Tea party one of the Santaland festivities

Helen Smith (aka Mrs Claus, left),  enjoys a tea party with Ella Mitchell (5), of Cromwell, during the town’s popular Community Santaland event.

The festivities, which opened to the public on Thursday afternoon at the Presbyterian Church, featured a range of themed rooms and displays including one for Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel and Cinderella, complete with her carriage.

Santa also made a guest appearance. Santaland is open today from 9am to 3pm and 4.30pm to 8.30pm and Sunday from 1pm to 5pm.

PHOTO: ALEXIA JOHNSTON

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