THE countdown is on as the Christmas tree festival at St Thomas’s Church returns after a two-year absence.

St Thomas’s Decorated Tree Festival opens from Tuesday November 30 and runs until Sunday December 5. Entry is free.

The church will be filled with decorated trees and nativity scenes.

Local organisations, companies and individuals are applying their talents and loving care to create an array of festive displays – all to raise money for nominated local charities. This year The Children’s Society and Wessex Stoma Support Group are the featured local causes.

To support the festive tableau, local choirs, ensembles and musicians will provide a continual programme of seasonal music and entertainment.

Visitors to the event will also be able to enjoy a seasonal treat or refreshment at the Festival Cafe.

The festival once again offers Christmas workshops. This year those interested can take part in learning how to make Christmas wreaths and table decorations.


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