Tippings family to pull plug on Christmas lights tradition

Posted on - 24th December, 2023 - 10:27am | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Christmas, Cottam, Preston News, What's On in Preston
Ho ho ho! At the Tippings

A Preston Christmas institution is in its final year organisers have confirmed.


The Tippings Christmas Lights in Cottam have attracted tens of thousands of visitors each year – but the family say 2023 will be the final display.

Mark Tipping confirmed to Blog Preston the plug would be pulled on 4 January 2024 for a final time.

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The family have put on the display for the past 12 years each Christmas to raise funds for charities including the Rosemere Cancer Foundation.


Mark said: “Due to personal circumstances unfortunately this is the last year of our Christmas charity light display.

“Please come and visit our Christmas charity lights and help us raise money for the four charities we support.

“I hope you have all enjoyed our Christmas lights and thank you for all your support over the last 12 years.

“We’ve all worked together to help others.”

When the Tippings turn their lights on, you know about it!
When the Tippings turn their lights on, you know about it!

Nearly £150,000 has been raised for charities since the family began the festive tradition in Valentine’s Meadow, Cottam.

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