunt the snowman. Refreshments. Entry £2, children free.
06/12/2019 10:30am
Rosebery Road Methodist Church in North Norwich is inviting visitors to its annual Trees and Cribs Festival. The display has grown and developed over the years and now features a huge range of Crib scenes in a wide range of materials from miniature nativity sets and Christmas tree decorations to much larger displays.  

The Festival will be raising money for the Sepsis Trust as well as awareness of this potentially fatal infection which this year brought about the death of one of the church’s much loved members.

Light refreshments, stalls and second hand books will be on sale for church expenses.

Parking in school car park opposite at weekends by kind permission of the Head. 
06/12/2019 10:30am
Over 1,000 of Glenda's Christmas Trees.
Carol service at 4pm on Sunday 8th December.
Funds raised go towards a new CT scanner at the James Paget Hosptial and to the Norfolk Broads Circuit
Refreshments and stalls also available
06/12/2019 1:00pm
St Andrews Church, Gorleston
community event and fundraiser
07/12/2019 9:30am
A fun family event with games, food, songs, craft and bible stories.
07/12/2019 10:00am
St Andrews Church, Gorleston
community event and fundraiser
07/12/2019 10:00am
Vote for the best tree. Hunt the snowman. Refreshments. Entry £2, children free.
07/12/2019 10:00am
Ipswich Road United Reformed Church are holding a Starry Christmas Fair. All are welcome to this special event decorated with a starry theme. Stalls: gifts, crafts, cakes and home preserves, Traidcraft plus traditional church fete games to play.
Refreshments: soup, rolls, cakes etc. Tombola. Separate craft making activities for children and adults.
John Potter's photographic display which was in Princes Street URC during the heritage weekend.
At 1.30pm come and join in singing Christmas songs and carols, led by Heather Edwards, leader of "Come Singing"
07/12/2019 10:30am
Rosebery Road Methodist Church in North Norwich is inviting visitors to its annual Trees and Cribs Festival. The display has grown and developed over the years and now features a huge range of Crib scenes in a wide range of materials from miniature nativity sets and Christmas tree decorations to much larger displays. There will be an informal organ recital by Tim Patient at 11 am on Saturday.

The Festival will be raising money for the Sepsis Trust as well as awareness of this potentially fatal infection which this year brought about the death of one of the church’s much loved members.

Light refreshments, stalls and second hand books will be on sale for church expenses.

Parking in school car park opposite at weekends by kind permission of the Head.
07/12/2019 7:30pm
Norwich's Phoenix Male Voice Choir will be Heralding Christmas with a festive evening of seasonal and Yuletide songs and carols. Featuring opportunities for audience participation and solo contributions from among our singing membership.  

Tickets £8 in advance from St George's Music Shop Norwich (at the shop, by telephone or post), the TicketSource website (booking fee applies) or 
on the night at the venue door from 7.00pm, subject to availability.  Refreshments are available (donations to Stepping Stones) and the 
Priscilla Bacon Support Group (the Choir's Charity of the Year for 2019) will benefit from a bucket collection and raffle.  A presentation will 
be made to representatives of the Priscilla Bacon Support Group during the evening.  There is car parking at and around the Church.   Further 
details at http://www.NorwichPhoenixMVC.org
07/12/2019 7:30pm
Norfolk's Cawston Brass Band, reigning champion band of the East Anglian Brass Band Association, is returning to Christ Church, Eaton to perform a Christmas-themed concert. This was a popular and highly enjoyable event last time so book early to avoid disappointment. Seasonal refreshments will be provided.

