Author: Ben Berry

Windermere Christmas Celebration successful despite challenges

Windermere hosted its third successful Christmas Celebration last weekend despite challenging circumstances. Thousands of residents and visitors braved wind and rain on the Saturday and bustled shoulder to shoulder on a very busy, sunny Sunday. The event hosted over thirty stalls featuring local Christmas Craft as well as food and drink, all complemented by street performers and live music. The community… Read more →

Cheeky Elves cause mischief in Windermere

Father Christmas has lost some naughty elves in Windermere and needs help tracking them down. The elves are causing trouble around the town and Father Christmas has made the unprecedented plea for public help in tracking them down. The Elves are missing from Elf School and have left notes with what they are planning to get up to. Father Christmas… Read more →

Free parking in Windermere on Sunday 9th December

Shoppers and traders are being given a festive boost with free parking on South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) operated pay-and-display car parks on Sundays in December in the run-up to Christmas. The offer applies to the Westmorland Shopping Centre Car Park in Kendal and all pay-and-display car parks operated by SLDC in the district, with the specific exceptions of the… Read more →

Local businesses back Windermere Christmas Celebration with record donations

The Windermere Christmas Celebration team are deeply humbled by the massive financial support that has come forward for this year’s event. Large and small donations from local businesses and organisations have come forward to support the exciting family friendly Christmas event. The sponsors and supporters have grown both in number and size of support from last year. The team thank:… Read more →

Excitement grows for Windermere Christmas Celebration

Windermere is set to host another successful Christmas Celebration on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December as organisers disclose record stallholder interest and a quadrupling of the entertainment budget. The family friendly weekend festival builds on what was reported as being Windermere’s busiest trading day in 30 years at last year’s event. The Christmas event continues to focus on food, drink and… Read more →

Avalanche of stall applications but there’s still time to apply!

  Windermere Christmas Market has received an Avalanche of applications for their second annual event on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December 2017. The first event beat even Father Christmas’ expectations and traders reported record breaking sales. Applications opened earlier this year and the team will be closing applications on 31st March 2017. Applicants are asked how they can make their… Read more →