Christmas Window Competition extended across the Causeway Coast and Glens

Christmas Window Competition extended across the Causeway Coast and Glens

Fri, November 16, 2018

Festive themed window displays create a warm welcome for shoppers and visitors.

As our Christmas lights are switched on across the Borough, we all love to see the bright and colourful creations which add to the festive feel.

This year there will be an added incentive for shops and businesses to take part as Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council is extending its popular window dressing competition to include Bushmills, Ballykelly, Cushendall, Dungiven, Garvagh, Kilrea, Portrush and Portstewart along with Ballycastle, Ballymoney, Limavady and Coleraine.

Town centre shops are encouraged to get creative and decorate their street-facing windows for Christmas. It’s a great way to celebrate the season and help to create a memorable shopping experience.

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Councillor Brenda Chivers said: “This year we are really encouraging people to do their Christmas shopping ‘locally’ and explore the retail offering in the various towns across the Causeway Coast and Glens. Festive-themed windows are a great attraction which can help your business stand out. I would encourage all our traders to make the most of this opportunity to embrace the season and enhance the shopping experience your business and town has to offer.”

A panel of independent judges will assess and score window displays based on the following three questions:

  • How attractive is the display?
  • How well designed and creative is the display?
  • How much does the display contribute to a positive town centre experience for local shoppers and visitors?

A winner and runner-up in each town will receive a small trophy in recognition of both their artistic abilities and creative efforts to attract shoppers into their town centre.

There is no need to formally enter the competition. Just make sure your window is beautifully dressed before 5pm on Monday 3rd December. Judging will take place between Tuesday 4th and Friday 14th December. Winners will be announced on Wednesday 19th December 2018.

For further information about taking part please contact:

Catrina McNeill Tel: 028 7034 7299

Shaun Kennedy Tel: 028 7034 7213  

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Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council's Christmas Window Competition has been extended across the area.