Christmas at Lavenham Guildhall
Christmas is a special time in Lavenham. The market square comes alive with twinkling lights and a spectacular tree, the Guildhall hosts a festive family trail, the museum is adorned with decorations and there are seasonal treats to enjoy in the tea-room.
Festive family fun
Follow our festive family trail in the Guildhall and discover how the past inhabitants spent Christmas. Finish at the Christmas wishing tree – make your wish, write it down and tie it to the tree to hope it comes true!
Enjoy festive decorations inside and outside the Guildhall.
The market square twinkles with fairy lights at Christmas time, with a spectacular tree at its heart. Stroll the streets of Lavenham, spotting the medieval buildings dressed for the season, and pop into the Guildhall museum, adorned with Christmas decorations.
Seasonal food and drink
Warm up from a winter walk in the cosy wood-beamed tea-room. Indulge in seasonal specials including mince pies, festive coffees, hot chocolates, cakes and bakes, as well as savoury options like soups, one-pots and hot pasties.
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Take a break and enjoy coffee and cake when you visit Lavenham Guildhall. Sit outside in the sunny Courtyard Garden or relax inside the Tudor tea-room.
Educational and fun, there's lots for every member of the family to enjoy on a day out at Lavenham Guildhall.
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