The annual Victorian Christmas Fair makes a welcome return on Thursday December 9 when it opens to the public at 12 noon after 2 years due to the Covid 19 Pandemic.

It’s one of the most eagerly anticipated events in the town’s calendar and attracts thousands of shoppers year after year.  2021 will find over 100 stalls from Queens Square right up to and inside St Giles’ Church.

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There’s over 100 stalls this year selling a huge selection of festive gifts and treats alongside Victorian street entertainers and traditional rides and side stalls.

There’ll be all sorts of hot, freshly prepared food to try including German sausages, festive mince pies, mulled wine and hot chestnuts.

What makes this market really special is that it covers such a varied route and spills over into the beautiful parish church of St Giles – a real haven of warmth on a cold winter’s evening.

Inside the St Giles there more stalls and refreshments, music and carols and many of the thousands of visitors are so captivated by their surroundings that they take an opportunity to just sit and soak up the atmosphere for a while.

It’s an event not to be missed and stall holders will be pleased to see many visitors new and old to the event.

Don’t forget the date December 9 2021 between 12 noon and 8 pm.

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