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Late night shopping begins in Barnstaple

10:08 24 November 2011

Late night Christmas shopping gets under way in Barnstaple

Late night Christmas shopping gets under way in Barnstaple

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Plenty on offer for Christmas shoppers

LATE night Christmas shopping starts in Barnstaple today (Thursday).

Town centre traders in the High Street – as well as Boutport Street, Joy Street, Market Street, Tuly Street, Cross Street, Bear Street, Queen Street, Holland Walk and Gammon Walk – will be opening their doors later.

From 6pm, shoppers will be kept entertained by a live acoustic set in the Pannier Market featuring iFunk Ellie Campbell, Ben Brewer Joe Brewer and Frank Rawle.

Late night shopping continues in Barnstaple very Thursday until December 22.

A host of events has been organised to entertain shoppers throughout the period

Regular visitors will notice some new street characters walking around the town, including the Penguin Family, who will be joined by Stiltskin and the Snow Family.

Other highlights will include performances by marching bands, carol singers, school choirs, Barnstaple Concert Band and the Salvation Army Band.

See below for a full timetable of events.

November 24: Late Night Shopping - Stiltskin & Acoustic High Street

Nov 26: North Devon in Photographs- North Devon Museum

Dec 1: Late Night Shopping – Snow Family- High Street

Dec 3: Salvation Army Band & Barnstaple Concert Band

Dec 3: Party in the Pannier with Radio 1’s Aled- ticketed event

Dec 4: South Molton Town Band & Barnstaple Youth Marching Band

Dec 8: Late Night Shopping- Penguin Family & BTC Victorian Fayre & Carol Service

Dec 9: Yeo Valley School Choir

Dec 10: Salvation Army Band & Barnstaple Concert Band

Dec 11: South Molton Town Band & Barnstaple Youth Marching Band

Dec 11: North Devon Hospice Santa Fun Run

Dec 15: Late Night Shopping- Live Christmas Presents & Carol Singing on behalf of Chemotherapy Appeal

Dec 16: Foley & Hepburn

Dec 17: Salvation Army Band

Dec 18: South Molton Town Band & Barnstaple Youth Marching Band

Dec 18: Stiltskin

Dec 22: Late Night Shopping- Funky Santa & Acoustic High Street

Dec 24: Salvation Army Band, South Molton Town Band

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