Christmas begins with festive markets

Christmas Craft Fair in Lavenham Village Hall. Brenda O' Brine  from Myriad. ANL-161113-194305009
Christmas Craft Fair in Lavenham Village Hall. Brenda O' Brine from Myriad. ANL-161113-194305009

A number of Christmas markets were held last weekend as the festive season began.

There were Christmas markets in Sudbury, Lavenham and Stoke by Nayland.

Sarlota Schmidt on her festive stall. ANL-161113-193952009

Sarlota Schmidt on her festive stall. ANL-161113-193952009

Pictured are the markets in St Peter’s, Sudbury and Lavenham Village Hall, while funds were raised for St Nicholas Hospice Sudbury’s Christ Church United Reform Church.

Upcoming Christmas events include the SESAW Christmas fair at The Old School, Long Melford from 10am to 3pm on Sunday; a Christmas fair at St Andrew’s School, Bulmer, from 2pm to 4.30pm on November 24 and a vintage fair at The Quay Theatre, Sudbury from noon to 4pm on November 27. For more information visit Sudbury Tourist Information Centre.

Christmas Craft Fair in St. Peter's Church in Sudbury. Lee and Jade Thornton on their Handmade by Jade stall. ANL-161113-194126009

Christmas Craft Fair in St. Peter's Church in Sudbury. Lee and Jade Thornton on their Handmade by Jade stall. ANL-161113-194126009

Christmas Craft Fair in Lavenham Village Hall. Danielle Gillett from Bertie Vs Buttons on her stall. ANL-161113-194211009

Christmas Craft Fair in Lavenham Village Hall. Danielle Gillett from Bertie Vs Buttons on her stall. ANL-161113-194211009

Christmas Craft Fair in Lavenham Village Hall. Pam Garland from Myriad chatting to customer Gemma Robertson. ANL-161113-194355009

Christmas Craft Fair in Lavenham Village Hall. Pam Garland from Myriad chatting to customer Gemma Robertson. ANL-161113-194355009

Christmas Craft Fair in St. Peter's Church in Sudbury.  Lisa Cockrell with her photographs for sale on her stall. ANL-161113-193941009

Christmas Craft Fair in St. Peter's Church in Sudbury. Lisa Cockrell with her photographs for sale on her stall. ANL-161113-193941009

Christmas Craft Fair in St. Peter's Church in Sudbury. ANL-161113-194200009

Christmas Craft Fair in St. Peter's Church in Sudbury. ANL-161113-194200009