Christmas Tree Festival – Friday 7th to Sunday 9th December 2018
There are just a few more weeks to go before the Christmas Tree Festival in St Chad’s from Friday, December 7 to Sunday, December 9.
Local groups and organisations – as well as individuals – are busy organising their trees and the festival will be open on the Friday and Saturday from 10am to 6pm and on the Sunday from 11.30am to 6pm. The admission charge is £2.50 for adults, with children under 16 free.
Come along with friends and family to admire the many decorated trees – and why not vote for your favourite one? You can also buy a raffle ticket with some super prizes to be won.
Refreshments will be available nearby, including the Lychgate Coffee Shop and The Pigot Arms.
Memory tree. Special this year will be a Memory Tree, baubles for which will be available from the back of church throughout November and at the Festival itself. On these baubles, you can write the names of loved ones and then hang them on the tree during the Festival. Donations can be made alongside the tree.
Evening entertainments. On the Friday evening there will be a concert in Church, starting at 7.30pm There will be Christmas songs, carols and music, as well as mulled wine and mince pies. Tickets are £5 each and are available now from Liz Sampson 700823.
On the Saturday, a stomping good evening is in prospect in the Village Hall with Casablanca Steps, a leading 1920s musical comedy act. It will begin at 8pm and there will be a licensed bar, supper – and great entertainment. Tickets, £15 each, are available now from Chrissie Ringrose on 700340.
Youth Service. The Festival will close on the Sunday with the monthly youth service at 6.30pm in Church. The youth group plans this short service and it promises to end the Festival with a ‘Christmas cracker’.
For any further information or queries concerning the Festival please contact Chrissie Ringrose on 700340.
Photos and information about the last festival in 2007 can be found here.