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Winterfest 2017!
Winterfest is becoming well established in the Royal
Burgh’s calendar, and provides a focus for preparations
for the Christmas Festive Season. Everyone - townsfolk,
to Christmas
shopkeepers, entertainers, children and adults - are
contributing more every year to make it a fun time and Winterfest may end on the 3rd of December,
prosperous time.
but our town still has a host of activities to get you
The Illuminated Parade gives new life to all the work
that went into the amazing Lanimer floats; Late Night
Opening is a time to shop “Totally Locally”; The Festive
in the festive spirit for Christmas!
Taste gives our food creators and retailers a real chance
to show off; and Lanark’s Winter Market is recognised
as one of the biggest in Scotland.

Come and be involved and support the town, its DATE START EVENT LOCATION PRICE BOOKING
businesses and its arts and crafts - and enjoy! TIME
Thursday Various A Belter of a Cinderella Story Lanark Memorial Hall £11.50 Tickets available from
A Happy Winterfest to us all! 7.12 - 12.12 times £10 conc www.sllcboxoffice.co.uk
Friday 10am - 4pm LAMS Christmas Post The Tolbooth
I am delighted we are able to bring such a fun packed 8.12 - 9.12 9:30 and
festival again this Winter. It is something we can all look Saturday 9.12 10:45am Greyfriars Church Breakfast with Santa The Clydesdale Inn £5 children Book tickets online at
forward to and is getting better and bigger each year £4 adult www.lanarkgreyfriars.com
I think. Thanks to the volunteers who work behind the Saturday 9.12 10am - Christmas Wreath Workshop Castlebank Horticultural Centre £15 Call Sylvia Russell 01555
scenes to bring it all together and to Border Biscuits who 12pm and 662676 to reserve a place.
fund this leaflet and many of the activities. Enjoy the 1pm - 3pm (Booking is essential)
Festive treats we have in store for you.
Saturday 9.12 7:45pm MiL present Gitarrissima The Institute, New Lanark £12.50 Pay at the Door
£1 school
children
Sunday 10.12 6:30pm Have yourself an Elfin’ Christmas... Greyfriars Church FREE
Full Event Details A Children’s and Young People’s
Carol Service
This brochure has been designed to be stuck Sunday 10.12 1pm - 3pm Christmas Floral Art Workshop Castlebank Horticultural Centre £15 Call Sylvia Russell 01555
St. Maryʼs

662676 to reserve a place.
on your fridge, pin board or simply kept handy
To New Lanark
Church

(Booking is essential)
so that you can always see what is happening
Memorial Hall

Sunday 10am - 4pm Richard Price Studio Exhibition The Tolbooth FREE
throughout the festival at a quick glance, without 10.12 - 22.12
the bulk of a large brochure. Wednesday 10:30am Pips and Panda’s Christmas Party Lanark Memorial Hall £5.50 Tickets available from
13.12 www.sllcboxoffice.co.uk
For full information on all the events listed here Wednesday 7:30pm Everything you think you know about Greyfriars Church FREE
13.12 Christmas … is wrong! A fun and lively
please stop by our Facebook page and partner
discussion evening
website lanark.co.uk. Friday 7:30pm Beyond the Barricade Lanark Memorial Hall £20 Tickets available from
The Tolbooth

15.12 £18 conc www.sllcboxoffice.co.uk
If you have any questions drop us a line at Saturday 1:30pm Sing-along Frozen Lanark Memorial Hall £5 Tickets available from
lanarkfestivals@aol.co.uk 16.12 www.sllcboxoffice.co.uk
Sunday 17.12 6pm Christingle Service Christ Church FREE
Monday 7:30pm Classic film screening Lanark Memorial Hall £5 Tickets available from
Christ Church

