Lavenham Christmas Fair

The annual Lavenham village Christmas Fair starts on Friday 1 December and continues all day on Saturday and Sunday. Lavenham is a great place to find that special Christmas gift and the Christmas Fair is the perfect opportunity to enjoy village life and make a start on your Christmas shopping.

With an array of lovely handmade items, gifts and crafts as well as lots of local food and drink to choose from, what better place to enjoy shopping and soak up the Christmas atmosphere.

See all the wonderful crafts and gifts available at the Christmas Fair
Shoppers enjoy browsing at the array of stalls at the Christmas Fair in our main hall
See all the wonderful crafts and gifts available at the Christmas Fair

On Friday evening the fair will be open till late with a whole night of entertainment. Local shops are decorated for Christmas; there’s carol singing from the Lavenham Carol singers, live music and for children Father Christmas will be in his grotto. 


See Carol singers at the Lavenham Chirstmas Fair
Lavenham Carol singers at the Lavenham Christmas Fair
See Carol singers at the Lavenham Chirstmas Fair

So come visit us the first weekend in December and enjoy a real village Christmas.

Christmas Presents with stocking

Christmas shopping at Lavenham Guildhall

We have some seasonal offerings in our gift shop. Why not give a different kind of gift this Christmas and help us to preserve our heritage. Your visit and generosity will make a positive difference to our work.

Image of the Old Grammar School in Lavenham

Explore the historic village of Lavenham

Explore the picturesque streets of Lavenham, lined with fine examples of Medieval and Tudor timber-framed buildings from Lavenham's heyday.

St Peter and St Paul Church, Lavenham, Suffolk

Things to see and do

You’ll make your visit to Lavenham even more memorable when you discover the characters and history of the place. Get the full rundown of all that you might enjoy while you’re here.

Upper storey and gable of Lavenham Guildhall, Suffolk

Explore inside Lavenham Guildhall

Lavenham Guildhall, is one of the finest timber-framed buildings in Britain and reflects the great wealth of Lavenham's early 16 century heyday.