GALLERY: Christmas comes to Whittlesey with annual extravaganza

The annual Whittlesey Extravaganza on the Market Place.  The Johnson family meet Father Christmas EMN-170812-192854009
The annual Whittlesey Extravaganza on the Market Place. The Johnson family meet Father Christmas EMN-170812-192854009
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The Whittlesey Christmas Extravaganza once again lived up to its name with a huge celebration in the town.

A series of rides, stalls and games were put on for families to enjoy last Friday (December 8), and there was food and drink on offer to keep people well fed and warm.

The annual Whittlesey Extravaganza on the Market Place. Chris Barber with the 1921 Burrell road locomotive engine EMN-170812-192734009

The annual Whittlesey Extravaganza on the Market Place. Chris Barber with the 1921 Burrell road locomotive engine EMN-170812-192734009

Santa Claus also stopped by to speak to the children, while a dinosaur and fairy were spotted by our photographer David Lowndes as he captured many of you enjoying the festivities.

The annual Whittlesey Extravaganza on the Market Place.  Julie Windle (deputy Mayor of Whittlesey) with Pat Butcher (Mayoress) and Mayor  Ralph Butcher looking at the CHristmas Tree festival at St Mary's Church. EMN-170812-192746009

The annual Whittlesey Extravaganza on the Market Place. Julie Windle (deputy Mayor of Whittlesey) with Pat Butcher (Mayoress) and Mayor Ralph Butcher looking at the CHristmas Tree festival at St Mary's Church. EMN-170812-192746009

The annual Whittlesey Extravaganza on the Market Place. Whittlesey Round Table Christmas float EMN-170812-192758009

The annual Whittlesey Extravaganza on the Market Place. Whittlesey Round Table Christmas float EMN-170812-192758009

The annual Whittlesey Extravaganza on the Market Place. The Christmas lights EMN-170812-192809009

The annual Whittlesey Extravaganza on the Market Place. The Christmas lights EMN-170812-192809009

The annual Whittlesey Extravaganza on the Market Place. Laura Gale with a dinosaur EMN-170812-192832009

The annual Whittlesey Extravaganza on the Market Place. Laura Gale with a dinosaur EMN-170812-192832009

The annual Whittlesey Extravaganza on the Market Place.  Event organisers   Lynn and Steve Palmer with  giant fairy  Becky Henderson EMN-170812-192843009

The annual Whittlesey Extravaganza on the Market Place. Event organisers Lynn and Steve Palmer with giant fairy Becky Henderson EMN-170812-192843009