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Christmas Competitions

Christmas Competitions

Our Christmas Competitions are now OPEN!

Higham Ferrers Best Dressed Shop Window

Vote for your favourite window display to receive the 'People's Choice Award' by picking up a paper voting slip from the Town Hall or by clicking here to vote online (one vote per person) - don't forget to get out into the High Street and surrounding areas if you can to see the displays in person, there are some fantastic... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 10:39 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas, Christmas Sparkle, Competition, Shop Windows

Christmas Sparkle

Christmas Sparkle

Thank you to everyone who attended our Christmas Sparkle on Saturday! We had a fantastic day of festive fun and thousands of attendees came out to enjoy the day and kick off our countdown to Christmas.

With a fun fair, live entertainment, Christmas market, Santa's Grotto, wreath displays, stalls and refreshments there were activities for everyone to enjoy. A special thank you to the community groups... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 14:29 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas, Christmas Sparkle

Christmas Sparkle - THIS SATURDAY!

Christmas Sparkle - THIS SATURDAY!

Come and join us at this year's Christmas Sparkle - back and better than ever!
Click here to view the event map and programme. There will be Fun Fair Rides, a Christmas Market, Trade and Charity stalls, Santa's Grotto, Delicious food and drinks and Live Entertainment on the Market Square. The local businesses also get involved on the day with many offering activities and refreshments to join the fun.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 12:18 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas Sparkle

We are taking applications for Sparkle 2021

We are taking applications for Sparkle 2021

With the recent Government roadmap announcement we are hopeful that Sparkle 2021 will be able to go ahead on Saturday 20th November 2021.

WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR PITCH SPACES!

To request an application form please email: info@highamferrers-tc.gov.uk

The closing date for applications is 23rd July 2021.

All applications will be considered and selected using an agreed criteria and traders/charities... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 12:00 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas, Christmas Sparkle, Community, Family Fun, News

Higham Still Sparkles in 2020, and we have added Twinkle......and Wool!

Higham Still Sparkles in 2020, and we have added Twinkle......and Wool!

The Christmas Sparkle in Higham Ferrers has become an increasingly popular event over the years. The community come together for a day of festive fun with a continental market, fair, and an array of entertainment on the stage before culminating in the Christmas light switch-on by the Mayor. Unfortunately our traditional Sparkle day was cancelled this year due to Covid. Instead, on Saturday 21st November... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:58 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas, Christmas Sparkle, Community, Local, News

Higham Ferrers Christmas Lights Switch On

Higham Ferrers Christmas Lights Switch On

While we cannot hold our popular Christmas Sparkle event this year, the Town Council have tried to retain as many traditions as we can and bring them online where they can be safely viewed by all.

On Saturday 21st November, the date that would have been the Christmas Sparkle this year, we turned the Christmas lights on with a festive countdown video released on our Facebook and YouTube pages. You can... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 10:33 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas, Christmas Sparkle, Community, Facebook, Mayor, YouTube

Christmas Sparkle CANCELLED but Higham Ferrers will still twinkle

Christmas Sparkle CANCELLED but Higham Ferrers will still twinkle

Higham Ferrers Town Council have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the popular Christmas Sparkle event this year.

Christmas Sparkle has always been about bringing friends and family together in a fun and safe environment to celebrate the festive season. However, considering ongoing health concerns and uncertainty surrounding Covid-19, the Council could not safely host the event for the number... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:36 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas, Christmas Sparkle, Community

Applications for Sparkle 2020 now open!

Applications for Sparkle 2020 now open!

You can now apply to have a trade or charity stall at this years Christmas Sparkle event. This annual event is hugely popular and we have already had a massive amount of interest in bookings so please do not miss your chance to be involved!

The Town Council bookings are for outdoor pitches on the High Street and College Street.

The closing date for applications is 05/06/2020 after which all applications... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 12:37 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Activities, Christmas Sparkle, Community, Family Fun, Local, News, Shop Local