Leverington Church set for crib festival

Fundraisers at a Fenland church are hoping this weekend will see hundreds through the doors for a Christmas tree and crib festival.

The Friends of Leverington Church, near Wisbech, have been working hard to raise money for repairs and improvements and are currently concentrating on redecorating the interior and repairing the porch roof.

The festival runs tomorrowand Sunday when it will conclude with a Christingle service at 3pm followed by carols.

Local organisations and individuals have been invited to exhibit their trees, around 50 in total, in aid of their chosen charity which this year includes Combat Stress and Wisbech Cancer Support.

Local businesses have sponsored small trees and the event will include a cake stall and refreshments provided by the Leverington Ladies Group.