Tags: Festive Dursley
The winners of the 2019 Festive were announced on Friday evening at the annual Festive Dursley Switch On event. The theme for this year's competition was "Winter Wonderland"
The winners were the Hummingbird Café; owner Suzi Abraham is pictured along with Carmen Bleaken and Megan Lovett in the winning window.
Daisy Belle Floral Design were second with Belle's Kitchen third. The Old Spot, Cutters... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 11:12 by John Kay
Three days to go until the Dursley Christmas Lights Switch on..
There will be many activities for children to do:
- Collect stickers to complete a trail map and receive a sweet treat;
- View the Winter Garden featuring snow;
- Visit Santa's Grotto;
- Enjoy a Walkabout in Ryan's Winter Garden;
- Have your photo taken in Santa's Sleigh;
- See the Lights being switched on and enjoy a short firework display;... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 11:58 by Anita Gambie
Only four days to go! ...
It all starts at 4:30pm and this is the entertainment lined up for the night:
4:30pm Join Terry Pascoe, your MC for the evening at the Market Place
4:45pm -5:45pm The Disclaimers perform at the Market Place
4:30pm - 5:00pm Wotton Silver Band perform (near Iceland)
5:15pm - 5:45pm Tom Foolery performs his magic tricks for you outside Petshop/Meccanica Bike Shop
6pm Countdown and... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 12:48 by Anita Gambie
This year's annual Festive Dursley Christmas Lights Switch-on Event will take place on FRIDAY 29th NOVEMBER 2019.
ENTERTAINMENT ON THE NIGHT
The Festivities and Entertainment will start from 4:30pm onwards and will include:
A Winter Wonderland Theme
- Stalls and Late Night Shopping
- A Switch-on countdown at the town's real Christmas tree at 6pm with fireworks
- Children's Entertainment, santa's grotto,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:27 by Anita Gambie
At Friday's successful Festive Dursley event, the Mayor Neil Grecian presented the awards to the winners of the 2018 Festive Window Display.
The entries were judged by the Mayor, Cllr Tom Arnold (Festive Dursley), Kathleen Hanbury (The Door Youth Project) and some members of the Vibe Youth Sessions.
Mayor Grecian said "it is getting more difficult to judge this event each year, with more entries and... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:30 by John Kay
Only a few days to go until 2018 Festive Dursley event on Friday 30th November...
THE LIGHTS SWITCH ON
Our lights will be switched on at 6pm by our Town Mayor Neil Grecian, and Celebrity Guest Ben Nelmes from the Jersey Four.
Characters from Robin Hood will also be making an appearance!
FESTIVE DURSLEY ROAD CLOSURES
Parsonage Street will be closed to all vehicles from 2pm
Castle Street (one hour) will be... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 12:48 by Anita Gambie
Dursley Town Council will be opening up its office, Jacob's House, to the public on Saturday 14th July for the morning. Everyone is welcome and can drop in anytime between 9am and 1pm.
It's a great opportunity for people to come along and find out more about the Council, the work we do here in the office and our plans for the future, including the new car park in Long Street. It's also an opportunity... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:00 by Leah Wellings
This years Festive Dursley event was a great success with an excellent crowd witnessing the lights turned on by Mark Cummings (Radio Glos) ably assisted by the reigning Carnival King and Queen and supported by cast members from the DODS theatre group.
The Town Council would like to thank the members of the Festive Dursley Group who have worked so hard to facilitate Friday's event including Mandy Woodward... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 10:45 by John Kay
Only a few days to go until the 2017 Festive Dursley event on Friday 24th November...
THE LIGHT SWITCH ON
Our lights will be switched on at 5:30pm by our 'Victorian' Town Mayor Neil Grecian, Celebrity Guest Mark Cummings from BBC Radio Gloucester and our Carnival King and Queen.
Characters from the Wizard of Oz will also be making an appearance!
FESTIVE DURSLEY ROAD CLOSURES
Parsonage Street will be closed... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:38 by John Kay
We have exactly one month to go until this year's annual Festive Dursley event which will take place on Friday 24th November 2017.
We are busy making arrangements for the following:
A Victorian theme
Stalls and late night shopping (from 4:30pm onwards)
A switch on count down at the town's real Christmas Tree at 5:30pm (fireworks backdrop set off from War Memorial Recreation Ground)
Children's entertainment,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 09:41 by John Kay