ST Mary’s Christmas Tree Festival will return to Battle on Saturday November 24. The festival will be open 10.30am-5pm to coincide with the switching on of the town’s Christmas lights. On Sunday December 2, which is Advent Sunday, the winning tree will be announced at the service of Advent Carols and Readings which follows at 6pm. Refreshments will be served on both days. Monies raised at this event will be given to Kipling Ward at the Conquest Hospital.