Stagecoach Greater Manchester Santa

Official! Santa Swaps Sleigh For Bus

Stagecoach Greater Manchester drivers spread a bit of Christmas cheer to raise funds for local communities

Given how strange 2020 has been, Father Christmas trading in his sleigh for a double decker bus now seems run-of-the-mill. Who could blame him as he could use the top deck for storing presents? Unless he uses an open top bus, the presents wouldn’t be soggy. As for automatic transmission, cab heating, kneeling floors and buggy bays, a development that is long overdue. Sadly at the expense of Rudolph and his fellow furloughed reindeer friends.

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Brass Banding Goes Pop: EM60’s 2020 Advent Calendar: 9. Last Christmas

Another Frank Bernaerts arrangement: this time with Wham!’s Christmas classic

  • Piece: Last Christmas
  • Composer: George Michael;
  • Arranger: Frank Bernaerts.

If you said Do They Know It’s Christmas Time? by Band Aid was the Number One single that pipped this Last Christmas in 1984, well done. For our ninth entry, it was only a matter of time before we had a Christmas piece that fitted the popular music premise of our Advent Calendar.

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