We have made a list below of all Christmas activities and events across Hart we are aware of. They are grouped by location. If you would like your event added to this page please contact us:
National Carol Singing Initiative Carols on the Doorstep - 5:30pm on Sunday 20 December - n partnership with Premier Christian Radio - Tune into Premier Christian Radio (either DAB, Freeview TV channel 725, online at premierchristianradio.com or click on the Carols on the Doorstep link and sing along to the carols on your doorstep with others down your street. The carol sheet is available for you to print out. This is an event for all the family, why not wear your Christmas jumpers, festive headwear and give your little angels and shepherds shepherds something to jingle and shake along to the carols.
Hart Lions Club
- Find out when Father Christmas will be visiting your area - all donations will go towards providing Christmas hampers for the needy in Fleet and surrounding areas.
- Light up a Life - Remember a loved one by dedicating a light on the Hart Shopping Centre Christmas tree. Tickets £5. Proceeds go to Phillys Tuckwell Hospice, Farnham and The Naomi House Children's Hospice, Sutton Scotney
- Festive Fun Trail - From 4 December on Fleet High Street - Hunt down the 12 beautiful festive figures hiding in the shop windows on Fleet High Street. Download a form from their website.
Christmas Market - Saturday 12 December, 10-1:30pm, The Key - Food and craft stalls.
Here you can find a list of local Christian and Church events in Fleet and the surrounding area.
Christmas Market - Saturday 5 and 12 December, 10-3pm in Birchayes Car Park (Branksomewood Road) & Gurkha Square - Food, gifts, homeware, candles, eco-friendly products and much more. Experience the magic with Santa, Snow & Singers and come along to support small local businesses. Socially distanced guidelines to ensure safety.
Vegan Market - Saturday 19 December 1--3pm in Birchayes Car Park (Branksomewood Road)
The Christmas lights were switched on Saturday 27 November - Take a look at the virtual Christmas Light Switch on by none other than Father Christmas himself.
Late Night Shopping Event - Thursday 10 December 4- 8pm - Support local Business. Special visit from Father Christmas.
St John's C of E Church
- Christmas in the Dark - Saturday 5 December at 4pm - a service of reflection for those who have loved and lost.
- Christmas Carol Extravaganza - Saturday 19 December at 11:15 am - Join Martin for a fun Christmas carol extravaganza! Grab a take-away coffee from the shop and enjoy an hour of corny jokes and Christmas music on the organ. This is a ticketed event to ensure safe numbers.
- Carol Service and Concert - Sunday 20 December at 4pm and 6pm - Join together and listen to many of our favourite carols being safely sung by a small live ensemble on our behalf in the candlelit church. This is a ticketed event to ensure safe numbers.
- Contemporary Carols - Sunday 20 December at 7pm ( live streamed)
- Christmas Eve Family Nativity - Thursday 24 December at 3pm and 5pm - Prepare for Christmas Day with a family Christmas Nativity! Why not come dressed up as your favourite character from the Christmas story? This is a ticketed event to ensure safe numbers.
- Christmas Eve Communion - Thursday 24 December at 11:30pm - Start Christmas Day with a midnight communion service in the church, held in a COVID safe manner. This is a ticketed event to ensure safe numbers.
- Christmas Day Family Service - Friday 25 December at 10am - Why not join us on Christmas Day for a short, family friendly Christmas morning service to remember the reason for the season? This is a ticketed event to ensure safe numbers.
- Hook Nativity Scavenger Hunt - Thursday 3 to Sunday 20 December - Find traditional nativity figures hidden in shops and windows . Further information and to register.
- Hook Artisan Christmas Fair - Saturday 12 December, 1-5pm in Hook Community Centre. £1 entry fee for all adults, children are free.
The event is to raise funds for In Aimee’s Name, a local Hook charity that give grants, awards and funding to local young people, as well as helping to provide financial assistance youth organisations to achieve their aims. 30 stalls booked in with us with a large variety of products including gifts, baked goods/preserves, Christmas decor and a gazebo with Christmas trees for purchase outside. Santa's grotto too. Further info: www.Facebook.com/HookXmasMarket. COVID guidelines apply.
