Christmas is just around the corner and this lunch time parties broke out around The Birmingham Assay Office to celebrate.
The Laboratory and Hallmarking teams both held a bring your own food day and sharedÂ it outÂ as party time began!
There was great excitement in The Laboratory as the team found out that Santa really does exisit and heÂ is aÂ Â Chemist - It is The Laboratory's very own Matthew Rose!
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Santa Claus - Matthew Rose[/caption]
Not everyone was excited to see Christmas though it was a 'Bah Humbug' from Diane Challoner whoÂ said she would much rather go to work during the Christmas period. Technical Director, Dippal Manchanda is likely to take her up on the offer!
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After the lunchtime merryment, Santa's little helpers wereÂ straight back toÂ work though making sure reports are ready by Laboratory closure on Friday 1pm.
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Dippal orders you to have a fantastic Christmas 2012![/caption]
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Cheryl Owen gets in to the Christmas Spirit[/caption]
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Helen & Rose (Foreground)Â getting ready to tuck into some food in the hallmarking department whilst Michael raises a glass for Christmas! (Background)[/caption]