'Shop and support local' this Christmas with festive market at Mansfield Library
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The team at Mansfield, located at Four Seasons Shopping Centre in Mansfield town centre, is encouraging the community to “shop and support” local businesses this November with a free-entry Christmas market event.
Mansfield’s central library promises a day of “fun for all the family” on Saturday, November 18 – with a children’s crafting session from 11am until 1pm, and a “fantastic performance” by the Mansfield Ukulele Group at 12pm.
Little ones will be welcomed into Santa’s grotto at two sessions throughout the day, at 11am and 1pm.
Visitors can enjoy hot drinks, carols, and endless festive cheer from cakes to crochet, library staff have promised it all.
Inspire – the organisation that runs Nottinghamshire libraries – is urging Christmas shoppers to support small businesses, makers, and creators in their community.
For more information about county-wide events, see www.inspireculture.org.uk/whats-on/news/2023/11/07/support-small-businesses-and-shop-local-at-inspire-libraries-christmas-markets/
Inspire libraries "aim” to encompass green values, by offering local learning opportunities, free and low-cost cultural programmes, and encouraging the reuse of books amongst their readers.
“I’m delighted that we’re able to host Christmas markets for a second year in our libraries, there is something for everyone.
“I am proud of the impact we have had on entrepreneurs in our communities, and excited for the opportunities we continue to present as we support these inspired individuals”, said Peter Gaw, chief executive officer of Inspire.