Torrington will be all lit up

Town gears up for Christmas lights switch-on this Sunday

TORRINGTON will be all lit up on Sunday when the Town Traders hold their Christmas Fair and lights switch-on.

There is an open invitation to join in an afternoon of fun leading up to the 5.15pm switch-on by Mayor of Torrington Cllr Richard Rumbold and young May Queen Molly Magorotto.

See Santa in his grotto, choose your Christmas gifts from a great selection of stalls, have fun at the funfair and join in with the entertainment.

There will be something for everyone, so don’t miss out.


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The festivities will start at 2pm with the opening of the Christmas Fair in the Pannier Market.

Then a range of colourful and musical entertainments will start at 2.30pm with the award-winning Streetz dance crew,

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followed at 3pm by Blaze, 3.30pm Torrington Allstars Majorettes, and

4pm carol singing with the Girl Guides.

At 4.25pm comes an opportunity to stock up with Christmas goodies, with a drinks and hamper raffle, to be drawn by the mayor.

Then the music starts up again at 4.30pm with Torrington Silver Band, followed at 5pm by a parade into the Square in preparation for the lights switch-on.

The Square will be closed all day from 8am to 10pm, but motorists are invited to make use of free parking at the Sydney House Car Park.

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