lana 18.12 It’s a Wonderful Life www.sllcboxoffice.co.uk
Parish Church

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St. Nicholas

Wednesday 6:30pm Family Christmas Storytelling Greyfriars Church FREE
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Sunday 24.12 11am Nativity Service Greyfriars Church FREE
Sunday 24.12 8pm Beer, Carols and Pub Quiz with The Clydesdale Inn FREE
Greyfriars
Sunday 24.12 10:30pm Christmas Eve Mulled Wine and Mince Greyfriars Church FREE
Pies
Sunday 24.12 11pm Christmas Eve Community Carol Singing Greyfriars Church FREE
Sunday 24.12 11:30pm Community Watchnight Celebration Greyfriars Church FREE
Saturday 18th November Friday 24th November
Christmas Market and Late Night Lanark and
“Lights On” with Santa Illuminated Lanimer Procession
10am - 5pm, Lanark High Street and 5pm - 8:30pm, Lanark Town Centre, FREE
Hyndford Place, FREE
This year late night Lanark will be a feast for the
We are delighted to say that the popular senses with something to suit everyone. Many
Christmas market will be returning to Lanark this of our local stores will be open late till 8:30 to
year on the 18th of November. This year the allow you some extra shopping time and there
Christmas market will be even bigger and better are many fantastic deals and special offers to be
than before with a new area of stalls added found!
down into Hyndford Place, giving you the chance Following its huge success last year we are Monday 13th - Sunday 3rd December - Shop Window Friday 24th November - Lanimer Illuminated Procession
to sample an even wider array of goodies from again delighted to have the lit procession of our Competition, The Pantomime! 6:45pm, Ladyacre Rd, Bannatyne St and High Street, FREE
local crafters, artists and food merchants! beautiful Lanimer lorries. Winners will be announced on Friday 24th November
at Late Night Lanark Saturday 25th November - Jack Pack
A wealth of local talent and professional This year’s parade, which will be led by our 7:30pm, Lanark Memorial Hall, £16/£14 conc. Tickets available from
entertainers will perform throughout the day on Lanimer Queen and Chief Maids, will include Thursday 16th November - Mill Shop BIG Christmas www.sllcboxoffice.co.uk
the stage, and children can enjoy a wide range many of our spectacular Lanimer entrants who Shopping Day
9am - 8pm, New Lanark Sunday 26th - Saturday 9th December - The Beauty of
of amusements at the top of the street. will be accompanied with music from Pipe, Silver
Join us at the New Lanark Mill Shop for a magical shopping Scotland (Bòidhchead na h-Alba) Photography Exhibition
Santa and his elves will make their grand and Samba bands, as well as live music in the experience! *15% off everything in store! * by Megan McCulloch
entrance at the top of the High Street from street throughout the evening. * Free festive fizz and nibbles * 10am - 4pm daily, The Tolbooth, FREE
3:45pm and make their way to the stage, To keep the little ones entertained why not stop
Friday 17th November - Winterfest Ladies Extravaganza Thursday 30th - Saturday 2nd December - Lanark Panto Club
doling out sweets and providing some great by our Merry-go-round, or have your photo present “Cindarella”
7:30pm - late, Greyfriars Church, £20 from Brooks or call
opportunities for photo ops for all. taken with Santa’s reindeer. 07964041374/ 01555 662809 Lanark Memorial Hall, Tickets available from www.sllcboxoffice.co.uk
The day ends with Santa lighting up Lanark with We look forward to seeing you there - please Come along for an evening of fashion and entertainment Enjoy a glass
our beautiful Christmas lights at 4:45pm. remember to wrap up nice and warm! of prosecco and light buffet while admiring a showcase by Brooks of Friday 1st December - Contemporary Wreath Classes
Lanark including wedding and party styles. Beautiful floral displays to 3pm, 5pm and 7pm, The Tolbooth, £22 to book a space e-mail
match stylish hats, and a cabaret and silent auction. lauragrant@vintache.co.uk / call 07532108578

Saturday 2nd December Saturday 18th November - Sunday 3rd Friday 1st December - Lanark & Carluke Choral Union
Saturday 18th November - Lanark Christmas Market and
Winter Concert
Festive Taste of Lanark and December Lights Switch On
7:30pm, Greyfriars Church, £10
The Frosty Trail
10am - 5pm, High Street and Hyndford Place, FREE

