Monday, 14 December 2009
The hut decorators tonight are great at high concept installations and tonight was no exception. Last year they brought us the carpet of sheep for 'While Shepherds watched...' and this year they created a set of stairs to nowhere for 'Deck the Halls...'.
This re-creation of a hallway came complete with Christmas Tree, hall mirror and side table and had a magical feel, as though these stairs could actually take you somewhere and that hut 11 could be a doorway to another world.
There was also something about the red carpet that spoke of the imminent arrival of royalty - a very appropriate message for Advent which is all about expectation for the coming of the King of Kings at Christmas.
We all sang the theme carol together a few times during the evening, in between enjoying the mulled wine, mince pies and each others company.
Tomorrow we move from Hove Lawns to just the other side (west side) of the King Alfred for hut 195.