Saturday 15 August 2020
Select a region

Little ones light up St John's village

Little ones light up St John's village

Wednesday 09 December 2015

Little ones light up St John's village

A big group of little children lit up the dark yesterday afternoon and spread lots of Christmas cheer around St John's village.

The youngsters from St John's School Nursery and a few older ones set off around the parish lanes with their teachers and their families on a special Christmas lantern parade.

The class of three and four year-olds has spent the last few weeks fashioning their own very special white lanterns ready for the big parade and for their Nursery nativity.

Their teacher Hilary Jones said: “As part of a project this term the Nursery children all created their very own lanterns. The children made the lanterns by twisting willow and adding sheets of white tissue paper, we then added a torch for a magical glow. 

"Initially we made the lanterns for our Christmas Production ‘Shine’ which we performed in the Parish Church, but then we decided that it would be a nice idea to test out the lanterns for real! The children all really enjoyed walking in procession around the village in the dark, it made quite a spectacle!  It was lovely to walk around to see the residents at Maison Le Vesconte and sing our Christmas songs for them too,  hopefully we brought them a little joy at this special time of year."



Sign up to newsletter



Comments on this story express the views of the commentator only, not Bailiwick Publishing. We are unable to guarantee the accuracy of any of those comments.

Once your comment has been submitted, it won’t appear immediately. There is no need to submit it more than once. Comments are published at the discretion of Bailiwick Publishing, and will include your username.

There are no comments for this article.

To place a comment please login

You have landed on the Bailiwick Express website, however it appears you are based in . Would you like to stay on the site, or visit the site?