Mather Marshall hope to ‘bring the community together’ at Knebworth Christmas lights switch-on event tomorrow

Mather Marshall's Knebworth branch has organised a Christmas lights switch-on event tomorrow from 5p

Mather Marshall's Knebworth branch has organised a Christmas lights switch-on event tomorrow from 5pm to 7pm, with banners provided by 1st Call Signs. - Credit: Archant

An estate agents has organised a Christmas lights switch-on in Knebworth tomorrow night with the aim of bringing the community together while raising cash for local causes.

Mather Marshall’s Knebworth branch has been working with the parish council, St Martin’s Church, fellow businesses and residents to stage the free event on the green in front of the church.

Running from 5pm to 7pm, the evening will include stallholders, fairground attractions, face painting, Santa’s grotto, music and a raffle, as well as hot food and drink – including mince pies and mulled wine.

A number of businesses have been playing their part, with Paul and Tanya from Trussells Butchers cooking up food, banners by John and James at 1st Call Signs and The Co-op Food store in London Road donating food and goodies.

The event will be raising funds for Knebworth Scouts Group and the Link Up Lunch Club.

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Darren Gilbert, director at Mather Marshall Knebworth, said: “I cannot wait to be at the event to help organise and to see all the community together. It is wonderful to see our lovely village come together and feel proud of our historic high street.

“I am delighted to see so many businesses and local residents wanting to help, donate or have stalls. I look forward to seeing you all there!”

For more about Mather Marshall, which also has branches in Stevenage and Hitchin, visit

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