Dartford residents and visitors can pick up plenty of bargains at the Christmas markets in the High Street on Thursday 21st, Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd December.

There’ll be all sorts of great gifts and festive foods on offer, just in time to get the Christmas shopping sorted.

Music and entertainment will be provided by local steel drum band ‘Phase 5’ on Friday 22nd, playing Christmas classics to add to the festive feeling and traditional market atmosphere. Furthermore, visitors to the market will be able to park for free at Acacia car park all day on Thursday 21st and Saturday 23rd December.

Dartford Borough Council Leader Jeremy Kite said, “The Christmas markets are always buzzing with festive spirit each year, and are a great place to pick up some last minute gifts for family or friends. This year we’ve also provided free parking at Acacia on the Thursday and Saturday, so both local residents and visitors alike can easily access the markets and join in with the festivities.”

For more information visit www.dartford.gov.uk/markets and follow @welovedartford on Twitter, or contact Oliver Bagshaw on 01322 343440 or at oliver.bagshaw@dartford.gov.uk