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Christmas events will bring festive fun for all ages to Mildenhall.

On December 5 a festive market, lantern parade and entertainment will be staged in the Market Place for A Merry Mildenhall Christmas Evening.

Activities will begin at 4.30pm with the lights switched on at 5.15pm.

Entertainment continues until 8pm with the help of puppet shows, magicians, and Father Christmas.

Those wishing to take part in the lantern parade can attend a workshop at The Cottage Rooms between 10am and 3pm on November 30.

Festivities will continue from December 2 at St Mary’s Church in Mildenhall with a Christmas Tree Festival with nativity trail.

The church will be open from 9am-4pm each day with the trees lit from 2pm to 4pm. A service to mark the lighting of the trees will be held on December 1 at 3.30pm.