Friday, November 10, 2006
Box of Delights
Saltburn is to celebrate its Christmas lights switch-on with a day of festive activities. Organised by the Saltburn 500 club, the events take place in the town on Saturday, November 25. Local bands performing Christmas carols in Station Square at 10.00 am will begin the festivities, followed by clowns and Punch and Judy shows each hour until 2pm. A Christmas speciality market, offering seasonal food, gift and craft stalls, will be open outside from 10am until 6pm. On offer will be a selection of traditional Christmas produce and a variety of home-made organic food from local producers. Real Meals will be offering a large variety of its award-winning traditional produce, and cooking speciality foods for visitors to sample. Chocolini's will also be tempting chocoholics everywhere with their Christmas specialities. Also From 1pm, children can make Christmas decorations, in an event organised by the Saltburn Woodland Centre. At 4.45pm, local schoolchildren will gather round the Christmas tree to sing carols. The lights will be switched on at 5pm, just before Father Christmas arrives at 5.15pm.