IN PICTURES: Clevedon's St Nicholas Fair attracts festive crowd

PUBLISHED: 11:30 10 December 2018 | UPDATED: 11:30 10 December 2018

St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTON

St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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Christmas spirit was in the air at Clevedon's St Nicholas Fair as people indulged in some late night shopping.

Father Christmas with Clevedon firefighters. St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONFather Christmas with Clevedon firefighters. St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

The smell of mulled wine, roasted chestnuts and delicious mince pies coaxed people out of their homes on Thursday when one of the biggest events in the town’s festive diary arrived.

Shop owners in Hill Road opened their doors after hours for the late night shopping event.

The cider was flowing and hampers were up for grabs as some charity stalls were set up in the shopping hotspot.

Kenn Harrison and nephew Adrian from DM Events with Michelle and Olive from 1st Nailsea Scouts. St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONKenn Harrison and nephew Adrian from DM Events with Michelle and Olive from 1st Nailsea Scouts. St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Santa was also doing the rounds catching up with young boys and girls to find out what gifts they would like to see under their Christmas trees.

Police officers and firefighters from the local station took along their engines and cars to enable people try on their kit and hop inside.

St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONSt. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Katy John and Natalie Hicks with their Christmas gifts. St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONKaty John and Natalie Hicks with their Christmas gifts. St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Wards Solicitors giving away mince pies at. St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONWards Solicitors giving away mince pies at. St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Clevedon  Yeo Rotary Club. St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONClevedon Yeo Rotary Club. St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Festive costumes at the St Peter's Hospice Shop. St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONFestive costumes at the St Peter's Hospice Shop. St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Bristol Inn providing refreshment. St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONBristol Inn providing refreshment. St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Sparkling gifts at the Heart Shack. St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONSparkling gifts at the Heart Shack. St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Indulgence Chocolates at St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONIndulgence Chocolates at St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Beauty Oasis at St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONBeauty Oasis at St. Nicholas Christmas Fayre, Hill Road, Clevedon. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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