Southwold is in the middle of a superb month of Christmas Festivity
This year’s Southwold Christmas lights ceremony on 2nd December, which saw a breathtaking display of illumination switched on by James Bolan, aka ‘Grandpa’ from CBeebies hit series ‘Grandpa in my Pocket’, was a resounding success. The lights, which have been a fixture of Southwold Christmastime for over sixty years, mark the beginning of a month of festivity and enjoyment around the town.
For the hordes of Christmas shoppers Southwold offers a rare opportunity to enjoy the best of the traditional British Christmas while taking advantage of the unique shopping experiences that the town has to offer. With Southwold’s amazing array of local shops and designer outlets, shoppers can enjoy all the convenience of shopping in a big city, but without the hassle, queues and crowds.
Southwold’s shops offer a huge variety of gift ideas, from fine art, gourmet foods and chocolates, antiquarian books and hand-crafted jewellery to bestselling movies, games and electronics. What’s more, by keeping it local you’ll be supporting Southwold’s businesses and ensuring that the festive delights of Christmas shopping in SOuthwold are preserved for years to come.