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We believe in the magic of Christmas; real Father Christmas; Santa Claus; Stratford upon Avon; Shakespeare; Magic Alley; Warwickshire; Best Santa; Best Grotto; Most Believable Santa

We believe in the magic of Christmas; real Father Christmas; Santa Claus; Stratford upon Avon; Shakespeare; Magic Alley; Warwickshire; Best Santa; Best Grotto; Most Believable Santa

We believe in the magic of Christmas; real Father Christmas; Santa Claus; Stratford upon Avon; Shakespeare; Magic Alley; Warwickshire; Best Santa; Best Grotto; Most Believable Santa

We believe in the magic of Christmas; real Father Christmas; Santa Claus; Stratford upon Avon; Shakespeare; Magic Alley; Warwickshire; Best Santa; Best Grotto; Most Believable Santa

 

"We've been collecting the books, and family storytime on Christmas Eve has become a firm family tradition!"

 
 


Why we give a book as a gift

In 2015, one child in five in England left primary school unable to read well despite the best efforts of their teachers. And children from our poorest families are more likely to fall behind. Yet reading is one of the best routes out of poverty. And being able to read well is key to unlocking a child's potential.

So, every year we produce a specially commissioned Christmas story to give to everyone who visits Father Christmas. In 2015 we gave away nearly 12,500 copies of Grandfather Frost; in 2016 this increased by nearly a 1,000 and this year’s magical tale “The Frost Phoenix” will have our biggest print run yet.

 

Reading and the magic of possibility

If children are inspired and supported to read well, they’ll do better in school, get better qualifications and do better in the world of work. Reading really does open up a world of possibilities. We support the work of various charities that work with families and schools throughout the country to help children read well by the time they leave primary school.

Did you know that just 10 minutes a day reading with a child, or just talking with very young children, can help them become better readers and gives them the best start in life?

A copy of "The Frost Phoenix", this years magical Christmas Eve tale, will be given to every visitor to Father Christmas which means that we will be encouraging over 14,000 people to sit and have a quality family storytime on Christmas Eve as they sit and read together. 

How magical is that?


We believe in the magic of Christmas; real Father Christmas; Santa Claus; Stratford upon Avon; Shakespeare; Magic Alley; Warwickshire; Best Santa; Best Grotto; Most Believable Santa
 

     
 

 
Booking for Christmas 2017 now open

 

We believe in the magic of Christmas; real Father Christmas; Santa Claus; Stratford upon Avon; Shakespeare; Magic Alley; Warwickshire; Best Santa; Best Grotto; Most Believable Santa

We believe in the magic of Christmas; real Father Christmas; Santa Claus; Stratford upon Avon; Shakespeare; Magic Alley; Warwickshire; Best Santa; Best Grotto; Most Believable Santa

We believe in the magic of Christmas; real Father Christmas; Santa Claus; Stratford upon Avon; Shakespeare; Magic Alley; Warwickshire; Best Santa; Best Grotto; Most Believable Santa

We believe in the magic of Christmas; real Father Christmas; Santa Claus; Stratford upon Avon; Shakespeare; Magic Alley; Warwickshire; Best Santa; Best Grotto; Most Believable Santa




We believe in the magic of Christmas; real Father Christmas; Santa Claus; Stratford upon Avon; Shakespeare; Magic Alley; Warwickshire; Best Santa; Best Grotto; Most Believable Santa

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