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Crowds flock to the Christmas Fair


We would like to thank everyone that helped make the St Margarets Christmas fair a huge success. With special thanks to all the entertainers.

If you would like to view some pictures of the event, just click this link to see a slideshow on flickr.com

Santa Gets a Helping Hand from St Margarets Traders

Santa's Postbox

Following a letter received from Santa earlier this month, the St Margarets Traders Association have again agreed to help Santa and his trusty elves with the huge amount of post he receives from the boys and girls in the St Margarets area. Look-in Video in Crown Road, St Margarets, have one of Santa’s special North Pole post boxes so the boys and girls can post their letters to him, once posted the letters are wizzed to Santa (via Elf Airlines) who will reply to each letter. Look-In Video has appointed Mr. Jag as Santa’s Chief St Margarets Christmas Postmaster. Mr Jag’s job is to sort all of the replies from Santa and have them ready for the boys and girls to collect.

St Margarets Christmas Fair 2010


There’s a warm welcome waiting for you at this weekends St Margarets Christmas Fair, the weather may be a little cold but a glass of Mulled Wine or a Hot Toddy should help to keep you warm. The fair takes place on Sunday 5th December in Crown Road from 11 am the full programme of events and attractions is as follows:

  • Around 50 stalls
  • Santa’s Grotto (39 Crown Road) - Sponsored by Dexter’s
  • Treasure Hunt (outside Santa’s grotto) - Sponsored by Chase Buchanan
  • Orleans Infants School Tin Can Alley Game - Sponsored by St Margarets Pharmacy
  • Balloon Artist - Will be giving away balloon models all day - Sponsored by Gaia Wholefoods
  • Street Entertainers - Sponsored by Denham & Finney
  • Juggler & Fire eater (from 3pm) - Sponsored by Pilates Plus
  • Bingo - Sponsored by Crown Classic Cars
  • Mr Marvels Magic Show - Sponsored by Nigel Hare Joinery
  • Mulled Wine Stall - Sponsored by The Good Wine Shop
  • Churchill’s giant tombola in aid of Lynn’s Bowel Cancer Campaign
  • a full programme of music - Sponsored by Tenant Finder (music programme below)
  • The Mayor will also be dropping in to pay us a visit

The fair draws to a close at 4 pm with St Stephens church holding an open-air carol service.