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WATCH: Is this Harrogate nativity one of the best in the UK?

WATCH: Is this Harrogate nativity one of the best in the UK?

Published at 4:40pm 10th December 2018. (Updated at 4:41pm 10th December 2018)

A Harrogate school is celebrating after their play was recognised in a hunt for the UK's best Nativity.

  • Brackenfield School's 'Christmas in Yorkshire' has won the regional prize in Virgin TV's hunt for the UK's best original Nativity
  • It involved 45 children aged 4-7 
  • Stockeld Park, York Minster, Leeds Grand and Knaresborough Christmas Market all feature in the play
  • The play's performances last week attracted some famous faces, including Welcome to Yorkshire's Sir Gary Verity 

The nativity included the song 'Christmas in Yorkshire', written by the school's music teacher. 

Brackenfield School's 'A Christmas in Yorkshire'


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Welcome to Yorkshire's Sir Gary Verity and Christian Prudhomme watched one of the nativity performances ahead of the launch of the Tour de Yorkshire


The story was based around an ITV news Calendar Christmas special where the reporters went around all things festive in Yorkshire.

Calendar's own Christine Talbot popped by to watch one of the performances. 

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ITV Calendar 's Christine Talbot also paid a visit to Brackenfield School


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