Christmas Tree Festival at St Pauls

06 December 2017

70 trees at St Paul's Bedford are covered with original decorations, this year to the theme of 'Stories for Children'. Every tree is different. Julia Jarman, children's author opens the Festival on Wednesday 6 December. A sneak preview gives us a selection of trees being decorated (see attached). The Mayor of Bedford, Cllr David Hodgson joined us on a tour.

The Festival is open daily to 10 December at St Paul's church, St Paul's Sq, Bedford, MK40 1SQ. 24 school and community choirs will delight us with their singing throughout the week while the competition 'Where's Mr Toad & Friends' will keep young children interested. Refreshments served daily.

There are still a few tickets left for the popular Cellophany octet of 8 cellos with Wind in the Willows and world folk songs at St Paul's church on Saturday 9th December, at 7 pm,
Concert tickets at £15.00 each (under 12 free), including mulled wine & mince pies, available at www.bedfordhospitalcharity.org.uk
or from either St Paul’s church tel 01234–340163 or from 01234-783181.
Festival opening hours: Wednesday-Saturday 10 am-5 pm
Sunday 12 noon-4 pm Admission £2.50.
Children under 16 free
Help to raise £10,000 to be shared between St Paul's church and The Bedford Hospitals Charity
Further details www.stpaulschurchbedford.org.uk
www.facebook.com/stpaulschurchbedford2016
www.bedfordhospitalcharity.org.uk

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