The Bournville Christmas Tree Lights Switch-On

This year the popular switch-on will take place at 7pm on Thursday 1st December 2016

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Father Christmas will be journeying around the roads of Bournville in his sleigh

After the Christmas Lights are turned on, Father Christmas will remain in Bournville for a few days so he can tour around Bournville.
Here is where he will be:
  • At about 6:30pm on the evening of Friday 2nd December - the Bournville Green area.
  • At about 6:00pm on the evening of Tuesday 6th December - the Woodlands Park Road area.
  • At about 6:00pm on the evening of Thursday 8th December - the Mulberry Road area.

The Carillon Shop is ready for Christmas

The Rest House on the Bournville Green, home to the Carillon Gift Shop, has been beautifully decorated and is ready for Christmas shoppers.

It is one of the most delightful shops to visit in Bournville at any time of the year but at Christmas it is simply a unique experience that must not be missed. There are a huge range of Christmas gifts available inside and all profits go towards maintaining the historic Bournville Carillon.

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Carols on the Green bucket collection raises £3,583.69 for charity

Christmas Eve, once again, saw a huge crowd, gathering on the Bournville Green to welcome the imminent arrival of Christmas.

Carols on the Green is, of course, a magical Bournville tradition stretching back over 60 years.

Organised by the local group of Christian churches, the service is always wonderfully led by Canon Peter Babington, the vicar of the Bournville Parish Church.

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Redeveloped BVT offices to be called Elizabeth Court

The redeveloped BVT offices located on Oak Tree Lane, are to be called Elizabeth Court in honour of George Cadbury's widow, Dame Elizabeth Cadbury.

The development is currently under construction, and will provide 21 apartments for the over 60s,

Although a much larger building than the one it replaces, the new development still retains the original frontage of the building and the new large structure at the rear of the frontage has been designed in a fairly complementary style.

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