In an attempt to still spread some festive cheer this year, Discover Twickenham Business Improvement District decided to have the new lights turned on in Twickenham Town Centre a little earlier than usual!
Due to the current restrictions a normal ‘big switch on’ event could not go ahead. However, on Saturday 14th November, the Mayor of Richmond, Cllr Geoff Acton, braved the weather and came to switch on the Christmas tree lights for us.
On the day, Discover Twickenham also arranged a 3-hour live radio show with Riverside Radio that celebrated all things Twickenham. There were interviews with many of the local businesses including, Star Print Stationers, Sandys Fishmongers, Eel Pie Records, The Yoga Bar, Crusader Travel, Emporium, The Brewery Market, and the homeless charity Spear. If you missed the live show you can find the link to the recording over on the @discovertwick Twitter page.
All of the new lights on the high street are funded by the local businesses in Twickenham and the trees have been supplied by Cousins Greengrocers on King Street. Please share the love and remember to show your appreciation by shopping local for your Christmas goodies this year!
by Natasha Heaphy
Discover Twickenham BID Manager