News: Lots going on in BH at Xmas

Posted on 8th December 2015

DRESS AS AN ELF ON THE 12TH EVENT

The Disabilities Trust is hosting a ‘Dress as an elf’ event on Saturday 12th December at 12pm in Market Place Shopping Centre to raise money for the #ConnectAbility Appeal.

Come along and join the festive fun –  from 10am the #ConnectAbility elves will help you look the part with face paint, elf ears and elf hats ready for a group elf picture at 12pm outside Costa.

All funds raised will go towards the #ConnectAbility to purchase life-changing assistive technology to help disabled people communicate.  If you require more information please contact Emma Millar emma.millar@thedtgroup.org.  It would be great if local stores could get involved in this too!

ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS AT MARKET PLACE

On Saturday 12th December from 11am till 4pm (last session at 3.40pm), step inside the giant Christmas pudding for interactive storytelling time.  This is a FREE event.

CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS – MARKET PLACE SHOPPING CENTRE ONLY

Please be aware of the slightly adjusted opening times for Market Place over the festive period (see below).  Please note the Indoor Market will be open on Sunday 6th, Sunday 13th and Sunday 20th December 2015.

 

Tuesday 1st to Wednesday 23rd December 7.30am – 6pm
Thursday 24th December 7.30am – 5pm
Friday 25th December CLOSED
Saturday 26th December CLOSED
Sunday 27th December 10am – 4pm
Monday 28th December 10am – 4pm
Tuesday 29th to Thursday 31st December 7.30am – 6pm
Friday 1st January CLOSED
Saturday 2nd January Normal opening hours resume

UPDATE FROM THE MARTLETS SHOPPING CENTRE 

INVITATION TO VIEW PLANS FOR LIDL FOODSTORE

Find out more about the plans by NewRiver Retail to provide a new Lidl food store at the Gas Works Site off Leylands Road.  An exhibition will take place tonight Friday 4th December between 5pm – 8pm and on Saturday 5th December between 9.30am – 12.30pm at the Sidney West Centre, Leylands Road, Burgess Hill.  Plans will be available and the development team will be present to answer any questions..

ENJOYING THE ‘HOLLY DAYS’ AT THE MARTLETS SHOPPING CENTRE

The Martlets Shopping Centre in Burgess Hill is delighted to announce it will be hosting a festive programme of performances for shoppers on the bandstand to enjoy on Saturday 12th and 19th of December

CHRISTMAS MUSIC & CAKE

Mid Sussex Brass Band has a ‘Christmas Music and Cake’ Event on Thursday 17th December, 7.30pm at St Andrew’s Church, Junction Road.  Free admission.  Retiring collection.

 

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

It’s Small Business Saturday tomorrow Saturday 5th December, when shoppers are encouraged to shop local. 

ABOUT TOWN MAGAZINE

In the December edition of About Town, the Town Council’s quarterly magazine to Burgess Hill residents, there are a couple of articles to promote Burgess Hill traders, i.e. page 6 ‘Buy locally and spread the festive cheer’ and page 7 ‘Town Centre Partnership Success’.  The articles can be viewed at http://www.burgesshill.gov.uk/sites/www.burgesshill.gov.uk/files/BHTC_dec15.pdf

Best wishes

Burgess Hill Town Centre Partnership Operational Town Team

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