Tourists travel from Canada, US to view Christmas lights in Sussex

Published on : Saturday, December 23, 2017

Christmas-lights-SussexA large number of people come to watch the wonderful light display in Westfield.


On the other hand a large number of people generally arrive from regions like Australia, Canada and the United States to be spell-bound by the hundreds of myriad lights and festive figurines, as asserted by the organizers.


The East Sussex village has a populace of about 2,750 and has been capable of raising over £66,000 for St. Michael’s Hospice in nearby Hastings by lighting up every year.


One of the original participants, Ken Munday had been decorating his house since the year 1976.


But then he started observing a trend growing in 2005 when a number of houses had also started to join in. Over the last 12 years, it has actually become a firm tradition. Event today he continues to stand outside his house in Churchfield every night in December till the Christmas Eve to welcome families and collect donations.


He was quite excited to see a large number of people. He went on to add that the light go on about 4.30 p.m. every night till 10 p.m. and there are a large number of cars that arrive. Also,there are several hundreds of people walking along the pavement.


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