Sunday 3rd December 2017 Rotary's Annual Reindeer Parade with real Reindeer pulling Santa's sleigh from Wells Market Place around the streets of central Wells and back. An excellent family day.

Wells Rotary Reindeer Parade December 3rd 2017

Programme for the Day

10.50 Opening and presentation of children’s prizes by The Mayor of Wells, Councillor John North, the Lady Mayoress and

Wells Rotary Club Presidents, Richard Cussell and Richard Leworthy. 11.15-11.45 “Joyful Spirit” a Gospel Choir

12.00 Procession of reindeer and prize winners, led by the Wells
City Band and the Town Crier Len Swales, starts at the Market Place, proceeds down the High Street, returning via Queen Street and the High Street back to the Market Place by about 12.45.

12.45 -1.15 Wells City Band


1.45-2.15 2.30.


Cantabile Ladies Choir lead by Tracey Hansford


Closing remarks by
Wells Rotary Presidents Richard Leworthy and Richard Cussell.


The Crown in Wells Hotel, Market Place. Mulled wine and refreshments.

Bar Italia, Broad Street... a free mince pie with every hot drink purchased Nativity Crib Festival in St Cuthbert’s Church

Visit St Cuthbert’s Church from 11.15 to enjoy their Nativity Crib Festival, with tea, coffee and mince pies available all day. Wells City Band from 2.30 p.m.

Winter Wonderland at The Best Western Hotel

Whether you’re seeking Christmas carols or the best bar and restaurant to warm yourself this December, the Best Western Plus Swan Hotel in Sadler Street is the place to celebrate the season of cold feet and good cheer. On Sunday 3rd December, the hotel will be filled with twinkling Christmas trees, magical sparkle and its very own Winter Wonderland. A visit to the Swan Hotel is not to be missed as Santa has set aside time to be in his grotto from 11-3 o’clock. Tickets are £5. Children will receive a present from Santa while adults can enjoy mulled wine, burgers and other refreshments. 

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