25 magical memories of Christmas Nativity plays at schools in South Ribble in the 00s

These wonderful photos capture the timeless magic of school Nativity plays at Christmas.

They are from schools across the South Ribble area and the youngsters were in full rehearsal for their annual festive shows when Post photographers dropped in to take their pictures in the 00s. No doubt they brought tears to the eyes of parents... and probably a few giggles too. READ MORE: Christmas Nativity pictures from the 90s. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Preston school Nativity plays from the 00s. MORE MEMORIES: The Preston Christmas lights switch-on in the 00s