Diocese of Portsmouth

Brighstone Christmas Tree Festival

Start date
5 Dec 2018, 7 p.m.
End date
15 Dec 2018, 9 p.m.
Brighstone, Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight

Wednesday 5th December

7 pm, Brighstone Church Hospice 'Lights of Love' Carol Service. Tree Lighting by Mr Nigel Hartley, CEO of The Mountbatten Hospice, with The High Sheriff of the Isle of Wight, Mrs Gioia Minghella-Giddens, and Cllr Lora Peacey-Wilcox, Chair of the IoW Council, with other Members of the IoW Council.

Thursday 6th December

3:30 pm, Methodist Church Carols with Brighstone School children and lighting of the tree, with the Isle of Wight Motto “All this beauty is of God” by Lizzie Wade, manager of The Isle of Wight Pearl.

Friday 7th December

10 am to 4 pm, Scout Centre Christmas Gift & Craft Fair.

2 pm to 3 pm, Brighstone Church The Chillerton Players Clarinet Group.

3 pm to 6 pm, Brighstone School Christmas Fair.

4 pm, Wilberforce Hall Carols with “The Village Society”, in the presence of Mr Bob Seely MP MBE.

Saturday 8th December

3:30 pm to 4:45 pm Brighstone Bellringers.

4:30 pm, Mottistone Church Carols, crib blessing and hand-bell ringing with Niton Handbells in the presence of Mrs Gioia Minghella-Giddens, Isle of Wight High Sheriff, and Sir Charles Nicholson Bt.

Sunday 9th December

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm, Brighstone Church Rhymes & Chimes of Christmas

7 pm Stars of Wonder Concert – A musical extravaganza full of festive flavour and variety in aid of SWAY (South Wight Area Youth).

Tuesday 11th December

2:30 pm, The Isle of Wight Pearl The Credorer Ensemble - Seasonal Instrumental Music.

Thursday 13th December

7:30 pm, Brighstone Church Slipshod Singers/Brighstone Barnacles in Concert.

Saturday 15th December

7:30pm, Brighstone Church Military Band Concert with Sandown & Shanklin Military Band, in the presence of Lt Col Sir Guy Acland Bt LVO DL (Isle of Wight Chairman of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity). Proceeds in aid of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity.

All venues open between December 6th and 9th. Some venues will remain open until December 31st.

Brighstone Church and The Isle of Wight Pearl open daily. In addition the Methodist Church can be opened on request.

Please contact Robert & Rosemary Gordon on 741204 or Brian or Bev Attwood on 741519.

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