A CHRISTMAS tree festival is to be held at a Mirfield church.

The festival at Trinity Methodist Church on Huddersfield Road runs from Friday to Sunday, December 7 to 9.

It will be open on the Friday and Saturday from 10am to 4pm and on the Sunday from noon to 3pm followed by a short closing service and prize-giving.

Up to 30 Christmas trees decorated by local organisations and businesses will be on display.

Entrance is free but all donations will be given to Kirkwood Hospice.

Light refreshments will be available and proceeds from this will be donated to the House of Hope in Bethlehem which is a charity dedicated to helping the blind and people with special needs in the city.