The Christmas Lights Display will be held at 116 Board Street, Deagon again this year. The lights will be switched on on Tuesday 6th December and will be on from 7 - 10 pm each night.
All lights, displays, entertainment and stalls will be open on Wednesday 14th December from 6.00 pm each night until Wednesday 23rd. Displays of lights and Christmas items will be throughout the grounds and building. Entry is free. Please note that starting times will vary this year. See FLYER for more information.
The theme this year is ‘Reflecting God's Glory'.
Sandgate Uniting Church came first in the 4KQ Christmas Lights competition for Best Church or Community Group 2016.
Free entertainment will be presented each evening from 7.00 pm. Food and drinks of different types will be available for purchase. Stock up on your Christmas gifts as craft, sweets and baked items will be available for purchase, most made by our local people. Shepherds will be able to direct you and give out balloons to the children.
We will have a Children's Corner in the hall and courtyard at the back. A children's activity sheet will be available from the Chapel area.
The Festival will conclude with Christmas Eve Services at 7.00 pm. (A Christmas Day service will also be held at 7.30 am.)
2016 Sandgate Christmas Lights Festival Program
|December||7.00 - 8.00 pm||8.15 - 9.15 pm|
|Wednesday 14th||Che-Jazz Dance Centre||Pine Rivers Brass Band|
|Thursday 15th||Moreton Bay Symphony Orchestra & JAFA Choir|
|Friday 16th||Bayside Divas||New Groove Jazz Ensemble|
|Saturday 17th||6.45 pm Freud Squad||South East Queensland Symphonic Winds|
|Sunday 18th||Community Christmas Carols with 2nd Wind Concert Band and Rev Anne Hulbert|
|Monday 19th||Brisbane Ensemble||Multitude Inc.|
|Tuesday 20th||Brisbane Citizens' Concert Band (formerly St John CB)||The Queensland Irish Choir|
|Wednesday 21st||Brisbane Symphonic Band||Redcliffe City Choir|
|Thursday 22nd||Yellow Bird||2nd Wind Community Stage Band|
|Friday 23rd||The Swingalacious Big Band||Sojourn|
|Saturday 24th||7.00 pm Christmas Eve Celebration with Rev Anne Hulbert|
|Sunday 25th||7.30 am Christmas Day Service with Rev Anne Hulbert|
Please note that the above program may be subject to change at short notice.
The following are links to previous Christmas Lights - 2015: https://youtu.be/q4JjrLCFP1M (7 minutes); 2013: http://youtu.be/9g9D--NgUfU (4mins: 31); 2012: Great Manger Mystery video (or paste: http://youtu.be/LWjQZQ4jEAs, if you prefer). A 5-minute video on Youtube of some of the lights from 2011. This will open in a new window - or copy and paste into your browser if you prefer: http://youtu.be/TaVdv9hWW9o See also the photos page on this website.