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Tree Dressing

Tree Dressing

01 December 2019

10:30 to 4:30

Tree Dressing is a magical occasion for all the family, celebrating the importance of trees in our lives.

Make a greenery headdress and turn a jam jar into a lantern Join the procession illuminated by hundreds of lanterns Dress the aspen trees as darkness falls Join in with traditional songs and dances around the trees.

The day’s finale takes place as darkness falls, with a spiral dance around the aspen trees, which are dressed with hundreds of lanterns.

Winter warmers on offer will include mulled apple juice and spiced biscuits, for which we request donations.

Please note that all activities are subject to change.


Start: 01 December 2019
End: 01 December 2019
Admission: Regular Museum admission prices apply (free for Annual Members of the Museum).

Location Details

Location Weald & Downland Living Museum, Town Lane, Singleton, Chichester,
Postcode PO18 0EU

The Museum is located on Town Lane in Singleton, which is 7 miles north of Chichester. By car: the Museum can be reached via the A286 Chichester to Midhurst road. The postcode is PO18 0EU. Follow the brown tourist attraction signs marked ‘Open Air Museum’. There is a free car park and disabled parking spaces are available opposite the Museum shop. By bus: catch the Stagecoach 60 service, which runs between Chichester bus station (opposite Chichester railway station) and Midhurst – the Museum is a 5-minute walk from the Grooms Yard stop in Singleton. Buses run every 30 minutes Monday – Saturday. On Sundays buses run every hour. For an up-to-date timetable visit the Stagecoach website.

Organiser Details

Organiser's Name Weald & Downland Living Museum
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