Ambleside Christmas Market & Lights Switch On

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When: 16 Nov 2013

Cost: Free

Opening hours: 10:9am-6pm

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Ambleside Christmas Market & Lights Switch On

Ambleside Christmas Market & Lights Switch On

Every year on the third Saturday in November, the people of Ambleside parade through the town at dusk, carrying hundreds of paper lanterns.

Young and old turn out to witness this spectacular procession, as traffic is halted and Christmas street lights throughout the town centre are switched on as if by magic by Santa Claus.

Time Event
10am till 6pm Skating Rink open in the school playground in Vicarage Road (To be confirmed later this year.)
All day REFRESHMENTS - BBQ in the school playground in Vicarage Road
10.00am till 12 noon Grand Christmas Fair in aid of Cancer Care at the Kelsick Centre, St.Mary's Lane. Coffee and home made biscuits
11.00am The first Steamer provided by Windermere Lake Cruises will be ready for boarding at Waterhead
12 noon Market Cross stalls open and entertainment commences
1.30pm The Steamer provided by Windermere Lake Cruises will be ready for boarding at Waterhead
2.00pm Steamer leaves Waterhead Pier to search for Santa
3.30pm Steamer returns to Waterhead with Santa on board
4.00pm Santa begins sleigh ride to the town centre
4.15pm Lantern procession departs from Gables Hotel
4.55pm approx Lantern procession returns to Gables Hotel. Refreshments available at Primary School en route to Rothay Park
 5.15 to 5.45pm Firework display in Rothay Park

 


  

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Venue address

Ambleside Village
Lake Rd, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0DB

Venue contact details

Tel: 015394 32441

Email: twosparrows@havengreen.plus.com

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Ambleside

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