Festive opening times and special offers 2020

Finishing Touches

  • Late night opening (until 6:30pm) on Thursday 24 December

Cafe 1496

  • Open late on Friday and Saturday

Highland Army Surplus

  • Christmas week, 10am to 4pm Monday to Wednesday. Closed for two weeks from Thursday (inclusive) for two weeks. Appointments are available between Christmas and New Year.
  • Smith Jewellers

Smiths Jewellers

  • 9am to 5pm every day including Christmas Eve Sunday 9am to 2pm; Closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Pop-up shops

  • Forres Crafters – Tolbooth, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 9:30am to 4:30pm
  • Festive Market Shop – 86 High Street, locally made crafts and organic food, Wednesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm

Sunday opening

  • Babalu, High Street – Open 12noon to 3pm on Sundays in December
  • Smiths Jewellers – 9am to 2pm on last Sunday in December

Personal shopping

Do you want to shop local to support a small independent pet shop? Do work hours make it difficult? Do you want to shop as a family group? Are you concerned about shopping at busy times?

  • Pearl’s Pet Care is offering 30-minute booked slots from 5.45pm to 8.00pm till Saturday 19 December
  • Babalu, High Street – Sunday before 12noon and after 3pm. Phone 01309 694800

January sales and promotions

We’ll promote your business in January.

Is your business offering extended, reduced or different opening time in January and/or sales and special offers in January? Let us know by emailing