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News - 20 November 2010

A Hollywood Christmas in Unique Brighton

The Unique Brighton traders pulled out all the stops this year to put on a Christmas Launch event that will be hard to top.

Despite the rain a crowd of hundreds turned out for the Big Christmas Launch event in East St on 18th November.

The star studded cast included Marilyn Monroe who warmed up the audience with a few songs and some saucy banter, Frank Sinatra who sang some of those old favourites and Elvis who whipped them up into an insatiable frenzy.

The event was hosted by Juice presenters Guy and Andrea who delivered a live broadcast for the big switch on moment. The Juicy Dance Crew also pitched up and danced through the puddles.

The Gay Men's Chorus got everyone in the mood for Christmas by handing out song sheets so everyone could join in the carols.

Competitions were run throughout the evening with prizes from Unique Brighton traders - All That Glitters, Ambience Gallery, Champneys, Dollydagger, Potters, Punktured and Rush. And further prizes were donated by The Sealife Centre, Theatre Royal and Holiday on Ice

Other characters making an appearance on the night included: Cinderella and Chadwick, Mickey Mouse, Santa and a few elves, Silas the Ghost Walker, Jessica Rabbit and some strange dancing bears.

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