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Winter Market


This year, Assisi have booked Bangor Abbey Parish Centre for their Winter Market. 

The last few years we have held our market down at the Hub on Queens Parade but due to developments in this area, it was not possible for us to avail of this space this year. 

Asides from that, given the winter weather that is being predicted, we thought it better to have our event indoors. 

There will be the usual Assisi stalls along with invited artisan stalls from previous years and while there is a small entrance fee, you will receive a cup of tea or coffee and cake on arrival.

We will also be providing some live music and there is free parking.

So come an join us for an afternoon out and get some great Christmas gifts for friends and loved ones.

A full list of stalls will be updated shortly.


Santa Paws


Our ever-popular Santa Paws events are back again this year better than ever.  

Each of our 4 shops will be hosting a Santa Paws event in the run up to Christmas:

Events run from 10am – 4pm

Ards Shop: Sunday 27th November

Ballynahinch Shop – Sunday 4th December

Bangor Shop – Sunday 11th December

Holywood Shop – Sunday 18th December

Photos of your pet with Santa framed in various sizes:

Small  print – £6

Medium print – £8

Large print – £10

Keyrings – 2 for £5

There will be light refreshments, Assisi merchandise stall, along with one or two other stalls as well as an opportunity to look round our stores and makes purchases if desired.

Look forward to seeing you there and meeting your four legged friends.