The earliest Christmas party of the year will be held in Leicester this summer as tree growers of the world unite to make plans for the festive season.
WITH just over two months until Christmas Day dawns again, tree farmers across the country are preparing to enter their all-important annual Christmas Tree contest.
Held every year by the British Christmas Tree Growers Association, the event looks to find which grower will be awarded the title of “Christmas Tree Grower of the Year” and who will have created the “Champion Festive Wreath”.
A HUSBAND and wife team from Dartmoor have sensationally claimed a total of SEVEN prizes in this year’s British Christmas Tree competition – earning themselves a very special trip to Downing Street.
Stuart and Jennie Kirkup, who have been running Dartmoor Christmas Trees since 2002, were yesterday selected as standout winners in the categories of Champion Christmas Tree and Champion Wreath, in the British Christmas Tree Growers’ Association’s annual contest.
A CHRISTMAS tree grower from Suffolk has helped mark the official start of the festive season at Downing Street.
As secretary of the British Christmas Tree Growers Association, Harry Brightwell has the important task of ensuring Number 10 Downing Street receives two exceptional real Christmas trees and a stunning festive wreath every year.