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There will be a Christmas Market on Selby Market Place, outside the Abbey. 

Selby Abbey will be holding their Christmas Fair on this day too so lots to see and do during the day.

The Market opens at 9am. There will be entertainment throughout the day from Minster FM, school choirs and bands and lots more going on including Dancing Turkeys!! Santa visits at approx. 12.30pm. 

At 4.00pm the Mayor with her consort will switch on the lights to the Christmas Tree and street lights. Selby is well known for the wonderful lights provided through the centre of town and Finkle Street. 

At 4.15pm the Mayor will walk to the Market Cross and switch on their lights followed by the Town Hall lights at 4.30pm. The tree of lights at the town hall raises money for Yorkshire Cancer Research.

The Market will close at 5.00pm.

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