Spellbound by Santa

PUBLISHED: 11:04 02 November 2007 | UPDATED: 23:08 28 May 2010

Spellbound by Santa

Spellbound by Santa

IT was November 1955 and children in Wisbech were already getting excited about Christmas. Father Christmas was taking orders for presents from children who visited the fairyland grotto at the Bainbridge store in High Street. Saturdays were particularly

IT was November 1955 and children in Wisbech were already getting excited about Christmas.

Father Christmas was taking orders for presents from children who visited the fairyland grotto at the Bainbridge store in High Street.

Saturdays were particularly busy with youngsters queuing up for a chance to speak to the great man himself.


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