Annual Christmas Tree festival set to open in Warwick - The Leamington Observer

Annual Christmas Tree festival set to open in Warwick

Leamington Editorial 22nd Nov, 2018   0

CHRISTMAS trees will be getting all dressed up for a festival in Warwick.

The annual Christmas Tree Festival opens on Victorian Evening (November 29) and runs through to December 9.

Visitors can vote for their favourite tree which are individually decorated by townspeople and businesses.

Highlights on the opening night include a visit from Santa, a children’s Christmas workshop from poet and storyteller Jenny Heap, music from Spa Brass Band, St Mary’s Choir and the Two Castles Male Voice Choir, as well as mulled wine and mince pies.




And craft stalls and the St Mary’s gift shop will help with those all-important Christmas presents.

Other activities will take place over the course of the festival including festive song from school choirs on Friday November 30


A guided tour of the church will take place afterwards at 12.30pm for £3.

And on Saturday (December 1), Warwick mayor Rich Eddy is joining the festivities with tea and cake at 11am and Christmas concert ‘Sing it Loud’ at 7.30pm.

Lined up for the second week is a talk about the true story of the ‘The Christmas Truce’ as part of the ‘Warwick Poppies’ exhibition on Thursday December 6, with tickets from St Mary’s shop, as well as a lunchtime organ recital on Friday.

Visit stmaryswarick.org.uk for more details.

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