With Christmas not far around the corner we thought we would let you know about the exciting events planned in Bradford on Avon over the holidays. There are lots of shopping events, concerts, Christmas Tree Festivals, boat trips and shows all with plenty of mulled wine and mince pies.
Bradford on Avon Town Council
Friday 27th November
The entertainment starts at 5pm with the Christmas Lights being switched on at 7pm.
This year will see the introduction of sparkling Christmas globe lights hanging outside many of the shops and cafes. Trees will be erected in Westbury Gardens, Lamb Yard and outside the Station, with the tree in Lamb Yard designated as a ‘Giving Tree’ to collect donations for Dorothy House and Bath Cats and Dogs Home.
Bar and food in Westbury Gardens with children’s rides, choir and samba band which will ‘lead’ crowds over footbridge into Church St, along Market St, through the Shambles and over to Lamb Yard where there will be food and entertainment.
Christmas Show – St Margaret’s Hall
Wednesday 2nd December – 7pm
It promises to be a very special experience for adults and children, so book your tickets before they sell out for this one-night only performance!
Tickets are available for £12 per adult and £7 per child (under 12) from The Wiltshire Music Centre either in person, via telephone 01225 860100 or online at http://www.wiltshiremusic.org.uk/whatson/nightbeforechristmas.
A great selection of unique gift ideas for you to choose from – and you can enjoy a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie while you shop.
Various locations around the town please see the Lions website for more details – http://www.boalions.org.uk
Christmas Tree Festival – Holy Trinity Church
Tuesday 8th – Sunday 13th December
Enjoy the beauty of over 60 decorated trees and enjoy a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie.
Christmas Gifts Craftacular – St Margaret’s Hall
Sunday 29th November and Sunday 13th December
Festive Fun for all the family
Christmas Charity Auction and Illoom Balloon Launch – Swan Hotel
Thursday 10th December 2015 7-9pm
An evening filled with festive mulled wine, mince pies and illoom balloons – all in aid of good causes. Auction will start at 7pm followed by illoom balloon light up event in aid of Cancer Research UK and Dorothy House Hospice. Donations taken for each balloon to be released in memory of a loved one. Details of this event and others can be found at http://www.theswanbradford.co.uk/events.html
Christmas Fair – The Vaults, Lamb Yard
Tuesday 22nd – Thursday 24th December 10am – 5pm
More details of this event and others can be found at https://www.facebook.com/MadeInBradfordOnAvon
It has not been possible to list all events this is a selection of some of the events happening. Please also see the Tourist Centre Website for lots of other events http://www.bradfordonavon.co.uk/events