Fashion show, live music and high street discounts coming to Whittlesey

Danny Boome with his staff.

Danny Boome with his staff. - Credit: Archant

Models will strut down the catwalk, musicians will perform and there will be bargains on offer at a fashion show next month.

FDC leisure centre, Manor Leisure Centre.

FDC leisure centre, Manor Leisure Centre. - Credit: Archant

The first Whittlesey Fashion and Living Festival will be held at the Manor Leisure Centre, Whittlesey, on Sunday November 17.

It will include more than 25 stalls offering discounts on high street prices, as well as two fashion shows, live music, free soft play for children and a hog roast.

Stalls will sell Christmas gifts and cards, handmade jewellery, fashion and beauty products, cakes, household wares and more.

Live acoustic music will be performed throughout the day by artists including Tommy Loose, who has played a number of gigs in the area with his extraordinary harp guitar, singer-songwriter Misty Jones and the Embla’s Eyes duo.

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The event has been organised by Boome Hair and Beauty salon together with Fenland District Council and Discovering Whittlesea magazine

It is backed by a wide range of other businesses.

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The two fashion shows will include hair and beauty styles by Boome and dresses by Promissima.

Danny Boome, of Boome Hair and Beauty, said: “We are really looking forward to this. We wanted to do something exciting to bring everyone together and showcase the great businesses we have in this area.

“We are pleased that so many people want to be a part of the festival and would like to thank Fenland District Council for its support in planning and organising the event.”

Councillor Chris Seaton, FDC’s portfolio holder responsible for the economy, said: “This is a great example of local businesses joining forces with us to put on something really positive to support the town.

“We’d like to thank our business partners as well as all the businesses that have booked stands at the event.”

The free event runs from 10.30am- 4pm. For more details, call FDC on 01354 654321.

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