About Us

Who we are we ?

The Portishead Christmas Lights Team are a bunch of Volunteers who give up their free time to make Portishead the best festive town in the west !

The volunteers work all year round to ensure the display is maintained and gets better every year. 

In total, there is over 100 volunteers who have a range of skills from Electricians, artist, Olympic standard ladder holders to name a few.

But thing we all have in common is that we love Christmas and we love what we do !

What's the cost?

The  annual cost of the Portishead Christmas Lights every year is around £20,000. Whilst we do get a wonderful grant from our council, the majority of our monies come from sponsors and generous donations all year round. 

If you would like to donate towards the Portishead Christmas Lights, please click on the link below. 

You can donate 1p, £1, £10 - any amount. Every little helps and we really appreciate every donation. What's something exciting your business offers? Say it here.

Where does the money go ?

Every single pennies that the Portishead Christmas Lights receives goes towards what we do. 

  • We buy all our own equipment including bulbs and light strings
  • We maintain the equipment
  • We pay for all the electric used by the Portishead Christmas Lights
  • We pay all the safety checks that have to be completed
  • We pay for our own insurance and public liability
  • We pay and maintain our own Website
  • We pay for all the hire equipment used at put up and pull down
  • We buy over 100 Christmas tree's to decorate the high street 
  • We pay for own storage for all our equipment

So as you can see we have a lots of out goings every year and this is why we appreciate every single penny we receive. 

Please Help The Portishead Christmas Lights

Your support and contributions will enable us to carry on making Portishead Christmas Lights 

"The Best In The West"

 Your generous donation will ensure we can continue this year, next year and for many more to come. 

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