b'EVENTSFESTIVE GREETINGS!As we approach the winter months its time to start thinking about Christmasand doing our bit to support the town centre.We have been working hard to plan andheld on Saturday 19th November fromOur town is teeming with incredible people deliver a wide range of events, promotional12noon. This event will see a wide varietywho run the shops, restaurants, bars, pubs, activities and business support to ensureof live acts on the stage, our popularcommunity events and cultural venues. Hitchin is functioning at its best this festiveSantas Parade with the lights being turnedOn top of this, what makes Hitchin extra season. We are proud to have sustainedon at 6pm. Cala Homes are sponsoring thisspecial is the great sense of community over 100 independent retailers, high streetevent as well as leading on the Snowmancohesion bringing people from all walks of brands and over 70 places to eat andTrail running from November to January. life together for projects that keep our town drink. Although the Christmas Market will bean exciting place for visitors to enjoy. This We have a jam packed programme ofpaused for this year, we have filled theyear is particularly important, and I urge events kicking off with our much lovedweekends running up to Christmas with you all to consider Hitchin Town Centre Christmas Tree Lights Switch On beinga eclectic mix of family friendly activities.this Christmas and support our much loved independent shops and eateries. TomTom Hardy, Town Centre ManagerHITCHIN MARKET TAKEOVERSaturday 10th & Sunday 11th DecemberSome of your favourite traders from HitchinThis is a great way for Hitchin Market to Market will take over the town square for showcase their eclectic mix of products.2 days on 10th & 11th December.Market Place 10am-4pmAs well as stalls there will be a Santas Grotto, buskers, facepainting and a bouncy castle. www.hitchinherts.com @VisitHitchin @VisitHitchin'