Friday 8th December: Festival Preview and Concert
A ticketed event. See the sparkling trees in evening light with a glass of mulled wine and light snacks, and enjoy a Christmas concert with the Holy Saviour Church Choir and the Radcliffe Singers.
Doors open at 6.30 pm; concert starts at 7.45 pm.
Tickets (£12.00) are available in advance from Tory Evans (01462 712212).
Saturday 10.30 – 11.30 is a quieter hour for anyone with a disability and their carer. The session finishes at 11.30 when tree lights are turned off but the Festival Café is open.
Entrance £4 (as usual), but carer comes free.
Call Gill (07576 269226) if you’d like further details, but you don’t have to book in advance.
Saturday, Sunday at 12 noon: The Grand Opening with Lights Switch-on
Come to be seated by 12.
Saturday: St Andrews School Choir will sing before counting down to lighting the trees. Sunday: our openers will be the Bancroft Players from the Queen Mother Theatre with a brief taste of their ‘A Christmas Carol’ production.
Festival Entrance Tickets £4 for adults, accompanied children free.
Open 12 to 6pm (last admission on Sunday 5.40pm).
The Festival Café in the Church Hall is open throughout the festival hours for delicious hot and cold lunches, teas and homemade cakes all at reasonable prices.
The Festival Celebration with Carols at 6pm on Sunday closes the event. Results of the popular vote, the judging and the raffle draw will be announced.
Monday 9am-1pm: Exhibitors dismantle and remove their trees and church is restored to normal. Certificates awarded from the judging and popular vote will be placed under the appropriate trees for collection.
Visit our dedicated Facebook page to share, like, and post your pictures throughout set-up and the festival and to find results of voting/judging.