SANTA got his first visitors of the festive period at Harestanes recently as part of Santa’s Harestanes Happening #2.

Youngsters from all over the Borders took part in the 30-minute interactive performance to help save Christmas and then to met Santa in his magical Nordic grotto.

They were social media competition winners and friends of Harestanes who were invited to take part in the opening weekend November 18.

Santa’s Harestanes Happening #2 will run right through to Christmas Eve. Tickets are available from