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Best Dressed Christmas Window Competition Returns for 2022

Andover BID, through InAndover, its digital town centre directory, is again hosting the annual best-dressed Christmas Window Competition 2022.

The popular window display event will see companies around the town participating by creatively decorating their window displays with attractive Christmas themes.

This year’s criteria and target for businesses will be measured on quality, visual appearance, and effort.

Each year, judging becomes increasingly more difficult, and for 2022, not only will the Andover BID have a physical judging panel drawn from the BID, Test Valley Borough Council, Andover Town Council and Love Andover but also an opportunity for members of the public to vote via the In Andover website and the Love Andover Observer. In addition, a festive voting box will be placed in the town for those wishing to submit a paper vote.

Physical judging will occur on Friday, 16th December, with online judging taking place from the 1st – 20th of December. Online voting will close at 11:59 pm on the 20th December, and the winning business will be notified on 22nd December.

Businesses will shortly be contacted by BID and encouraged to enter by sending a photograph of their dressed window to

The winning business will be presented with a prize, and £150 to be donated to a local charity.

The 2021 Winner –

Georgina Roberts from Andover Independent shop Mooch was announced winner of the Christmas Window Display Competition 2021 in December by InAndover from Andover BID.

Georgina was presented a beautiful bouquet of flowers by Andover’s Gallaghers Florist, along with a certificate and a voucher for drinks at the Gin Palace donated by local business Wessex Spirits. Also, donated by Andover BID, is a cheque for £150 to be donated to the local charity of choice by the selected winner.

Georgina chose for her prize to be donated to local charity, The Countess of Brecknock Hospice.