Dickensian fair puts villagers in festive spirit

PUBLISHED: 12:21 12 December 2019 | UPDATED: 12:21 12 December 2019

Wrington Dickensian fair.Picture: Jeremy Long

Wrington Dickensian fair.Picture: Jeremy Long

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Villagers flocked to a Dickensian-themed fair on Friday.

Anais with her homemade cosmetics and bathbombs at Wrington Dickensian Fair.Picture: Jeremy LongAnais with her homemade cosmetics and bathbombs at Wrington Dickensian Fair.Picture: Jeremy Long

Families got into the Christmas spirit and celebrated the holidays with a festive market at The Plough Inn in Wrington.

Children were entertained by puppet shows while adults could browse through stallholders' trinkets at the event.

Handmade wooden reindeer, wreaths made out of wine bottle corks and table decorations were on sale, as well as colourful paintings and winter plants.

People could also buy mulled wine and cider and be entertained by the Congresbury Brass band, which put visitors in the festive mood.

Wrington Dickensian Fair.Picture: Jeremy LongWrington Dickensian Fair.Picture: Jeremy Long

A spokesman for the fair said: "After days of cold and wet weather, it was a relief to have an almost perfect evening for this year's fair."

People praised the event on social media and said they had a 'fantastic evening' and thanked those who 'made it so special'.

Yeo Explorers toasting marshmallows at Wrington Dickensian fair.Picture: Jeremy LongYeo Explorers toasting marshmallows at Wrington Dickensian fair.Picture: Jeremy Long

Congresbury Brass plays Xmas carols at Wrington Dickensian fair.Picture: Jeremy LongCongresbury Brass plays Xmas carols at Wrington Dickensian fair.Picture: Jeremy Long

Joyful Spirit Choir, of Wrington, sing carols at Wrington Dickensian fair.Picture: Jeremy LongJoyful Spirit Choir, of Wrington, sing carols at Wrington Dickensian fair.Picture: Jeremy Long

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