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Christmas Extravaganza

Entertainments, lights and fireworks!

Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council provide the Christmas Lights display in the town centre. A large Christmas tree is erected by staff with contrubution from loyal Monday Charter Market traders. Abingdon-on-Thames Chamber of Commerce then undertake a lot of the organisation of a Christmas Extravaganza  to celebrate the switching on of the lights.

A traditional parade takes place at midday with live music and Abingdon Lions Club are able to ask Father Christmas to bring one of his teams of elves each year. Get in touch with the Chamber of Commerce if you want to choose a theme, dress up and parade.The muster point  is in Queen Street, then along Stert Street, East St Helen Street, through Lombard Street and back up West St Helen and the High Street to the Market Place. 

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There is entertainment and many attractions on the Market Place and in Bath Street all day. The day concludes with a finale act on the stage in the Market Place followed by the  switch on of the Christmas Lights at 6pm, followed by fireworks. 

This is an event for all the community. Local charities, clubs and businesses are encouraged to take part.

2nd December 2018 Extravaganza brochure is out now in shops, library, information centre.

For more information email events@abingdonchamber.co.uk

 

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