IT’S tonight.

A BOOMING 154-acres site in Battle is holding its first ever intimate Late-night Shopping Christmas spectacular.

Wylands Farm – situated on Powdermill Lane – has seen many changes in the past 12 months. It’s owned by the same company which runs Sharnfold Farm at Stone Cross.

Now it wants to celebrate and showcase what it now has on offer by opening after dark to invite people to a a Late-Night shopping and Showcase evening on Friday December 2 between 6pm and 8pm. 

Everyone is welcome.

Here are some of the attractions on December 2:

· Farm Shop including Butchers Hook will be open and taking orders for Christmas.


· More than 15 craft stalls, including pottery, candles, jewellery, chocolate, crystals and woodwork

· Seven Business units on the site will be open, offering prosecco, mince pies, samples, mini oils in goody bags, lucky dip, letters from Santa and dog treats

· Bumper Christmas Hamper raffle in aid of St Michaels Hospice

· St Michael’s Hospice stall selling Charity Christmas Crackers

· Santa arrival on a tractor

· Christmas Tree Lights Switch-on

· Carol Singing from Rother Community Choir

· Festive refreshments and snacks will be available from theLakeside Café

Donna Bull from Wylands Farm said: “The site is probably best known for its fishing and accommodation, but now we have so much more.

“We are very proud of what we have built here, and now we want to make local people aware of what we have lots on offer and with the Festive Season almost upon us we thought this was the ideal time.

“We have opened a top-quality Farm Shop offering the very best in fresh produce, drinks, gifts and more.

“During this year, we also opened our Lakeside Café , which opens seven days a week, which has quickly become very popular too.

“We also have 16 business units, providing a new home for many small local businesses offering a wide variety of services and products to buy. And we are delighted that so many of them are getting into the Christmas Spirit and joining in with the evening, please be sure to take a look at what they on offer.

“Please come along on December 2 – or indeed any day as we are open seven days a week.

“We are very excited about this festive period. We have so much to offer, and we would like to extend the invite and ask you all to pay us a visit at our beautiful location.”

Craft stalls attending on December 2 are:

· Mouse Works Pots

· Bees and Bobs

· Crystal Waters

· Sammykins Crafty Things

· Lilybugs

· Coastal Cocoa

· Rock n Ore

· Joybellefinds

· CrystalloveX

· Pete’s Wood Turning.

These businesses will be open on the night from their Units:

· Hare and Hush

· Lakeside Beauty

· CB Property

· Your Office Edit Team

· Tackle shop

· The Powder Rooms

· Starz Dog Grooming.

Donna said: “As you can see, there will be so much going on, so please come and say hello. Entry is free.

“It will be festive, open to all the family, and of course having Father Christmas will be just great for the young ones.”

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