Sheep, cows and donkeys take centre stage in Sheringham tots’ Christmas show

Three-year-olds Francesca and Chobi as Mary and Joseph in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production

Three-year-olds Francesca and Chobi as Mary and Joseph in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production of Our First Nativity. Photo: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Sheep, cows and donkeys were among the characters in a nativity play staged for parents and friends by youngsters at Ladybird Pre-School Nursery, Sheringham.

Fallon, 2, as a sheep in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production of Our First Nativity. Photo: KA

Fallon, 2, as a sheep in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production of Our First Nativity. Photo: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

A cast of more than 30 three and four-year-olds sang songs including Wonky Donkey, Noisy Animals and Clap, Dance, Shout to classic nursery rhyme tunes in the show, which was performed at the Lighthouse Church, on Cromer Road.

Sadie, 3, as a Christmas star in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production of Our First Nativity. P

Sadie, 3, as a Christmas star in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production of Our First Nativity. Photo: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Entitled Our First Nativity, the musical play has become a Ladybird tradition said nursery manager Vanessa Harris, with all youngsters given parts, ranging from Mary and Joseph, to shepherds, sheep and Christmas angels.

Three-year-old Sophie as the innkeeper. Photo: KAREN BETHELL

Three-year-old Sophie as the innkeeper. Photo: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

She added: 'We always have a traditional nativity as both the parents and children love it and it is a not only a lovely way for children to learn about the true meaning of Christmas, but it is also a celebration of some of the wonderful things we have done at Ladybird this year.'

Wise men Ewan and Vincent. Photo: KAREN BETHELL

Wise men Ewan and Vincent. Photo: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Phoebe, 3, as the Christmas star. Photo: KAREN BETHELL

Phoebe, 3, as the Christmas star. Photo: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant


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Three-year-olds Francesca and Chobi as Mary and Joseph in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production

Three-year-olds Francesca and Chobi as Mary and Joseph in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production of Our First Nativity. Photo: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Three-year-olds Francesca and Chobi as Mary and Joseph in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production

Three-year-olds Francesca and Chobi as Mary and Joseph in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production of Our First Nativity. Photo: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Three-year-olds Francesca and Chobi as Mary and Joseph in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production

Three-year-olds Francesca and Chobi as Mary and Joseph in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production of Our First Nativity. Photo: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Three-year-olds Francesca and Chobi as Mary and Joseph in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production

Three-year-olds Francesca and Chobi as Mary and Joseph in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production of Our First Nativity. Photo: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Three-year-olds Francesca and Chobi as Mary and Joseph in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production

Three-year-olds Francesca and Chobi as Mary and Joseph in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production of Our First Nativity. Photo: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Three-year-olds Francesca and Chobi as Mary and Joseph in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production

Three-year-olds Francesca and Chobi as Mary and Joseph in the Ladybird Pre-school Nursery production of Our First Nativity. Photo: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

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Three-year-olds Francesca and Chobi as Mary and Joseph with Zak, also three, as a donkey in the Ladbird Pre-school Nursery production of Our First Nativity. Photo: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

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