Calling all budding young artists!  How about this for an early Christmas present?

Paint Santa 2017
Paint Santa 2017
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The Lancashire Post, in conjunction with The Blackpool Tower Circus Panto, are giving children across the Preston area the chance to win a sack of presents for Christmas plus a family ticket for the Mooky Doolittle Winter Pantomime!

To have the chance to win, all you have to do is paint or draw a picture of Santa Claus!

Mooky Doolittle

Mooky Doolittle

We will feature the top entries in the paper in December and the design judged the best by our panel of judges will win a bumper bag of goodies in time for Christmas plus the Circus pantomime family ticket. Two runners up will also win a family ticket to the panto.

So if you are 12 years old or under, grab your paintbrush or felt tips now and get to work! You can make your drawing as colourful or sparkly as you like!

To enter, simply send your drawing with details of your name, address, age and telephone number (and the name of your school) clearly written on the reverse, to Paint Santa, Lancashire Post, c/o Avroe House, Avroe Crescent, Blackpool FY4 2DP.

Closing date for entries is Friday December 15. All entries must be no bigger than A4 size portrait style. Usual LP competition rules apply.

The Blackpool Tower Circus is proud to present ‘Mooky Doolittle’ Blackpool's favourite winter pantomime. This a-moosing show will capture the attention of the little ones with performances to entertain leaving the whole family with goose-bumps. Join Mooky and Mr Boo this year with a whole cast of four legged friends for what can only be described as ‘Turtley’ awesome with hilarious comedy capers that will leave you ‘giraffing’ for days. Jaw-dropping stunts will leave you in awe as acts from around the world join us once for another performance in the world famous Blackpool Tower Circus!

‘Ow yes you can!’ all guests can also upgrade to VIP and sit first row for just £5.95 (this includes reserved seating, Refreshments) and Second Row for only £3.95 (this includes reserved seating, Refreshments). Merlin Annual Pass holders receive the usual benefits of free entry included in their pass as well as discount on the Royal Box for a truly stylish way to watch this fantastic show!