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.

Children’s rides and amusements will also be at the centre from midday along with the chance to meet Santa himself at the Yard’s Christmas Grotto, which will be open across the two days between Next and M&S.

The event will feature an eye widening performance, not to be missed, from Spark Drummers taking place at 6pm and 7pm.

Sponsored by the centre’s tenant and local McDonalds franchisee, Bomead, the day will promise entertainment for all ages and tastes leading up to the evening with the event finishing at 8pm.

Samantha Whalley, Restaurant Manager, said:

“We’re proud to be supporting this event and to be part of something so wonderful for the local community to enjoy. The lights always look stunning at Marshall’s Yard and we’re sure it’s going to be a great night for everyone.”

Jodie Pacey, Centre Manager at Marshall’s Yard, said:

“We are so excited for this year’s event. We want to invite the community to come together and enjoy the great programme of entertainment we have in store and the festive atmosphere provided by our stunning lights display.

“Our stores will also be open late for anyone wishing to carry out some early Christmas shopping and we expect our on-site restaurants to get booked up fast so we urge people to make their table reservations now.”

More festive entertainment including a laser light show will be taking place a short two minute walk away in the town centre’s Market Place, hosted by West Lindsey District Council and Gainsborough Town Council.

Keep an eye on the centre’s website and social media pages to hear more updates on the event and for useful information.

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