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World nativity scenes at Kenilworth church

Leamington Editorial 10th Dec, 2014 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

NATIVITY scenes from around the world are on display in Kenilworth.

Abbey Hill Church in Kenilworth opened an exhibition of over 100 nativity sets from different countries for all to see.

The displays feature many differences to traditional British displays – with llamas in the stable from South America, hippos replacing the sheep in the Zambian display, and a tepee stands in place of the stable in the North American scene.

They can be seen tomorrow (Friday) from 2pm to 4pm, and on Saturday (December 13) from 10am to 4pm.

Visitors can also enjoy specially baked nativity biscuits with tea and coffee on sale.

Visitors can see nativity scenes from around the world at Kenilworth’s Abbey Hill Church until Saturday (December 13). 50.014.011.leam.jm1

The traditional nativity scenes were joined by… 50.014.011.leam.jm8

…those from around the world. 50.014.011.leam.jm9

The Ugandan display had its own unique style. 50.014.011.leam.jm3

The teepee stood tall in the North American exhibit. 50.014.011.leam.jm4

A carved-out gourd from Peru presented another style of nativity scene for the church displays. 50.014.011.leam.jm6

The church still houses the many special items brought in for the exhibition. 50.014.011.leam.jm7

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