Strand Christmas fayre hailed a success
PUBLISHED: 12:00 11 December 2019
A festive fayre held to mark the start of the Christmas season in Exmouth has been hailed a success.
Crowds flocked to The Strand on Friday (December 6) for the town council's Christmas event which featured lived music and a children's lantern parade.
The event also featured the switch-on of the Christmas tree lights and finished with a fireworks display illuminating the sky over the seafront.
Primary schools in the town were given the chance to decorate their own tree which was displayed at the event.
Speaking at the town council's December meeting on Monday (December 9), councillor Joy Whipps said the event was well attended.
She said: "The Christmas festival went extremely well and was very successful.
"We seemed to have quite a number of people in The Strand."
Cllr Aurora Bailey added: "Everyone enjoyed it - all in all it was brilliant."