Footballers, super heroes and entertainers help bring festive cheer to James Paget children’s ward

Batman and Spiderman visit the James Paget. Picture: JPUH

Batman and Spiderman visit the James Paget. Picture: JPUH - Credit: JPUH

Professional footballers, entertainers and super heroes have all pitched in to spread some festive cheer around the children’s ward of one of the region’s hospital.

Tricky Twister at the James Paget. Picture: JPUH

Tricky Twister at the James Paget. Picture: JPUH - Credit: JPUH

A packed programme of visitors and entertainers was drawn up by nursing staff at the James Paget University Hospital this December, as they look to create memorable festive moments for the children on the ward.

There was a visit from Norwich City midfielder Harrison Reed, special appearances from Batman and Superman and many other occasions for children to enjoy.

There was a karate demonstration from the Chinto Karate team, balloon antics with entertainer Tricky Twister and furry friends from Zootastic.

There were also many donations made to the ward, including toys donated from the Feathers pub in Great Yarmouth and decorations from Kerry’s store, Lowestoft.

Staff from the Feathers pub donate toys to the James Paget University Hospital. Picture: JPUH

Staff from the Feathers pub donate toys to the James Paget University Hospital. Picture: JPUH - Credit: JPUH

A spokesman said: “All the staff on the ward would like to thank all those who have made donations or entertain the children during December.”

A Zootastic rabbit visits a patient at the James Paget University Hospital. Picture: JPUH

A Zootastic rabbit visits a patient at the James Paget University Hospital. Picture: JPUH - Credit: JPUH

Norwich City midfielder Harrison Reed visits the James Paget University Hospital. Picture: JPUH

Norwich City midfielder Harrison Reed visits the James Paget University Hospital. Picture: JPUH - Credit: JPUH

Kerry's store donate trees and decorations to the James Paget. Picture: JPUH

Kerry's store donate trees and decorations to the James Paget. Picture: JPUH - Credit: JPUH