There’s no better way to support your town than shopping locally this Christmas, there’s something for everyone and buying from an independent guarantees more of a unique experience, so why not pop in, we’d love to see you! Pick up a gem this Christmas and know that every penny helps towards your local economy.
Just think…if every adult living in Herne Bay spent just £10 in town over the period of a week, local business will be boosted by £302,000 per week* – help support your town by shopping locally.
Save the date and pop into town…
Christmas Lights Switch On – Friday 1 December, 4pm to 6pm Mortimer Street. There’ll be plenty of fun for all the family with entertainment from; Smokin’ Mavericks, Martin Farbrother, Big Bay Singers, Michael Buble tribute, Pip the Clown, Reg E Mental, children’s characters and of course an early visit from Father Christmas!
Christmas Produce and Craft Market – Sunday 10 December, 10am to 2pm, Wimereux Square, William Street. The new Produce and Craft Market will be offering something extra special in December. Come and meet a host of traders, local and guest producers. There truly is something for everyone, shoppers can pick up a diverse selection of authentic products, watch chefs create delicious dishes and chat with the producers directly. The local city council are offering young entrepreneurs aged 13 to 19 from across the district a free stall – so come and support the next generation of talent and find something unique.
Sunday Shopping – Sunday 10 December, 10am to 2pm. You can now shop for even longer in Herne Bay as the town opens on Sunday 10 December! Enjoy leisurely shopping, dining, the Christmas Produce and Craft Market on Wimereux Square, laze about in one of the cafes, plus enjoy the festive activities in Mortimer Street and the High Street on the day.
All off-street car parking in the town will be free of charge for the whole day (Sunday 10 December 2017). All on-street marked parking bays will be free of charge and unrestricted time-wise. Other traffic and parking regulations will apply as normal.
*Based on the adult resident population of Herne Bay at the 2011 census was 30,200