Festive shoppers are in tune with Christmas in Hartlepool

Hartlepool Enterprise Centre having a festive time.
Hartlepool Enterprise Centre having a festive time.

Shoppers in Hartlepool are enjoying some festive music at a Christmas fair today.

Hartlepool Enterprise Centre is hosting its popular Christmas fair today and tomorrow.

And, helping to get shoppers in the mood for Christmas at the Brougham Terrace centre is musician Mick Donnelly and his Academy of Music.

Mick, who has toured and recorded with the likes of The Bee Gees, Britney Spears, Whitney Houston, Shirley Bassey and Madness over the years, said: "We also have a stall at the fair, which will include musical instruments, gift vouchers and much more.”

Andrea Miles, Manager of Hartlepool Enterprise Centre, said: “We are so happy that Mick Donnelly Academy of Music is joining us this year. He has been a welcome addition to

the businesses within the Enterprise Centre.

“The live music is providing something new to the Christmas Fair and creating a festive atmosphere for people to enjoy.”

Visitors can enjoy a free mince pie with every hot drink purchased, while free hot punch is also be available.

Alongside a raffle and tombola, guests can browse stalls selling ideal Christmas gifts such as Yankee Candles and evening bags.

There is also perfect stocking fillers available, such as beauty products and homemade confectionary.

Andrea added: “There is something there for everyone so it is a perfect way to enjoy Christmas early with your family and friends.”

The Christmas Fair runs until 3pm today and will be on tomorrow from 10am to 3pm.