2017 Forbes Carols by Candlelight is just a week away

James Whalan and the Forbes Town Band at the 2016 Forbes Carols by Candlelight.
James Whalan and the Forbes Town Band at the 2016 Forbes Carols by Candlelight.

The Town Band is preparing another sensational night of Christmas festivities.

Carols by Candlelight is on next Sunday, December 3 and the band has been practising your time-honoured favourites in preparation.

Town band conductor James Whalan says the band will this year welcome several wonderful guests to lead the community carols.

Everyone’s favourite elf Judy Prior is back to MC the occasion.

Forbes Baptist Church minister James McCleary and wife Alison, regular performer Maddi Collits and new guest Matthew Prow will take the stage.

The night’s events will all start about 7pm with the chance to take a photo with Santa for a donation to the Forbes Town Band and pre-carols entertainment from Generocity church.

Lions will have sausage sandwiches for sale, drinks and glow sticks will be available for sale.

Mayor Graeme Miller will officially open the night and light the Council Christmas tree, Bishop Columba Macbeth Green will be back from his Cambodian ride and has been invited to speak.