families ventured out on a dark and chilly evening to
enjoy our annual Christmas community event. There was
plenty to entertain adults and children alike in a
relaxed and informal party atmosphere, with food and
drink, games and gifts, tombola and raffles all on offer
at the stalls in the side aisles. Father Christmas took
time out of his busy schedule to make a flying visit to
see the children.
Throughout the evening seasonal music was provided by
Northampton School for Boys Brass Band, and St Matthew’s
Church Choir sang Christmas carols; and of course, there
were plenty of Christmas carols for everyone to sing
along to. The evening was brought to a close with Auld
Although one of our major fundraising events, the Fayre
is also an opportunity for us at St Matthew’s to welcome
in, and enjoy the company of, the wider Kingsley
community, many of whom would not ordinarily come into
St Matthew’s Church; this event enables them an
opportunity to make that first step through our door.
Please find below a selection of photos.