Bournemouth’s coveted Christmas market is set for an international revamp this year with the introduction of ‘The Bournemouth Festive Village’. Preliminary dates have been set between 21st November 2009 and 5th January 2010 when visitors will be able to experience a Christmas in Bournemouth like never before.
Building on the last five years’ success, 2009 will see Christmas cultures colliding with a multicultural mix of trade stands and food outlets. From colourful and unique ladies’ accessories, ethnically sourced from Nepal, to jewellery made from coconut shells and fine silk garments imported from Thailand, these gifts from around the world are generally not available to purchase in high street shops.
The Town Square and surrounding streets of this festive fiesta will be bursting at the seams with Christmas ambience, not to mention the award-winning Lower Gardens that will be transformed into a winter wonderland with a host of activities on offer. For the purists out there, there will be a centre-piece nativity scene as well as live reindeer in the lower-gardens. This eclectic Christmas mix is sure to satisfy even the most traditional of visitors.