Let there be lights

Totally Locally Newark's tree for 2015

Totally Locally Newark’s tree for 2015

Newark’s magnificent Parish Church will be ablaze with fairy lights and glittering decorations from Saturday 5 to Sunday 13 December, as it hosts its eighth annual Christmas Tree Festival.

Over 100 trees are being dressed ready for the opening of the festival at 9.30am tomorrow. Local schools, charities organisations and businesses are all taking part in the event, which is sponsored by solicitors Larken & Co and Tallents.

There’ll be seasonal music, Christmas carols, stalls and a raffle, as well as refreshments throughout the nine days – admission is £2 for adults and 20p for children, with opening hours

  • 9.30am – 5pm Saturdays
  • 11am – 4.30pm Sundays
  • 10am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

The festival will be brought to a close with Carols of Praise at 6pm on Sunday 13 December.

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