St John’s Church, Chipping Sodbury Nativity Crib Festival

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Wednesday 4th to Sunday 8th December. An inspiring collection of nativity cribs, arts, and crafts from around the world for you to see, including the life size knitted nativity figures from St Peter’s Hospice, who are our nominated charity this year.

During your visit come and relax at the Crib Café. Soup and Bread will be served every lunchtime and on Friday evening. Tea, Coffee, homemade cakes and biscuits will be available during all public viewing times. The craft team are busy preparing lots of activities for the children, we’ll have lots of things for our younger visitors to make and do.

On Victorian Day, Friday, it’s going to be exciting. We’ll be having a special toddler event in the morning, the donkeys will be in church for the children to meet and there will be toddler craft activities to do to. We’ll have Chipping Sodbury School Choir singing at 6pm and drumming workshops throughout the evening. By popular request we’ll be making nativity lanterns again as well as lots of new crafts for children to try.

On Saturday we’re hosting ‘Roly the Clown’, he’ll be giving shows throughout the day in addition to everything else going on.

The festival closes on Sunday at 4.30pm with a special Contemplative Reflection at 5pm, everyone is welcome to join us for this simple service to round off the event.

We do hope you can come, there will be lots to see and it’s free to get in.
Public viewing is from 10am – 5pm Wednesday, 11am – 5pm Thursday, 10am – 9pm Friday, 10am – 5pm Saturday and 11am to 4.30pm on Sunday.

We look forward to welcoming you.

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