At last the Festival is finally here and at 10am today, Sat 10 December, our Nativity Shepherd will welcome the first visitors to Brightlingsea Christmas Tree Festival 2016.
The Festival is for children of all ages so do come and join us. The Shuttle Bus will start running from outside St James’ Church in the High Street at 10am, and will then run approximately half hourly circuits calling at the Park & Ride at Coop Fiveways on Samsons Rd, All Saints’ for the Festival and then back to St James’.
If you are driving to the festival please use the Park & Ride at Coop Fiveways as parking at the church is extremely limited.
If you have children with you bring them along to the fantastic children’s activities and competitions, which are located in the Lady Chapel.
On arrival you will receive your souvenir programme and also your judging form on which to vote for your favourites. There are some absolutely stunning trees in this year’s festival so you will be spoilt for choice!
The Gift Shop and Larder are both fully laden with delectable decorations, gorgeous gifts and scrumptious goodies to take home. And after all that excitement the refreshment table will be awash with delicious home made cakes and savouries for you to enjoy with a lovely cup of tea or soft drink (our thanks to Tesco Metro Brightlingsea for generously supporting the soft drinks).
And last but not least pick up some delicious hot chestnuts and a glass of mulled wine from our Alpine Chalet, supported by The Courtyard Rooms, Colne Valley Properties and Bumbles Greengrocers, which is located immediately outside the main door.