Late Night Shopping

 

Late Night Shopping and

Christmas Lights Switch-On Event 2018

Organised by the Westerham Town Council and partners

Thursday 29th November 2018 5 – 8pm

 
An evening of festive entertainment for all the family
We are excited to announce that The Kings Arms Hotel will be holding a mini Christmas market in their grounds.
There will be hog roast, mulled wine/festive bar and stalls selling Christmas gifts and crafts.

• Free parking

The Town Crier will be announcing the programme.

Children can take part in a FREE Christmas trail along the High Street
Collect and return your completed entries to “No 17” to receive a prize!

5pm St Mary’s Heritage Trust Christmas Tree Festival opens in St Mary’s Church
6.15pm Churchill School Choir on The Green
6.25pm Father Christmas arrives at The Green!
6.30pm Christmas Tree lights switched on by Father Christmas, helped by Cinderella and the ‘Food for Thought’ Elves
6.35pm The winner of the best dressed window competition will be announced
6.40pm Westerham Sea Cadets Band on The Green

In addition
• The WADs cast of Cinderella will be mingling with the Crowds
• Mince pies will be provided by the Catholic Church.
There will be plenty of opportunity to start your Christmas shopping early with
many of the High Street’s shops staying open late to welcome you. santa22

 


 

Report From 2017….

Westerham’s Christmas Lights will switched on by Father Christmas supported by his trusty Elves in their vintage car which has been dusted down and spruced up for the occasion! 

Fun for all the Family!

Shops feature special offers and festive fare

Street & Food Stalls; hot chestnuts

Historic church’s Festival of Christmas Trees

Children’s Entertainment & Westerham Fire Engine


 

Shop Window

west-heightsWesterham’s late night shopping event promises a raft of festive entertainment. The shops – mostly small independent retailers – will be filled with unusual gifts, special offers and 

festive cheer, and will remain open until 9pm.

 

There will also be children’s entertainment, costumed characters, hot chestnuts, food and market stalls.


Report From 2015

lns17TV Broadcaster, Devoted Husband, Father And Farmer JB Gill (of boy-band JLS) accompanied Father Christmas and Westerham’s new Vicar, Rev. Kevin Barnard, switched on the lights on The Green a little after 6.30pm. He arrived in Westerham with Father Christmas on a Dray pulled by horses from Hurst Green Shires.

Click here to see the 2015 Photo Album (many thanks to Stuart Barnes, Philip Hoath, Stuart Merrylees and Richard Banister and others, for contributing).

Watch the BBC video of the event.

Report from 2014

Susannah ReidJournalist and TV Broadcaster Susanna Reid, accompanied by the WADS cast of Snow White & the Seven Dwarves, switched on the lights on The Green at 6.30pm. She arrived in Westerham with Snow White and Father Christmas on a Dray pulled by horses from Hurst Green Shires.

Click here to see the 2014 Photo Album (many thanks to Sarah Fleet Photography, Philip Hoath, Stuart Merrylees and Richard Banister and others, for contributing).


Report from 2013

Dr HilaryJournalist and TV broadcaster Dr Hilary Jones, accompanied by the WADS cast of The Wizard of Oz, switched on the lights on The Green at 6.30pm. He arrived in Westerham with Dorothy and Father Christmas on a dray pulled by horses from Hurst Green Shires.

Click to view Sevenoaks Chronicle article & Photo Album 2013.

Photos of Late Night Shopping 2012
Photos of Late Night Shopping 2011


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