Many Woodbridge shops are set to open late to help people locate the perfect gift for their loved ones this Christmas.
Gift shops selling homeware, jewellery and luxury clothing are set to dazzle at a late-night shopping event to be held on Thursday 29th November.
James Lightfoot, chairman of the business and tourism consortium Choose Woodbridge, which is supporting the evening, said: “Some of the most exclusive and exciting boutiques in our town are taking part in the late-night shopping evening, providing special discounts, glasses of fizz and even competitions to shoppers who turn up.
“Woodbridge is a wonderful place to pick up a really unique and special gift for someone and this is the perfect opportunity to do so”
Shops taking part include jewellery stores Chenevix and Aspens, homeware and gift store Happiness Store, homeware shop Woodbridge Kitchen Company, Matisa Market, a pre-owned womenswear and accessories store and a host of clothing boutiques including Homespun, Darcy B, Fanny and Frank, Amelia Alice, Taisce and Vanil.
The above map shows some of the shops taking part .The example of a special offer in the photograph is from Homespun of Number 1 Market Hill.
At the request of Choose Woodbridge, Suffolk Coastal have confirmed that there will be 2 hours free parking on Thursday 29th November between 4pm-6pm to support the late night shopping event. The map below showcases the participating car parks:
So, come to Woodbridge for a magical Christmas Shopping experience on 29th November.
On Friday 30th November the town’s Christmas lights will be switched on in the Market Square.
James Lightfoot added: “It is always a stunning sight to see the huge tree (kindly donated to the Town by the Rotary Club) lit up and surrounded by many other sparkling trees.”
There will be alcohol, music and food on the Square from 6pm till 8pm. The Mayor will switch on the lights at 7pm.
The Market Hill is shown in all its lit-up glory on the photograph. Shops in Woodbridge are enhanced at this time of year by fierce competition to win the Best Dressed Christmas Window competition.