The Christmas celebrations start on Saturday. Harleston will hold a Christmas market with stalls of gifts and food galore in the Market place, and a bazaar at St John's Church. Santa's grotto will be open from 2.30pm to 5.00pm at the Information Centre on Exchange Street, with the first half hour reserved for those with learning difficulties and disabilities.
Musical entertainment from the Upper and Lower Primary School Choirs from 3.30 to 4.30pm, followed by Christmas carols from Sound Voices, a Norwich based choir, and a dance display at 5:00pm by the Anglia Region Theatre School.
At 5.45pm we will have the Christmas Lights Switch On by Elsa and we can admire the tree, which is being sponsored by JD Young.