Christmas for children

Christmas was just as exciting 50 years ago as it is today, as these pictures show.

Thursday, 28th December 2017, 3:33 pm

Taken from our archives the top image show youngsters at the then Alnwick North Infants School enjoying Christmas dinner, while the bottom picture shows youngsters at a Christmas party in Embleton’s Creighton Hall, organised by the Embleton Children’s Tea Committee.

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