10 things that happen each festive season in Barry

Christmas in Barry, wouldn’t have it any other way. But certain things happen each year that make you know its definitely the Christmas season in Barry, here’s all the stuff we came up with!

1 High Street always Kicks off the Christmas lights switch on


2 King square lights are always switched on the next day

3 Barrians Way will be the clear winners of the unofficial Christmas Lights contest.

4 Always a massive queue of people collecting their turkey from Vic Hopkins


5 The Park will be rammed on Boxing day


6 But growing up, you probably started your Boxing day drinking session at the Rugby Club


7 The Barry Round Table Santa Sleigh will be doing the rounds

8 Spoons will be rammed on Christmas Eve and Boxing day, so you’ll end up in the Borough.

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9 The Gavin & Stacey Christmas Special will be on

10 Thousands of people will brave the cold of the Barry Island sea and take part in the new years day swim!

So what reminds you of Christmas in Barry? Let us know and we’ll add them to the list.