How Fakenham celebrated Christmas in years gone by
As Fakenham enjoys the festive season we have dug into our archives to see how the town celebrated Christmas over the years.
We have pictures going back to the early 1960s, showing festive lights in the town centre, including on the former Aldiss building, in Upper Market Place, now an Original Factory Shop store.
Our archive photographs also bring to life the fantastic community spirit that has exisited in the town for decades, with a shot of Fakenham High School pupils with Christmas hamper collections ready to take to the elderly, in 1982, and a picture of the Salvation Army's Toys and Tins appeal.
There are festive lights and fireworks in the town centre and chidren meeting Father Christmas in 1990.
There is also a picture from the Fakenham Christmas Tree Festival in 2004, which remains a hugely popular annual fixture to this day.
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