In pictures: Windsor's Reindeer Parade

In pictures: Windsor's Reindeer Parade

Philip Dewey

In pictures: Windsor's Reindeer Parade

Thousands of people lined the streets of Windsor to see Father Christmas and his sleigh pulled by reindeer as they visited the town.

The Reindeer Parade, led by town crier Chris Brown, saw Egham Brass Band and pupils from St Luke’s CE Primary School dressed up as elves follow the sleigh as it left Advance Gate at Windsor Castle at 2pm on Saturday.

Even the Queen came out and had a glimpse of the parade before it left the castle while wishing everyone a merry Christmas.

Santa then made his way into St Albans Street before leading into Park Street. They then made their way down the High Street, headed into Peascod Street and finished by the Jubilee Monument in King Edward Court.

Children were then given the chance to meet the reindeer and have their picture taken with Father Christmas before the Christmas tombola was held.

Paul Roach, town centre manager, said: "It was a fantastic day, the parade has been going for 15 years so it is well respected and well regarded in Windsor.

"We had more than 6,000 people come out to watch and they all had a good time."

The event was organised by Windsor and Eton Town Partnership .The main sponsor of the event is King Edward Court and The Rotary Club of Windsor St George carried out stewarding duties.

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