Free festive fun at Eastfield Community Christmas
Residents and friends of Eastfield, near Scarborough, are invited to visit the High Street area on Wednesday 21 December, from 10am to 4pm, to enjoy a special community Christmas celebration with free entertainment, family activities and festive shopping.
The first ever Eastfield Community Christmas will be opened by the Mayor of the Borough of Scarborough, Councillor Eric Broadbent, near Proudfoot supermarket.
There will be a live music and entertainment programme hosted by Paddy Billington on the This is the Coast stage located near Eastfield Medical Centre. Taking to the stage throughout the day will be:
- 11am - Magic Mike
- 12pm - Clubbercise
- 1pm - Penny Whispers
- 2pm - The Elf Choir
- 3pm - Paddy’s Kids Christmas Disco
Birds of prey, face painting, children’s crafts and a coffee morning will on be offer in Eastfield Library.
Meanwhile families should head to The Legacy (Eastfield Community Centre) to see Santa in his grotto (50p charge applies), shop for gifts and goodies at the pop-up fair, and have fun in the ball pool and on the children’s rides.
More gifts and treats will be available to buy from the festive stalls outside Proudfoot supermarket and The Grinch will try his best to disturb the festivities in the community café from 11am to 3pm.
There will be a raffle to win a Christmas hamper worth £50 with raffle tickets available to buy from the library, community centre and café. Age UK will also hold a tombola raffle.
Eastfield Community Christmas is supported by Scarborough Borough Council and Eastfield PACT in partnership with Eastfield Community Association, Eastfield Residents Association, More than Books, This is the Coast, The Curious Theme Factory, Fun Packed Parties, O’Briens Fun Fair and Penny Whispers.
Councillor Tony Randerson, ward councillor for Eastfield said:
"For many people in Eastfield it’s been a really tough year and so it’s fabulous to see lots of different organisations and individuals coming together to put on this special event for the rest of the community.
"Whether people are looking for last minute gift shopping opportunities, want to entertain their children or have some family fun, I hope the event will encourage the spirit of togetherness and celebration this Christmas."