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Covid: Phone box turned into Santa with facemask in Prickwillow makeover

Source: BBC Cambridgeshire 02 December 2020

An artist has brought some festive cheer with a difference to a village with his latest "silly, not trite" transformation of a disused phone box.

Over the years, the booth in Prickwillow, Cambridgeshire, has been turned into Santa's sleigh nose-diving into the ground, a bauble and Santa at the front of a steam train.

But this year, Cary Outis has brought the theme that has dominated 2020 to the defunct red kiosk - coronavirus.

"I went a bit Covid," he said.

His design features a giant Santa's head wearing a mask that says "Happy Christmas, protect each other".

The telephone box was bought by the parish council in 2010 and turned into a miniature art gallery.

It has brought some festive cheer to the village near Ely every year since 2011 when the Ouse Life Drawing Group was asked to decorate it.

Mr Outis has done six of the nine designs.

Full story is worth a read , quite amusing :) 

Full story: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-55145833

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