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Don't miss Santa's Sleigh in Brightlingsea

Santa's sleigh will be parking in Brightlingsea at Brightlingsea's Late Night Shopping event on Friday, December 3 – as he gets ready for a tour of the town later in the month.

This year, the sleigh tour – organised as usual by the Rotary Club of Brightlingsea and District – is arising fund to support Brightlingsea In Bloom, Brightlingsea Lido, St Helena Hospice, 4 Youth, Porridge & Pens, Wivenhoe Scouts & Guildes, Alresford Primary and Pre-School PTAs, Ladybirds Pre-School (Thorrington), Gt Bentley Primary School PTA and other local Rotary causes.

After Late Night Shopping, the sleigh will visit Alresford, Thorrington, Great Bentley and Wivenhoe before returning to the streets of Brightlingsea in the run-up to Christmas. You can expect to see Santa from 6pm and his progress can be tracked live at

Where and when to see Santa in Brightlingsea

Fri 3 Brightlingsea Brightlingsea Late Night Shopping 6pm to 7.15pm outside Spirals in Victoria Place

Tue 14 Brightlingsea Hurst Green, Mill St, Whitegate Rd, Link, Chapel Rd, Bellfield Close, Bellfield Ave, end of Southway

Wed 15 Wivenhoe Richard Ave, Elizabeth Way, Alexandra Drive, Henrietta Close, Mede Way

Thur 16 Brightlingsea Lower Park Rd, Marsh Way, Western Rd, York Rd, Colne Rd, Oyster Tank Rd, Fieldgate Dock

Fri 17 Brightlingsea Manor House Way, Tudor Close, Woodlands, Marennes Cres, Pertwee Close, Pyefleet Close,
Darcy Way, Park Drive,

Sat 18 Brightlingsea Regent Rd, Spring Rd, Walmer Cl, Seaview Cl, Cinque Port Rd, Dover Rd, end of Sandwich Rd, Seaview Rd

Sun 19 Brightlingsea Robinson Rd, Colne Gardens & Colne Meadow

Mon 20 Brightlingsea Red Barn Rd, Red Barn Close, Campernell Close, Robinson Rd, Granville Way

Tue 21 Brightlingsea Ladysmith Ave, High St, Richard Ave, Elizabeth Way, end of Anne Close, Edward Ave, Stanley Ave,
Bayard Ave, Recreation Way, George Ave, John St, High St, Queen St

Wed 22 Brightlingsea Samsons Rd, Maltings Rd, Romney Close, end of St Andrews Pl, Fordwich Rd, end of Rye Close, entrance to The Forge, Samsons Rd

Thur 23 Brightlingsea Church Rd, Lodge Rd, Spring Chase, Upper Park Rd, Dean St, Chestnut Way, Park Drive (right), Elm Drive, Planton Way, Park Drive, Lower Park Rd

Fri 24 Brightlingsea High St, Tower St, Waterside Marina, Sydney St, New St, Nelson St, Wellington St, Duke St, Silcott St

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