Festival of Christmas Trees

26 Oct 08 Dec

The Lowry Outlet Mall, M50 3AH

Saturday 26 Oct 19 - Sunday 08 Dec 19 9:00 am

Be a part of our 13th Annual Manchester Festival of Christmas Trees!

This exciting project unique to Manchester could involve you, your company, social club, creative or marketing department in the decoration of a Christmas tree in an exciting theme of your choice. The decorated trees will be prominently displayed to the public at the Lowry Outlet Mall, Salford Quays from Saturday 26th October to Sunday 8th December. Francis House Children’s Hospice will supply an artificial tree (approx. 1.5m) and lights free of charge.

We recommend that you let your imagination run wild when decorating your tree, just remember that it should be saleable, so be inspired with your masterpiece and put as much into it as possible.

Last year with promotional items and a raffle, we raised over £28,000.

Your Christmas tree awaits

If you wish to include your corporate identity into the theme then go ahead – fabulous and unusual trees cause quite a stir. Trees will be available for decoration on the 18th, 19th, 21st, and 22nd of October.

All proceeds from the sale of trees goes towards ensuring the children and young people in our care will be as happy and comfortable as possible whilst using the services of Francis House.

Members of the public will be able to bid for the beautifully decorated trees, or simply enjoy browsing the many different trees with various exciting themes. The display of the trees adds to the splendour of Christmas and can’t fail to attract attention.

In many cases trees are purchased and donated to charities such as children’s homes, hospices, children’s hospitals. You may, if you wish, purchase your own tree back to display in your company reception.

Participants last year included:

L’Oréal. PMS International, Tesco Stores, Lowry Outlet Management,
AX Paris, Swinton W.I., Nando’s, Kennedy Wilson, Black & Decker,
Lowbury Construction, Antler, Jaytex Ltd, Susie’s Boutique, Interpart UK Ltd, Virgin Media, Grosvenor Casino, M/cr Utd Foundation, Discount Cards, Cloud Enterprise, Eccles Cake WI, Fibre Hairdressing, 2 Little Ducks Community Group,Denby Salford Quays, J. Davidson, Co-op Funeral Care, Cheadle Social Club, Salford Angels WI, The Heywood Family, Mottram Hall Hotel, Hanson Auctioneers, Swizzel Matlow, Homebase Broadheath,Arthur Gresty, Rodney House School, Selborne Group, Manchester Utd Museum, Salford & Swinton Rotary Club, Jean Simkiss, Sebden Steel, Talullah Blooms, Karen Finkill &. Maggie, Presents & Petals and gift vouchers from numerous restaurants across Manchester and Cheshire.

Celebrities involved were:
Manchester United Premier League Players

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The Lowry Outlet Mall

Salford M50 3AH, UK

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