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18 October 2017

Weymouth's BIG Christmas - Promotions and Sponsorship Opportunities

Weymouth BID
Weymouth's BIG Christmas: Promotions and Sponsorship Opportunities

BIG Christmas Sponsorship Opportunities


Sponsor Weymouth's BIG Christmas

Sponsorship packages will be available to support Weymouth BID's BIG Christmas. This is a perfect opportunity to raise awareness for your business over the Christmas period. Please get in contact via email at info@weymouthbid.co.uk or by calling 01305 779410.

Click the link here to download the sponsorship packages.

Promoting on Wessex FM

25 local businesses in Weymouth have the opportunity to promote their business on Wessex FM in the run up to Christmas, in association with Weymouth BID.

Visit Wessex FM Advertising Opportunities to find out more. (Contact: 01305 250333)

Ice Rink

The ice rink will be returning to Weymouth this year to celebrate the Christmas festivity, attracting large amounts of people in to the town centre. The ice rink will be opening on 1st December and will remain in the area outside the front of Debenhams until 1st January.

Lighting Up Ceremony

On Friday 1st December, to kick Weymouth's BIG Christmas off, a lighting up ceremony will be held in the town centre. Visit the page on We Are Weymouth to find out more.



Subsidised Wall-Mounted Christmas Tree Offer


Help make Christmas shopping in Weymouth even more enjoyable!

A big thank you to the 33 businesses who took up the Christmas Tree offer in 2016. Weymouth BID is keen to increase the number of businesses taking part and hopes that you will consider one or two trees to brighten up your premises this Christmas and help contribute to the town’s Christmas atmosphere.

The overall effect of the 33 trees along with the new lighting installed from the BID’s £10,000 Christmas lights win, clearly made Weymouth a much brighter place to enjoy and shop.
Once again we are offering businesses the opportunity to have a wall mounted, real, lit Christmas tree or trees for their premises. Our local contractors, have agreed to hold their prices from last year, but we have seen a small increase in the cost of the bracket.

This is a subsidised package exclusively for payers of the Weymouth BID levy.

Remember, if you invested a bracket/s last year, it’s just the cost of the Trees this year.

The offer is for:

  • One real Christmas tree, trimmed and dressed with Christmas lights, installed in mid-November and taken down in early January.
  • The true cost is £62.50 + VAT, of which, Weymouth BID will subsidise each tree purchased by £22.50.
  • Leaving the cost to your business at just £40.00 + VAT per tree.
  • This will be an ongoing BID subsidised offer that will be made annually, subject to price confirmation.

To find out more, download our information package here.


Free Parking & Small Business Saturday


Small Business Saturday supports small business around the UK and so do we!

On Saturday 2nd December, visitors to the town have the chance to park for FREE at any of the Weymouth & Portland Borough Council car parks to take advantage before heading in to the town centre to get Christmas shopping underway from the great range of shops.

Throughout December, there are opportunities to park for FREE or at a discounted price at the Weymouth & Portland Borough Council car parks:

  • FREE FROM THREE (from 1st December) – free parking every day from 3pm.
  • FREE parking all day on Small Business Saturday.
  • All day parking at a 50% at the Weymouth Swannery car park when purchasing an Ice Rink ticket or Santa’s Grotto tickets online. Tickets can be purchased here.


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