Marshall’s Yard Festive Fayre to spread Christmas Cheer in Gainsborough

youngsters admiring the Christmas decorations at Marshall's Yard

It’s time for a festive feast this weekend at Gainsborough’s Marshall’s Yard as more than 30 stalls selling food and other delights will line the shopping centre to help you to get into the Christmas spirit.

There will be festive food, free face painting, craft workshops, and live entertainment between 10am and 4pm on Saturday, December 2, and Sunday, December 3.

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Santa Claus is coming to G-Town!

Meet Santa in Gainsborough this Christmas
Gainsborough charity spreads Christmas cheer in aid of food bank

Gainsborough based charity Laybo’s Legacy will host the one and only Santa Claus on Sunday 17 December at the Riverside Room at the United Services Club on Bridge Street, DN21 1LP.

You better watch out and get ready to join in with this magical experience where you can meet Santa Claus himself before he sets off on his trip around the world, spreading Christmas joy. There will also be entertainment from Dream a Little Dream, Salvation Army Band, Stalls, delicious food and drink, face painting and a chance to win big on their fabulous raffle and tombola!

Christmas is a time for giving, so as an entry fee, they ask all visitors to bring two items that can be donated to the Salvation Army Food Bank to help those in need. Items needed are UHT milk, Weetabix, tinned meat, tuna, tomatoes, soup, and beans.

All children that visit Santa will receive a free gift and also have the chance to get their face painted, plus make their own reindeer food to take home for the big day.

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Christmas Launches in Gainsborough

The Spark drummers will perform this weekend at Marshall's Yard's Christmas event

Christmas is coming, and a fabulously festive weekend is planned this weekend in Gainsborough!

Both the Market Place and Marshall’s Yard will come alive with sights, sounds, and not to forget the smells of Christmas! Market Street will also be lined with festive traders to help guide you each way.

On Friday, 17 and Saturday, 18 November, there will be live entertainment across both locations, including local acts and choirs as well as children’s amusements, delicious food and drink, plus a whole range of traders to help you get started on your Christmas shopping.

Santa will also be in his Grotto in Marshall’s Yard, Friday to Sunday and will cost £3 per child, which will go towards supporting LIVES.

On Friday evening at Marshall’s Yard, there will also be the amazingly talented LED Spark Drummers with performances at 6pm & 7pm. There will also be a laser light show to close both evenings in the Market Place.

Car Parking is FREE from 6pm on Friday 17 November and all day Saturday 18 November in Council Owned Car Parks!

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Christmas In Gainsborough

Christmas in Gainsborough #ChristmasInGainsborough

Wrap up warm and get ready to discover Gainsborough and the surrounding area this Christmas. Delve into local history, enjoy a nearby family attraction or step out into the picturesque Lincolnshire countryside. Have a great day out this festive season and take home some amazing memories.

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Remembrance Day Farmers’ and Craft Market

La Di Dahs in front of a jeep for Remembrance Day

This Novembers Farmers’ and Craft Market will take place on Remembrance Day (Saturday 11 November), where we will remember the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

The Farmers’ and Craft Market will take place from 9am to 2pm in the Market Place, where there will be a Poppy Collection and Appeal by the Royal British Legion alongside Last Post and Reveille at 11am.

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Christmas Lights Festival returns to Gainsborough!

Christmas Lights Festival

West Lindsey District Council is delighted to announce the return of the Christmas Lights Festival to get you in the festive spirit.

The two-day Christmas spectacle includes a laser light show and a wide range of FREE activities for all the family to enjoy. This includes nostalgic vintage fairground rides and amazing performances from the cast of our pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk, which will take place at the Trinity Arts Centre.

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Christmas officially launches at Marshall’s Yard

The Spark Drummers will provide a widening performance taking place at 6pm and 7pm at Marshall's Yard

A two-day festive event will take place at Gainsborough’s Marshall’s Yard to coincide with the launch of the centre’s spectacular Christmas lights display.

On Friday 17 November the Yard will host several talented performers on the main stage whilst people can browse the stores plus an additional twenty festive stalls selling delicious street food, crafts and gifts.

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