Santa Claus is cycling to town

20 December 2014

Members of Cantores Olicanae and the Two Rivers Concert Band were performing Christmas carols on Ilkley bandstand when they were joined by cycling Santas, to the delight of performers and their audience.

Cantores Olicanae carols on the bandstand 20Dec14-2The choir sang Santa Claus is coming to town as the Santas made several circuits of the bandstand before cycling off along The Grove.

Cantores Olicanae carols on the bandstand 20Dec14-4The 90 minute session of carols and festive music entertained shoppers on The Grove, in the centre of Ilkley, on the last Saturday before Christmas.

A collection was made for Foundation UK, a Leeds based charity that helps vulnerable young people.