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Seaford Christmas Magic Entertainment!

Submitted on 23 November 2018 by STC Officers

Seaford Christmas Magical Entertainment!

Seaford is welcoming in the festive season, as it celebrates Christmas Magic 2018 with live entertainment, children’s zone, FREE Lantern making in St Leonards Hall, lantern parade, Christmas market stalls, street food, reindeers, owls and a funfair all day in the town centre on Saturday 1st December from 10am until 6pm.

Don’t miss live music on the main stage at the top of Broad Street, from Seaford Choral Society, Vocal Repertoire, Jamie Morgan with Virginia Thorn, Rebecca Clay with Colin Hughes, the PopUp’s and many more! There is also Tansley’s Performance stage in Tansley’s yard just off Broad Street where Shannon Smith will be hosting an exciting and eclectic mix of vocalists, musicians, and other exciting and contemporary performances. Drop into Seaford Library for festive story times on the hour from 11am until 4pm.Thank you to our wonderful sponsors, we will have a Santa’s grotto, Free Lantern making and reindeers!! - all to enjoy whatever the weather. Listen out for the Stix Drummers who will also be performing around the town and will be hard to miss!

St Leonard’s Church will be open from 10 am until 5pm with crafts, seasonal readings every hour interspersed with acoustic music and song. Churches Together are hosting a Christmas Trail in the Town Centre where you can meet the nativity characters. Register at St Leonards Church or with one of the characters themselves! (10am – 12noon and 2pm until 4pm)

Why not enjoy some street food and mulled wine and a variety of other food from stalls and business premises alike, to warm you up whilst enjoying the fantastic live entertainment. Make sure you don’t miss the opportunity to grab some Christmas presents from the market stalls which will be selling jewellery and handbags amongst many other festive goodies! Get in early to pick up your Christmas tree too whilst supporting your local charities at the same time. Be proud to support your local community and peruse the goods in the local shops also.  Something for everyone will be available at the event!

Lantern making is a must for children, even if you can’t make the parade from 4:30pm, pop along to St Leonards Church Hall (behind Tansleys) to make yours for free thanks to our generous sponsors.  The lantern parade is a magical experience to watch as well as take part in, and you get to take them home with you – LED lighting makes them a fun and safe festive feature to enjoy through the festive period. This will lead up to the switching on of the Christmas Lights at 5.30 pm

A peaceful end to the day is available at the Barn Theatre where Seaford Community Cinema with Paddington 2. A PG rated film for all the family to enjoy. Paddington will be spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes! Booking advised.  Tickets available on-line www.seafordcinema.org and in the Tourist Information Centre at 37 Church Street, Seaford www.staylewes.info

More information about the day  can be found at www.seafordxmasmagic.uk or Facebook www.facebook.com/seafordchristmasmagic/. Also, on the day, Seahaven FM reporters will be moving around the event all day recording and doing some live reporting, so be sure to say ‘hello’

Please note that there will be FREE parking in West Street, Richmond Road, East Street and Saxon Lane Carparks on the 1st December

 

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our generous sponsors and volunteers without whom the event would not be able to take place.

Main Stage Sponsor – Britannia Beckwith of Seaford

Reindeer Sponsors – Andy Anderson and Son Locksmiths, Sussex Eyecare, CWJ Landscapes

Grotto Sponsors – Madison Web Solutions, Wave Leisure, Chandlers Hailsham

Lantern Parade Sponsors  - The Chalk Cliffs Trust, Light Brothers, Willow Private Finance, Paul Franklin, Harley House Gin, Seaford Homehardware, Sedici, CRB Builders

Programme Sponsors – The View at Seaford Head, K&L Jewellers, Premier Travel, Maria Caulfield MP, Swindells Chartered Accountants, Cleankill, VR Flowers, The Builders Club, Moorezzzleep Pillow, Splash Point Jazz, Premier Lets, Howdens Joinery Co. SAS Security, Film and Visual, Fotobox, C Walbrin & Son, Fonetatic, Seaford Golf Club.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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