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Independent Christmas Window Competition


Never is there a better time to experience the delights that Cambridge has to offer than at Christmas.  The twinkling lights, carol singers and Christmas cheer make it an enjoyable experience for all.

Cambridge has a fantastic array of Independent shops, boutiques, restaurants, and cafes that at Christmas time dress their windows to give shoppers an extra little treat whilst they are out choosing gifts for their loved ones.

Each year Cambridge BID encourage independent retailers to join in the Christmas Window Competition and this year we are delighted to be working with Cambridge Independent Newspaper.

Businesses will be judged in the following areas:

  • Originality/ Creativity

  • Visual Impact

  • Festivity

  • Coherence of the display as a whole

Judging will commence on the 3rd of December so make sure your Christmas window displays are ready for that day! 

The judges will decide on a shortlist of 8 businesses which will be put to a public vote over on the Love Cambridge Facebook page from 10th – 17th December to decide the eventual winner. The shortlisted businesses will also be profiled in Cambridge Independent on Wednesday 12th December. We encourage you to share the pictures on your own social media sites for more chances to get votes! 

The winning business will receive additional coverage in the Cambridge Independent on Wednesday 26th December, along with a cheque from Cambridge BID for £150 to give to a charity of their choice.

To enter, please give Kristian an email by clicking the button below. Use the subject 'Cambridge BID Independent Window Competition'.

Good luck and have a lot of fun! 

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