BALLYCLARE SWITCH ON AND CHRISTMAS MARKET THE SQUARE, BALLYCLARE Saturday 24 November 1pm-6pm FREE family entertainment Start the yuletide season with some festive family fun and enjoy Christmas gifts, food and treats from local traders at the festive craft market. Create a bear at the Christmas Fair Workshop at 1.30pm, 2.45pm or 4pm in Ballyclare Town Hall before Santa and his friends arrive at 5pm to officially light up Christmas in Ballyclare. Make sure your child enters the colouring competition and they could be joining the Mayor with their favourite bear to turn on the Christmas tree lights. Visit antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/bearcompetition for more information. Tickets for the workshops must be bought in advance from theatreatthemill.com and are priced at £5 per child, £2.50 per adult and include a visit to Santa’s Grotto. (Available from Wed 7 November) RANDALSTOWN SWITCH ON AND CHRISTMAS MARKET Moores Lane Switch On - Friday 30 November, 6pm-9pm Christmas Market - Saturday 1 December, 10am-5pm FREE family entertainment Bring along the family and watch Randalstown light up for Christmas in true festive style. Santa will be there with his friends to see all the kids who can also enjoy the walkabout characters and musical theatre performance. Come back again on the Saturday and support local traders at the annual Christmas market. Wander round the stalls and sample local festive treats. You might even see that perfect Christmas gift for family or friends.
SENIOR CITIZENS TEA DANCE BALLYCLARE TOWN HALL Thursday 6 December 2pm-5pm Admission £3 Come along to an afternoon of dancing and socialising at our Christmas Tea Dance. Take a break from the dancing to enjoy some delicious afternoon tea treats. Tickets will be available to purchase from Ballyclare Town Hall or Mossley Mill from Wed 7 November.
CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE MOSSLEY MILL Thursday 6 December 6.30pm FREE Admission Get into the festive spirit and enjoy a short programme of Christmas readings and carols, hosted by Claire McCollum. Music will be provided by the Education Authority Youth Concert Band.
CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE ANTRIM FORUM Saturday 8 December 3.30pm FREE Admission Join us for a seasonal celebration featuring Primary School children from across the Borough, accompanied by the Education Authority Youth Concert Band and hosted by Claire McCollum.
For information on other Christmas community switch on events in the Borough visit antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/christmas
BOROUGH LIFE // November 2018