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henleaze&westburyvoice

January, 2018

n NEWS THE fun of the fair arrived in Henleaze on December 6, attracting a large crowd to the annual Henleaze Christmas Festival. The Roundabout, Big Wheel and Helter Skelter were a big draw for children and their parents - plus the large bags of candyfloss too! Henleaze Junior School Choir began the proceedings singing at the arena in Waterford Road, getting everyone in the Christmas spirit ready for the arrival of Father Christmas, who

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Candyfloss for Santa Claus! bounded along the street with his elves and Richie and Jamie the stilt-walkers. The grotto in Cardigan Road was queued out with excited children waiting to meet him. Local shops stayed open for the crowds of shoppers and a whole host of craft and food stalls lined the local streets offering fantastic, local goodies. Popular Panama Jazz Band

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entertained with a rousing set, plus music from Bristol Good Afternoon Choir and the Salvation Army Band. In Bradbury Hall, Red Maids’ High School Bell-ringers and choir performed along with Hum and Drum Recorder Group, Melody Makers choir and Carols with the Trinity-Henleaze choir. The evening, organised by a team led by Jane Emery, was successful as ever. Jane said: “We raised just over £1,800 on the raffle and we will be donating to our four nominated charities and the air cadets in the region of £2,250. This year’s charities are Avon Riding School for the Disabled, Time is Precious, Ronald McDonald House, and A Life for a Cure.

Annie and Emily with

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Henleaze & Westbury Voice January 2018  

Local newspaper filled with news, views and advertising for local people and businesses in Henleaze & Westbury-On-Trym.

Henleaze & Westbury Voice January 2018  

Local newspaper filled with news, views and advertising for local people and businesses in Henleaze & Westbury-On-Trym.

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