Santa drops in to Tayinloan

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Tree brownies bursting with baubles and jolly jam biscuits added to the festive feel of Tayinloan’s annual Christmas party.

The homemade treats were served in between party games, including Christmas corners, musical Christmas trees and pass the parcel.

Towards the end of the party, Santa popped into the village hall with an early Christmas present for each child.

As he was about to sit down, a carrot fell from his sack onto the floor.

‘My pesky reindeer must have been nosing about in this sack of presents and dropped a carrot!’ he said.

Two-year-old Arianna Gilchrist was quick to return it to Santa to make sure his reindeer were fuelled up for their Christmas Eve deliveries.

Many of the children who enjoyed the party. 50_c51tayxmas01

Some of the festive food on offer. 50_c51tayxmas02

Santa visited the children and brought some presents. 50_c51tayxmas03

Seven-month-old Angus Hurd, one of the youngest party-goers, sits on Santa’s lap. 50_c51tayxmas04

The youngsters sit down to some festive party food. 50_c51tayxmas05

Games included pass the parcel. 50_c51tayxmas06