Mr and Mrs Claus at Chadwell Heath library

Father Christmas and his wife paid a visit to children in Redbridge at a special library event.

The festive visit, at The Keith Axon Centre, Grove Road, Chadwell Heath, also included a children’s entertainer to keep youngsters amused throughout the day.

Children centre co-ordinator Rabeya Alam said: “It went extremely well with a story session, singing, pictures and letters to Santa.”

The organiser, librarian Frances Walker, dressed up to play the special roles with her husband, Paul.

The centre became a joint library and children’s centre earlier this year to help improve the facilities on offer for residents.

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