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Witham Christmas Fayre

16 Oct 2023

Christmas Festivities in Newland Street

Witham Christmas Fayre 2023: A Festive Gathering


The holiday season is just around the corner, and what better way to start the festivities than by joining us for the Newland Street Christmas Fayre on Saturday, 2nd December, from 3pm to 7pm. This year, Witham will come alive with a delightful Christmas celebration featuring entertainment, stalls, craft shopping, food vendors, and a grand lights switch-on, all sponsored by Holmes & Hills Witham Solicitors.


A Festive Gathering on Newland Street


Newland Street, the heart of Witham, will undergo a charming transformation on December 2nd. Here's what you can look forward to:


Entertainment Selection: From craft stalls to stage performances from local groups, the Christmas Fayre promises a variety of entertainment suitable for all ages. Keep an eye out for Santa Claus and his helpers inside the Information Centre for our Santa’s Grotto.  Please note, visits to Santa’s Grotto must be pre-booked in advance. Tickets for this release on Friday 10th November.  Additionally, Santa and his elf will wander along Newland Street once the Grotto has closed.


Stalls Along Newland Street: Explore a range of stalls showcasing local artisans and crafters, offering unique, handcrafted gifts perfect for your Christmas shopping. Find one-of-a-kind presents that will bring smiles to your loved ones.


Craft Stalls Inside the United Reformed Church: Inside the United Reformed Church, discover more craft stalls brimming with creative treasures. Whether you're seeking handmade ornaments, knitted scarves, or exquisite jewellery, you're sure to find something special.


Food and Drink Selection: Satisfy your cravings with an array of delicious food and drink options, from Crepes to Caribbean Cuisine. Warm up with a hot chocolate or indulge in a festive mulled wine while you enjoy the festivities.


Christmas Shopping Opportunities: With various stalls and shops, you'll have the chance to complete your Christmas shopping with ease. Explore local shops along Newland Street and through into the Grove and Newlands Precincts, offering everything from clothing and accessories to home decor and toys. Many local businesses will stay open late for the Fayre.


The Grand Lights Switch-On: The highlight of the evening is the grand lights switch-on at 6pm. Join the community as we count down to the moment when Newland Street transforms into a twinkling holiday spectacle. It's a sight you won't want to miss, and it's sure to invoke the spirit of Christmas.


Holmes & Hills Witham Solicitors: Our Sponsor: We extend our thanks to Holmes & Hills Solicitors, the sponsor of this year's Christmas Fayre. Their generous support has made this event even more magical. :


A Free Festivity for All: The Witham Christmas Fayre is a family-friendly, free event that welcomes people of all ages to celebrate the magic of the season. Bring your family, invite your friends, and join us for a day of togetherness, joy, and laughter.


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