Visit a one stop shop website for Christmas activities in the Wisbech area

Wisbech Churches Together Chairperson, Matt McChlery standing next to the Christmas In Wisbech banne

Wisbech Churches Together Chairperson, Matt McChlery standing next to the Christmas In Wisbech banner and holding the advertising brochures for the festive website - Credit: Archant

A special festive website has been set up so people can see at a glance all of the Christmas events taking place in churches across the Wisbech area.

For the second year running, Wisbech Churches Together have launched the site as a guide to the activities taking place throughout December.

There are already more than 50 events listed on the page and include things like live music, a Christmas tree festival, bingo, messy church, coffee mornings, make-and-take-away nativity scenes for children, a birthday party for Jesus, carol services and church services being held on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Posters have been distributed around the town as well as a large roadside banner that will visit several locations over the course of December.

Around 5,000 Christmas post- cards have also been printed with the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services on them that will be arriving through letter boxes in due course.

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The main Churches Together activity that will be taking place this festive season is a walking nativity parade which was started by St Peter’s Church last year.

This year they will be joined by a variety of Christians from other congregations around the town.

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The event is taking place on Sunday December 11 during the Wisbech Christmas Fayre.

The procession shall depart from St Peter’s church in the middle of town at 12 noon and will process with a manger to represent Jesus’ birth as well as a large puppet of St Nicholas.

The procession will weave its was around the town centre, stopping in various places where Christmas carols will be sung. Children are invited to dress up in biblical costume.

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