South Bristol Children’s Centres make ‘safe Christmas’ video

South Bristol Children’s Centres have launched a video to spread the message to stay safe at Christmas – and reduce the risk of increasing the rate of coronavirus infections.

Set to the tune of ‘Jingle Bells’ – the video has been made by children’s centre staff and musician Bill Roberts – who is working locally on a Children In Need funded project at two nursery schools in Knowle West.

The simple message is sung in a catchy lighthearted way – designed to appeal to local families.

South Bristol Children’s Centre (SBCC) locality manager, Lil Bowers, said the idea to make this video had from a COVID-19 meeting only last week – so it had been a quick turnaround to get it out before the end of term.

SBCC locality manager Lil Bowers who appears in the video.

She said: “It’s been such a tough year for parents who we haven’t been able to see in our normal range of children centre groups and services.

“The isolation the parents and children have experienced has been intense and must seem endless. But we know the risks of mixing are still high…

“Last year Bill helped us do a version of the 12 days of Christmas about all the many things we offer across South Bristol, and he has been running free weekly ‘Sing Zoom and Sign Sessions’ for the last three months – so we cooked this up between us.”

Musician Bill Roberts who runs weekly Sing Zoom and Sign Sessions at South Bristol Children’s Centres.

You can view the All Stay Safe, All Stay Safe At Home video here

For more information about SBCC visit https://www.southbristolcc.org.uk , or see www.Facebook.com/SouthBristolChildrenCentreHub