Swinton’s Carols by Candlelight Supports the Youth Trust

July 29, 2020
Swinton’s Carols by Candlelight Supports the Youth Trust

Swinton Park’s annual Carols by Candlelight will beheld on the 4th December in aid of the Archbishop of York Youth Trust, with support from TL Dallas.

This year, Swinton Park are offering two festive events on the 4th December to choose from; an afternoon tea sitting or an evening meal,both including a carol concert from the Yorkshire Decibelles and the Yorkshire Voices, with all profits donated to the Youth Trust. Yorkshire based insurance brokers TL Dallas are kindly sponsoring the event.

Having raised over £20,000 in the last two years, Swinton Park’s Carols by Candlelight evening event is a magical night with music from two Yorkshire choirs, accompanied by a three-course meal in the award-winning Samuel’s restaurant. Tickets are £100 per person.

The quintessentially British afternoon tea,before or after a candlelit festive recital and readings from the Christmas choirs, will be a beautiful event to attend in the surroundings of the magnificent Swinton Park. Tickets are £50 per person. Choose from either a 1.30pm or a 2.45pm sitting.

Tickets to both events are strictly first come first served. To book your place, phone Swinton Park on 01765 680900.

Both events will be attended by Young Leaders who have taken part in the Young Leaders Award initiative, run by the Youth Trust.

The Archbishop of York Youth Trust is passionate about developing opportunities for young people to grow in leadership,faith and character, in partnership with schools, churches and communities.Through the Young Leaders Award, the Youth Trust has empowered over 90,000 young people from over 700 schools to learn and practice key leadership skills and character virtues and to transform their communities through social action.

Felicity Cunliffe-Lister, proprietor of Swinton Park and performing with the Yorkshire Decibelles, said:

“We are delighted to host the Yorkshire Decibelles and Yorkshire Voices again this year and to help raise funds for the Archbishop of York Youth Trust. The Swinton Foundation is committed to nurturing leadership skills in Yorkshire’s young people, and we are very pleased to have the support of TL Dallas to do this.”

Polly Staveley, Managing Director of TL Dallas,said:

“This year marks an important anniversary for TL Dallas as we celebrate our 100th anniversary. It’s fantastic that we can celebrate 100 years by helping others, including making this important donation to support The Archbishop of York Youth Trust’s carol concert.”


About TL Dallas

TL Dallas is one of the UK’s leading independent insurance broking and risk management companies. Headquartered in Bradford, West Yorkshire, TL Dallas has a network of ten offices across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Its 11,000 strong customer base ranges from large corporates to SMEs and high net worth individuals.

About the Swinton Estate

The Swinton Estate is one of the largest privately-owned Estates in England, situated near Masham in North Yorkshire and stretching over 20,000 acres from the River Ure in Wensleydale up onto the moors. It has been owned by the Cunliffe-Lister family since the 1880s and comprises Swinton Park, the 32-room castle hotel, Swinton Cookery School,the adjacent Country Club & Spa and Swinton Bivouac, the estate’s tree lodge and glamping retreat. It is also home to the Bird of Prey Centre and Northern Fishing School.

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