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Snow globe returns to shopping outlet

With Christmas round the corner Ashford’s got plans for everybody.

Ashford’s designer outlet’s famous snow globe is back from Saturday the 3rd of December. The life-size orb gives children the chance to get that magical Christmas feeling as if they’re playing in snow.

Come take a picture with family and friend’s to get into the Christmas spirit, all donations will be going towards endangered wildlife too.

Santa sessions will be starting at the outlet from the 4th of December every Sunday up until Christmas, which will be held in smaller groups giving everyone the chance to feel the experience, sing your heart out with the elves and get ready for a photo with Santa.

The outlet will now be extending their hours Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm, Saturday and Sunday, 10am-6pm.

Santa will also be making his way around the whole of Ashford throughout December, he will be in his sleigh playing jolly music, make sure your outside ready to give him a wave.

All the dates you need are below.

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One of Ashford’s greatest Pubs, The Swan and Dog, will be doing a Christmas Lunch on the 8th of December from 1pm to 4pm, head down there during your lunch break to fill yourself up with a 3 course meal.

With Christmas being expensive this year, here is your chance to save money on decorations, head to Unit 26, Park Mall on the 1st of December at 10am for 2 hours to take part in a Christmas cracker making course with the Animate Arts national award winning team.

Ashford’s local nightclub will be holding an event on Christmas eve, named “lets get elfed”.

Clubbers will be sprayed by the hazelnut show machine while partying on the dance floor with friend’s.

All 3 rooms dance floors are going to be open.


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