Christmas Tree Festivals

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Christmas Tree Festival 2018

Our Christmas Tree Festival this year takes place from Thursday 6th – Sunday 9th December.  Opening times are from 11am – 6pm Thursday and Friday,  10.30am – 7pm on Saturday and on Sunday from 11am – 5pm. Admission is free.

Refreshments will be available in the Christmas Cracker Cafe  10am – 4pm Thursday & Friday, 10am – 5pm Saturday and 2 – 5pm Sunday.  During the cafe opening hours there will be a photography exhibition featuring images taken by local photographer Paul McLoughlin in the Boniface Centre

Governors’ Room tours will take place at 12 noon daily and tours of the Bell Tower will be at 2.00pm daily.

Festival Concerts

On Saturday 8th December at 7.30pm the North Creedy Choral Society  will present a concert of works including the Benedictus‎ from ‘Armed Man’ to commemorate the end of World War One; Ode to St Celia by Purcell; Fantasia on Christmas Carols and audience carols culminating in the Hallelujah Chorus by Handel. Admission price to be confirmed.

On Sunday 9th December at 7.30pm a Christmas Tree Festival Gala Concert will be given by Dame Felicity Lott, International Soprano, with Sebastian Wybrew on Piano.  The Guest Speaker will be Vice Admiral Duncan Potts CB. Tickets are £25, £15, £12 and £10 (no direct view), available from Stella Stephens 01363 775170/07960 388198, sktstephens@gmail.com or Crediton Parish Church festivals facebook page and A E Lee Outfitters,17 High Street Crediton.

The Festival takes place in early December,   featuring over 70 illuminated and decorated trees ranging from 3 to over 25 feet in height filling the church, which makes a spectacular display the length of the church, especially as the natural light began to fade!

Refreshments are available in the Boniface Centre and visits to the bell tower and Governors’ room are a popular addition to the festival.

 

Contact

All enquiries about the Christmas Tree Festival should please be directed to Stella Ahier: creditontreefestival@gmail.com