The Spectacular 20th Brighstone Christmas Tree Festival
Viewing in all venues Dec 8th – 11th from 10am to 5pm. (Thereafter in three venues until Boxing Day).
Those who have been to this special festival already know how fantastic it is, as they return year after year. If you haven’t been before than give yourself a treat and banish those winter blues with the most joyful event imaginable. You will not believe what you see.
This major Isle of Wight Festival is now celebrating it’s 20th year with over 200 beautiful “theme decorated” Christmas Trees on display in seven very different locations. (Brighstone Church, the Methodist Church, The Wilberforce Hall, The Three Bishops Pub, The Reading Rooms, Mottistone Church and the Isle of Wight Pearl). Musical entertainment, Carol singing, Handbell ringing, Craft Fairs, a Mini Market, Lace making demonstrations, Cake and Biscuit Raffles, and Daily Refreshments all on offer. A Free Park and Ride will operate from the Isle of Wight Pearl and Brighstone Holiday Centre on the Military Rd into Brighstone village with a further Free shuttle service to Mottistone and back.
For the children there is a competition for the best decorated mini Christmas tree. The trees can be purchased (cost just £2) from the Brighstone Community Library (open Tues 9.30-12.30; Thurs 1.30-4.00 and Sat 10.00–4.00). Return the tree to the library by Tuesday Dec 6th to be judged during the festival. Prizes for the winners.
Admission Free. All donations / proceeds from refreshments, concerts etc, to local and national charities. To date nearly £100.000 for local and national charities.
Why not get in the Christmas spirit with the special “Lights of Love “ carol service at 7.00 pm on Wednesday, Dec 7th at Brighstone Church. Tree lighting by Nigel Hartley, CEO Earl Mountbatten Hospice also attended by Councillor Charles Chapman (Chairman of the IoW Council).
Everyone welcome. With over 50 trees on display the effect is magical. Refreshments afterwards.
Viewing will commence the next day until the Sunday in all venues, continuing with concerts into the following week. N.B. The trees will remain in Brighstone Church, The Methodist Church and the Isle of Wight Pearl until Boxing Day.
Click here to view Full Programme. Be assured of a warm welcome at the Brighstone Christmas Tree Festival. Great Fun for all the family. So do come along and enjoy the Christmas Spirit with us – you won’t be disappointed. We look forward to seeing you.
All enquiries ring Chris Goodman, Festival Organiser on 741166 or 07808132585, firstname.lastname@example.org or for mini trees contact the library on 740446.