Christmas Community Celebrations

Friday 4th December 10am onwards and at 6.00pm onwards, a short candlelit Christingle Service led by Revd Sylvester Deigh followed by coffee and mince pies & Saturday 5th December 10am - 3pm.

Welcome to Freckleton
The Village of Flower & Music

Freckleton is located in the Fylde, Lancashire, England, UK, just north of the river Ribble. It is one of the oldest Fylde villages. Historically, Freckleton’s main industry is agriculture but there was a time when it was a sea port with boat building and sail making.

The Freckleton web site is a showcase for the village. It provides information about local history, the shops, pubs, restaurants, council, businesses, facilities, services and amenities that are available locally.

There are also pictures from around the village as well as information about the Lancashire Coastal Way and links to everything we can find of relevance to Freckletonians.

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Freckleton Xmas Tree Lighting & Carol Service - 15.11.15
The Xmas Tree Lighting was planned for the 08.12.15 but has been moved to the 1st December as the village hall is not available on the 8th.

Freckleton In Bloom - 07.11.15
Freckleton In Bloom are celebrating after receiving two awards recognising their achievment. They have been awarded GOLD in their category and presented with the Amberol Ltd Trophy for Best in Category in the North West in Bloom Awards 2015. We done to al the helpers, sponsors and supporters.

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Preparation for Employment - Starts 09.11.15
A free course for Parents thinking about seeking employment or actively looking for a job. This course will be held at The Orchard Children’s Centre twice a week on Monday and Tuesday afternoons Mon/Tues 9/10 November 2015 – 3 February 2016, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm <Poster>

Freckleton Bowling Club Xmas Fair - 14.11.15
In the Village Hall on Saturday 14 November 10am - 12noon. Brci-a-brac, Tombola, Raffle, Crafts, Books & Jigsaws, Food Hamper. 50p entry, includes Tea/Coffee & Biscuits.

Freckleton C of E School Christmas Market - 21.11.15
Do some Christmas shopping whilst listening to the school choir and members of the Freckleton Brass Band playing festive music. Body Shop, Lady Grey Makeup, Cake Stall, Choc Bouquet, Sweet Traditions, Bunty's Craft, Book People, Crazy Cairns Crafts, Raffle. In the School Hall on Saturday 21st November 11am - 1pm.

Ploughman's Supper - 26.11.15
An entertainment night on Thursday 26th November at 7.30 organised by the Village Hall committee. Entertainment from the Freckleton Brass Band, the Village Singers and Harlequins. Tickets are only £7.50 including Ploughman's Supper. Bring your own bottle.

For The Love Of… Workshop - 26.11.15
A climate change workshop to prepare for the UN Summit in Paris, December 2015. Thursday 26th November 2015 7.00 - 9.00pm. Arrivals from 6.45pm Holy Family Parish Hall 1 Lytham Road.
An evening to • Learn more about the impact of climate change • Reflect on Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ • Offer materials to engage communities • Consider next steps. <Poster>
For more information, telephone CAFOD Lancaster 01772 733310 or email:

Freckleton Xmas Tree Lighting & Carol Service - 01.12.15
The Torch lit procession starts at 18:55 with the walk from entrance to the park to the Memorial. The Carol and Tree lighting service commences at 19:00. Tea/coffee and mince pies and 'lucky bags' for the children in the Village Hall afterwards.

Christmas Community Celebration - 04.12.15.
At the Freckleton Methodist Church, Friday 4th December 10am onwards and at 6.00pm onwards, a short candlelit Christingle Service led by Revd Sylvester Deigh followed by coffee and mince pies & Saturday 5th December 10am - 3pm. Festival of Crafts and Flowers, Light refreshments available on both days. All are welcome. <Poster>

Freckleton Methodist Church - December <Poster>
An Invitation to rethink Christmas this December with Freckleton Methodist Church
Tuesday 1st 7pm Village Christmas Tree Lighting
Friday 4th 10am onwards Christmas Community Celebration & Candlelit Christingle Service at 6pm
Saturday 5th 10 til 3pm Christmas Community Celebration
Sunday 13th 2.30pm and 6pm Performance of Handel’s ‘Messiah’
Thursday 17th 7pm ‘Lancashire Sings Christmas’ with BBC Radio Lancashire hosted at ‘The Birley Arms’
Sunday 20th 10.30am Nativity Service 6.30pm Carol Service
Thursday 24th 6.30pm Christmas Eve Communion
Christmas Day Family Service at 11am

Freckleton Library - November-December
Police Community Support Officer Surgery.  - Every 2nd Monday of the month from 2:00-3.00pm.  Pop in to meet your local PCSO.
Saturday 28th November 11am Lancashire Day Dialect Talk. Celebrate Lancashire day with our talk by local man Harry Whiteside who will be entertaining with his tales and recitations. Enjoy coffee and Lancashire Fayre while you listen. FREE event.
Saturday 5th December 10-12 Make a Bird hand Warmer! Come along to the library and join in with St Annes Embroiderers to make a lovely bird hand warmer. Places limited! Tickets £1.00 available at the library in advance.
Christmas Carols performed by pupils of Freckleton C of E school. Tuesday 8th December. 2 pm Come along to our annual carol concert and enjoy listening to the children sing and play. Enjoy a coffee and mince pie as you listen! A lovely way to get into the Christmas Spirit!
Christmas Storytime for Pre school Children Thursday 10th Dec at 10.30am Have fun listening to Christmas stories and joining in with songs and rhymes. Father Christmas will be visiting too!!
Christmas Crafts at the Library Saturday 12th December 10-12 Cake decorating, patchwork, knitting, embroidery, card making and more! Items will be on sale at the event. Great ideas for those last minute Christmas stocking fillers!! If you are a 'crafty person' and would like to take part in the event please contact a member of staff for more info.
Family Christmas Candlelight Event Thursday 17th Dec 6pm Come along to the library for stories, rhymes and a Xmas Quiz. Enjoy mulled wine and mince pies to get you into the Christmas Spirit! FREE event but ticket required. Tickets available at the library.

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