Gravesend’s panto stars made a special visit to EllenorLions Hospice this week bringing some festive cheer.

The cast from  The Woodville’s production of Aladdin popped in to the charity’s centre in Coldharbour Road, to meet patients and their family.

Widow Twankey, Wishee Washee and friends later went along to Dartford Football Club in Grass Banks for the chYps Christmas party, where they met young patients and siblings supported by the charity.

ChYps helps children and young people with terminal illnesses.

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Each child also received a present from Santa and had lunch and other treats, thanks to Henry's Angels from Henry Schein UK Holdings, who organised the party.

Gateway Chapel in Kennet Road, Crayford, donated presents for added festive fun.

EllenorLions Hospices director of fundraising Rachel Holweger said: “Our heartfelt thanks go out to everyone who has supported EllenorLions Hospices this year, so that we can provide the best care and support to families facing a terminal illness.”

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