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The Ministry of Culture in collaboration with the Ministry for Business and Tourism will once again be organising “Winter Party in Town’ on Saturday 23rd November. The event will also host local upcoming band CRIMSON CLOVER the band has performed on the Min Stage at this year’s Gibraltar Calling Music Festival and later on this month will perform at London Gibraltar Friends Festival held at Camden Town. They are heavily influenced by Britpop sound and have an array of original songs too. A variety of traditional activities will also be on offer for the younger crowd including the Fun Fair, bouncy castles and special appearances by various Disney and Marvel/DC characters. Santa will also be at the event meeting and greeting everyone in the Santa’s Grotto as from 4.30pm.

Santa will take your Christmas wish list letters and will make sure that all presents arrive on time.

Food and drink sampling stall will also be available all along the event.

We are also happy to announce that the Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses (GFSB) are supporting this event and have encouraged their members to remain open and enjoy the festivities.

The GFSB Chairman Mr Julian Byrne said:

"The Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses is happy to support the Winter Party and Festival of Lights and would like to encourage its members to make the most of the extra shoppers in Main Street. Events like these encourage locals to spend more time in our city centre and are welcomed. Both Ministries would like to thank all the private sponsors for supporting this year’s event and kindly invite the general public to attend in large numbers as in previous editions and enjoy this pre-Christmas family day event.

The Minister for Business and Tourism, the Honourable Vijay Daryanani MP said: “We are delighted to support this event that marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. Events like this one help to support local businesses and keep people shopping in our high-street, which is extremely important for Gibraltar’s economy.”

MAIN STAGE ACTIVITIES:

16.30 DJ Set No Limits Entertainment

17.00 Danza Academy for a 25-30min dance pieces

17.30 Show Dance Company performing part of their upcoming tenth anniversary show

18.15 No Limits Entertainment DJ Set

19.15 Crimson Clover (local band) 22.00 Closing NLE

OFF STAGE ACTIVITIES:

16.30 to 18.30 Meet Santa in his Grotto

16.00 to 19.00 Jumping Castles and Fun Fair games stalls.

17.00 to 19.00 Disney Characters and Iron Man around the square for pictures.

SCHEDULE

23rd Nov , 4:30pm - 11:55pm

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