Events

Barnet Christmas Fayre returns to High Street this year

Get festive, support local businesses, have a BarbieVille adventure and raise money for charity

A gingerbread town with an inset image of a cartoon princess
Main Image: Photo by Diliara Garifullina on Unsplash. Inset Image: Barnet Christmas Fayre

This year’s Barnet Christmas Fayre will take place on Sunday 3rd December.

This is a free annual event, organised from The Bull Theatre by Barnet Borough Arts Council and volunteers, with the aim of creating a fun day out for our wider community.  Each year it gives the opportunity to perform to many local groups, promoting high street shops and local businesses and bringing an array of stalls, including several craft stalls 

The Fayre will be opened at 12 noon by Mayor Cllr. Nagus Narenthira cutting a red ribbon in the High Street by the Post office, along with Barnet Boys’ Brigade and Girls’ Association Band and The Bull Theatre Players.  The Fayre will run until 5pm.

Last year and in 2021, charities and supporters raised a total of over £4,000 at the fayre

Nearly 100 stalls will be on both sides of the High Street, throughout The Spires Shopping Centre; at Wesley Hall in Stapylton Road and the Christmas Courtyard in front of Barnet and Southgate College. 

New this year are Emmies Old Tyme Fudge, Ceramica Casalina and Scarves by Susan Gordon in The Spires and House Histories at the College.

There will be a choice of food including The Giggly Pig (hog roast), Punjabi Shack, Yinka’s Afrobeats and The Wee Creperie, all in the High Street near The Spires. In the Christmas Courtyard you can sample Caribbean food from Tam’s Table. 

There will be a number of events and activities including Santa’s Grotto at the Bull Theatre; Leon the street magician; a dance marquee, a christmas cafe, music in St John The Baptist Church, Christmas Courtyard, Christmas café; the ‘Barbieville Christmas Adventure’ children’s show at the Bull theatre and more.  Kids will also be able to meet Elsa and Olaf.

There will also be a fair with children’s rides and games.

For a full programme see: https://lovebarnet.co.uk/town-event/high-barnet-christmas-fayre-2023/

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