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Royal Wootton Bassett
Town Council

We honour those who serve

Royal Wootton Bassett Town Council

We honour those who serve

t: 01793 850222


t: 01793 850222


Christmas Lights & Shopping Evening


This year Christmas Lights & Shopping Evening 2021 to be held on Friday 3rd December 2021 is still going ahead. We look forward to welcoming everyone on the night. It is recommended the wearing of a face masks, use of hand sanitiser and social distance where possible. Please stay home if asymptomatic or have been advised to self-isolate. 

For anyone who would like to book a stall please contact or call the office on 01793 850222. AT PRESENT WE HAVE 2 STALLS REMAINING.

Santas Grotto

Santas Grotto will be open for little visitors from 5.30pm to 7.30pm, £1.50 per child. Cash and card payments accepted. The price includes a present to take home.

Social distancing and Covid safety measures will apply, so please bear with Santa when entering the Grotto so everyone can have an enjoyable time!

A balloon modeller will be also be there to entertain your children in the queue.

Photo of Santas Grotto
Wiltshire Council Temporary Road Closure Order - Friday 3rd December 2021 3pm to 10pm

This event attracts 8,000 – 10,000 people every year and is the biggest of the Town events.

This year the night consists of the fabulous Wootton Bassett Brass Band, fairground rides, visiting Santa, entertainers such as balloon modelling, children’s workshops many food outlets and of course all of the stalls, 44 in total!

Planning for this started in January and on the actual night over 30 people volunteer to help with the event, doing various jobs such as; manning road closures, assisting stall holders, checking permits, dealing with any issue arising from visitors attending the night, to litter picking and many more besides.

We would like to give special thanks to Bevirs Solicitors for sponsoring the two large High Street Christmas trees and to WGS Power for their lighting of the High Street.

We hope everyone will have an enjoyable night.

Please see below photographs taken from the 2018 event.

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