About the Cuckfield Christmas Tree Festival

Decorated Christmas Trees and a Nativity scene

Our partner charity for this year’s Festival is Cuckfield Stroke Communication Group.

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


Friday 6th December 2024: Festival open 11am to 7.30pm.

Saturday 7th December 2024: Festival open 11.30pm to 6.00pm.
The Festival is followed by a concert at 7.30pm, tickets available from Cuckfield Music Festival.

Sunday 8th December 2024: Festival open 11.30am to 5.30pm, followed by a Carol Service at 6pm.

will be open in The Old School, opposite the church.

Friday 11.30am to 3.30pm.
Saturday 11.30am to 5.30pm.
Sunday 11.30am to 4.30pm.

is a feature throughout the Festival. Music groups, soloists, organists, pianists, and instrumentalists will play and sing for our visitors. Please see our Festival Music for more information.

On Saturday evening at 7.30pm there will be a Festival of Christmas Music. Concert tickets are available from Cuckfield Music Festival.

The festival ends 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.

What we’ve raised so far

YearCharityAmount RaisedPoster
2003St Peter & St James Hospice£1,500no poster
2004Sightsavers£2,400no poster
2006Macmillan Cancer Support£4,100
2007The Children’s Society£4,175
2008St Catherine’s Hospice£4,511
2009Leukemia Research Fund£4,796
2010Downs Syndrome Association£4,690
2011Help for Heroes£5,000
2013Action for Deafness£5,800
2014Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance£5,241
2015Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice£6,461
2016Mid Sussex Branch of Parkinson’s UK£7,115
2017Chailey Heritage£7,037
2019Alzheimer’s Society£7,272
2020Event cancelled because of the Coronavirus pandemic
2021Event cancelled because of the Coronavirus pandemic
2022Golden Lion Children’s Trust£6,87620220 poster
2023Stroke Association – Cuckfield Support Group£6,1252023 poster