Christmas has come early to Horsham

Bandstand in Horsham at Christmas

Late night shopping

It’s the time of year when everyone starts scrambling around on the weekends to get their Christmas shopping done. But don’t forget that every Thursday until the 18th of December, Swanwalk shopping centre will be open until 8pm. With free parking between 4pm and 8pm its the perfect time to go and grab all your festive goodies. Some other shops and cafes around the town are also open until 8pm such as Apache, Pretty Things, HMV, Sugar & Snow, La Source and Thornton’s.

Carol singing in the Forum

On saturday the 20th of December the Horsham churches are hosting the Christmas Carol Singing and fireworks on the forum outside Beales from 12-5pm. Support your local churches by popping down and having a little sing along. It’s sure to get you into the Christmas spirit.

Christmas Market Horsham

Christmas market

Horsham town centre hosts vibrant weekly markets, and around this time of year everyone’s favourite stalls come out. It’s Christmas market time! The four Sundays before Christmas and every day for the last week before Christmas, there will be traditional British stalls dotted around the Carfax. Take a wander and grab yourself vintage gifts, winter clothing and even stop off for some seasonal goods. Horsham embraces the true British Christmas spirit with this market. Here’s a list of the stalls featuring this year:

  • Silver and costume jewellery
  • Antique and vintage gifts
  • Hand knits
  • British designer homeware
  • Handmade soaps
  • Beeswax products
  • Baby/children clothes and toys
  • Local produce including mince pies, mulled wine and more.
  • Dog treats
  • Upcycled gifts

Whether you go along to pick up some stocking fillers or to try some fresh seasonal produce, these markets are sure to get you in the festive spirit!