Christmas is coming to Highbridge on Saturday 27th November with the annual Christmas lights switch on!

Christmas is coming to Highbridge on Saturday 27th November with the annual Christmas lights switch on!

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Come join in celebrating the start of the festive season in Highbridge – the celebrations begin with the SEED lantern parade starting at Bank Street carpark next to the Community Hall at 4pm. (To join the lantern parade just turn up on the day with your lantern! )

The Rev’d Little and his guitar will be accompanying children from Churchfield School who will then be singing under the Portico at the Community Hall at 4.30pm, and finally at 5pm the Mayor, Cllr Mike Facey, will switch on the Highbridge Christmas lights.

Refreshments will be available in the Community Hall.

To join in the lantern parade you can make your very own eco-friendly paper bag lantern to carry.

Free lanterns activity packs are now available to collect from Create You on Market Street in Highbridge and several local shops in Burnham-on-Sea:

– Material Needs                       

– Crafty Comforts

– Baby Bee Crafty

– Toy Cupboard

– Indoor market

– GW Hurley

– Sassy

– Material Needs

Each lantern pack comes with everything you will need to make the lantern and an LED tealight, even safe for little hands.

 As well as supplying the paper bag lantern packs, Create You are running several free drop-in workshops to make floating lanterns leading up to the events. The walk-in lantern sessions are taking place in the shop on:

– Sunday 14th November 1.30-3.30pm

– Thursday 18th November 10-12pm and

– Sunday 21st November 1.30-3.30 pm

– Sunday 14th November 1.30-3.30pm

There is no need to book to do the lantern making sessions, just turn up on the day

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