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Stone Advent Windows – 2017

2017 Stone Advent Windows

As we move towards December we are pleased to announced that the Christ Church advent windows will be back for 2017. As in previous years (see archive) this Stone Community Advent Calendar will be opened on each day in December around the town. Now in its eighth year the Advent Calendar has become a key part of the Stone Christmas ...

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Advent Windows for 2016 – Come and Look!

Stone Advent Calendar 2016

The community of Stone is set to come together again throughout December as the town is transformed into a giant Advert Calendar.  Entering its 7th year this years theme is Advent Alphabet. This modern day tradition is a real community event which if you haven’t experienced it before make sure you have a look at our stories, photos and videos ...

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Advent Windows 2015 – giant town calendar returns!

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Stone’s Advent Windows is becoming one of the best Christmas traditions in Stone and sees the town transformed into a giant Advent calendar in the run-up to Christmas Day! And we’re delighted to report that the Advent Windows project is back again in Stone in December for the sixth year running. If you haven’t experienced Advent Windows yet, make sure you have a ...

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Advent Windows 2014 gets under way

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The first of this year’s Advent Windows was revealed this morning at Birchill & Watson on the High Street. The pharmacy’s carol was Silent Night and their window – as well as marking Christmas – also commemorates the centenary of the First World War Christmas truce in 1914. All of the windows this year will include at least a poppy ...

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Shops revealed for Advent Windows 2014

Stone will be transformed into a giant Advent calendar in December again as the fifth Advent Windows project marks the countdown to Christmas in style. For the fifth year, Christ Church is co-ordinating the project and 24 shops and businesses have signed up to host the windows, all based on Christmas carols, to tell the wonderful Christmas story. An extra ...

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Advent Windows countdown begins in Stone!

The countdown to Christmas has started in Stone with the opening of the first few Advent Windows in the town centre. Businesses and local charities and organisations have teamed up to open one window each day right up to Christmas Eve, with each window themed around a different Christmas song or carol. There will be a Christmas carol walk around ...

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Stone’s giant Advent windows are revealed

The list of shops and businesses taking part in this year’s Advent Windows in Stone has been revealed. Here is the map which show the order in which Stone’s giant Advent calendar will be revealed day by day in December… For the fourth year running a giant community Advent calendar is being unveiled day by day in Stone shop windows ...

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Stone to become a giant Advent calendar again!

Stone town centre will be transformed into a giant Advent calendar again this December as the Stone Advent Windows project returns for a fourth year. After the success of the last three years – including a special commendation in the Social and Community section of the 2012 Market Towns Awards – this year’s event will see a record 19 schools ...

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In pictures: More Advent Windows

The countdown to Christmas is well and truly gathering pace in Stone town centre with the Advent Windows project. Thanks to Christ Church for these photos. You can see lots more – and some lovely videos – at their website: www.christchurchstone.org And don’t forget the big finale at Christmas Eve. Meet at The Swan at 9.30am for a journey round ...

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In pictures: More Advent Windows opened

  Advent Windows are being opened across the town each day as businesses and community groups continue the countdown to Christmas. A different window is opened every day at 11am, culminating in a Christmas carol walk through the town on Christmas Eve, starting at The Swan pub at 9.30am and finishing at Christ Church for the final window. There’s a ...

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