Father Christmas will be returning to Bicester this year thanks to the efforts of dedicated local organisers.

Santa Claus will be making the rounds on his sleigh with routes starting on Thursday, December 1 and running every evening through to Friday 23, except Saturday 3 when Santa has a prior arrangement at the North Pole.

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The organisers hope to start by 6pm on Monday to Friday, 5.30pm on Saturdays and from 4.30pm on Sundays.

The series of visits is organised by Bicester Round Table, Bicester Ladies Circle and Bicester 41 Club.

A spokesperson for Bicester Round Table said: “As always, we have been working hard over the last few weeks to make this possible and thanks must go to our brilliant team of volunteers who continue to give up time with their own families to help bring joy to all of you.”


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This story was written by Matthew Norman, he joined the team in 2022 as a Facebook community reporter.

Matthew covers Bicester and focuses on finding stories from diverse communities.

Get in touch with him by emailing: Matthew.norman@newsquest.co.uk

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