Weʼre raising £1,000 to help Faversham Community Christmas Lights shine bright for another year!
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In the beautiful town of Faversham (Kent), the town of Kings, the Jewels in the crown light up with the magic of Christmas, every year for the past 34 years. A team of Volunteers give up their Sunday's through October and November in all weathers, to put up a display of across street lights and features. Our display is supported with some finance from Faversham Town Council, but the rest is down to the kind donations we recieve. It costs us approximately £9000 to put on a display for 1 festive period, which is a lot cheaper than Oxford Street - all the money raised goes into the display as we all volunteer!
What does a display cost and consist of?
• Approximately 4 miles of across the street cables.
• Some 5000+ lights bulbs – most of these now being energy efficient, which add to the expense.
• 60 plus individual features.
• Cost of Plant hire to put up the display
• And of course the Electricity bill!!!!!!
• Replacement of older features, cables and bulbs.
• And of course insurances including public liability
• About 15 Volunteers – more if you would like to join us!
Due to the age and construction of some of the buildings in our historic town we are unable to place an illumination on every building – but we would like to look at new ways to expand the display and even incorporate modern technology – however this would cost extra!
Please donate as much or as little as you can, your help and support is greatly needed to help keep the magic of Christmas going for future generations!
This years switch on will take place on 25th November 2017 at 5pm!
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Nov 16, 2017
Well done to all the team for their hard work
Nov 14, 2017
Looking forward again to this year's display. Thanks for all you do.
Nov 11, 2017
Thank You to all the volunteers and organisers. They look so pretty. I do hope they say “ Happy Christmas” and not “Happy Holidays”Give lots of pleasure. Good luck. X
Nov 8, 2017
Nov 8, 2017
Let the lights go on for years and years