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School packed with visitors for church’s Christmas fair

PUBLISHED: 10:00 01 December 2017

Julie and Robert Manley with Lesley Farrall on the Mystery Gift stall.

Julie and Robert Manley with Lesley Farrall on the Mystery Gift stall.


A North Somerset church began its Christmas celebrations at the 
end of November with a fantastic fair at the weekend.

Stallholders Sue Carr, Pam Armitage and Beryl Heeney. Stallholders Sue Carr, Pam Armitage and Beryl Heeney.

St Mary’s Church, in 
Yatton, held its festive 
fete at the village’s junior school on Saturday and it was supported by the 
local community.

For anyone not sure what to get loved ones for Christmas, there were plenty of gift ideas 
on sale.

Potential presents on offer included soft toys, board games, jewellery items and crafts.

Ruth Summerell and Pat Denny on the toy stall. Ruth Summerell and Pat Denny on the toy stall.

There was also a lucky Christmas dip and a mystery gift stall, whereby people picked random wrapped up presents to take home with them.

A raffle draw was also held, with a wide selection of prizes on offer to lucky ticket-holders.

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