St Philip and St James’s church, Grafton Road, Cheltenham, GL50 2DD


Cheltenham Advent Windows 2020


Download our Advent Windows flyer here – please do share with your friends and neighbours!

Would you like to share a little light and joy this December?
(And have a lockdown project!) You can play your part by
taking part in our living Advent Calendar!

How it works….

At least 24 volunteers (individuals and businesses) agree to decorate a
street-facing window (an ‘advent window’) on a nativity theme

Each is assigned a date.

At least one new window ‘opens’ (appears and is lit) every day from 1st
to 24th December

Each window then remains ‘open’ from it’s opening day from at least
5pm until 1st January

A Trail leaflet is created and we have an advent window trail around
Cheltenham that anyone can walk around and enjoy. Some may choose
to do it as December progresses, others may prefer to wait until they’re
all open and follow the completed trail all in one go. (We will do vague
directions for each location to not give out individual house
numbers/make it a bit of a treasure hunt.)

To take part please email Revd Sarah Haden by the 25th of November at
sarah@cnc.church