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Local Christmas Cheer

Ho! Ho! Ho! It is the Festive Season and our local business are alive with a special Christmas spirit, so now is the ideal time to make Christmas shopping a joy by shopping locally for all your special gifts, unique and handcrafted items as well as wide range of staple Christmas goods.

With so many shops full of good cheer, festive music, baubles, banners and lights, it is enlightening to look back at the Christmas store decorations and window displays that were such a feature of shops of earlier days.

1961 Christmas window display at N. Edminston’s
Christmas window display in Dai Rees Bakery, Currie Street, Nambour, 1960
Christmas decorations and Cosmetic gift packs on display in Neville Edmiston’s pharmacy, Nambour, 1956
Christmas decorations in Bayards store, corner of Currie and Howard Streets, Nambour, December 1961
N Edmiston (Chemist) window display – interior, Old Spice, 1967
N Edmiston (Chemist) window display – 1967
S4954 – 1967 Father Christmas for Motoways 1967

Thanks to Sunshine Coast Council’s Heritage Library Officers for the words and Picture Sunshine Coast for the images.

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