Trafalgar Square Christmas tree

The Christmas tree donated by the City of Oslo in Norway is being carefully moved into position in Trafalgar Square.

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Christmas tree arrives in Trafalgar Square from Norway

Work has begun to install the 50 year old, 60 foot tall, Norwegian Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square.

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Every year since 1946 the Norwegians have gifted a magnificent spruce pine as a thank you to Britain for our support during the Second World War. The lights on the tree will be switched on this Thursday.

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Martin Stew was in Norway last month as the tree was cut down before it began a 700 mile journey.

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