A Christmas Cracker

Jonathan Jones

South East
Notice Period:
Emergency (maybe less than one week's notice)
Paid: £50 (which includes travel for talks within a 50 mile radius of Farnham, Surrey)
27th August 2017
Festive | Christmas | Humourous

A miscellany of Prose and poetry for the Festive season.

It includes the following poetry and prose:-

'T'was The Night Before Christmas' by Clement Clark Moore 'Advent 1955' by John Betjeman 'The Nativity' - St Luke, Chapter 2, Verses 1-20 'The Journey of the Magi' by T S Eliot 'Nursery School Nativity Play' by Joyce Grenfell The throwing of the Christmas Trees from 'A Tree Grows in Brooklyn' by Betty Smith 'Christmas 1914' - Rifleman Graham Williams 'Christmas' by John Betjeman
'The Boy who Laughed at Santa Claus' by Ogden Nash 'Talking Turkeys' by Benjamin Zephaniah 'Sam's Christmas Pudding' by Marriott Edgar 'Twelve Days of Christmas - A Correspondence' by John Julius Norwich 'A New Nativity' by Alan Titchmarsh 'A Child's Christmas in Wales' by Dylan Thomas

Optional prose/poetry includes:- The Carol Singers from 'Cider With Rosie' by Laurie Lee The Adoration of the Magi' by Christopher Pilling 'The Shepherd's Tale' by James Kirkup The Carol Singers from 'Wind In The Willows' by Kenneth Graeme 'A Carol of the Poor Children' by Richard Middleton 'Yes Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus' by Francis Pharcellus Church 'Eddi's Service' by Rudyard Kipling 'Christmas Landscape' by Laurie Lee 'Twelfth Night' by Laurie Lee

Surrey, Hampshire, West Sussex and South Berkshire

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About Jonathan Jones

I took early retirement in 2010, having previously spent a career in IT, Quality Assurance and Process Improvement, latterly with Vodafone UK at their headquarters in Newbury, Berkshire. I have subsequently taken up a second career as a public speaker/performer, and have now delivered over 800 talks/performances.

I am also the Honorary Town Crier for Farnham, Surrey.

I am willing to give talks/performances to groups in Surrey, Hampshire, West Sussex and South Berkshire.

Please note that 2019 will be my final year for giving talks/performances, and that I will not be accepting bookings for events to take place on or after 1st January 2020.

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