Friday 1st December, 4 – 8:30 pm.

A FREE celebratory evening of performance, film installation, live music, market stalls, tasty food, and mulled wine!

Film projection by Emily Richardson, performances by Wonderful Beast, Edgefield Dance, Rebecca Waller, and Digital installation by Henry Driver. In partnership with First Light Festival New Dawn Young Musicians, and Saxmundham Town’s Victorian Xmas Fayre.


Full Programme

Art and Performance

A variety of fantastic and thought-provoking digital installations, film, and performances, throughout the evening. These include:

Arboreal, a film by Emily Richardson screening in The Old Bank, incorporating performances Wild Woods by Wonderful Beast, and Within Arboreal by Edgefield Dance Co. Water Portals,  a digital installation and live performance by Henry Driver in Saxmundham Car Wash, and Open Studios at The Art Station.

The Art Station studio members are also opening their studios allowing  the public to view their creative spaces and incredible work. These include:

Artist and painters Corrie Barclay, Lily-Rose Clayton, Nikki Scholl and Andrew Pottruff.

More info

Live music

Enjoy a line up of exciting live musical performances across the town, in Fromus Square,  outside the Market Hall, and at The Art Station. These performances include First Light Festival New Dawn Young Musicians, Chloe Lupton, Rebecca Waller, Kitty May, Alex Hawkins, and Lara Price. Plus The Yokahomas, East Suffolk Skylarks + Group A from Britten Pears, Royal British Legion, Sax Primary School, and the Rabble Chorus!


Art Station would like to express their appreciation to our funders Saxmundham Town Council and People’s Postcode Trust. In partnership with First Light Festival New Dawn Musicians.

Food and drink

A range of tasty, hot and cold snacks and meals from Saxmundham businesses, market stalls and food trucks offering local artisan produce, including:  

No. 1 Bakery -homemade sandwiches and cakes, The Bell Hotel – hot food and drink ,Pita – Greek street food, Vela Art Café & Gallery – German Bratwurst sausages and sweet treats, The Black Dog Deli – pastries and hot drinks, Wagyu Burgers – burgers and halloumi fries.

Winter Celebration Map and Programme

What’s on and where. Plan your visit to Winter Celebration with our celebration map and programme

Getting here

Public transport information and parking.

Volunteering at Winter Celebration 2023

Volunteer, getting here, Winter Celebration map and programme