Christmas-crazy family light up their Horsham home ... all in a good cause

A Christmas-crazy family are getting set to transform their home into a winter wonderland - for the ninth year in a row.

Thursday, 29th November 2018, 11:14 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 3:29 am
One of the King family's previous displays
One of the King family's previous displays

The King family have spent weeks installing festive lights and displays on the outside of their home in Cottingham Avenue, Horsham, and now plan to stage the switch-on on Saturday (December 1).

The Kings - Sallyanne and Grahame, along with daughters Carinna and Carmel - aim to raise cash for the children’s charity the Make A Wish Foundation. Last year, their Christmas display raised £2,000 for the charity and this year they are hoping to beat that total.

“It’s a wonderful charity making children’s last wishes come true,” said Carinna.

The family first began their annual Christmas fundraiser after getting a buzz from seeing the look on children’s faces when the illuminations went up.

The lights will be illuminated on December 1 at 4.30pm and will remain on until Saturday December 29. Carinna added: “This year on the lights going on we will be having a little festive get together again with a cake sale, drinks, tombola and hopefully a raffle with some Christmas music.”