The boat comes to the pier

The boat comes to the pier

Photo: St Nicholas Church, 2005

St Nicholas Church

Harwich, Essex, England

St Nicholas Arrival

Saint Nicholas arrives by boat on the first Saturday in December. The boat docks at the Pier in Harwich at 2:00 pm, where the mayor greets the saint. They then goes to the St Nicholas' Church for the Welcome Ceremony and at 3:00 pm sweets are distributed to all children who are present.
The boat comes to the pier
St Nicholas on the pier with children
Welcome Ceremony in St Nicholas Church