Christmas Tree Festival

Exminster 11th Christmas Tree Festival

29th November to 2nd December 2019


The 11th Exminster Christmas Tree Festival is being held at Exminster Methodist Church (EX6 8BT) over the weekend of 29th November to 2nd December 2018.   We invite you to place a decorated tree at the Festival.  The church will be open for viewing the trees on:

  Friday               29th    from   3 pm till 7 pm

            Saturday           30th    from 10 am till 7 pm

            Sunday               1st     from   3 pm till 5.30 pm

            Monday              2nd     open for school or other group visits (by arrangement only – please ask)

Admission is free throughout.  A Coffee Morning with various stalls is planned for Saturday morning when the ‘Santa Lady’ is coming with some of her many toy Santas (from 10-12 noon). Light refreshments available during opening times.  Light lunches on the Saturday from 12.15pm till 2.00 pm. 

Money given/raised will be shared equally between

Action for Children and Children’s Hospice South West

Individuals, families, groups, organisations, churches, businesses etc are all invited to bring a tree to the Festival


Details are as follows:

§ There is no charge to display a tree.

§ Trees should be not more than 2 metres tall with a firm base – please indicate approx size.

§ We suggest artificial trees or rooted ones in a pot so they can be used at home/elsewhere over Christmas.

§ Lights can be used but need to be of modern design with a transformer or battery powered.

§ There is no particular theme – enjoy choosing your own colours, form of decoration etc

§ We ask that no display is overtly commercial.  We reserve the right to refuse any tree or ask for changes.

§ We will place a sign naming the person(s) or organisation etc with each tree.

§ A free printed programme will also detail those kindly displaying a tree or trees.

§ Trees can be set up on Thursday 28th Nov from 2 pm till 8 pm or Friday 29th Nov from 10 am till 12 noon

§ There will be a special service for all ages amongst the trees on Sunday 2nd December starting at 10.30 am

§ Your tree can be collected after the festival on Tuesday 3rd December either between 10 am and 12 noon or from 5 till 7 pm (or by arrangement if these times are not convenient for you).



If you would like to display a tree, please e-mail for the form shown below. Any questions to Brenda please on 01392 833928




"                   Application form to display a tree at the 11th Christmas Tree Festival

at Exminster Methodist Church 29th  November to 2nd December 2019        Please write clearly!





Name of organisation (if applicable)


Name/details you wish to appear on the programme


Are you planning on using lights?

Yes/No  (please indicate)

Approximate tree size

       Metres or feet

Telephone contact


E-mail contact

(if available)


I / We would like to display a tree at the Festival and agree to be bound by the rules detailed above




Date:                                      2019

Please return to:   Methodist Church letterbox or 3 Berry Cottages or email to


Thank you for your  support