''He's making a list, he's checking it twice, He's gonna find out who's naughty or nice...Santa Claus is coming to town...'
The Birmingham Assay Office team must have been good this year as Santa Claus stopped by to pay them a visit!
His first stop was The Laboratory for a lunch time festive feast prepared by the staff, rumourÂ has itÂ he love's a good samosa!
His day wasn'tÂ over though as after a pre meal snooze he was soon wide awake and enjoying a sherry (well a couple of pints and a plate of chips!) with the AnchorCert Gemmological Laboratory and The Birmingham Assay Office Sales and Marketing team.
His assistant, Secret Santa Sophie, handed out Secret Santa prezzies for all the good boys and girls.
One of the best prezzies had to be Marketing Manager Penny ParkesÂ One Direction sticker book, look how thrilled she is with her present!!
If you want to know why Santa got her such a retro gift click on theÂ link here
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Secret Santa was very kind to Sophie - A 2 and 1/2 pint size glass and 2 cans of lager!! Definitely some favouritism going on here![/caption]
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Carla Goodfellow and Anu Manchanda (AnchorCert) couldn't wait to open their presents[/caption]
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Santa finished off the night with a Baileys cappucino - Delicious[/caption]
Happy Christmas from The Birmingham Assay Office!