Dumpty drops into Alnwick school

Mandy Dobson, left, with Ivan Laidiler children from Barndale School, Jordan Mason and Shayna Mckewon and Dumpty the gnome in Alnwick
Mandy Dobson, left, with Ivan Laidiler children from Barndale School, Jordan Mason and Shayna Mckewon and Dumpty the gnome in Alnwick

As the mystery of Dumpty the gnome grows, he made an appearance at an Alnwick school this morning.

The six-foot lodger popped up at Barndale School and the children, and adults, were itching to get their photograph taken with him.

Mandy Dobson, left, with Ivan Laidiler children from Barndale School, Jordan Mason and Shayna Mckewon and Dumpty the gnome in Alnwick

Mandy Dobson, left, with Ivan Laidiler children from Barndale School, Jordan Mason and Shayna Mckewon and Dumpty the gnome in Alnwick

Ivan Laidler, Dumpty’s minder, explained the reason behind his visit, which will all be revealed in tomorrow’s Gazette.