The date is Monday, 31st October and the place to be is North Harrow! 'The Event' is happening from 6.30 to 7.30pm and will be marked by music and dancing throughout the town centre to accompany the late night opening which will see many shops keeping their doors open till 8.30pm.
There will be an orchestra playing inside North Harrow station to welcome commuters back from their day in the city. An organist will entertain you in front of Greetings ‘n More, a new card and gift shop recently opened on the Pinner Road. The Dance for Justice street dancing group will be strutting their stuff outside the Tesco Express and African drummers will be performing next to Anglian Windows on Station Road.
There will also be Salsa dancing displays and the best of the local cuisine on offer from Harrow Tandoori, The Deli Shop, The Golden Kitchen and Orchid Lounge. Local Harrow based charity St Lukes Hospice will have a tombola stall. The Citizens Advice Bureau, Mind and Genesis Homes will also have stalls throughout the area.
The Event has been organized by the North Harrow Traders’ Association in association with Harrow Council and has been funded by the Council to stimulate the local economy in North Harrow.
The Event on the 31st will also quite literally light up North Harrow. The town’s festive lights, to mark the forthcoming Diwali festival of light and later for Christmas, will be switched on by the Mayor of Harrow, Councillor Mrinal Choudhury. The Event is being supported by all the local schools; Nower Hill High, St John Fisher, Pinner Park and Longfield, plus the councillors who represent Headstone North and South Wards that make up the North Harrow area. It is being promoted by TheBestOf Harrow. Everyone is invited!