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Christmas wonderland at Weston Helicopter Museum

PUBLISHED: 15:00 13 December 2017 | UPDATED: 15:07 13 December 2017

Beauty and the Beast with youngsters waiting to see Santa.

Beauty and the Beast with youngsters waiting to see Santa.


More than 200 children enjoyed a Christmas wonderland at Weston Helicopter Museum.

Children enjoying the Christmas wonderland. Children enjoying the Christmas wonderland.

The museum, in Locking Road, had a variety of charity stalls, games, helicopter flight and winter weather flight simulators and live dance performances on offer throughout the day.

Children also had the chance to meet their favourite Disney characters, including Anna and Elsa from Frozen plus Belle and the Beast.

Father Christmas was stationed in his helicopter grotto, and youngsters could pose for photos in his sleigh.

Lee Mills, the museum manager, said: “The poor weather meant Father Christmas could not land by helicopter this year, but we still had a great turn out and families really enjoyed this event.”

The event was run by museum volunteers and staff from The Lancaster Project UK, Austen Driscoll, North Somerset Modelling Society, Dolly Mix Dance Troupe and Fostering North Somerset.

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