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Children send letters to Santa at village Christmas market

PUBLISHED: 13:56 19 November 2016

George the Elf with youngsters and their letters to Santa.

George the Elf with youngsters and their letters to Santa.

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A North Somerset village got into the Christmas spirit slightly early this year, at a festive market for charity.

Kirsty Barnes, Becky York, Jo Hughes and Kate Aiton. Kirsty Barnes, Becky York, Jo Hughes and Kate Aiton.

Claverham Village Hall was filled with delicious festive treats on Sunday for a Christmas-themed market.

The event was hosted to raise money for Save The Children and Clavertots play group and saw a range of crafts put up for sale.

The tombola and cake sale stands were also firm favourites with guests, alongside a postbox which was staffed by George the elf – who was kept busy throughout the day sending letters to Santa Claus from the village’s youngsters.

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