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Take Part in Best Christmas Shop Window Display Competition

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Christmas decorations market stall 

Shopkeepers in Hailsham are being invited to take part in a Christmas window display competition.

The Best Shop Window Christmas Display competition, this year organised and judged by the Mayor of Hailsham, is based on the criteria that covers all aspects of Christmas, including overall impression and visual impact, creativity and ideas, and innovative themed displays.

Traders across the town are encouraged to create bright and decorative displays with special awards being given for the best efforts.

If you have a display, it will automatically be included in the competition.

“The increase in town centre retailers setting up festive window displays, together with the high standards they demonstrated, has made it extremely difficult to pick out the winners in previous years,” said mayor Councillor Paul Holbrook.

“I hope as many people as possible will visit our town centre to shop for Christmas this year and would encourage local retailers to pull out the stops in this fun and festive competition and help us make our high street even more attractive this December.”

NV Hair Studio of St Mary’s Walk scooped the coveted Best Shop Window Christmas Display award the last time it was run in 2019, wowing judges with their front window display which incorporated a Winter Wonderland theme and decorated window boxes outside the premises to get people into the festive spirit.

The presentation of the award for the Best Christmas Shop Display competition will take place soon.

Enquiries relating to this media release

Terry Hall, Communications Officer
Hailsham Town Council, Market Street, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 2AE
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