At the weekend children gathered around our giant Christmas tree outside the Walker Art Gallery, making this Christmas one they won’t forget. Chairman Phil Redmond invited local schools to design and make Christmas decorations that were hung on the giant tree by a stilt-walking Jack Frost. Jack had to brave the elements to make it to the Walker, but eventually he made it and the tree decorating was underway by the afternoon.
Schools including Belle Vale Catholic Primary School, Our Lady of Assumption Primary School, Blackmoor Park Junior School, Pleasant Street Primary School, Notre Dame Catholic College, Holly Lodge Girls College, West Derby Comprehensive School and Gateacre Comprehensive School all got involved in the festive spirit.
Outside, children and families gathered to watch Jack Frost decorate the tree and inside the Christmas activities continued. Visitors were invited to join in Christmas themed activities and workshops including Christmas storytelling, lantern making and a musical performance.