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Many independent retailers in Frome will be opening late on Wednesday 16 December giving shoppers the opportunity to shop after normal hours and reduce the stress of last minute shopping just before Christmas.
Organised by the Frome Retail Group and Frome Town Council, the late night shopping event will be complimented by the Songbirds choir and other festive music around the town. Shops will stay open as late as 9pm giving people plenty of time to browse and enjoy an extra pre-Christmas night.
Town Centre Co-ordinator Mark Brookes said ‘ There seems to be a demand for some extra shopping time in the town, many people struggle to get to the shops in time after the working day so the idea of staying open longer on the 16 December is a good one. Many shops will also be open on Sundays during December too, which will be a bonus for townsfolk. We have so many brilliant independent shops providing great individual gift ideas and together with some music, Christmas lights and lots of Christmas trees now in place it should be a fun-filled evening’
This year (following a break for a year or two) the Town Council managed to identify a new supplier of Christmas trees to the retailers, at least 50 trees with lights have been fixed to the exteriors of shops adding to the town’s festive look.
Shops participating in the late night event on Wednesday 16 December will be putting posters up in the weeks before. The Town Council hope that as many shops as possible will take part, helping to make the evening a great success.
For more information contact Mark Brookes firstname.lastname@example.org 01373 465757