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Disabled children enjoy panto fun

PANTOMIME fun was laid on for disabled youngsters by Sheffield University’s Light Entertainment Society.

Youngsters being helped by Sheffield Parent Carer Forum, a charity run by parents of disabled children, were invited to the performance at the university’s drama studio on Glossop Road.

Jayne Woodward, Sheffield Parent Carer Forum co-chairman, said: “For many of our families, this is the only kind of performance they are able to enjoy together.”

The students performed an adeptation of A Christmas Carol featuring pie-throwing ghosts, a dame with anger management issues, and a lovestruck housekeeper.

After the show, excited children queued to receive presents from Santa Claus.

Santa to visit park

Father Christmas is making a special visit to The Burrow indoor play area, Clumber Park, on Christmas Eve, between noon and 1pm.

Entry is £2 per child and they will receive a gift.

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