2013 Christmas Lights Switch-on Event Friday 6 December
The 2013 Christmas Lights Switch-on Event will take place on Friday 6 December at 6.00pm. Celebrations will commence around the Town Christmas tree situated in Lower Galgate and progress to the Scar Top area.
Special Guest Father Christmas will switch on the tree lights before retiring to his Grotto in the Methodist Church around 6:15pm ready to receive his visitors.
Refreshments and seasonal activities will also be available within the Methodist Church Hall. This is a FREE event and all are welcome.
Poster 2013 Lights Switch-on Event.pdf
Twelve days of Christmas - Competition and Town Trail
The Town Council in partnership with the Barnard Castle Business Guild are promoting the ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ with events and a town trail. The Twelve Days of Christmas Town Trail will be launched on 29 November at the Friends of The Bowes Museum lighting of the Christmas Tree Event.
Starting on 29 November 2013, over twelve days, 78 baubles, depicting the gifts given in the popular seasonal song, 'The Twelve Days of Christmas' will appear at 78 locations throughout Barnard Castle, in the windows of shops, amenities and attractions. Following the Barnard Castle Business Guild's shopping map, visitors to the town centre are invited to locate these clear plastic baubles containing images from the lyric. The winning entry, drawn on 23 December, will receive £100 in shopping vouchers to spend in Barnard Castle.
All 78 baubles will be in place from 10 - 22 December. Entry forms are available from :-
The Town Council, 44b Galgate; The Bowes Museum; The Witham; and Shirl's Shakes, 5b The Bank.
Entry Forms can be downloaded by selecting the link below where you will find full details of the competition to win £100 on the entry form. The competition closes at 6pm on 22 December.
12 Days of Christmas Trail Competition Entry Form.pdf
Poster 2013 Christmas Fireworks Event.pdf
Please Note:- the Design a Bauble Competition has now closed however the Town Trail Competition will commence on 29 November and is open to everyone.
Annual Events carried out by the Town Council include:-
For more information on any of the above please select the relevant link.
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