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In pictures: Longfield’s Light up a Life celebration


Minchinhampton-based Longfield Community Hospice held their Light Up a Life celebration at Gloucester Cathedral on Friday evening.

Hosted by BBC Points West’s Ali Vowles, the event featured Christmas carols, readings and poetry. Guests were invited to light a candle and dedicate a star on the Christmas tree to celebrate the life of someone special.

DSC07876 | In pictures: Longfield's Light up a Life celebration
Becky, Megan and Chris Whatling.

Longfield’s Head of Fundraising and Marketing, Rachel Jones, said: “Christmas is such a special time, but it can also be a difficult and sometimes lonely time if you are without loved ones. Light up a Life is the perfect way to celebrate and remember someone special and help keep their memory alive.”

DSC07646 | In pictures: Longfield's Light up a Life celebration

A second Light up a Life event is being held at Minchinhampton Parish Church on Friday, December 17th.

To donate, dedicate a star and book your place at one of the celebration evenings, visit or call the fundraising team on 01453 886868. The events are free to attend, but booking is essential. Please arrive at 6.30pm for a 7pm start.

Pictures by Matt Bigwood.

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