St John the Evangelist
- Advent course - Thursday evenings via Zoom
- Christmas Carols - Sunday 20 December at 4pm - via Zoom
- Christmas Eve - Thursday 24 December at 4pm and 11:30pm - TBC in Hook/Rotherwick or via Zoom
- Christmas Day Family Service - Friday 25 December at 10am via Zoom
Late night shopping till 8pm - Wed 16 December.
Christmas Crow Competition - 12-25 December - A socially distanced walk around the village to view Christmas themed scarecrows.
Live Village Advent Calendar Event - 1-24 December - Watch out for the daily posts as shops and homes around Odiham put on Christmas displays.
All Saints Church, Odiham
Please note, there are sadly no Carols in the Bury or Midnight Communion in Odiham this year, due to Covid restrictions. However, the following services will be taking place:
- Christingle Service - Sunday 13 Dec at 4pm, at St Mary’s Church, Herriard (advance booking essential - see www.moretolife.church for booking details)
- Drive-in Carols - Saturday 19 Dec at 11am, at The Poacher Inn, South Warnborough (turkey rolls available!) - (advance booking essential - see www.moretolife.church for booking details)
- Christmas Readings and Music - Saturday 19 Dec at 5pm, at St Mary’s Church, Greywell (advance booking essential - see www.moretolife.church for booking details)
- 9 Lessons and Carols - Sunday 20 Dec at 6pm - ONLINE - enjoy local carols from the comfort of your sofa! - with the choir of All Saints Odiham and readings by local heroes (see www.moretolife.church for online link)
- Nativity Pilgrimage - Sunday 20 Dec at 5pm-7pm, at St Mary’s Church, Mapledurwell (no booking required)
- Carol Singing Outdoors - Sunday 20 Dec at 6pm, at St Mary’s Church, Upton Grey (no booking required)
- Nativity - Thursday 24 December at 4pm, at St Mary’s Church, Upton Grey (advance booking essential - see www.moretolife.church for booking details)
- Christingle Family Pilgrimage - fun for all the family! - Thursday 24 December from 4pm-5.30pm, at All Saints Church, Odiham (advance booking essential - see www.moretolife.church for booking details)
- Crib Service (outdoors) - Thursday 24 December at 4.30pm, St Stephen's Church,Up Nately (no booking required)
- Midnight Communion - all start at 11.30pm, Thursday 24 December - at St Swithun’s Church, Nateley Scures; St Andrew’s Church, South Warnborough; St Mary’s Church, Upton Grey (advance booking essential - see www.moretolife.church for booking details)
- Christmas Day Services - a variety of services both in churches across the North Hampshire Downs, and online (advance booking essential for services in church - see www.moretolife.church for all timings and booking details)
Magical Christmas trail - 13 December - 6 January - in Yateley, Frogmore and Derby Green - houses and gardens will be decorated in Christmas themes. There is a Facebook page for information and to request to join:
St Peter's C of E Church
- Carols on Your Doorstep - Sunday 20 Dec at 5:30pm - Linking in with Premier Radio, join us on your doorstep for a national carol sing with your neighbours.
- The Nativity – What if a King were born In Yateley? - Thursday 24 December at 5:00pm - Join us on Facebook or YouTube (look for St Peter’s Yateley) for the World Premier of a film wondering where a King would be born in Yateley! Where do you think?
- Midnight Communion - Thursday 24 December at 11:30pm - Join us online for a special service in the ancient chapel of St Peters to welcome Christmas Day.
- Christmas Carol Countdown - in aid of St Peter's Community Hub. Each day of December, musicians from across Yateley will be performing a carol online for you to enjoy or sing along to. Carols will be available to watch on Facebook and on our Website. Do join us each day as we Countdown to Christmas!
- Online Christmas Shop - purchase from a selection of handmade gifts and support their Community Hub ( Cafe46, Discoveries and Cornerstone Counselling) at the same time.