Christmas Horse Parade Lanark Town Centre, FREE Saturday 18th November - Soup and Sandwich
Saturday 2nd December - Festive Taste of Lanark
10am - 4pm, The Tolbooth and town centre, FREE
10am - 4pm (Horse Parade at 2pm), 10am - 4pm, The Tolbooth
The Tolbooth and various locations Frosty the Snowman is alive and loose in Lanark Take a break from Christmas shopping and warm up with a snack in
Saturday 2nd December - Christmas Horse Parade
throughout the town centre, FREE the Tolbooth
with some of his friends! 2pm, High Street, FREE
Santa and his elves love to build snowmen, but Saturday 18th - Sunday 3rd December - The Frosty Trail,
Saturday 2nd December - Christmas Fayre and Coffee
Try out some produce of our local shops… look out for
with all the magic at the North Pole they came Snowman Hunt
“Taster Shop” posters in the shop windows and “try Morning
9am - 5pm daily, Lanark Town Centre, FREE
before you buy”, you never know you might even grab to life. Can you help Santa by finding all the 10am, Greyfriars Church, £3
a festive bargain or two! Some of the shops taking snowmen in their sneaky hiding spots in our local Saturday 18th November - Bucks Fizz Saturday 2nd December and every weekend until 24.12 +
part this year are Carraghers Deli, Clark the Bakers, shop windows? Beware snowmen are known to 7:30pm, Lanark Memorial Hall, £20 Tickets available from Friday 22.12 - Christmas at the Mills
Alan Elliot the Butcher, Holland and Barrett (who will be really good at hiding, so remember to hunt www.sllcboxoffice.co.uk New Lanark, Book tickets online at www.newlanark.org
also feature Cartland Bridge Hotel), Morrisons and
high and low. Each snowman has a letter, find all
Tesco. . Thursday 23rd November - A Monks Tale– A Comedy Saturday 2nd December and every weekend until 24.12 +
Within the Tolbooth you can enjoy a variety of fun and the letters and rearrange them to get a special straight from the Fringe Friday 22.12 - Festive Pantomime ‘The Red Shoes’
games upstairs and down with all proceeds going to Christmas message from Santa. 7:30pm, Greyfriars Church, £8.50 Book tickets online at New Lanark, Book tickets online at www.newlanark.org
local charities. You can pick up your puzzle form from www.lanarkgreyfriars.com
A comedy show from the Edinburgh Fringe makes its way to Lanark Sunday 3rd December - Xmas Crackers - Fun Food
Back by popular demand we also have the beautiful the Tolbooth or Brooks Menswear,
on its UK Tour this professional comedy marks the 500th anniversary Demonstration
horse parade by Lanark Equi Center, during the and don’t forget to return it to our of Martin Luther and the 95 Theses and is suitable for all ages. More 2pm, Greyfriars Church, £5 from Fringes or call 07964041374/ 01555
parade we invite you to donate a small gift for a child special post box for Santa in The details at www.amonkstale.net 662809
to be passed on to local charities who support children
in need at Christmas. You can hand your gift to Santa
Tolbooth for the chance to win a A Fun cookery demonstration for all ages by Mrs Clause and her
Friday 24th - Sunday 26th November - Corra Linn Art Group Elves. Tickets include a Festive afternoon tea and lots of samples!
who will be following the horse parade in his trusty fantastic prize and maybe even
Annual Exhibition of Small Paintings
car, or alternatively hand it into the Tolbooth your own cuddly snowman. 10am -8pm Fri, 10am - 4pm Sat & Sun, The Tolbooth, FREE Sunday 3rd December - Advent Carol Service
There will also be a selection of children’s fairground 6pm, Christ Church, FREE
rides to entertain the young at heart, and live street Catch all the snowmen before Friday 24th November - Late Night Lanark
entertainers. they melt! 5pm - 8pm, Lanark Town Centre, FREE Sunday 3rd December- Quiz with Johnny Cab