Dorset Christmas Markets 2015
Dorset is home to a few Christmas events this year, don’t miss out on the festive cheer!
Swanage Bay View is set in a stunning location with beautiful views of the Jurassic Coast. The park has great facilities from an indoor heated swimming pool, great gym facilities as well as a brilliant entertainments team, including the cheeky Charlie Bear! The team work hard to give you an entertainments schedule to please all ages and tastes, with workshops and fun activities for the kids throughout the day, as well as a brilliant family fun eveing schedule, with comedians and musicians too. Christmas is a magical time of year for all the family, and even more so when you have children, their excitement is infectious, you can join in with the Christmas Markets around the area to add to the excitement!
If you just want the important information, scroll down for the need to know table
Swanage Christmas Fair
The Swanage Christmas Fair turns the town into a winter wonderland for one day only, with a wide range of stalls so you can find that perfect gift for that special someone, as well as try the festive food on offer. Have a look through the Christmas gifts, decorations, wreaths and craft delights! There will be plenty of choice from homemade glass gifts and decorations to marvel at, as well as clothing, hats and scarves on offer to keep warm in the winter months too! Try the local produce ready for the big dinner, grab some veg, meat as well as delicious puddings and cakes, and of course the festive mince pies and mulled wine to warm the cockles. Santa will also be making an appreance, great opportunity for the kids to meet the big man himself!
Christmas Tree Festival & Craft Fayre
This charming fair and festival takes place in Poole town hall, set over a few days there is lots to do to get you in a Christmas mood that will rival Whoville! There will be light lunches on offer, as well as cheese, wine, cakes and mince pies. Live music and carols to add to the jolly atmosphere, have a go and try your luck at the raffle and tombola and make some lovely crafts and join in the children’s games. There will be trees lined up ready to be decorated with the handmade decorations, created either at the fair or at home, there will be a winner picked for the best decorated tree as well. A fun few days for all involved.
Need to Know Table:
|Swanage Christmas Fair||5th December 10am – 6pm|
|Christmas Tree Festival & Craft Fayre||11th Dec – 16th Dec 10am – 9pm|
Happy Holidays Folks! Have a wonderful, crafty, magical time at the Christmas Markets!
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