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Santa drops in early at St Oswald's to spread festive cheer

It’s that time of year again where Christmas starts to creep around the corner. If you’re as excited as us then why not join us for our Annual Christmas Market on Saturday 25th November 11am-3pm.

We’ve really outdone ourselves this year and it’s set to be bigger and better than ever before! We’ve put a call in and Santa has taken some time out of his busy schedule to come to the markets with his elves to meet everyone. That’s not all! We also have visitors from Northumbria Police and Tyne & Wear Fire Service, Whitehouse Farm are coming along and bringing some special furry guests, Double Decker Den will be providing a fun, safe place for the children to place, Hartbeeps and Seven Stories will be performing throughout the day. 

Our stalls will include handmade arts and crafts, children’s toys, Christmas gifts for the whole family and local food and drink.  There will be a Santa’s Grotto with a gift for each child, carol singers to entertain the crowds and mulled wine to keep the thirst at bay.

Make sure to arrive on time to see the cast of Snow White’s panto from the Tyne Theatre Company cut the big red ribbon to open the markets.

Gosforth Junior High School has kindly let us use their car park which is situated over the road from our market entrance, for a small donation to the Hospice.

Each year our Christmas markets are a must in our social calendar, we love putting them on as it’s a great day for everyone to spread some Christmas cheer.

Laura Hargreaves, Fundraising Coordinator commented:

“It’s one of my favourite events throughout the year, it’s great to get the whole family feeling festive. We’ve got so much entertainment and games this year for the children with Whitehouse Farm, the fire engine and police car, it’s going to be jam packed.


“We rely on the generosity every year from our Christmas Market goers and we know this year it’s going to start the Christmas season off in style.”

Our markets are being help on Saturday 25th November 11am-3pm. Tickets cost: £2 for Adults, £1 for Children & Under 5’s go free!