Advent and Christmas events 2022

from Thursday 1st December Advent Calendar Windows  A real advent calendar!  Different properties in Downe displayed an advent window telling the story of Christmas right up to Christmas Day.   The trail map is downloadable here with details on our facebook page 

 

Sunday 4th December - Christmas Lights Switched On in Downe with Christmas Craft and candle lighting in St Mary's church (4 - 6pm) Image result for free pictures of christmas light switch on clipart

 

 

from Sunday 11th December - Christmas 'Follow the Star Trail' Adventure in Cudham Churchyard with trail signs around the churchyard.

 

Image result for free bing pictures of christmas trees clipartMemory Trees - Christmas trees were placed outside St Mary's, Downe and Cudham Church and parishioners and visitors were invited to tie a ribbon or bauble in memory of a loved one.

 

 

 

Sunday 1st January 2023 - The New Year was welcomed in with a short service at 11am at Cudham Church, followed by Cudham Village Club providing cheese and wine, with the bells being rung at 11.30am.Image result for free pictures of ringing christmas church bells clipart