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The 'Black Santa' tradition at Belfast Cathedral was started in 1976 by Dean Sammy Crooks. The local press described Dean Crooks as Belfast's Black Santa because of the iconic black robes worn during the sit out.  This year Dean Forde will be wearing a brand new beanie embroidered with the Black Santa logo. This is a limited edition offer, so buy one today before they sell out. They make an ideal stocking filler and a brilliant way to support this year's Black Santa Appeal.

Our Black Santa beanies are produced by Orchardville Works whose mission is to provide high quality opportunities that equip people with a learning disability or autism with the skills to improve their confidence, independence and employability.

Watch the video below to see how our Beanies are made.

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