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Civic carol service will inspire angels

The Mayor of Eastbourne is encouraging residents to join him at St Saviours Church in South Street to share in an ‘uplifting’ angel festival that will bring seasonal cheer into the lives of local people ‘at a time of greatest need’.

Eastbourne’s church communities are the leading ‘Inspiring Angels Eastbourne’ with support from The Mayor and Your Eastbourne Bid. The angels will be visible all over the town, with angel trails, angel themed events and free family Christmas activities.

The Mayor, Councillor Pat Rodohan, said: “Our Christmas concert is always a special occasion and this year it will be even more uplifting for people who join us at St Saviour’s Church.

“We are living through such difficult times, with many families finding it hard to make ends meet, but inspiring angels is all about giving people access to affordable and free things to do at a time of greatest need.”

The Mayoral charities for 2022/2023 are Eastbourne Mencap and Eastbourne Foodbank.   

Father Danny Pegg, Associate Vicar for Mission and Discipleship, said: “Inspiring Angels Eastbourne is going to let everyone know what is going on this December and connect people to fun, free and affordable activities.  The message of the angels is one of hope and good news and I think we could all use a bit of that now.”

Tickets for the St Saviour’s Church carol concert on December 10 can be booked at www.eventbrite.co.uk 

The concert begins at 4pm.

Stephen Holt, CEO of Your Eastbourne Bid, said: “We are delighted to be supporting the Inspiring Angels initiative in Eastbourne this year.  We have been involved in Christmas activities across the town since 2019 and are looking forward to once again bringing some much-needed festive cheer to the town. I encourage all business to sign up and display an angel in their window.”

November 28, 2022