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Father Christmas seen here handing out balloons in Tilhurst. 18th November 1966

Father Christmas seen here handing out balloons in Tilhurst. 18th November 1966


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Father Christmas seen here handing out balloons in Tilhurst. 18th November 1966

Staff
Reading Post
Mirrorpix
Reading
Berkshire
England

Media ID 21737378

© Mirrorpix

Balloons Berkshire Customs Father Christmas Party Santa Claus Short Trousers South East 1966 Balaclava


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In this print from Memory Lane Prints, we are transported back to the enchanting scene of Tilhurst on 18th November 1966. The jovial figure of Father Christmas takes center stage as he spreads joy and merriment among the children, handing out colorful balloons with a twinkle in his eye. Dressed in his iconic red suit and hat, Father Christmas exudes warmth and kindness as he interacts with each child individually. His balaclava-clad face adds an air of mystery and excitement to the occasion, leaving us wondering about the secrets behind his magical persona. The atmosphere is filled with anticipation as children eagerly reach out for their balloon treasures. Their innocent faces light up with delight at this unexpected encounter with Santa Claus himself. It's a heartwarming reminder of the timeless customs associated with Christmas celebrations in England during the 1960s. This snapshot captures not only a festive moment but also reflects the spirit of community that defines small towns like Tilhurst. The South East village becomes alive as families gather together for this special party, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Thanks to Memory Lane Prints' preservation efforts, we can now relive this nostalgic moment from our past. This photograph serves as a delightful reminder of simpler times when magic was real and dreams came true under the watchful eye of Father Christmas himself.

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