Photography of the nativity plays at Ashville College, Harrogate

Photography of the nativity plays at Ashville College, Harrogate As a commercial photographer every day is so different! I love it when the phone rings as you never quite know what to expect.

Last week was no exception and I was asked to go along to Ashville College in Harrogate to photograph the nativity plays by the reception class and years 1 & 2.


What an excellent show put on by all years, and I had a great deal of fun photographing the performance. The reception nativity was named “The lucky Reporter” which was a slight twist to the Christmas story, set in Bethlehem an intrepid reporter knows there is something going on, and sets out to get his story. The show had all the favorites including angels, shepherds and sheep, stars, three kings and of course Mary and Joseph.

Years 1 & 2 put on “Stable Manners” a lively show telling the story of Mary and Joseph trying to find somewhere to stay for the birth of baby jesus. The cast was many, including angels, a poetic owl, the wisest man, reformed robbers, rapping rappers, musicians, dancers, and singers.

All the children were excellent and it was really good fun to watch!! It certainly got me into the christmas spirit

Ashville College were really happy with the results and below is a selection of images from the plays.

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