About the festival

The first festival was held in 2003. It was a tremendous success and is now held annually due to popular demand! To date we have raised £63,150 for charityAll are welcome.

2017's Festival will be on Friday 8th, Saturday 9th, and Sunday 10th December.


ADMISSION CHARGE
£5. Children under 16 are free but must be accompanied by an adult. Profits will be shared between our partner charity and Holy Trinity Church.

OPENING TIMES
Friday     11.30am until 7.30pm
Saturday 11.30am until 6.30pm
Sunday   11.30am until 5.00pm, followed by a Carol Service at 6pm.

LIGHT REFRESHMENTS
will be available in The Old School, opposite the church, from 12.00 on Friday and from 11.30 on Saturday and Sunday.

LIVE MUSIC
will be a feature throughout the Festival. Choirs, soloists, organists, pianists, and instrumentalists will play and sing for our visitors. Please see our Festival Music programme for more information.

The festival will end with a special service of CAROLS among the trees at 6pm followed by mulled wine and mince pies in the Old School.

For more information see our Frequently Asked Questions.

About Holy Trinity Church

A church has stood on this site for more than 900 years. People have worshipped here, prayed here, got married, brought their children to be baptized and come here to mourn the loss of friends and family. It is the centre for a lively, caring, friendly community. A rich variety of services to suit all tastes is provided throughout the month. For more information see the church's website.

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What we've raised so far

Year

Charity

Amount Raised

Poster

2003

St Peter & St James Hospice

£1,500

no poster

2004

Sightsavers

£2,400

no poster

2005

NSPCC

£3,100

2005 

2006

Macmillan Cancer Support

£4,100

2006

2007

The Children's Society

£4,175

2007

2008

St Catherine's Hospice

£4,511

2008

2009

Leukemia Research Fund

£4,796

2009

2010

Downs Syndrome Association

£4,690

2010

2011

Help for Heroes

£5,000

2011

2012

HemiHelp

£4,260

2012

2013

Action for Deafness

£5,800

2013

2014

Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance

£5,241

2014

2015

Chestnut Tree House Children's Hospice

£6,000

2015

2016 Mid Sussex Branch of Parkinson’s UK £7,115 2016
2017 Chailey Heritage ??? 2017

 

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