Christmas Festival Night in Lindfield is on Tuesday December 8. The High Street will be closed to traffic from 5.30-9.30pm. Father Christmas should arrive at the United Reformed Church at 6pm.Fingers crossed for a dry evening!

Tiger Arts lunchtime concert on Wednesday December 9 at 1pm in the United Reformed Church. Music Students from Oathall Community College will entertain you. Lunches from 12.15 in the Church Hall.

Don’t forget the Country Markets each Thursday including Christmas Eve from 10-11am in the King Edward Hall. There is a great Christmas feel to the markets at the moment. Today is the last day you can order Christmas baking items. Collection on December 17 and 24.

For those of you who enjoy going to Wakehurst Place the UK’s tallest living Christmas Tree is due for its big switch on tomorrow, Friday December 4. This marks the start of Wakehurst’s annual Glow Wild Lantern Festival. Probably the best time to see the tree will be at dusk. The lights will be on from 3.30pm –midnight every afternoon and evening until 12th night.

From 7am on Sunday December 13 the Gift FM will be broadcasting until midday on Christmas Day on 87.9FM. The broadcasts will come from studios at the United Reformed Church masterminded by Dan McQuillin. This is a joint venture between the 3 village churches and will feature live carol concerts, music performances and church services broadcast from the URC and All Saints Church. Online the station is available across the UK by visiting www.the Listening to this station will keep you informed, feeling festive and hearing about the life of the village. Young people are being used as presenters, producers or newsreaders and receive their training from the Gift.

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