A Very Brentford Christmas Celebration

A weekend of festive fun to get into the holiday spirit

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A series of events are being planned on Saturday December 11 and Sunday December 12 to allow the Brentford community to come together and really get into to the festive spirit.

On Saturday 11 December at 11am, The Brentford Project's is laying on a whole host of Christmassy activities - there’s a packed itinerary of arts and crafts activities for all ages to enjoy.

At 4.30pm you’re invited to gather in Market Place where the Brentford School for Girls Choir will entertain us with songs from Frozen. This will be followed by the official switching on of the lights on a Christmas tree donated by Ballymore at 5pm. This will be performed by Brentford FC’s biggest fan Woody, ably supported by Brentford legend Marcus Gayle and club mascot Buzz.

On Sunday 12 December at 11am – 3pm Brentford’s regular Sunday market returns to its usual venue the Market Place, and will be set around the Christmas tree for a festive market, with a range gifts, arts, crafts, and food stalls.

To help really get us in the Christmas spirit there will be live music from local artists playing throughout the duration of the Market.

In addition to all of this the Magpie and Crown will be running a Christmas wreath making workshop from 2.30pm – 5.30pm followed by more live music at 6pm from Alix Anthony.

Hounslow FoodBox will have a stall at the market, and more people than ever need help over Christmas. So do please bring donations of food, toiletries, festive treats such as selection boxes, toiletries sets, and small toys and treats for school children.

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December 2, 2021

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