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Let it snow globe! Youngsters get crafty at festive workshop

PUBLISHED: 19:00 24 November 2019 | UPDATED: 10:51 27 November 2019

Georgie and Andrea having fun at the snow globe workshop in the Buttermarket  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Georgie and Andrea having fun at the snow globe workshop in the Buttermarket Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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Children had festive fun at a free workshop in Ipswich town centre. as they made their own snowglobes.

Jack enjoyed making his very own snow globe  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNJack enjoyed making his very own snow globe Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Excited youngsters were queuing up before the session opened up at the Buttermarket centre, with more than 200 estimated to have joined in over the day.

Kayleigh enjoyed making her own snow globe  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNKayleigh enjoyed making her own snow globe Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The children were shown how to turn jam jars into their very own snow globes which they could take home with them, containing tiny Santa figures and Christmas trees.

Chloe had fun at the snow globe workshop in the Buttermarket  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNChloe had fun at the snow globe workshop in the Buttermarket Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Mum Sophie Furniss was there with four-year-old daughter Adelaide, and her two cousins, Milo and Keziah.

Sophie with her snow globe  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNSophie with her snow globe Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

"It's a lovely experience for the children to come and take part," Sophie said.

Beni with his snow globe  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNBeni with his snow globe Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Allan Hassell of the Buttermarket Centre, said: "Everyone has been having a fabulous time. A lot of customers have been coming up and saying that they are so excited, and it's great to have free events."

Kayleigh enjoyed making her own snow globe  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNKayleigh enjoyed making her own snow globe Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The centre's next festive event for youngsters is a virtual reality sleigh ride on December 1, and there will also be other events including Meet and Greet sessions with Santa and gingerbread decorating. For more details, visit: buttermarketipswich.com/Events

Kayleigh enjoyed making her own snow globe  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNKayleigh enjoyed making her own snow globe Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Georgie and Andrea having fun at the snow globe workshop in the Buttermarket  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNGeorgie and Andrea having fun at the snow globe workshop in the Buttermarket Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Chloe admiring her snow globe  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNChloe admiring her snow globe Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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