Ashton to launch Christmas Market


Tameside Council have announced that Ashton will launch its first Christmas Market,

It will run from the 8th to the 22nd of December.

Tameside Deputy Council leader Cllr. John Taylor said"Ashton has so much to offer,

and with the Metrolink coming to the Town Centre,the market has the potential

to bring tens of thousands of visitors to the town."

"We hope it will become an annual event".

The Market will include 30 traditional wooden cabins aswell as a stage and covered bar,

there will be a wide range of European and Christmas Fayre aswell as crafts and arts,

Tamesides other towns will be representing themselves also.

Children will be able to enjoy a Victorian Carousel which will be open throughout

the duration of the Christmas Market.

Tameside's schools groups and businesses will be getting involved with daily live music

choirs and brass bands.