Harbour Lights and Christmas Tree
The Colne Yacht Club is working with businesses and individuals in and around the Hard to produce a display of lights for everyone to enjoy. This will include a specially donated 15 ft high tree decorated with lights, as well as decorations on the Hard and boats. Anyone wishing to get involved by either making a display, lighting up their boat, or sponsoring a display in this area should contact [email protected]
Brightlingsea Harbour Ferry Rides
Brightlingsea Harbour Office are planning a specially themed event that will be a delight for families and includes a trip round the Harbour and a visit to Santa’s Grotto. This is the only event that you need to pay for and will be bookable in advance. More details will be provided in the near future.
Rotary Santa Sleigh Tour
From 1st to 24th December the Rotary Club of Brightlingsea & District will once again be helping Santa on his visits to the streets of Brightlingsea and surrounding villages. Santa will have a brand-new sleigh this year and the reindeer have all been to summer boot camp, so do look out for him visiting your area and give him a wave! To find our more please email Fiona Brown - [email protected].
Virtual Christmas Tree Festival & Competition
The Christmas Tree Festival may be cancelled – but you can still show off your decorated trees and enter the usual competitions in the Virtual Christmas Tree Festival here on Brightlingsea Info.You’ll be able to donate to local charities online, too. Details will be announced on the site nearer the time.
Competition categories include:
- Favourite Outdoor tree
- Favourite Indoor tree submitted by a group
- Favourite Indoor tree submitted by an individual
- Favourite Indoor tree submitted by a young person’s group
- Favourite Indoor tree submitted by a young person
- Best Local Business Lights
- Best Local Organisation LightsAlso happening in Brightlingsea this Christmas:
Church Services in Brightlingsea
Throughout the pandemic, local churches have adapted with the times and now offer a wide range of services that can be accessed either by booking a place in a church for a particular service, to ensure social distancing, or by allowing the public to joining via You Tube and Zoom. Exact details of services at all churches are still being defined and more information will be provided nearer the time.