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Have a candle lit up for a loved one in Pontnewydd Park on Christmas Day

a poster about a candle lighting ceremony

The Friends of Pontnewydd Park are encouraging residents to remember loved ones who have passed away by having an LED candle lit for them on Christmas Day.

a poster about a Candle making event
You can write your own message on your LED candle for a loved one

The group are inviting people to visit the park to write a message and make a candle that will then be lit on Sunday 25 December. There are two sessions:

  • Friday 23 December- 3.30pm-5pm.
  • Saturday 24 Demember- 3.30pm-5pm.
a tree in a garden
LED Candles will be hung from this tree on Christmas Day

Making a candle is free but you can make a donation towards the group’s project to restore the park’s old Rose Garden into a memorial area for the late Queen and others who have passed.

the corner of a park garden
The group want to restore the former Rose Garden into a memorial area

Reserve a candle

Click here to join the group and ask for a candle to be reserved for you.

Where is Pontnewydd Park?

The car park and entrance is off Mount Pleasant Road.

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Have a candle lit up for a loved one in Pontnewydd Park on Christmas Day