Seaford Town Council and the Seaford Christmas Magic Committee bring you Seaford Christmas Magic, an 'All-day Market and Family Entertainment'. The event is organised in order to celebrate the festive season in a really special way for Seaford, to involve the community with their town and to enjoy their local trade. It also aims to bring new visitors to Seaford allowing them to experience what the town has to offer.
The Seaford Christmas Magic Live music performance stage will be hosted by Shannon Victoria with an exciting and eclectic mix of vocalists, musicians and other contemporary performances throughout the day at Tansley's Yard in Broad Street.
Here are the acts that will be appearing on Shannon Victoria's stage
|Emma Furlong||11:00 - 11.35|
|Stardust Duo||11.40 - 12.15|
|Bibi Millett||12:20 - 12:55|
|Simon Wood||1:00 - 1:35|
|Poppy Elton||1:40 - 2.00|
|Chris||2:05 - 2:40|
|Emma Hayward||2:45 - 3:00|
|Shannon with Guest Hannah||3:05- 3.35|
|Acts and timings subject to change and confirmation.|
Archway Choirs will be singing Christmas carols at the platform stage at the top of Broad Street from 4.00pm until the lantern parade joins them for the big light switch on! After which Archway Choirs will sing Christmas Carols for all to join in with.
Archway Choirs is a well-renowned choir based in East Sussex that was established in 2009. Each and every choir member who lends their voice to the mix is committed to creating a unique and memorable musical experience as well as supporting the local community through concerts and fundraisers. Led by Musical Director Jane Reeves, they perform original arrangements as well as loved classics and we have over 250 active members. The choirs consist of two main groups, Contemporary and Gospel, which cover everything from choral songs such as ‘Lacrimosa’ by Mozart, to modern day hits such as ‘Skyfall’ by Adele. www.archwaychoirs.com
Market Stalls will be placed all along Broad Street and into High Street 10am to 5pm.
Seaford Youth ForumWill be holding a stall with Christmas Biscuits to decorate and take away with you on he day. There stall can be found in the High Street.
Seaford Youth Forum meet at the Mercread Youth Centre in Seaford, where they work with organisations in the town to contribute in projects to improve facilities and services for young people, along with having fun! To find out more please visit http://www.seafordyouthforum.co.uk/
Look to the Stars lantern making workshops at the Mercread Youth Centre (Crouch Gardens) with SCIP (Sussex Contemporary, Illustrators & Printers). Using glow in the dark paper and tapes to transform lanterns into shooting stars and planets for a celebration of the dark skies above us. Join the SCIP team from 10am – 3.30pm, even if it is not possible to join the lantern parade at the end of the day, do pop along and make a lantern for free
The Lantern Parade is a highlight of the day, for both the children taking part and the onlookers. It goes through the Town and will start to at the top of High Street, with Junction of East Street from 4.10pm with all the Stars & Planet lanterns and also the Earthquake drummers will be joining in the fun and walking with the parade this year.
The parade will leave the High Street at 4.20pm and walk down the High Street and up through Broad Street, to meet the Mayor of Seaford and the Rotary’s Father Christmas who will turn on Seaford’s Christmas Lights at 4.45pm from the top of Broad Street!
Archway Choirs will be singing Christmas carols at the platform stage at the top of Broad Street from 4pm until the lantern parade joins them for the big light switch on!
Earthquake Drummers will be joining lantern parade, when they meet the stage they will perform a drum off, then the Mayor will follow with a speech and then Rotary Father Christmas will turn the lights on at 4.45pm after which Archway Choirs will sing Christmas Carols for all to join in with.
The Draw will take place just after 4pm on that day.
Not only do you get an opportunity to meet the presenters of your favourite local radio station, Seahaven FM is offering you the chance to try your hand at being a radio presenter. Don’t worry, you won’t be on air, but you will learn what is involved in presenting a radio programme. Think this is for you? The studio can be found at the bottom of Broad Street/ Saxon Lane in the Saxon Bar Courtyard, take a look! For more information, please visit - www.seahavenfm.com
SeahavenFM's reporters will be moving around the event all day, recording and doing some live reporting, so be sure to say hello!
St Leonards Church will be open 10am to 3pm on Saturday December 3rd
A varied mix of acoustic music, choral music and songs interspersed with seasonal readings will be happening within St Leonards Church, from 10am to 3pm. Starting with 'Messy Church', there will be some free craft for the children and refreshments (coffee, tea, cake) all day and soup at lunchtime. Always a relaxed buzz throughout the day, for you to come and go as you please.
Performers will be added here. Amongst them will be Sutton Barn Community Choir performing carols and Christmas songs from 12 noon.. The Choir will be joined by guest musicians from Seaford U3A recorder group.
The church bells will also be rung in celebration of the day.
If you would like to sing and or play in this wonderful acoustic space please email
Life Church -Families Hub will be open from 12 noon to 3pm, with fun & free family friendly Christmas activities including free face painting, Nurf Gun shoot range, Christmas colouring activities and games.
Saturday 3rd December
At 11am and 2pm
(sessions last 30 minutes)
This is a Free event. No booking is required but spaces are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis.
About our library
A not-for-profit community cinema, run entirely by volunteers, bringing you the best of world, art house, contemporary and selected recent film releases. This years special Seaford Christmas presentation is the Disney film Encanto
Finishing the day at Seaford Community cinema with a showing of the Disney film Encanto, this charming animation is about a Columbian teenager who has to face the frustration of being the only member of the Madrigal family without magical powers. But when Mirabel discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto where they live is in danger, she decides that she must go into action as her exceptional family's last hope.
Country of origin: USA
Running time: 1hr 42min
Saturday 03 December 2022
Seaford Cinema, BARN THEATRE, Saxon Lane, SEAFORD
Seaford Town Council have worked together with Lewes District Council to secure free parking in Four of Seaford’s Car Parks for the following dates:
These Seaford car parks are all Lewes District owned and located in
Thank you to all who we are working with to make Seaford Christmas Magic an enjoyable and successful day. Please visit and support our friends who are invaluable at making this day a success.
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