Names on the buses

820 Santa Claus




Connections with Brighton and Hove : Every Christmas delivers the presents to all the children! Santa Claus, legendary bringer of gifts at Christmas. He is generally depicted as a fat, jolly man with a white beard, dressed in a red suit trimmed with white, and driving a sleigh full of toys drawn through the air by eight reindeer. Santa (also called Saint Nicholas and Saint Nick) is said to visit on Christmas Eve, entering houses through the chimney to leave presents under the Christmas tree and in the stockings of all good children. Although this familiar image of Santa Claus is a North American invention of the 19th century, it has ancient European roots and continues to influence the celebration of Christmas throughout the world.

820 Dennis Trident - carried name from 25 November 2005, also pictures showing the lights on, name removed after Christmas.

Santa's Grotto in The Lanes