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Festive Alderney

2 Nov - 1 Jan 2023


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Alderney is the perfect place to enjoy a special Christmas break. With a strong feeling of community and a sense of being part of a special celebration, the island is a unique place to experience this wonderful time of year. 

Alderney hosts a range of festive events taking part during December. From late night shopping to the Christmas Panto and church concerts there is something for everyone


Crib Festival - from Sunday 27 November until the 30 December at St Anne's Church
Alderney Voices Christmas Concert - Saturday 10 December at 7pm
Carol singing (incl. mulled wine, mince pies and raffle) – Friday 16 December from 6.30pm to 7.15pm at St Anne's Church
Christmas Tree festival - Saturday 10 December until Wednesday 14 at the Methodist Church
New Year Water Festival - Saturday 1 January at 11am at Marais Square
New Year Swim - Saturday 1 January at 12pm at Braye Bay

Late night Shopping 

Spend an evening under our Christmas lights browsing Victoria Street's boutique shops for some perfect Alderney Christmas gifts. Why not finish with a mulled wine or dinner in one of our cosy pubs. Dates below

Friday 25th November: 5pm - 8pm
Friday 2nd December: 5pm - 8pm
Friday 16th December: 5pm - 8pm
Every Thursday from 10 November to the 22 December: 5pm - 7pm at Blanchard Building Supplies

Christmas Craft Markets 

Friday 25 November - Made in Alderney Market at La Ville from 5pm till 8pm
Saturday 26 November - RNLI's Christmas Fayre at the Island Hall from 2pm to 4pm.

Christmas Church Services

Special Advent Sunday service with the Opening of the Crib Festival - Sunday 27 November at 10.30am at St Anne's Church
Christingle service - Sunday 18 December at 5pm at St Anne's Church
Carols by Candlelight - Saturday 24 December at 4pm at Methodist Church
Christmas Eve Midnight Mass - Saturday 24 December at 11.30pm at St Anne's Church   
BCP service - Sunday 25 December at 9am at St Anne's Church
Christmas Day Service - Sunday 25 December at 10.30am at the Methodist Church            
Christmas Day Family service - Saturday 25 December at 10.30am at St Anne's Church

Keep up to date with what is happening on Alderney this Christmas here: Festive Alderney 

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