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Guide to Autumn/Winter in Bury St Edmunds

Posted on Monday, 25th September, 2017

The leaves are turning golden brown and the nights are drawing in, which can only mean one thing: autumn is nearly here! Although the weather gets a bit colder, there really is no reason to get depressed, in fact, autumn/winter in Bury St Edmunds is arguably the most exciting time of the year!

There is a huge amount going on over the next few months - too much to list - however, we have selected a few of our top picks to include in our guide to autumn/winter in Bury St Edmunds.


Sci-Fi and Action Exhibition
21st October - 26th November
Moyse’s Hall Museum

Heaven for all you sci-fi fans out there and just great fun for kids and adults alike that are looking for an interesting and vibrant day out!

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Festival of Sport
23rd-29th October

This is Bury St Edmunds’ great celebration of all things sport! There are a huge number of activities going on throughout the week that you can get involved in!

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The Ghostly and Macabre Walk
31st October, 6:30pm & 8:00pm

Celebrate Halloween by visiting some of the most bizarre and macabre corners of Bury St Edmunds and hear tales of ghostly apparitions, spectres and monks!

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Ghost Stories of East Anglia 2
31st October, 6:30pm
Moyse’s Hall Museum

This Halloween, head over to the Moyse’s Hall Museum to join the Victorian Gentleman for an evening of stories to chill the blood!

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Abbey Gardens Fireworks Display
4th November, Gates 4:30pm
Abbey Gardens

Head down to Abbey Gardens for the annual Bury St Edmunds firework display, along with food & drink stalls and a funfair.

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Christmas Lights Switch On
Thursday 19th November

Get into the festive spirit by heading to the annual turning-on of all the festive lights in the town, along with a charity food & drink market.

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Christmas Fayre
23rd-26th November

The spectacular Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre is back and is looking bigger and better than ever! Come along and browse over 300 stalls along with a whole host of fantastic entertainment!

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Harry Panto and the Chamber Pot of Secrets
23rd October, 2:00pm

Join the young magicians as they fight the dark lord in this spellbinding tale of good vs. evil! A fantastic family event that is guaranteed to entertain.

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Dick Whittington
1st December-14th January
Theatre Royale

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a pantomime! And what better story than the classic Dick Whittington? Good old-fashioned family fun!

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If you’d like to find out more about all the fantastic things on offer this Autumn/Winter in Bury St Edmunds, browse entertainment on our website here.

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