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 …
Thursday, December 9, 2010
A free movie at the Narberth theater and dance performances up the street are among the additions to this year’s Dickens Festival, one of the fastest growing holiday events in the area.
With no rain in the forecast, Narberth businesses and residents are gearing up for Saturday, Dec. 11th, and what has quickly become the second biggest day of visitors all year, after the 4th of July, when fireworks draw people from all over the region to the small borough. It's the fourth annual Narberth Dickens Festival, which has grown from modest beginnings to an event with hundreds of scavenging kids and thousands of adults, many of them supervising with a hot toddy in hand. "People love Narberth and Narberth events," said Ed Ridgway, a member of the Narberth Business Association and an independent marketing consultant. "This little town of 4,000 attracts more than 12,000 people to the fireworks every year. So I knew if we put some …