Here is where you can see Santa in and around Norwich this Christmas

Santa leads the parade from the Forum to Jarrold store in Norwich.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Santa is coming to the YMCA Christmas Craft Fair in Norwich. - Credit: Archant

Christmas is coming and there is not long left to snap up tickets to go and see Santa. 

Here is where you can meet Santa in and around Norwich this festive season. 

Jarrolds in Norwich. Photo : Steve Adams

Santa is returning to Jarrold this Christmas. - Credit: Steve Adams

1. Jarrold Santa's Grotto

Where: 1 - 11 London St, Norwich NR2 1JF

When: December 2 to 24, Thursday to Sunday, 9am to 6.50pm

Price: £7.50

The grotto in the children's department on the third floor is getting ready for the arrival of Santa and his elves.

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The shop will be kitted out for families to visit and meet the main man, as well as posting their Christmas lists.

After meeting Santa, children will receive a gift to take home and remember their visit.

The grotto will be open through December and all visits must be booked through the Jarrold website.

Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure will be hosting Dippy's Christmas Celebration where families can meet Santa. 

Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure will be hosting Dippy's Christmas Celebration where families can meet Santa. - Credit: Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure

2. Roarrr! Dinosaur Adventure – Dippy’s Christmas Adventure 

Where: Lenwade, Norwich, NR9 5JE 

When: Jingle all the Day - 10.30am until 3.30pm, Sparkle in the Dark - 5.30pm to 8.25pm November 27 and 28, December 4 and 5, December 11 and 12, December 18 to 24 

Price: Prices vary for the daytime and nighttime event and may change from December 1

Dippy and his friends are ready to sprinkle some Christmas magic across the park and families will be able to visit Father Christmas in his grotto. 

Included in the Jingle all the Day experience is a digital photograph with Father Christmas and hot chocolate for all members of the family.

Father Christmas will then give each child a golden ticket to exchange for a gift of their choice from his toy shop.

Children with autism will have the chance to meet Santa at a special event in Norwich. PICTURE: Jami

Father Christmas is coming to the Norwich Aviation Museum. - Credit: Archant

3. Father Christmas Lands at Norwich Aviation Museum 

Where: Old Norwich Road, Horsham St. Faith, NR10 3JF 

When: Sunday, December 12 

Price: Adults £8.00, children £5.00 and under 5 free, along with a £3 fee to the Nimrod Grotto (per child). 

The City of Norwich Aviation Museum plans to host Santa Claus in its 'Nimrod Grotto' between 10am and 4pm.

Children will have the chance to tell Santa their Christmas wishes and receive a small Christmas gift.  

The museum's very own Vulcan Bomber will be also open for guided tours along with its Hawker Hunter cockpit for flight simulator sessions and a Jaguar cockpit section for aspiring fighter pilots. 

Santa leads the parade from the Forum to Jarrold store in Norwich.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Santa is coming to the YMCA Christmas Craft Fair in Norwich. - Credit: Archant

4. YMCA Norwich Christmas Craft Fair

Where: 61a Aylsham Rd, Norwich NR3 3EZ

When: November 27, 10am to 4pm

Price: Free entry but donations encouraged

The YMCA is holding a Christmas craft fair where local crafters can sell their creations and visitors can take part in a Christmas raffle.

There will be food and drinks available from the on-site cafe and from stalls.

There is also a grotto where children can visit Father Christmas.

The soft play area will be available for pre-booked sessions.

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