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Events News features articles about bigger events, but there’s always something going on in Downham Market.
Check out the full event calendar to see what’s happening in the coming days.


Magpie Centre Craft & Country Fair Offers Fun for all the Family

Thu, 27th July

Sunday August 20, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm is the date of the Craft and Country Fair, staged by the Magpie Centre, home of West Norfolk Riding for the Disabled Association.

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It’s Panto Time – Dick Whittington in Downham & Cinderella in Southery

Tue, 10th January

Oh no it isn’t! Oh yes it it is!
Downham Market Amateur Dramatic Society is bringing Dick Whittington, 80s-style, to Downham Market Town Hall this weekend.

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Downham Market Town Square

High Street Late Night Opening – Thurs 1st Dec

Tue, 29th November

A number of the retailers on Downham Market’s High Street will be opening until 7pm this Thursday 1st December.
A great opportunity to enjoy the Downham Christmas lights and fit in some extra festive shopping!

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Downham Market Santa Fun Run

Downham Market Christmas Lights & Santa Fun Run 2016

Wed, 9th November

This year’s Christmas festivities in Downham Market will begin over the weekend of 26th-27th November 2016.
Christmas Craft Fair & Coffee Morning
Downham Market Town Hall
Saturday 26th November
10.00am – 5.00pm
Sunday 27th November
12.00 noon – 6.00pm
Free admission.

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A Weekend of Food, Arts and Crafts 12-13 Nov

Tue, 8th November

If you are thinking about Christmas presents then you won’t want to miss the arts and crafts fairs taking place this weekend.

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Bake a Cake for National Black Cat Day

Mon, 17th October

Cats Protection Downham Market are holding a cake baking contest to celebrate National Black Cat Day.
They are looking for cakes to represent what black cats mean to you. 

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New Book Shop Opens in Downham Market

Fri, 14th October

On Saturday 15th October Downham Market will be celebrating the opening of a new bookshop on the town’s High Street.
There will also be an opportunity to meet special guest and author, Emma Moss.

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Fireworks Downham Market

Downham Market & Denver Firework Display 2016

Thu, 13th October

Downham Market and District Round Table presents:
The Denver Grand Fireworks Display 2016
Saturday 5th November 2016
Field behind the Ryson Gatehouse
at Ryston Road, Denver, Downham Market, PE38 0DP
2 spectacular firework displays at 7;00pm and the 2nd one at 7;30pm.

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Downham Market Chinese Moon Festival 2016

Sun, 25th September

Join us this Saturday for Downham Market’s Chinese Moon Festival.
Activities will be taking place in the Downham Market Town Square from:
13.00, Saturday 1st October
Highlights include:

Chinese Food and Moon Cakes
Dragon and Lion Dancing
Fancy Dress compeition
Tai Chi
Make your own Lanterns

And don’t forget the Lantern Procession at 16:30

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The Circus is in Denver – 2016 Dates

Mon, 19th September

Mr Fip’s Wonder Circus has arrived at Denver / Downham Market.
The big top is going up one the Denver Village Playing Fields site and the circus will be performing from Wednesday 21st until Sunday 25th September 2016.

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