CHRISTMAS has come early for one Calne family after they won an entire page of toys worth more than £350 from The Entertainer’s catalogue.

After their big win, the Townsend family, who have lived in Calne for the last nine years, are having to keep it a secret from five-year-old Fleur so that Father Christmas can give her the surprise of a lifetime on Christmas Day.

“The Entertainer runs quite a lot of competitions on Facebook, so I must have followed them at one point and on the day they were giving away the Hatchimal toys, I put in all my details online and that was that,” mum Lucy Townsend said.

“Then I got an email saying I had won and I was so excited. Our youngest Fleur absolutely loves these toys but they all sold out last year and it was a bit of a nightmare, so it was a must on her Christmas list.”

The toys include this year’s must-have Hatchimals Surprise, an egg which hatches a loveable creature once it has been cuddled enough.

“We now have loads of them and they’re waiting for the man in red to pick them up,” Mrs Townsend added.

“My three other children Freya, 13, Romilly, 10, and Hannah, nine, have been really good and they’re in on the secret.

“It’ll be completely worth it when we see her face on Christmas Day.”

The Entertainer, which is trying to make Christmas shopping easier for families, is still hosting its Christmas Catalogue Giveaway every day online until November 29. Two pages of the catalogue are up for grabs this weekend.

Katie Gritt, The Entertainer’s play expert, said: “Christmas is such an exciting time of year for us especially with our huge festive giveaway.

“We are so happy to gift the Townsends with their prizes and see their eyes light up when they answered the door.”

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