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Ding Dong Merrily on High!

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Spectacular Christmas Tree Festival at St Mary's Church Horncastle, where over 600 bells will ring out the joy of Christmas.

Featuring over 50 Christmas trees, created by local businesses and schools and all representing a different Christmas carol. The church's chosen carol is 'Ding Dong Merrily in High' with over 600 bells decorated by the local community being hung from the nave roof. A beautiful and poignant 'Nativity Scene' will be played out in the chancel.

Also on Sunday 9th December there will be a traditional Christmas Market taking place in Horncastle town centre with a host of stalls, food and entertainment.


This event is hosted by St Mary

Built in the 13th century, the oldest part is the low tower which is surmounted by a small spirelet that is completely out of proportion with the rest of the building!

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