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Spirit of Christmas

We invite you to help us showcase some of the best festive displays created by our local residents, businesses, churches, community and voluntary groups and schools throughout the borough during the festive season. 

Spread Some Christmas Cheer

Spread Some Christmas Cheer

Christmas comes but once a year, so help us spread some Christmas cheer!

Nominate your favourite festive display for the Spirit of Christmas Awards 2023 in one or more of the following categories:

  • Light Up Award – Best Lit Street/Town/Village - The wider community working together to create the best lit street/town/village within the Borough

  • Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree Award - Best programme of festive entertainment within a business or community setting 

  • Reason for the Season Award - The most festive school, church or community facility    

  • The Making an Entrance Award - The best dressed entrance feature or shop front

  • Traditional Christmas Award - Recognising acts of goodwill during the festive season   

  • Eco Angels Award - The best festive initiative or event that demonstrates a commitment to a more sustainable Christmas

Spirit of Christmas Nominations

Nominations for the ‘Spirit of Christmas Awards 2023’ close on Tuesday 8 December 2023 at 4pm.

Winners for each category will be invited to an awards presentation at The Oriel Gallery, Clotworthy House on Tuesday 19 December 2023.

Lives or Operates Locally:

Does the nominee live or operate in the Borough of Antrim and Newtownabbey?

Nominations are invited under one or more of the categories below. Please tick the appropriate box
Please provide as much detail as possible about your nomination, including: • Why are you nominating this person, business or school? • The location of the business, street or display • If an event - please provide date, contact and location