Forest Town Christmas Lights

Switch on - 2011

By Pauline Marples

Crowds of people flocked to see the annual switching on of the Christmas Lights organised by Forest Town Community Council on Thursday 24th November.

 

Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Forest Town Christmas Lights' page

P Marples

Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Forest Town Christmas Lights' page

P Marples

 

First a short Carol Service took place in St Alban's Church then Rev Philip Stead switched the tree lights on at the crossroads.

 

Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Forest Town Christmas Lights' page

P Marples

Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Forest Town Christmas Lights' page

P Marples

 

 

This was followed by a lantern walk to the top of the village.

 

 

Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Forest Town Christmas Lights' page

P Marples

Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Forest Town Christmas Lights' page

P Marples

Rev Ann Anderson then switched on the tree lights opposite the shops, near Kingsway Hall.

Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Forest Town Christmas Lights' page

P Marples

Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Forest Town Christmas Lights' page

P Marples

 

People then continued into the Trinity Methodist Church where more carols were sung,

Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Forest Town Christmas Lights' page

P Marples

Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Forest Town Christmas Lights' page

P Marples

and in true community spirit everyone tucked into Hot Dogs and warm mince pies!

 

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