Tickets are £10 for adults, £5 for under 16s  Tickets available from Carrie, 01603 455413; Catherine, 01603 454622; David, 01603 259389 Tickets also available from St George's Music Shop 17-19, St George's Street, Norwich, NR3 1AB and via https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/christchurcheaton
08/12/2019 8:00am
St Andrews Church, Gorleston
community event and fundraiser. Festival celebration at 11am
08/12/2019 10:00am
Vote for the best tree. Hunt the snowman. Refreshments. Entry £2, children free.
08/12/2019 10:30am
Cliff Park Community Church will be heading off once again to the theatre next month for their annual Coffee and Carols service,
which will feature the full scale Orchestrate! Project youth orchestra and Norwich Young Voices Choir, who will be back after their debut last year.
The relaxed event, hosted by former BBC Radio Norfolk broadcaster Tony Mallion, will include favourite carols, a short talk from Rev Mike Simm, Minister of Cliff Park, and will involve youngsters from the Kids Church and Q3 youth group in a candlelight procession.
All the carols and other musical items will be conducted by the Orchestrate! founder John Stephens, a member and worship leader at Cliff Park. Coffee and mince pies will be served during the service. Admission is free and no tickets are required, but there will be a bucket collection at the end in aid of the local Food Bank. 
08/12/2019 12:00pm
Rosebery Road Methodist Church in North Norwich is inviting visitors to its annual Trees and Cribs Festival. The display has grown and developed over the years and now features a huge range of Crib scenes in a wide range of materials from miniature nativity sets and Christmas tree decorations to much larger displays.  The Festival will culminate in a Christingle Carol Service at 4pm.

The Festival will be raising money for the Sepsis Trust as well as awareness of this potentially fatal infection which this year brought about the death of one of the church’s much loved members.

Light refreshments, stalls and second hand books will be on sale for church expenses.

Parking in school car park opposite at weekends by kind permission of the Head.
08/12/2019 3:30pm
Christ Church is holding a Memorial Service. This is a time to remember loved ones who have died. There will be an opportunity to
light candles and to put memory baubles on the Christmas tree. The choir will sing and there will be tea and coffee available afterwards.
08/12/2019 6:15pm
 'When Christmas Hurts’. Come and join Surrey Chapel for a quiet and reflective Christmas service.
09/12/2019 9:30am
Christmas Craft Night at Surrey Chapel. Enjoy decorating Christmas cakes and creating decorations. 
09/12/2019 10:00am
Vote for the best tree. Hunt the snowman. Refreshments. Entry £2, children free.
10/12/2019 10:00am
Vote for the best tree. Hunt the snowman. Refreshments. Entry £2, children free.
10/12/2019 7:00pm
Norwich Historic Churches Trust are holding a Christmas Carol Concert and celebration, performed by the Anglian Singers. Proceeds with help raise money towards the final fundraising target to conserve the Lady Elizabeth Calthorpe Monument at their base in St Martin at Palace Church. Tickets are £5 (pay on the door) and include refreshments. Tuesday 10th December, 7pm, 
 
Link: https://www.nhct-norwich.org/events/
11/12/2019 10:00am
Vote for the best tree. Hunt the snowman. Refreshments. Entry £2, children free.
12/12/2019 10:00am
Vote for the best tree. Hunt the snowman. Refreshments. Entry £2, children free.
12/12/2019 12:30pm
Traditional Christmas lunch with vegetarian alternative. Followed by coffee and mints. Only £10. Please book by the day before on 01263 669012.
12/12/2019 2:00pm
The Norwich Branch of the Disabled Christians Fellowship (DCF) meets at Witard Road Baptist Church on the second Thursday of each month for Christian fellowship, fun, and afternoon tea/snacks. Whatever your disability you (and your helper/carer if you have one) you are very welcome to join our friendly group.  This month we will enjoy our Join us for our Christmas Carol Service.
13/12/2019 10:00am
Vote for the best tree. Hunt the snowman. Refreshments. Entry £2, children free.
14/12/2019 10:00am
Vote for the best tree. Hunt the snowman. Refreshments. Entry £2, children free.
14/12/2019 10:30am
Display of Christmas Trees from the schools /organisations / churches and residents of the parish of High Oak. Light refreshments
14/12/2019 1:00pm
The Pleasaunce Holiday Centre in Overstrand is holding an Open Afternoon on Saturday, December 14 for anyone to come and see the house decorated for Christmas.  
The local community is urged to come and enjoy this wonderful Lutyens home decorated for Christmas any time between 1pm and 5pm. There will be refreshments and music for the season. No charge for admission, but donations will be most welcome. Visitors will also be welcome to look round the garden. 
For details contact The Pleasaunce on 01263 579212,  or Jess Stubenbord on 01263 578230.
14/12/2019 4:00pm
With Christmas crafts, food, games and a special, candlelit Christingle this will be an afternoon of fabulously festive free family fun. 
AAll free, all welcome.  
14/12/2019 4:00pm
The Bandstand area in The Walks, King’s Lynn will be aglow with lights as churches join together to share the joy and celebration of the birth of Jesus with carols and more. Get your Christmas started with some free festive fun. 
15/12/2019 10:00am
Vote for the best tree. Hunt the snowman. Refreshments. Entry £2, children free.
15/12/2019 3:30pm
Christ Church is holding a Christingle Service for all ages, by lighted Christingle, involving music and readings. All welcome.
15/12/2019 4:30pm
Join Surrey Chapel for Festive Family Carols. A child-friendly, community celebration.
15/12/2019 5:00pm
GLORIOUS - A Lighthouse Christmas. Followed by seasonal refreshments.
15/12/2019 5:00pm
The Mews Green, Cliff Park, Gorleston
Open air Carols on the Green will take place at the Mews on Cliff Park, where mulled wine and mince pies will be served.
15/12/2019 6:30pm
The annual Traditional Carol Service, exploring Christmas through carols for choir and congregations, bible readings and a Christmas message.  All are invited to stay and enjoy mince pies afterwards.
17/12/2019 12:30pm
Traditional Christmas lunch with vegetarian alternative. Followed by coffee and mints. Only £10. Please book by the day before on 01263 669012.
17/12/2019 7:30pm
Carols by Candlelight. Refreshments. 
17/12/2019 7:30pm
St. Andrew’s welcomes the return of the Norfolk Fellowship Brass of the Salvation Army with their “Joy to the World” concert. 
Conducted by their musical director David Woodrow, the 30-member Fellowship Brass is made up of musicians from all over the county with many years of experience between them. The Christmas concert will include a wide range of familiar seasonal music, including the distinctive Salvation Army arrangements and marches as well as favourite carols. There will also be a short pause for thought from one of band members as part of the evening. Tickets for the concert are £5 available in advance from the St. Andrew’s Church office (01493 656078) or at the door on the night. All the proceeds will go to the work of the Salvation Army and the Identity Youth Project which provides youth work in partnership with Gorleston Churches.
 
