Peacehaven man to switch on Christmas lights to help raise cash for National Autistic Society

A home in Peacehaven is holding a Christmas lights switch on to raise money for the National Autistic Society.

Thursday, 3rd December 2020, 11:24 am

The Christmas lights display has been put together by James Herrington. James has autism and says he wants to raise money for people like him.

He has set up a Justgiving page for the charity. On the page he writes: I am raising money with a Christmas display for National Autistic Society because I want to raise awareness for people like me.”

He has set a target of £200 and hopes people will be inspired to donate after seeing the Christmas lights display.

James has worked hard to make his home look festive and has been putting up lights since November 2.

The charity Christmas lights switch on will take place in Headland Close, Peacehaven, at 6.30pm on December 5.

Christmas carols will be played daily from 6.30pm till 10pm.

The display will remain up until January 6, 2021.

So far £25 has been raised for the National Autistic Society through JustGiving. Donate at

The charity is the UK’s leading charity for people with autism and provides support, guidance and advice. The National Autistic Society also campaigns for improved rights and opportunities.