Christmas Markets and Christmas Lights Switch On in Hull and elsewhere in East Yorkshire (alphabetical order by town)
There are a number of festive Christmas markets and craft fairs in East Yorkshire – you can find details of some of them below, including in Beverley, Hull and Driffield.
For Christmas Markets in North, South or West Yorkshire, please click the links below:
Christmas Fayre at Beverley Minster
26 November 2011 from 10.30am to 1.30pm
Beverley Minster, Minster Yard North, Beverley HU17 0DP
Christmas gifts & cards, stalls, refreshments, tombola, raffle (prizes drawn at 1pm).
Adults 50p, under-18s free
Beverley Festival of Christmas
11 December 2011 from 10am to 4pm
Beverley town centre
Traditional Christmas Market, reindeer display, Sealed Knot Society re-enactment, Victorian Street re-enactment, Beverley & District Pipe Band, Beverley Brass Band, 150th (Yorkshire) Regiment Transport Band, choirs, dancers, and lots more. And Santa’s Sleigh Ride at 10.30am. Free parking at Beverley Racecourse with bus service to town centre – adults £1 (return), children free.
Christmas Craft and Gift Fair at Burton Constable Hall
19 & 20 November 2011 from 11am to 5pm
Indoor Riding School, Burton Constable Hall, Burton Constable, Sproatley, Skirlaugh, Hull, HU11 4LN
Admission adults £1, children free
Christmas Craft and Food Fair
2-4 December 2011 from 10am to 4.30pm
Sledmere Home Farm, Sledmere, Driffield YO25 3XG
More than 100 stalls with crafts, gift ideas & food in readiness for the Christmas period. Saturday and Sunday rides to the deer park to post letters to Santa from 11am to 3pm (£3 per person adult & child). Visit Father Christmas.
Admission: adults £3.50, concessions £3.25, children £1.25
Christmas Light Switch On
25 November 2011 from 6pm to 8pm
Newbigin, Hornsea HU18 1AB
Festive market stalls, and Christmas Lights – which will be switched on at 6.30pm
Christmas Light Switch On and Late Night Shopping
From 5pm, 24 November 2011
Hull City Centre, 1 Paragon Street, Hull HU1 3NA
It all takes place from 5pm in Queen Victoria Square – there’ll be live music, the “Snow and Lights snowflake community art project” and then the BIG SWITCH ON at around 6:50pm. Everyone can take part in the Father Christmas Parade from 6pm, walking next to the land train from Holy Trinity to Hull’s City Hall, followed by a spectacular abseiling Father Christmas!!
The Ferens Art Gallery will be transformed into a giant snow globe.
There will be plenty of other entertainment, including some favourite panto characters, Christmas illuminations, a magical event to kick off the festive season.
If you’d like your Christmas Market to appear above, please get in touch.
And as you’re feeling festive, find a Christmas panto in East Yorkshire here.