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New Christmas market to open in Belfast and it’s a Lidl surprise

Published 09/12/2015

Mulled wine will help warm the spirits at the Christmas village.
Mulled wine will help warm the spirits at the Christmas village.

Lidl is bringing back its Christmas Village to Belfast for the second year.

The market opens tomorrow in Buoy Park, opposite the Belfast Telegraph offices on Royal Avenue, and runs until Sunday.

Traditional stalls offering the best of Lidl’s seasonal food and drink will be available alongside lots of fun activities to keep the kids entertained. 

There will be something for the whole family including Santa’s Cinema showing festive movies like Frozen, to Santa’s Photo booth and of course his Grotto.

Importantly, there will be many samples on offer of lots of goodies.

Aoife Whelan, brand manager, for Lidl Northern Ireland, said: “We are delighted to be returning to Belfast to host the Lidl Christmas Village for the second year running.

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"Christmas is a really special time of year, so we’re excited to be able to help spread some good old-fashioned festive cheer. 

"Our aim is  to offer a truly magical experience for both adults and children alike. We very much look forward to welcoming visitors to our Christmas village to share a lidl bit of magic with us this Christmas.”

The village is open from 3pm on Thursday and Friday and from 12pm at the weekend. It closes at 8pm each night. 

Rides on the carousel or swing boats cost £1 per person and visits to see Santa, which need to be booked, cost £7.

Admission to the village is free.

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