Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Participants in last Saturday's event can join a meeting Wednesday night to discuss what went well and what didn't.
Narberth borough and Business Association officials said at Monday night's council meeting they believed the past Saturday's sixth annual Dickens Festival was the biggest ever in the borough. Thousands attended and enjoyed the shopping, carriage rides, scavenger hunt, caroling and more. The event has gotten big enough that organizers are already planning for the 2013 edition. There will be a meeting at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Maido! grocery store on Narberth Avenue to discuss how the festival went and what, if anything, should be changed next time around. The Narberth Business Association recapped the event on Facebook: Feedback from last year’s meeting led us to close off part of Narberth Ave and Forrest Ave, to use safety barriers and …
Saturday, December 8, 2012
The event runs from noon to 4 p.m. downtown in the borough.
The sixth annual Narberth Dickens Festival takes place downtown in the borough from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Based on crowds at past Dickens Festivals, thousands of residents and visitors are expected to attend. The Dickens Festival takes place on the streets and sidewalks of downtown Narberth, with decorations, activities and characters adhering to the theme of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, set in 1840s Victorian London. Whether you've come before or not, here are some things you should know about this year's festival:
Friday, December 7, 2012
Check out these great events close to home and around the region this weekend.
Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top regional events: 1. Dickens Festival 2. Malvern's Victorian Christmas 3. SCEE Winterfest 4. Holidays and Fireworks at the Willows 5. Christmas at the Farm
Saturday, December 10, 2011
The event kept everyone in the borough busy Saturday afternoon.
On Saturday, the Narberth Dickens Festival transformed the main streets of Narberth into a parcel of 1840's London. All the characters from Charles Dickens' classic tale, "A Christmas Carol," were walking the streets that were lined with vendors selling foods from the period, goods, and providing entertainment, all under blue skies on a brisk, calm day. Thousands of people from the region came to experience the event and its many activities, including a free scavenger hunt & free prizes for kids, horse and carriage rides, musicians and carolers, ice sculpting displays, a "Punch and Judy" puppet show performances and "Nutcracker" dance performances from the Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet and much more. "Every year it exceeds our …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
It's the borough's signature holiday season event
Narberth's popular Dickens Festival runs from noon to 4 p.m. this Saturday. Patch will be there, just like last year, and we want to see your photographs and videos of past Dickens Festivals (and this one, too). Let us know in the comments section: What are your favorite parts of the festival? Submit them here, see what your neighbors share, and get yourself in a Dickensian mood.