Steyning and District Business Chamber: Hight Street Late Night Christmas Shopping

Come and join us for a great evening of fun, festivities and seasonal shopping. Father Christmas will be leading children from Steyning C of E and Upper Beeding Primary Schools in the Children’s Lantern-Lit Parade at 18:00, starting at the South end of the High Street, accompanied by Stephen Davies and his jazz band.

There will be a Fairground in the town centre car park, great local choirs, fabulous bands, and the awesome comedian and juggler
Dan The Hat. Our lovely High Street will be buzzing with a great array of entertainment, stalls and welcoming shops.

Entertainments Programme
6.00: White Horse end of High Street
Start of Steyning Primary and Upper Beeding Primary Schools’ Children’s Choir Procession, following Father Christmas in his mini vintage bus and the Stephen Davies Jazz Band.

6.05: White Horse end of High Street
After the parade departs. David Clancy presents the fantastic Live Lounge. First up: Maddie, Megan and Alfie.

6.15-6.40: Bookshop end of town
Steyning Primary School and Upper Beeding Primary School Joint Choirs sing rousing seasonal songs and carols.

6.30: Onwards Outside the Chequer Inn
The fabulous Stephen Davies Jazz Band throughout the evening, alternating with a talented young Steyning Grammar School Band.

6.30-7.00: Opposite Sussex Produce (or thereabouts)
The Kaleidoscope Singers with Zoe Peate lead community carols for all.

6.45-7.15: Bookshop end of town
Dan The Hat with his very funny show.
6.45: White Horse end of town
Live Lounge: Alfie’s Band.

7.15-7.45: Opposite Sussex Produce Company
The wonderful Chanctonbury Chorus sing seasonal songs.

7.20-7.45: Bookshop end of town
The ever popular Steyning Woodcraft Folk children singing cheery Christmas songs.

7.45-8.45: Opposite Sussex Produce Company
Seajam Jazz with Richard Goodman.

7.45-8.15: Bookshop end of town
Dan the Hat up to his tricks again.

7.45: White Horse end of town
Live Lounge: Speedboatz.

8.15-9.00: Bookshop end of town
Foot tapping music and song from great local band Once a Harbour.

8.45: Town Centre by bus shelter
Grand Raffle Draw. 

Special Late Night Shopping High Street Family Trail.
Spot the mini Christmas Gruffalo in shops round the town and win some sweeties. Entry forms from the Bus Shelter,
Steyning Post Office and The Steyning Bookshop.

With many thanks to David Clancy, Jon Harding, Pete Varkala, Zoe Peate,
Siobhan Denning, Jill Allen, Sarah Pargeter and Corrine Wellby for providing and coordinating the musical entertainment, Steve Pearcey for his great MC-ing skills and Tom Aubrey for being you know who!

Big Thank You from the Steyning & District Business Chamber
The Steyning & District Business Chamber do hope that you enjoy the evening.
The town will continue to sparkle and shine all through the festive period with our display of Christmas lights and trees bringing a traditional feel of Christmas to Steyning.
The Steyning & District Business Chamber funds and provides the Late Night Shopping Evening and all the Christmas trees and lights with help from the sponsors below and appreciates the support of those businesses and residents that enable this to take place once again.
The Chamber would like to specifically acknowledge the kind generosity of its members
as shown below who make this a truly special event.

Cash Sponsors
Steyning Parish Council (generous donation towards the cost of Christmas lights installation)
HJ Burt | The Steyning Bookshop | Sakala | Compass Mortgages

Raffle Prizes kindly provided by:
Aesthetic Beauty: £100 voucher
Bamboo: Gift voucher
Bloomsbury Studio: Assorted vouchers
The Crabtree Inn: Bottle of wine
Cobblestone Walk: £100 voucher
Cobblestone Teahouse: Gift voucher
Flicker Rose: Beautiful tea light holder
Get Waisted: Gift
Gris et Blanc: Gift voucher
Hamilton Graham: Magnum Wiston Wine
Indulgence Jewellery: Piece of jewellery
Leonardslee Gardens: Family entry
Mayo Wynne Baxter: Two Wills
Sara Abbott: Painting
Steyning Antiques: Gift Hamper
The Steyning Bookshop: Gift voucher
Steyning Butchers: Voucher for turkey
Steyning Business Chamber: £100 cash
Steyning Stationers: Gift voucher
Sussex Produce Company: £100 voucher
Umbra CrossFit: 5 sessions worth £40 x2
Vintage and Home: Lovely gift
The White Horse: £40 gift voucher
Woody’s Attic: Gift

Any sponsorships or raffle donations received too late for entry will be listed in January’s edition.

Organised by Steyning & District Business Chamber.
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