The Lymm Dickensian Christmas Festival
will take place on
Saturday, 9th December 2023
11:00am – 5:00pm

Lymm Dickensian is organised and run by a small group of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers. The festival continues to grow from strength to strength, attracting new stalls and entertainment each year.

The Lymm Dickensian Day commences at 11:00 am where visitors can browse a varied selection of stalls and enjoy entertainment provided by local schools, choirs, bands, dramatic groups and street entertainers.

Entertainment and stalls are located in the following areas or venues:

A map of the grand parade through the village centre, car parking information and a timetable of events can be found on the Grand Parade page.

Road Closures during the day

The village centre will be closed to traffic from 8:00am to allow the various stalls to setup. Roads will reopen at 5:30pm.

Residents of Lymm, please read the letter which explains in detail which roads will be closed during the Dickensian day.

Santa Dash and the Grand Parade

The Santa Dash
The start of the parade begins at 1:30pm when around 250 Santa’s make a dash through the village to the finishing line.

The Grand Parade
The parade follows on shortly behind the Santa Dash and heads towards the village centre, to cheers and a warm welcome from spectators.

Our Sponsor – Kids Planet

This year, Kids Planet are kindly sponsoring our Dickensian event. Kids Planet is a family-owned, award-winning nursery group of 171 nurseries, based across the UK.

Kids Planet

Their nursery in Lymm will be open during the Lymm Dickensian and they will be offering baby feeding and changing facilities, hot and cold refreshments, and various Christmas crafts and activities, which include; Marshmallow Toasting, Christmas Bauble Decorating and Reindeer Food.

Please come along and support the many local charities, schools and businesses that help to make the Lymm Dickensian Christmas Festival a day out for all the family.