In 2020, Covid-19 and government guidelines on social distancing limited our capacity to get out and about in the same way to celebrate Christmas as a community. Christmas is the time of year we like to come together to celebrate, with the Christmas light switch on being a great way to kick-start the festive celebrations.
Due to social restrictions, Christmas light switch on events were not able to go ahead in person and so Seed saw an opportunity to still bring the community together. With the Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Chrsitmas Lights Switch on happening online, Seed made sure that everyone in the community was still invited to be a part of the event. We teamed up with Create You in Highbridge to make and distribute Glow Home Lantern Activity Packs. Members of the community were able to collect a free pack from many shops in Highbridge and Burnham-on-Sea leading up to the event. People at home were able to make an easy Christmas lantern that were displayed in windows and outside of houses at the time of the lights switch on, lighting up the streets. The event was a great success with many members of the community taking part. Have a look at the great submissions in the video below.