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Moving into a Festive Selection now with ‘In Excelsis Deo, See Amid the winter Snow, Little Drummer Boy, Unto us a Child is Born, Hark the Herald Angels Sing, and Once in Royal David’s City. Three more traditional tunes now with ‘Dream on Olwen, Vienna, city of my Dreams, and Vienna for ever’. Then another couple of very popular tunes, ‘ Highland Cathedral and Walking in the Air’. Back to being Christmassy now to take us to the interval, ‘Away in a Manger, I saw three Ships, Let is Snow, When Santa got stuck up the Chimney, Oh Christmas Tree, Santa Claus is coming to Town, and The Christmas Song’. Good first half and more to come 1ST INTERVAL Technically the afternoon would be split into three part instead of the usual two as it was time now to welcome back the local Miss Helen Ballet and Tap School of Dance. As usual the 19 children who came along gave us a very pleasant 20 minutes, and from the applause it was obvious that everyone enjoyed their contribution, At the end of their show who should turn up but that gentleman with the white beard, and gave all the children a little present. A plate was placed by the exit for anyone who wished to donate to Miss Helen’s Academy could do so, and I am pleased to say it raised just over £33, so many thanks for your generosity. At the T. Dance the Wednesday before £26-50 was donated from guessing the dolls name etc. So it was a great pleasure for me to give Miss Helen a total of just over £59. She was surprised and elated and says ‘Thank you all very much’. 2ND INTERVAL Time now to welcome Damon back on stage and to start we had ‘Theatreland, We’ll gather Lilacs, and Choo Choo Samba’. Then into more Christmas music with ‘ Joy to the World, Ding Dong merrily on High, Mary’s Boy Child, I Saw Mammy Kissing Santa Claus, In the Bleak Mid Winter, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer’/ A foot tapping selection was next with a connection to the Blackpool Tower ballroom, ‘Above the Blue Horizon, A Pocket Full of Dreams, Round the

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