Meads Magic Christmas Event is taking place this afternoon (Friday, November 28) from 2.30pm-7.30pm.
The stalls include art and crafts and festive refreshments and shops will be running competitions and special promotions.
Santa and his elves will be in the grotto at 4pm and there’s entertainment from local school choirs, Bubblewalkers, the Meads Festive Sing Song and Punch and Judy Show.
Then on Saturday, Historic Old Town is joining Community Wise to throw a Christmas party from 2pm-5pm. There will fun for all the family, based in the Motcombe area of Old Town, as well as an opportunity to buy your Christmas gifts. Visitors can browse the craft and gift stalls and Father Christmas will be in his grotto for the little ones. Entertainment at Community Wise and outside the Star Inn includes Morris Dancers, Festive Singers, a juggler and a balloon modeller.