Christmas Tree Festival - FAQ

 Q: Will you provide the trees? 

A: Yes, all trees will be supplied by us and will be about 5-6ft tall.


Q: I’d like to decorate a tree. How do I join in? 

A: Contact us using the form on our website or the form included in this leaflet.


Q: Do I have to follow a Christmas theme for my decorations? 

A:Not at all. Let your imagination and creativity run wild! We only ask that it is tasteful and not likely to cause offence.  We would ask you not to use a spray on the trees.


Q: Do you provide the tree lights? 

A: No, but electrical sockets will be available for LED lights. Please do not use lights that need batteries.


Q: Can I borrow the tree stand at the end of the Festival? 

A: Unfortunately, this will not be possible. 


Q: Will the name of my organisation be displayed? 

A:Yes. All trees will have a standard size label at eye level. In addition, you will be able to provide further advertising or information material to be placed at the foot of the tree but limited to a single A3 size space. 


Q: Will there be a charge for taking part? 

A:Yes, companies will be asked to pay £44 and non-profit organisations / individuals £22 to help cover the cost of the trees. 


Q: How will the trees be allocated? 

A:“First come, first served” process will be used on the day set aside for decorating the trees, Thursday 5th December. 


Q: When will the trees be decorated? 

A: We have set aside Thursday 5thDecember (9.00am-9.00pm) for this activity. An evening session will be available to facilitate local companies out of their operating times.


Q: I don’t want my tree after the Festival? Can I leave it behind? 

A: Yes. Once you have removed your decorations, let a steward know and your tree will be offered to others for a small donation. Decorations can be removed after ‘Carols in the Trees’ on Sunday 8th(evening), or on Monday 9thDecember between 9.00 am and 10.30 am.  Decorations not cleared by 10:30 am will be removed for collection later.


Q: Can I bring someone in a wheelchair? 

A: Certainly. Most of the church is accessible without using steps. 


Q: Do you have toilet facilities? 

A: Yes, toilets and baby changing facilities are available in the church.


Q: If I don’t have a tree this year, will I remain on your mailing list? 

A:  In accordance with GDPR regulations, we are asking permission to retain contact details of all those who have had a tree at a Festival, unless requested to remove them.