Cheltenham got into the festive spirit when it opened its doors to customers for the second consecdutive Christmas Extravaganza.
Customers were greeted at the entrance with tastings of our mince pies and Heston’s Mulled Cider, accompanied by local choirs, bell ringers and a brass band.
Suppliers were also invited, giving customers the chance to sample a host of products from local beers to crisps and ice cream.
After meeting suppliers, customer could then visit tables manned by the branch Specialists, who gave them tastings of a variety of fish, meat, cheese and wine, before being invited to sit down in the cafe’ and enjoy a special curry ‘meal deal’ together with a glass of mulled wine.
Kids were catered for too – with gingerbread tree decorating and competitions, as well as a special visit from Santa Claus.
Taken from Chronicle: Volume 72, 4 January 2013