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Name: Light up a Life

Light up a Life

Dedicate a light to someone you love this December and join us at this year's Light up a Life.

With the festive season approaching, Light up a Life is a wonderful way to bring your family and friends together in memory of your loved ones by dedicating a light in tribute to their memory in a unique and meaningful way.

An annual event, Light up a Life is a touching opportunity to come together in memory of your loved ones, dedicating a light in their name. In addition to making a dedication, we invite you to join us for a series of services in The Kirkwood Gardens. After our Light up a Life event, our picturesque gardens will transform into a haven of light throughout the festive period, with each light on our tree shining out in memory of those you love.



This December, we will host events at The Kirkwood Gardens in Dalton and Longcauseway Church in Dewsbury.

When you've made a dedication to your loved one, you will receive a heartfelt handwritten card with your loved one's name presented, with an invitation to attend one of our Light up a Life events, held on Saturday, 2nd December and Sunday, 3rd December for a memorable evening of readings, music, and moments for reflection, as well as the lighting of our tree, each light shining brightly in memory of your loved ones.

Make a Dedication Online

Our online dedication page is available for you to remember your loved one by sharing a heartfelt message and a photo if you desire. This page serves as a significant and lasting way to immortalise the memories of someone you hold dear during the festive period, with the opportunity to invite your family and friends to view your tribute, no matter where they are.

To create your dedication, please click on the button below.


If you choose to make a dedication online, we'll automatically send you a handwritten card bearing the name of the person you love. If you would like to attend one of our in-person events, please give our team a call on 01484 557 911 after making your dedication online to reserve your tickets.

Event Dates & Times

This year's Light up a Life events will be held on:.

  • Saturday 2nd December – The Kirkwood Gardens, Huddersfield
  • Sunday 3rd December – The Kirkwood Gardens, Huddersfield
  • Saturday 9th December – Longcauseway Church, Dewsbury

More information will be coming soon regarding the timing of our events.

Find Out More

If you would like more information about Light up a Life, would prefer to make a dedication over the phone or would like to request a paper form, please contact our Fundraising team at 01484 557 911 or email: events@thekirkwood.org.uk

How to watch our live stream

This year we will be live streaming our Light up a Life Sunsay event (time to be announced).
You can view our live stream from 2022 below.

Campaign sponsored by:

Wheawill & Sudworth

Thank you to our long-standing Light up a Life sponsors - Wheawill & Sudworth

Wheawill & Sudworth is a very well-established firm of Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisers. Our independent and partner-lead approach ensures clients receive advice they can rely on and trust.

Please contact Matthew Hindle for further information:

Tel: 01484 423691

Email: matthew.hindle@wheawills.co.uk

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