REAL reindeer are bringing some Christmas spirit to Widnes.

Santa’s favourite animals will be in Albert Square opposite the Vikings Grill on Wednesday, December 20, from 11am to 3pm.

Children can have a photograph taken with the reindeer.

They will be back in town on Friday, December 22, from 11am to 3pm.

A Christmas roadshow will be held on Albert Square on Saturday, December 16, from 11am to 3pm.

Any singers, performers, dancers or musicians are welcome to take part in this showcase of local talent.