All Christmas Pageant articles

Organisers deem pageant a success

Monday, 3rd December, 2012

This year’s pageant was declared a success despite overcast weather. For more pictures turn to pages 10 and 11. This year’s pageant was declared a success despite overcast weather. For more pictures turn to pages 10 and 11.

By Emily Roberts

Organisers of the 2012 local Christmas Pageant are thrilled at how successful the event was over the weekend.

Saturday evening's events looked to be threatened by rain and wind but the weather pulled through to give locals a great evening, according to South Rotary's John Rouse.

"We are thrilled...The weather was kind, there were plenty of people and it looked like everyone was having a good time," he said.

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Santa gifted shiny new reindeer

Friday, 16th November, 2012

Mollie DeFranceschi (6), Poppy Whittaker (6) and Anna Bolton (6) with artist Amanda Johnson and Bob Williams Mollie DeFranceschi (6), Poppy Whittaker (6) and Anna Bolton (6) with artist Amanda Johnson and Bob Williams

By Emily Roberts

Santa's float in this year's Christmas pageant will be sporting some new reindeer, thanks to an artist and her family.

Recently the Girl Guides approached Amanda Johnson and asked her if she would design new reindeer for the sleigh.

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