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return of the christmas tree festival

Friday 10th – Sunday 12th December

10:30 to 16:00 each day

Come and see the Festive Trees and Nativity Scenes that Schools, Young People Groups and other groups have designed to welcome in the Festive Holiday. Your journey around the Festival will be safely managed using the Museum’s one-way system. Face masks and hand sanitising points will be available.


There is:

  • no cost, although any donations are always welcome

  • no need to book in advance and,

  • festive refreshments, tea, coffee or a soft drink and mince pie’s will be available

In addition, and as a SPECIAL event, artist Jenny Mellings will be hosting two family workshops on Saturday 11th December from 10:30 – 12:30 and 13:00 to 15:00. The themes are:

Trees of Chard: as well as the decorated Christmas trees celebrate some of Chard’s most distinctive trees, such as the apple, oak and ash through drawing and printing on fabric. in this workshop you’re invited to make images for Chard community’s new textile banners project

Ornamental Edging: create decorative motifs based on signs, symbols and objects from the museum’s collection. You will be printing and stencilling to create border designs for Chard community’s new textile banners. 

For more details email or

Call 07870697956

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With sincere thanks to our event sponsors

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With sincere thanks to our event supporters

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Chard Museum proud to be a Consortium Member of Culturally Chard bringing three years of heritage activities to the town and district.

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