Trowbridge Christmas Celebrations

Trowbridge’s Christmas celebrations begin on Saturday 28th November 2015.

Trowbridge Town Council bring you the traditional Christmas Fayre, from 10.00am until 8.00pm will have stalls, fair rides, a stilt walker, naughty elves, balloon artist, land train, choirs and dancers, plus between 11.00am and 3.00pm a visit from Santa’s reindeer.

Children are invited to join in the fun with a Treasure Trail around The Shires, Castle Place Centre, Fore Street, Civic Centre and St Stephen’s Place, simply locate the items on the list and hand in your completed entry form to the officials at the stage in front of the Town Hall before 2:45pm.

Katy Ashworth (seen here with Nigel Havers, getting ready for Panto. photo credit

Katy Ashworth (seen here with Nigel Havers, getting ready for Panto. photo credit

The winner will be drawn at 3.00pm and will be invited to assist this year’s celebrity Katy Ashworth, from CBeebies, (who is also appearing in ‘Jack and The Beanstalk’ at the Theatre Royal Bath) to switch on the Town’s Christmas Lights.

Fore Street, Silver Street and Market Street will be closed to traffic so you can wander through the attractions and stop to listen to the performers.

Wrap up warm as the Met Office have promised us some snow…



At 4.50pm there will be a Lantern Procession from the War Memorial in the Park, through an illuminated Sensory Garden leading to Market Street for the Christmas Light Switch On at 5:15pm. Fair rides, several stalls and businesses will be open until 8pm.

There is also a Shoppers’ Carol Service beginning at 5.30pm in St. James’ Church.

Cake SaleOn Saturday 28th November, the British Sugarcraft Guild – Trowbridge Branch are holding their annual Charity Christmas Cake Sale in The Shires from 09:00 – until they are all sold! They also have a Hamper Raffle, Tombola and everyday homemade cakes for sale, in aid of the BCSG Positron Cancer Scanner Appeal and Alzheimers Support.

On Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th November 2015 there is also a Cowparsley Christmas Craft and Food Festival taking place in the Civic Centre, between 10.00am – 4.00pm each day. Admission is free.

It will be an interactive one stop shop for all your Christmas needs. Local suppliers showcase their products from art and craft to amazing local produce.

2015 Christmas Shires

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Please support your local shops this Christmas.