The wonderful array of displays of Christmas lights across South Marston this year has made the judging of the competition very difficult. However, after much deliberation, by a team of three judges, the results are as follows:
1st Place – 1 Chapel Lane – for an enchanting, colourful and varied display, with delightful details, such as the little penguins.
2nd Place – The Limes, Thornhill Road – a striking display which conveys the feeling of a winter wonderland.
Runners-up, in no particular order:
Ferndale Cottage, Highworth Road – for providing a bright and colourful welcome to the village;
Manor Lodge, Thornhill Road – a lovely and varied display, making the most of a relatively small space, which also looks very attractive during the daytime;
Pigeon House Farm Bungalow, Chapel Lane – a panoramic display of lights, which provide different, but equally pleasing views, from each direction;
1 Pinehurst Cottages, Thornhill Road – a vibrant and colourful display, which was considered to be particularly appealing to children;
6 Bell Gardens – a very colourful, high impact display which makes good use of the trees and bushes.
A big thank you to everyone who has helped South Marston to sparkle this Christmas!