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Corby's feast of fun!

Corby's feast of festive fun!Thanks to generous support from the government's 'Welcome Back to the High Street' campaign, a bumper feast of festive fun is planned for Corby town centre this year!Visitors to Corby will be able to enjoy the town centre's biggest ever Christmas events programme, giveaways, free craft workshops, festive walkabout characters, live music and a pop-up Christmas market with bar and street food stalls.There will be the usual Christmas trees and decorations throughout the town centre and, taking pride of place in Corporation Street, will be a giant illuminated 'Happy Santa', as well as a snow family in Willow Place – perfect for a seasonal selfie shot!With the exception of the mosaic workshop, the free craft workshops will operate on a walk-in basis and will run on Sundays from 28 November to 19 December inclusive. The venue will be the former Yours store unit in Corporation Street. All places are subject to availability and any government Covid restrictions in place at the time. Opening times and other details can be found on the website.Saturday visitors will be in for a few surprises too with a cast of colourful walkabout characters and street performers as well as live music performances.On Saturday, 11 December from 1pm-2pm, everyone is invited to join in the community carols organised by Hope Church outside McDonald's in Corporation Street and there will be a Christmas pop-up bar and market on Corby Boardwalk, the town centre's new decked entertainment space in Market Walk. Here, visitors can enjoy festive food, drink and entertainment as well as a mini Christmas Market across various dates from 18–30 December.There will also be the opportunity to win some great prizes in the Advent Gift Giveaway competition running every day from 1–24 December. Again, full details will be found on the town centre website as well as its Facebook page (Willow Place & Corby Town Shopping).

Posted: Mon, 06 Dec 2021 14:53 by Clerk

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