21st November, 2016

Late night independent Christmas shopping festival

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Exeter’s Gandy Street hosts a festival of independent late night shopping on Thursday (24 November). Go by train to Exeter Central – conveniently located right next to the action!

From 5.30pm to 8pm, shoppers can expect a winter wonderland overflowing with goodie bags, mulled wine, prosecco, mince pies, chocolate treats and macarons – not to mention offers and discounts at the street’s independent shops which are open late for the evening. There will also be snow, courtesy of The Vaults and Show Bitz, street performers, street musicians and live bands performing at your favourite Gandy Street Bars.

Getting there

  • Gandy Street is a three-minute walk from Exeter Central station (see map).
  • The train from Exmouth to Exeter Central takes just half an hour.
  • Tickets cost £4.30 Off-Peak Day Return (buy at Exmouth station before boarding).
  • Trains run twice an hour for most of the day, seven days a week.
  • The last train home is after 11pm, seven days a week.

Find out more about the Gandy Street Christmas on its Facebook page.

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Part funded by the Designated Community Rail Development Fund. The Fund is backed by the Department for Transport and the Association of Community Rail Partnerships (now Community Rail Network).

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