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Covering the villages of Wilsden and Harecroft

Wilsden Living Advent Calendar 2019

Starting 1st December until Christmas, a decorated window will ‘open’ each evening at a new address as part of Wilsden’s ‘living advent calendar’.

They will stay lit until Twelfth Night

(6th January)

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 This year’s theme is the Star of Bethlehem

 Vote for your favourite window and your voting slip will go into a free prize draw to win something chocolatey for yourself. Further trail leaflets can be found, together with photos of the windows on the facebook page at


Co-ordinated by Churches Together                                                                 

 Sun       1st Dec    Co-Op, Royd Street                                                 

Mon     2nd Dec     Sarah Farrar Opticians, 160 Main Street

Tues     3rd Dec     The Salon, 194a Main Street                                                

Weds   4th Dec      New Inn,   114 Main Street                                       

Thurs   5th Dec     Sharp Cuts, 141 Main Street                                    

Fri        6th Dec     Longley’s Fisheries, 196 Main Street                                                

Sat       7th Dec      Krave, 126 Main Street                        

Sun      8th Dec     Wilsden Community Post Office                                                                                                        

Mon     9th Dec     Alan Slater Property Services, 143 Main Street                                                                  

Tues    10th Dec    Shay Gate Farm, corner of Haworth Road & Shay Lane

Weds   11th Dec    Wilsden Primary School, Tweedy Street

Thurs  12th Dec    Wilsden Village Nursery School, Wilsden Village Hall.

Fri       13th Dec    Laurel Bank Care Home

Sat      14th Dec     140 Main Street                                                    

Sun     15th Dec     7 Moorside Road                                                                           

Mon    16th Dec     148 Main Street

Tues    17th Dec     57 Main Street                                                   

Weds   18th Dec    144-146 Main Street                                  

Thurs  19th Dec    102 Main Street (side window on Well Street)                                                         

Fri       20th Dec    63 Main Street                                                        

Sat      21st Dec     Caterleisure, 197-199 Main Street.                                 

Sun     22nd Dec     33 Lingfield Road                                                                                                                   

Mon    23rd Dec     St Matthews Church, Main Street                                                                        

Tues   24th Dec     Trinity Church, Chapel Row.                                                    


***IMPORTANT***   Please note that all windows can be seen from public footpaths and pavements. Please do not enter private gardens and driveways. Thank you!


When all the windows have opened, vote for your favourite and post your tear-off slip into the postboxes at St Matthews Church (to right of main door) or Trinity Church (fastened to the gate) on or before Monday 6th January 2020. The first slip drawn at random will win a prize, and the window with most votes will also win a prize.

Your name………………………………………………….    My vote is for window date…………………………………

Your address……………………………………………….    The address of the window is………


Please come along to Wilsden Village Hall on Tuesday 10th December at 7.30 p.m. and meet your local police team to discuss any concerns you have regarding crime in the area and to discuss the forming of more Neighbourhood Watch.  All Welcome.  


The Parish Council has a vacancy for a new parish councillor residing in either Wilsden or Harecroft to represent the Harecroft Ward and is now seeking interested candidates. 

If you’re interested in joining a very friendly, dedicated and professional Parish Council then please get in touch with the Clerk for further details before Monday 25th November 2019.

Being a Parish Councillor is a good opportunity to get involved in local life and make a difference to your community.

Contact Details for the Clerk:

mobile: 07384 713156

email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wilsden Parish Council Website: www.wilsdenparishcouncil.gov.uk