Appleby festivities get off to sparkling start

Date: Friday 1st December 2017
Christmas waves for Santa when he arrived in Appleby driven by Mark Carruthers with his team of four horses and his groom Jay Dixon
Christmas waves for Santa when he arrived in Appleby driven by Mark Carruthers with his team of four horses and his groom Jay Dixon

APPLEBY Sparkle day and eve were held at the weekend, kick-starting the town’s Christmas festivities.

Despite the cold weather, up to 200 people braved the elements to attend the sparkle eve, held in Market Square on Friday.

Pupils from Appleby Primary School sang beautifully, much to the delight of parents and the crowds.

Full story and more pictures in tomorrow's Herald.