Christmas Fair

The Cathedral’s Christmas Fair takes place annually on the Friday and Saturday before Advent Sunday. 


It is a major fund-raising initiative for the work of the Cathedral. The Cathedral works in partnership with St Edmundsbury Borough Council and other partners involved in the Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre which takes place at the same time throughout the town.


Cakes, paintings. jigsaws, plants, gifts, grand prize draw in the Cathedral Centre, Cloisters, Edmund Gallery and Discovery Centre. Shoppers' Carols on Friday and Saturday at 12.30 pm and 2.30 pm.


Hot meals, snacks and drinks in Pilgrims' Kitchen and decorations, cards, candles and gifts in the Cathedral Shop - open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Full details of the Bury St Edmunds Fayre see

including details of car parking, park and ride, entertainment.