Everyone loves a Christmas tree …

And this year there will be twenty of them to see in St Mary’s Beeston from the 7-12 December.

Beeston in Bloom and St Mary’s have joined forces and invited local schools and other groups to decorate a tree in a way which represents them.

We can’t wait to see what the Beeston Crochet group will come up with, and the Christian Police Association tree was beautiful last year.

It’s free entry, and there will be a cuppa and mince pie on offer. And on the Friday we’ll be joined by Mary and Joseph and a donkey (yes – a real one!) to start a procession down to the Lantern Festival in Cross Flatts Park.

A special tree will be the Blue Christmas tree – for those who find Christmas-time difficult. You can write the name of someone you’re missing on a card, or express a thought or prayer.

Opening times:

  • Wednesday 7: 10.30am-12.30pm,
  • Thursday 8: 5pm-7pm,
  • Friday 9: 10am-12noon, and 3pm-5pm
  • Saturday 10: 10am-2pm,
  • Sunday 12: 12noon-2pm.

St Mary’s church is located on Town Street, LS11 8PN.


This post was written by Rev Lindsey Pearson

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