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Late night shopping in Bideford tonight

PUBLISHED: 12:01 05 December 2017 | UPDATED: 12:01 05 December 2017

Festive fun at Bideford's Mistletoe and Magic late night shopping event. Picture: Graham Hobbs

Festive fun at Bideford's Mistletoe and Magic late night shopping event. Picture: Graham Hobbs


One of Father Christmas’ cheeky elves will be causing family-friendly mayhem in Bideford tonight (Tuesday) as part of the town’s late night shopping event.

Get ready for an evening filled with festive cheer for Bideford’s late night shopping event tonight (Tuesday).

Shops will be open from 4pm-8pm throughout the town centre, offering a chance to buy gifts as well as take in some Christmas spirit.

The cheekiest of Father Christmas’ Elves will be taking Mill Street, the Pannier Market and shuttle bus by storm between 5pm and 8pm.

The elf - played by Rob Pudner, will be providing family-friendly fun and interactive antics which promise to
delight both the young and the young at heart.

Why not catch him for some Entertainingly Different seasonal silliness and even an ‘elfie’.

There will also be a chance to join in and buy tickets for a the Big Christmas Community Raffle.

Businesses have clubbed together to offer a range of fantastic prizes and you can purchase your tickets from

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