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Village’s Christmas fair raises hundreds for church

PUBLISHED: 16:00 07 December 2017

School children singing Christmas carols.

School children singing Christmas carols.

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A village church has got its seasonal celebrations underway with a successful Christmas fair.

Brent Knoll Christmas fair. Brent Knoll Christmas fair.

St Michael’s Church, in Church Lane, hosted a day packed full of festive fun.

Dozens of villagers packed into the church to enjoy the various delights on offer.

Brent Knoll Christmas fair. Brent Knoll Christmas fair.

Local craftspeople took along their best wares to sell to visitors including decorations, gifts and cards.

The St Mary’s Handbell Ringers opened the fair while children from the Brent Knoll School Choir and All Sorts Community Choir provided a beautiful soundtrack to the event by taking to the stage to perform some classic Christmas carols.

Arts and crafts workshop. Arts and crafts workshop.

Youngsters were also entertained by designing their own Christmas craft creations and soup was served to visitors by a team of volunteers.

The Christmas fair raised £590 for the church.

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