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Save the date - Christmas Fair and Christmas Lights switch-on

October 23, 2019 12:00 PM

Bedford Christmas Fair and Lights Switch OnBedford town centre will be alive with Christmas loveliness as it hosts its all new Christmas Fair on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th of November.

Between 10am - 5pm kick start your Christmas celebrations and special gift purchases from an array of beautifully hand crafted items designed to offer the all-important personalised touch whilst supporting your local businesses and the town centre. Indulge in a mulled cider/wine or perhaps a German sausage or two as Harpur Square and the surrounding areas will be filled with have over 30 stalls of unique gifts, & crafts, sweets and treats.

Bring the whole family for lots of FREE entertainment including music, singing and dancing from local schools, clubs & choirs plus special meet & greet character appearances from 'Transformers' Optimus Prime & Bumblebee and 'Anna & Elsa' from Frozen 2. Get your face painted for free by the talented Glitter Arty and enjoy the complimentary rides on the vintage Carousel and Chair O Plane.

To end this fantastic weekend, the Embankment will come alight from 5pm when the town centre and Riverside Christmas decorations will be switched on followed by a spectacular firework display.

Don't forget the 2 hours free parking on the Saturday and free parking all day Sunday at council owned car parks plus Harpur Centre underground car park.

Late night shopping starts Thursday from 28th November, every Thursday until Christmas. Visit www.lovebedford.co.uk for more details.