Carnoustie Christmas Lights

by CarnoustieCC in Carnoustie, Angus, Scotland

Carnoustie Christmas Lights

Light up Carnoustie for Christmas and have a festive family street party for the switch on!

by CarnoustieCC in Carnoustie, Angus, Scotland

We did it
On 27th October 2017 we successfully raised £2,711 with 53 supporters in 28 days

New stretch target

Thank you so much to everyone who has contributed so far. Thanks to all of you, and some match funding from Angus Funding, we have reached our target with 11 days to go! We have stretched our target now as we really want to help ensure the security of having Christmas lights for not only this year, but try to perhaps create a small fund for kickstarting the whole process again next year. 

Lights unfortunately do have a shelf life, and will need replaced as time goes on. Some are already near their 'use by date' so to speak. As we move forward with the responsibilty of this each year, we would like to keep bringing you a switch on event and lights that Carnoustie community will be proud of. 

When we look to buy replacements, we will make this known publicly and take a vote to ensure the community are happy with their choice. After all, this is now a community funded venture! So please, keep sharing and donating and help us reach this new target!


Like so many other towns around the country, Carnoustie's Christmas Lights are an annual visual tradition for the community on the lead up Christmas. This year sadly Angus hit the local headlines, with the news of no budget set aside by the council, to put up or indeed take down/ store these lights. So, it’s now down us, all of us as a Community, to make this tradition continue! 

At last year's Christmas Lights Switch On, Carnoustie Community Council's dedicated and newly formed Christmas subcommittee worked hard to bring a new format to the annual event. We hope those of you who attended would agree the evening was the best it had been for many years, with local entertainers, stall holders, food vendors and high street shops all taking part.

This year we are looking to bring you an even bigger and better evening of entertainment along Carnoustie High Street and hope you can all support us to make this happen!

Carnoustie's Christmas Light Switch On will happening on Sunday 26th November 2017, and now you can play a part in providing a little bit of Christmas magic to your community 

Why get involved?

We really want to make sure Carnoustie has lights and a switch on event this year and we also want to grow the display into a bigger and better attraction year on year.

Please help us make this year even better than last year and if lucky enough, any funds raised over and above what we need, will be kept for next year, to help store the lights, buy replacements and perhaps even add more too!

Pledges from local businesses

Any local businesses that pledge more than £300 can have their company logo, message and link to their website on this page, as well as inclusion in any local press articles created too!

Pledges from the community

Pledges from £2 are welcome but you can pledge more than the values listed on each of the rewards too.

 Simply click on the blue 'Pledge' button on the right-hand side of this page above the list of rewards.  You will be taken to a page with a list of rewards, where you can either choose just to pledge anonymously and not receive a reward, or choose a reward but have the option to then scroll down to the bottom of that page, where you can confirm how much you would like to pledge, if you would like to give more.  Thank you! 

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£2 or more

27 of 100 claimed

£2 Reward

Receive free entry for one child and accompanying adult(s) to our Halloween Family Disco on Friday 27th October 5-8.30pm at Carnoustie Leisure Centre, in aid of our Christmas Lights fund!

£5 or more

£5 Reward

Receive a free entry into our Xmas High Street Voucher Raffle bonanza!

£25 or more

£25 Reward

For your generous support we will add an individual named thanks to our Facebook page plus you will also receive 2 free entries into our Xmas High Street Voucher Raffle bonanza!

£300 or more

£300 Reward

Any businesses willing to donate at least £300, will receive a personal thank you and recognition by having their company logo, link to their website and message of support added to this page, as well as shared online via our Facebook/ Twitter site. We will also do a massive thank on the night of the switch on and add you to any local press articles too!

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