An extra night of fun is promised at the annual Whittlesey Extravaganza this Friday (December 9)

Whittlesey Christmas Extravaganza

Whittlesey Christmas Extravaganza - Credit: Archant

Friday promises to be a night to remember in Whittlesey when it stages the annual Christmas extravaganza.

The fun centres in the Market Square from 5pm to 8pm and the Christmas Fayre will kick-off when mayor Councillor Alex Miscandlon officially opens the event.

New Road Molly dancers will be performing and Brian Smithyman is once again the Master of Ceremonies.

He and his team also sort out the PA system and all the necessary electrics too.

Whittlesey Christian Church will be busy face painting and there will be a balloon modeller moving through the crowds and wowing visitors with amazing balloon creations.


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The Whittlesey Tangent Club will have been busy creating a fabulous grotto, thanks to Hubs Place, for Santa and he will be there to take last minute present requests from the young visitors.

There will also be lots of fun fair rides for children and hot dogs will available to help keep out the cold.

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Other entertainment includes a new Punch & Judy show and of the local charity groups will be there with stalls to help with a little festive fundraising.

Some shops will be open for a spot of Christmas shopping.

The steam engine, Thursford organ and Whittlesey Fire engine are all ready to add to the atmosphere.

New for this year, organisers are looking forward to welcoming the Enchanted Princesses and Enchanted Hero as well as Marshall from Paw Patrol to come along.

20Twenty Productions will also performing before the Cambridgeshire Caledonian Pipe Band plays. The evening comes to a festive end with carol singing supported by the Salvation Army Band and singers from St Mary’s Church choir and the Whittlesey Singers.

One fabulous, festive community evening...

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