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Clitheroe Castle



Clitheroe Christmas Festival 2018

Sat 01 December 2018, 09:00 - 17:00

Organised By:

Clitheroe Chamber of Trade and Commerce


Clitheroe Christmas Festival 2018


Come to Clitheroe on Saturday 1st December to see Santa travel through town on his sleigh and sit in his Grotto at the United Reform Church from 11am - 3:45pm. There will be Donkeys for Children to ride, Musical Entertainment throught the day along and Christmas Stalls around the town. The day will end with a walking nativity starting in Swan Courtyard at 4:00 and the 'Elf Yourself' at the record breaking Elf gathering attempt at the Castle Bandstand at 16:30.


Timetable of the Day...

Stalls are open from 10am in Rose & Crown Car Park, around street pavements & inside United Reformed Church

Santa sets off for Sleigh Ride around town from Castle Entrance at 10.30am

11am Santa’s Grotto is open inside the United Reformed Church

11am performance from St Michael’s St John’s school Choir inside the URC

11.30am til 12pm Shannon Bond performance inside URC

12.30pm til 1pm Shannon Bond performance inside URC

1pm til 1.45pm Clitheroe Ukelele Band inside Rose & Crown

1.30pm til 2pm Rainbows & Brownies Choir performance inside URC

1.30pm/2pm Donkey Rides available from the Castle Entrace off Castlegate

2pm Arthur Geldard performance inside Rose & Crown

2.30pm til 3pm Shannon Bond’s last performance inside URC

3pm – ‘Elf Yourself’ Stall open for the record attempt at 4.30pm

3.45pm Santa’s Grotto closes

4pm Walking Navitity with Andy Froud staring in Swan Courtyard

4.20-4.30pm ‘Elf Record’ Attempt at Clitheroe Bandstand

4.30pm Carols at the Castle


Around the Town...

Paint Pot are celebrating their 10th Birthday!


Many shops are offering mulled wine and festive treats throughout the day so pop in and say hi!


Please note all timings are approimate and may alter slightly!


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