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Christmas at Barretts - Behind the Scenes Blog!

Posted on 29 October 2015

Christmas is a massive event at Barretts, and we go all out to turn our wonderful store into a winter wonderland!

This year, 13 of us (including Ann Barrett, store founder) began the transformation last Sunday (the 25th) at 9:30am sharp. Below are some pictures taken during the day...

Hannah starts to put lights on one of 6 trees we have on display this year.

Store Manager Michael begins to add shelves to our new display area. Dave and Colin worked tirelessly, day and night to build it, it looks great!

Vicki and Sue were in charge of our 'Snowy' display.

Glynis (our accounts manager) cooks an amazing lunch for the staff every year, this year we had homemade beef lasagne, yum!

Gary sawing twisted willow to be used in our window display.

An army of Nutcracker soldiers waiting to be displayed.

Sue adding the finishing touches to the 'Snowy' display

Two generations of Barrett's (Owner Jill and founder Ann) unpacking lovely Christmas stock.

The new linen display are starting to take shape.

German Musical Snow Globes - a Barretts favourite!

Store manager Michael putting the final Snow Globe on display!

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