 
22/12/2019 10:30am
Kingsgate Carol Service. "The Greatest Gift of all". www.wearekingsgate.org 
22/12/2019 4:00pm
Carols by Candlelight. Mulled wine and mince pies.
22/12/2019 4:00pm
Family Carols at St Martin's church. The service is suitable for young children and will be followed by a family tea. 
22/12/2019 5:00pm
A Christingle will be supplied for every household. Seasonal refreshments.
22/12/2019 5:45pm
Christ Church are hosting a Candlelit Christmas Carol Service starting at 6.30pm. The service will be preceded, at 5.45pm, by seasonal music and followed by seasonal refreshments. Guest organist is Neil Ricketts, choir conducted by choirmaster, Matt Wright
22/12/2019 6:15pm
Carol Service at Surrey Chapel. A traditional choir-led service of carols and readings. 
24/12/2019 2:30pm
On Christmas Eve the Parish Church will be full of families enjoying two Christingle services, at 2.30pm and 4.30pm. Because of the popularity of these events, and to ensure a safe and enjoyable time for everyone, each service will be subject to a maximum capacity of 450 people, and it may be necessary to turn people away once this limit has been reached.  In fairness to all, it will not be possible to reserve seating. Doors will be open half an hour before each service.
Followed at 11pm by Christmas Eve communion.
24/12/2019 3:30pm
Christ Church will be holding a Crib and nativity service for all ages. All welcome. 
24/12/2019 4:00pm
Family Christingle service. Shepherds, wise men and angels all welcome.
24/12/2019 11:15pm
Midnight service for Christmas Eve. With communion.
24/12/2019 11:30pm
Christ Church will be holding a Candlelit Midnight Communion Service.  All welcome.
25/12/2019 10:00am
Christ Church will be holding an all-age Christmas Service with Communion. All welcome. 
25/12/2019 10:15am
Christmas Day Family Service at Surrey Chapel. All welcome. 
25/12/2019 11:30am
The Great Yarmouth Open Christmas meal, for homeless and vulnerable people in the borough, will be held this year at Great Yarmouth Minster, following the closure of the Marina Centre on the sea front. Christmas lunch for about 400 people will be served between 12.30pm and 2pm.
 
The charity is appealing to the public and local businesses for donations of money and goods.
For more information, to register to volunteer or to donate, please visit www.openchristmasgreatyarmouth.org
 

Are you holding a Christmas event in your church or organisation? Please send us the details to events@networknorwich.co.uk and we will list them here.


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