An exciting new Christmas Advent Festival offering special events and promotions is being launched in Winchcombe in December to mark the run up to Christmas.
Shopkeepers, restauranteurs, businesspeople and publicans are joining forces to celebrate the festive season in style by laying on Christmas offers, events and entertainment for shoppers and visitors who visit the Cotswold town throughout December.
From Tuesday 2nd December to Wednesday 24th, the Advent Festival will feature a carol concert, 10 per cent off a Fizz Evening, Christmas menu deals, discounts on goods, food and craft demonstrations, live music nights and entertainment and late night shopping on Tuesday 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd.
Taking its lead from the sell out show at the Tate Modern, Henri Matisse's artwork will be on display in Winchcombe for art fans to appreciate, and buy. The Matisse exhibition which was recently on show at the Tate Modern was praised as 'rich', 'marvellous', 'alive' and 'joyous brilliance', and Barnbury in Winchcombe is proud to be bringing stunning artwork to Gloucestershire.
October marks the third season of 'Winchcombe Live', popular music nights at the White Hart Inn. There will be new music and a couple of returns for some of the acts that have proved popular. Starting on 17 October with 'Earl' best described as 'New Country', and finishing with the 'moody and mesmeric', 'Boat to Row', on 20 March 2015.
There will be a Poppy Appeal Concert at Winchcombe School, Greet Road featuring Winchcombe Concert Brass, Gotherington Singers and Winchcombe School Choir.
Date: Saturday 25 October at 7:30 p.m. Tickets £10 available from Coventry Building Society, Major Tom Hancock, 602173, and Mandy Clements-Hunt, 07581 002666