Sidmouth babies prepare for nativity performance

PUBLISHED: 14:40 02 December 2016

Mum Jordan Woodruff with new born baby Eliza Easton-Woodruff who will be playing baby Jesus. Ref shs 48-16TI 2856. Picture: Terry Ife

Mum Jordan Woodruff with new born baby Eliza Easton-Woodruff who will be playing baby Jesus. Ref shs 48-16TI 2856. Picture: Terry Ife

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A pair of babies are preparing for their debut performance in a nativity scene.

Gemma Hodgson with baby Honey. Ref shs 48-16TI 2866. Picture: Terry IfeGemma Hodgson with baby Honey. Ref shs 48-16TI 2866. Picture: Terry Ife

Honey Hodgson, nine weeks, and Eliza Easton-Woodruff, six weeks, will share the role of baby Jesus in the Follow The Star community event.

The show will run from 5pm to 6.30pm during tonight’s late-night shopping at Sidmouth Prayer Room in Holmdale.

Honey’s mum Gemma said she was ‘privileged’ to have been asked to take part.

Ann Worthington, co-organiser of the event, said: “It’s an alternative to all the glitz and glamour. We are always grateful for our mothers offering their babies to play the baby Jesus.”

Eliza’s mum Jordan added she was excited for the six-week-old to take part.

Refreshments, including mulled cider and biscuits, will be available at the free event.


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