Dec 03 2023
December 3, 2023

St Nicolas Festival – 3rd Dec 2023

  • 5:00 PM
  • St Nicolas Church and Parish Centre

A Fun Community event for all the family – Music, stalls, Raffle, community carol Singing, food and Christmas lights and decorations and a special visit from St Nicolas – sure to get you in the festive spirit!

Running outline for the evening:

4.45pm – Salvation Army playing your favourite Carols as you arrive and wait for our Special Guest ‘St Nicolas’ to open the event (remember to keep looking up!!!!!)

5pm – St Nicolas arrives and opens the festival

Stage 1 (in Church)

5pm Salvation Army

5.20pm John Parnell (The Hoop Guy) – Hoop display

5.30pm JVC Dance Studio

6pm Milby Primary School Choir

6.30pm St Nicolas CE School Choir

7pm Etone College Choir

7.20pm Etone College Band: ‘The Mulwoods’

7.30pm Favourite Carols on the organ

Stage 2: (Church hall)

5pm St Nicolas Hand Bell Ringers

5.20 Carols on the Accordion (Sally-Ann Veasey)

5.30 Etone College Soloists

6.20 John Parnell (The Hoop Guy) – Juggling display

6.30 Music Showcase: Music Students perform

7.30 Favourite carols on the keyboard/Piano Accordion


Food Stalls

Gurka Food Van (Outside)

The Heavenly Hog (Outside)

Saints Hot Chocolate (Church)

St Nicolas Church Teas & Coffees (Kitchen/Hall)

Stalls in Church

Mind your own Wax Melts

Heidi Grey: Chocolate Bouquets, baby nappy gift hampers, Ladies sock bouquets,

Sarah Holland: Ribbons & Rossette gifts

Leather Gifts

Wayside Willow

Michelle Moore: Jewellery

Milby School

St Nicolas School PTFA

Samantha Jayne Moore: Jewellery, Resin and Vinyl goods

Salvation Army

Fair Trade Goods

CAP information

St Nicolas Church & Nuneaton History Stall – Books and guides

Darlene Aspley: Homemade Gifts & Jewellery

Kerry Bates: 5D Art, Reindeer food, Candles, Wax melts and gifts

Saints (information about Warm hubs and volunteering)

Bric-a-brac and white elephant


Christmas Crafts and more

Stalls in the Hall

Megan Newborough Foundation

Elizabeth Bolton: Perfumes, aftershaves, room fresheners, carpet fresheners, soaps, gift sets etc candles, wax melts

Food Bank

Volunteer Friends Driving Scheme (George Eliot Hospital)

Chloe Cochrane: Incense, hair accessories, fashion jewelery

The St Nicolas Patronal Festival Raffle

Thanks to the generosity of Nuneaton businesses this fundraising raffle for the work of St Nicolas Church this year has some amazing prizes

MQP – Hardstone & Ashfalt Suppliers £100.00 Cash

Wayside Willows: workshops 2 e-voucher & willow gifts

Waterstones: Four hard back books

Stepping Stones Foot Care Footcare treatment (worth £35 )

Poplars Farm Shop: Hamper

W H Smiths: Parker Pen Set

Evans Jewellers: Necklace

Leeks Jewellers: Bracelet

Farm Foods: Food Voucher

Little Blossoms Flower Shop: Pot plant

Sassy Giraffe: Children’s novelties

Kims Cake Box: Christmas cake decoration

Devall & Son: Wine & Chocolates

And more!!!

A huge thank you to these amazing businesses

Tickets £1 available at the festival and until 16th December

Raffle will be called after the Candlelight Lessons and Carols at St Nicolas Church 16th Dec 6.30pm

Contact us:

For more information or to get involved contact Elaine through our Parish office – or message us on Messenger