Saturday, 13 February 2016

50 Christmas trees spruce up church

IT was Christmas sparkle all the way on Thursday night in Dalton as the town’s festive celebrations kicked off.

St Mary’s Church has been decked with 50 Christmas trees decorated by various organisations and groups, around the theme of “A Journey”, and the Christmas tree festival is expected to attract 5,000 visitors over the weekend.

As part of the celebrations the church will also be holding a concert with Barrow Male Voice Choir and Dalton Town Band tonight , from 7pm.

Then tomorrow a procession of camels, shepherds and reindeers will form part of the Christmas Parade, along with a visit from with Father Christmas, starting at 5.30pm.

Entry to the Christmas Tree Festival at St Mary’s Church is £1 for adults and free for children under the age of 14.


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