Annual Torchlight Procession and Town Carol Service
This traditional event will take place on Wednesday 6 December 2023 starting at the top of High Street, Post Code CO9 2UK. Torches will be handed out from 6.15pm, for a start time of 7.00pm. There will first be the blessing of the crib around the Christmas Tree at Market Hill and then a procession will walk down High Street, to Bridge Street and Trinity Street arriving at the Halstead Public Gardens (CO9 1JD) for the Annual Town Carol Service. Flaming torches (with glo-sticks for younger people) are carried by members of the public and are given free of charge by Halstead Town Council, providing a wonderful traditional spectacle; all are welcome to join in.
The Carol Service is conducted by Churches Together in Halstead and will begin at about 7.30pm with free song sheets being provided; entry is free to all. A collection for the Mayor’s Charity will be taken.
FREE OF CHARGE WITH OPTIONAL DONATION TO THE MAYOR'S CHARITY
Halstead High Street and Halstead Public Gardens Essex CO9 1JE
Wed 6 December