Sunday, 15 December 2019

Christmas celebration

UP to 200 children are expected to take part in a lantern parade as part of Benson’s Christmas lights switch-on ceremony.

The Benson Christmas Countdown will be held in High Street on Thursday, December 5 from 5pm.

The parade will feature scouts, cubs, brownies and youth groups and will start at the Millstream Surgery.

People should gather from 5.30pm and the parade and light switch-on will take place between 6pm and 7pm.

There will be a refreshments stall run by the Friends of Benson School and the Roke and Benson Brass Band  will lead a community sing-song.

The proceeds will be donated to the primary school and the village library.

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