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Whether your loved one received the care of St Michael’s Hospice or not, young or old, local or further afield, all can be remembered with Lights of Love.

We are looking forward to welcoming you back to join together in the simple act of writing a personal message on a star which you can add to your own tree, or one of our special Lights of Love trees. This year we will have eight locations across Hastings and Rother where the Lights of Love celebrations will be held.

You are warmly invited to attend one of our events this December, at each you will be invited to hang your dedications onto the tree in an act of remembrance and to view your loved one’s details in a Book of Remembrance.

Most of the trees used for Lights of Love have kindly been donated by the award winning Little Down Farm Christmas Trees.

Lights of Love Celebrations

Our Lights of Love celebrations have been adapted to include new and unique elements, whilst remaining familiar and welcoming. The tree lighting will directly follow each celebration. For those starting at 3pm or 3.15pm the tree lighting will be at 4pm. For those starting at 6pm the tree lighting will be at 6.45pm.

Saturday 3rd December, 3:15pm
The Hub, Bodiam (non-religious)

Sunday 4th December, 3:15pm
St Mary’s Church, Church Square, Rye

Hastings Crematorium, The Ridge, Hastings

St Thomas the Martyr, Winchelsea

Tuesday 6th December, 6pm
Bexhill College, Penland Road, Bexhill (non-religious)

Thursday 8th December, 6pm
Arthur Easton Centre, St Michael’s Hospice, Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards on Sea (non-religious)

Sunday 11th December, 3:15pm
St Mary’s Church, Upper Lake, Battle

Sunday 11th December, 3pm
St John’s Church, Pevensey Road, St Leonards on Sea

For full details of this event, please visit our Lights of Love webpage