How many of you, when visiting the house, have noticed the imitation fires in two of the ground floor rooms? There is one in the main reception room, and one in Sir Peter Buck’s study.
Well, there was until it was borrowed to go in the Activity Room where Father Christmas was reading stories to children.
The Dickens Festival is too good an opportunity to miss when it came to raising funds for any cause, so the Friends equipped themselves with Public Liability insurance and set up a stall in the entrance hall to the Hub as you turn towards the library.
Have you seen the house in its wonderful new dress of Christmas decorations? The Friends have played their part and provided a decorated living tree, and real greenery around the house. It looks lovely.
Photo: Sue Haydock with the finished tree
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