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Thank you everyone for making Winter Wonderland a success. #ndevon #southmolton

Winter Wonderland in the Pannier Market is over for 2016

Possibly the best ever Christmas event we have been involved in and preparations for 2017 are already in the pipeline.

Thankfully the weather was kind to us and the event was well supported by locals and visitors from further afield. They made the event a success by supporting the traders inside and outside the Pannier Market. The local hostelries and shops were also doing a roaring trade, all contributing and helping to making the heart of South Molton beat a little louder.

The BBC comes to town…

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The arrival of BBC TV into South Molton showed the rest of the South West what South Molton has to offer. Their coverage of the whole town was a shot in the arm. St Mary Magdalene church looked resplendent decked out with imaginative and creative Christmas trees. Their Christmas Tree Festival continues until 5th December, you must go and see it.

We would like to thank everyone who was involved in this event, traders, performers, local schools and businesses, for all their efforts and support, without you events like this couldn’t happen.

The festivities are not over, there is still the Fatstock Show on Sunday and Santa has moved to Quince Honey Farm where you can ride a donkey to the grotto. The shops and markets are still open, running right up to Christmas so please continue with your support and ‘shop till you drop’.

A note from the Winter Wonderland Committee:

The event ran very smoothly despite having to fit in the needs of BBC Spotlight!

The Lantern Parade, Pannier Market and Square looked great and had a fantastic atmosphere.

I hope traders, retailers and vendors all had a good night but the goal is to raise the profile and awareness  of South Molton and all its businesses for 365 days.

David Walker (organising committee Winter Wonderland)

 

Children’s Lantern Parade – #southmolton #ndevon

The children’s lantern parade commences at 6pm from the South Molton Infant School.

Over 400 children from 6 different schools in and around South Molton have been making their own lanterns over the last few weeks. The parade will be lead, as is tradition here in South Molton, by a SAMBA band. Ending up in the town square where music, entertainment, rides, food, drink and many Christmas stalls will be set up in the Pannier market.

Great atmosphere and a fun night for all

SMBA Winter Wonderland 2016

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Winter Wonderland 2016

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FREE Children’s play and disco at the Coaching Inn, South Molton from 8pm on Friday 2nd December. All the family welcome!!

This year our Winter Wonderland event is taking place on Friday 2nd December in the Pannier Market, South Molton.

There will be traditional rides, live music and children’s entertainment in the square to complement the late night shopping around the town and in the pannier market. St Mary Magdalene church will run the ever popular Christmas Tree Festival from 1st December for 5 days and on Sunday 4th December the Fatstock Show will be held.

A whole weekend of shopping and entertainment in South Molton

South Molton Business Association – December Newsletter

A whole weekend of shopping and entertainment in South Molton. The Pannier Market will be host to a varied selection of stalls and local businesses, all the stalls for the Winter Wonderland have been allocated so this year Friday 2nd December will prove to be the best late night shopping extravaganza of all time … Continue reading

SMBA Winter Wonderland 2016

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Winter Wonderland 2016

This year our Winter Wonderland event is taking place on Friday 2nd December in the Pannier Market, South Molton.

There will be traditional rides, live music and children’s entertainment in the square to complement the late night shopping around the town and in the pannier market – St Mary Magdalene Church will run the ever popular Christmas Tree Festival from 1st December for 5 days and on Sunday 4th December the Fatstock Show will be held.

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Read the notes from the Executive Team Meeting Thursday 3rd November 2016 … Continue reading
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The benefits of joining South Molton Business Association include:

  • Opportunity to network with other business people in the locality
  • Opportunity to be the guest speaker at meetings
  • Ability to interact, advertise and network on our website
  • Opportunity to share best practice
  • Opportunity to input on local policy at Town, District and County levels
  • Free or preferential rates for training/information seminars
  • Opportunity to utilise SMBA Facebook page
  • Facility to send 4 promotional emails per year to those on the SMBA mailing list for only £10
  • 50% discount off advertising rates on the Town Map situated on the enhancement
  • Facility to send out promotional material via Sanders Newsagent at only £25
  • Free website appraisal by System Culture Limited
  • Advertise jobs available in your company on the Situations Vacant page
  • Promote Offers to other members and general public

SMBA are currently seeking views from members and non members as how best the Association can meet its aims and support members and we would be delighted to hear your views.

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The benefits of joining South Molton Business Association:

  • Opportunity to network with other business people in the locality.
  • Ability to interact, advertise and network on our website.
  • Your business featured on our website and Facebook page.
  • Opportunity to input on local policy at Town, District and County levels.
  • Free or preferential rates for training/information seminars.
  • Opportunity to share best practice.
  • Opportunity to be the guest speaker at meetings.
  • Opportunity to utilise SMBA Facebook page.
  • Facility to send 4 promotional emails per year to those on the SMBA mailing list for only £10.00.
  • 50% discount off advertising rates on the Town Map situated on the enhancement.
  • Facility to send out promotional material via Sanders Newsagent at only £25.
  • Free website appraisal by System Culture Limited.
  • Advertise jobs available in your company on the Situations Vacant page.
  • Promote Offers to other members and general public.

South Molton Business Asociation is open to anyone planning to start or run a business in South Molton or one of the 32 parishes which surround it. SMBA’s main aim is to promote inward investment and encourage commercial growth and prosperity for the business community as a whole. SMBA is also a lobbying/campaigning group to ensure that the business community has an effective voice across both the private and the public sector.

Membership is open to all – from sole traders to multi-million pound Plc’s.  Annual membership is just £60, which is reduced to £25 per annum for traders from the town’s Pannier Market or interested individuals.

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