The Christmas Fayre returns to Upper Richmond Road

On Saturday 4th December businesses are joining forces to bring festive cheer and Christmas treats to Putney.

This year we will be hosting our annual Outdoor Christmas Fayre on Upper Richmond Road, known for its independent businesses. It’s sure to be a wonderful day full of the spirit of Christmas! There will be stalls from more Putney’s local shops and eateries offering a great selection of presents, Christmas treats plus music, theatre & even a visit from Santa!

In 2019 Ma Goa and The Bakehouse approached the BID and wanted to bring a festive fun filled event to the West side of Upper Richmond Road, to celebrate the fantastic community stores it has to offer. Now in our third year, we’ve got more events and activities than ever before! Come and enjoy some Christmas cheer whilst shopping and experiencing all of the wonderful local shops along the way.

We’ll have plenty of festive food! Come enjoy a glass of mulled wine from Fox and Hounds; or some delicious food from Ma Goa; a rich hot chocolate at Artisan; or a super treat Bubble Waffle down at East Bubble Cafe.

You can look at gorgeous Christmas gifts from Adornments; cute Christmas decorations at Pitter Potter; a beauty gift set at Kleo Beauty (or a manicure treatment as a gift?); gifts for the cyclist fanatic at Velosport; or how about a gift voucher from Bodies Under Construction?

There will be free children’s shows of The Nutcracker by Storystock happening in The Platform at Putney Hotel. Details can be found via the link below, booking is advised however we will hold some tickets on the door for walk-ins. http://positivelyputney.co.uk/nutcracker-story-time/

Throughout the day there will be festive music provided by Putney and Wimbledon’s brass band, and children will also be given the chance to write letters to Father Christmas. You can also take part in our special Nutcracker trail to find all the hidden Nutcrackers, with treats at The Bakehouse for those who discover all 8 on the day!

The Fayre will take place between 11am – 3pm on the 4th of December, on Upper Richmond Road between the Fox and Hound pub and the Methodist Church. We can’t wait to see you all – tell us you’re coming by visiting our Facebook event and say you’re ‘Attending’ https://fb.me/e/1unssJVQ4

The day will be in tandem with Small Business Saturday. Show your support on twitter by using hashtag #SmallBizSatUK.

Thanks in advance for supporting Putney’s independent businesses and of course – Merry Christmas!

Activities taking place:

All day

Outdoor stalls and businesses along Upper Richmond Road selling Christmas goodies and gifts.

11am-1pm         

Putney and Wimbledon Brass Band to perform

1.30-2pm            

Get Set Go presents Santa in a Cadillac – Santa will visit Burston Road with giveaway goodies

2pm                     

Putney Methodist Church singers will be inviting members at the fayre to join them to sing carols.

All day                 

‘Write a letter to Santa’ writing station and postbox on Burston Road by Positively Putney stall.

2pm-3pm                 

Putney Arts Theatre roaming performances from Putney Theatre Company’s upcoming production Alice in Wonderland

All day                 

The local police will attend to offer bike marking and advice for cyclists.

All day                

Nutcracker Storytime at The Platform at Putney Hotel. Join the Storystock team as they lead a Nutcracker storytime followed by Festive Crafting. On the hour between 11am and 3pm (last performance 2pm) Booking recommended.

All day                 

Nutcracker trail – find the five lifesize nutcrackers in Putney stores and win a Putney festive hamper! Pitter Potter will feature one of our Nutcracker Soldiers http://positivelyputney.co.uk/nutcracker-soldiers/

All day                 

Mini nutcrackers trail on 4th December. Find the 8 nutcrackers in store windows to win a Christmas treat!

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