Once again written and directed by Coventry's Debbie Isitt, Nativity
Rocks is being shot at various locations in Coventry and the surrounding area over the next five weeks.
President of Llithuania Dalia Grybauskaite has sent the world's smallest nativity
scene to Pope Francis as a unique Christmas gift created by Lithuanian scientists and students.
The youngsters from Killin and Crianlarich Nursery wowed audiences with their festive nativity
- Whoops a Daisy Angel.
The tradition of creating nativity
scenes goes back to St Francis of Assisi, the founder of the Franciscan order.
Pictured, from left, are Victoria Simpson, Rebecca Slater, Mathew Emmott (front) and Richard Cross and Helen Dixon (back) JS*138225420 From jewel-encrusted crowns to shepherds with their donkeys, Cumberworth First School performed their nativity
at Denby Dale Methodist Church in December 2005 JS*138227605 For our online gallery of old go to pictures co.
Sunday, September 8, Bulgarian Orthodox Christians celebrate the Nativity
of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Theotokos, or Holy Mother of Christ.
The story is set at St Bernadette's School, where teacher Mr Maddens and his crazy assistant Mr Poppy are trying to stage a musical nativity
The cast of the Birchgrove Nursery nativity
in 2006 | The cast of the Birchgrove Nursery nativity
in 2006 | The Very Hopeless Camel performed by Caradog Primary School, Aberdare, in 2006 | The Very Hopeless Camel performed by Caradog Primary School, Aberdare, in 2006 | Members of the cast of the Gabalfa Primary School nativity
in 2005 | Members of the cast of the Gabalfa Primary School nativity
The town of Orange took down its nativity
scene from in front of city hall when a local atheist group requested permission to display a "Happy Holidays" sign along with the Christmas scene.
IVERPOOL Cathedral has unveiled a mega-display of Nativity
sets in its gift shop in the runup to Christmas.
This piece in particular, is visually striking and plays upon all our inherited images of the nativity
scene deriving from scripture, art, Christmas cards, and the nativity
set in the home and church.
Illustrated with full-color photography throughout, The Season of the Nativity
is packed with ideas for everything from unique advent calendars to using one's whole body to learn and reenact biblical parables, to planting bulbs and watching them grow in parallel with seasonal anticipation.
The youngsters at Rosedene Nursery look like they had a wonderful time |performing in their Nativity
play in these pictures sent in by the Ormesby nursery The children |of Ormesby Primary School in Ormesby enjoyed a traditional Nativity
show featuring Mary, Joseph, angels and kings Junction Farm Primary School, Eaglescliffe, |performing their Nativity
story for parents in their school hall 111214JuNctioN Ian McIntyre The pupils at Sacred Heart School, Middlesbrough, perform-|ing their Nativity
The sad fact is that just one in three schools still holds a traditional nativity
play, even though parents want the Christmas story to live on.
CHILDREN from a Blyth nursery school performed their first ever nativity
play to a packed audience of delighted parents.