They are the moments which melt parents’ hearts, they bring tears to the eyes and also a giggle or two in the process.
Christmas Nativity plays are almost a rite of passage for kids. Having learned their lines, numerous festive songs and dug out priceless costumes, for many children its the first time on a stage, a daunting experience and one which they’ll generally remember. These pictures are all from Blackpool schools in the decades of the 90s and 00s – you might be pictured.
1. Magical Nativities
Junior pupils from Claremont Primary School, Blackpool, perform their nativity, 1997 Photo: Dave Nelson
2. Magic of Nativities
St John Vianney infants nativity, 1997 Photo: Rob Lock
3. Magical Nativities
Stanley Infants School in Blackpool rehearsed their Nativity play, with Mary and Joseph holding baby Jesus Photo: Rob Lock
4. Magical Nativities
Pear Tree School Derick Walker and Stuart Clark Photo: DAVE NELSON
5. Magical Nativities
Stanley Infants School Photo: Rob Lock
6. Magical Nativities
Stanley Infants Schoo Mathew McNaught (6), oole (7) and Thomas Evans (6). Photo: Rob Lock