December 2, 2022 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
(Road closures from a bit earlier to get set up)
Ho ho ho – it’s that time of year again. Fordingbridge Events Group and Fordingbridge Town Council are pleased to announce plans are in place for the Christmas lights switch on. There will be Santa, entertainment, choirs and more. This year, we are also collborating with Fordingbridge Greener Living and Rotary for the event. Save the date and come join us for Fordingbridge’s Greener Xmas lights switch on.
Other festivities happening on the night
Fordingbridge Greener Living – Make our town more sustainable and help people have a ‘green Christmas.’
Green Fair and Christmas Clothes Swap – Town Hall
Fordingbridge Living will be hosting a green fair at the Town Hall from 3pm-9pm on the 2nd of December. You will be able to buy a wonderful range of homemade gifts and also find out ways to support nature and live in a more sustainable way. There will also be a Christmas Glitz Clothes Swap at 7pm (drop off items between 3pm and 6pm.) You can drop off Christmas jumpers, dresses, outfits, shoes and accessories (all ages and genders.) Rather than buy new, swap and save money and natural resources.
Green Business Pledge for 2023
The shops and businesses in the centre of town will be asked to make a pledge for 2023 and to put this pledge in their shop window. If you have an organisation outside of the high street, email [email protected] and we will send you a pack.
Wellbeing at Roundhill
Come and join us in the Wellbeing at Roundhill studio to sample a few festive delights and, while you’re at it, take the opportunity to find out more about the classes we have on offer, including Pilates, Yoga and Biodanza. We’re also planning to have some of our practitioners on hand to offer some taster sessions in a few of of the complimentary therapies we have available, such as massage, Bowen technique and Shiatsu. We look forward to welcoming you to Wellbeing…
Visit our community refill shop and feast on some free samples!
The Green Gram Community Refill Shop in Roman Quay will be open from 10am to 8pm on 2nd December.
· During late night shopping come and try some of our free samples of our favourite tasty treats.
· Have a look in the shop where we have a huge range of goods to refill as well as local products to purchase.
· We have a selection of recycled containers or paper bags so you can try some of the ethically sourced products, even if you don’t have any of your own containers.
· We will also be in the Town Hall where you can chat to us about becoming involved in this exciting community venture either by becoming a member or by joining our volunteer team.
We are saving plastic, providing ethically sourced goods at affordable prices and helping the community. Why not join us!
Buy your Reusable Fordingbridge Plastic Glass on the night!
Instead of throwing away single use plastic glasses, the team organising the event are giving the community the opportunity to purchase a reusable plastic glass. The pint-sized glasses have been sponsored by Adrian Dowding, New Forest Design, Elliotts, Cracknell Timber with an image supplied by Bramble and Beach Photography.
The glasses can be bought using cash for £1 at Fordingbridge Town Hall on the night and at the following places: Fordingbridge Museum, The Green Gram – with more to follow.
If you buy one, the Fordingbridge pubs will fill them on the night (usual prices apply!)
These glasses can be used at all future Fordingbridge Events Group events. Keep it with you at all times and use it whenever!
Fordingbridge Events Group