Christmas fun in Leigh park

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THERE will be all-day festive fun at a church on Christmas Eve.

From 9.30am until 11am the congregation of St Francis Church, in Riders Lane, Leigh Park, are hosting a glitter and glue family craft event.

At 5pm there will be tea and mince pies followed by the crib service at 5.30pm.

The church will be filled with sparkling snowflakes decorated by the children of youth group The B’Uzz.

‘Everyone is welcome at St Francis all year round,’ said the vicar, Jonathan Jeffery. ‘Throughout December we host hundreds of people here.

‘But, even so, lots of people don’t feel comfortable with traditional Sunday services, so we are always looking for new ways to bring what we have into the heart of our community.

‘Christmas is a very special time and we like to make the most of it.’