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Christmas events by bus, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire 2018
 
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12 Days of Christmas by Bus

At Stagecoach East we’ve brought the decorations down from the attic, written our list to Santa and made our Christmas cake.

 

In preparation of the festive season we’ve pulled together 12 of the best events across East.

The best part, you can get to all of them by bus!

 

1. Snow White At The Junction – Clifton Way, Cambridge 
5 - 30 December 
This off beat performance of the classic fairytale is perfect for the whole family.
Buses: 1, 3, 7, 13 & Babraham Park & Ride

2. The North Pole - Parkers Piece, Cambridge
17 November – 6 January 
The iconic winter attraction is back again this year from ice skating under the stars, to classic funfair rides and festive drinks and treats.
Buses: 1, 3, X5 7, 13, 13A, X13, 16A, 18, The Busway A & D & Park & Ride services

3. Festive Afternoon Tea – Harriets, Cambridge
A Christmassy twist on the classic; expect turkey & cranberry sauce finger sandwiches and mince pie cheesecake.
Buses: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & The Busway B

4. The Grinch - Vue Cinema, Bedford
If you’re not quite in the Christmas spirit, catch Dr. Seuss' The Grinch on the big screen.
Buses: 1, 2, 3, 9, 42, 53, 71, 72 & 81

5. Santa’s Grotto - The Harpur Centre, Bedford 
Selected days until Christmas eve
Meet Santa in his Grotto, receive a special gift on entry and grab a selfie with the main man himself.
Buses: 1, 2, 3, 9, 42, 53, 71, 72 & 81

6. Christmas Magic – Peterborough Cathedral, Peterborough
15 December 
Enjoy the best choirs in the county performing your festive favourites in the stunning setting of Peterborough Cathedral.
Buses: 4 & 61

7. Santa’s Grotto – Lion Yard, Cambridge
1 - 24 December
This year Santa Claus is residing in his very own, very special grotto at Lion Yard! Children can tell him what’s on their Christmas list, have a photo taken alongside Santa and get a gift.
Buses: 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 18 The Busway A & D & Park & Ride services

8. Hark! The Herald – Ely Cathedral, Ely
22 December
An evening of traditional Christmas carols and seasonal music performed by Ely Cathedral Choir. 
Buses: 9

9. Christmas Shopping – Springfields Outlet, Spalding
More than 50 big name outlet stores to browse, offering up to 75% off normal retail prices. 
Buses: 505

10. Make Your Own Baubles – ArloArts, Bedford
12 December
The workshop will teach you how to create a Christmas bauble using origami kusudama or "star" flowers.
Buses: 4, 5 & 7

11. Vegan Christmas Festival - John Bunyan Museum, Bedford
15 December
At this festive plant-based extravaganza, enjoy great tasting food and drinks before picking up presents for all your vegan friends.
Buses: 4, 5 & 7

12. Tea With Santa – Dobbies, Peterborough 
18 November – 23 December
The popular family event includes afternoon tea, fun activities and a gift from Santa himself. Advance booking is essential! 
Buses: 6, 46, 60 & The Busway B