Film from the Trowbridge Teenage Market

A film by Media Inventions showing the work of stall holders and entertainers for the Trowbridge Teenage Market on 17th October 2015 in partnership with the Trowbridge Chamber of Commerce and Trowbridge Arts Festival. Administration and social media by Way To Go Digital.

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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 westerngazette.co.uk)

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

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.

Trowbridge Teenage Market – a huge success

Saturday 17th October saw the Trowbridge Teenage Market take place as part of the Trowbridge Arts Festival in Market Street and Fore Street.

We doubled the stall holders from 2014 and had a full days entertainment from local talent.

Phoebe Hart, one of our youngest stall holders at just 13, had this to say

“Dear Trowbridge town team, I really enjoyed the teen market because it was a chance for me to express my entrepreneurial skills. I made a total of £80 which I am very happy with. I am very thankful for all your help and emails.
Yours sincerely Phoebe Hart”

To see the photograph album (kindly taken by George Dolman Photography) please visit either our Facebook or Google+ pages.

Many thanks also to Way To Go Digital for all their help with the administration and social media management.

Trowbridge Teenage Market

 

As part of this years Trowbridge Arts Festival we are holding the next Teenage Market in the County Town of Wiltshire.

We have young stall holders selling their creations/products and  talented performers to entertain you in and around the Town Hall on Saturday 17th October 2015.

11:00 – 15:00

For more information please contact us at trowbridgetownteam@gmail.com

Stall Holders :

Daisy Chains
Equestrian (and other) art by Stephanie
Buttons & Bows Boutique
Diamond Days
Nicola Davis Crafts
Buffalie Handmade Novelties & Gifts
Phoebe Hart
Diamond Aloe Boutique
Sloth Junk
Alex Holmes
Alice McNeil
My Comic Heroes
Dragon Jewelz
Era

You will be entertained by performances from:

11:00 Twisted Circus – L.A.Studio
11:30 Zumba with Shake, Shake Shrink
12:00 Clara & Tim
12:30 Ryan Harvey
13:00 Alice McNeil
13:30 Zoe Newton
14:00 Ben Evans
14:30 Rioja Jacques
15:00 Trowbridge Song Project Community Choir

Come and join in and have some fun!