Sunday was the first Sunday of Advent which is a reminder to gather fir branches, holly and ivy for the Advent wreath.
Advent wreaths are usually the first Christmas decorations to go up, followed by the Christmas tree.
People have already started to wish one another “Happy Christmas”. But it’s not Christmas yet. The season of Advent has just begun – a time of waiting and preparation in joyful hope and expectation.
Take a look at this 2 minute clip which explains what Advent is all about...