December date for Hepscott Park Christmas Fair

22 Nov 2017

A Christmas fair is to be held at Hepscott Park Horticultural Skills Unit on Wednesday  December 6th providing a great opportunity to purchase some special gifts, while supporting a great local cause.

On sale will be a range of Christmas trees, wreaths and table decorations, gifts and cards, jewellery, and ceramics  crafted by local adults with learning disabilities.

There will be also be a  hamper raffle and  a tombola. Visitors to the fair are  invited to the adjacent Garden CafĂ© for Christmas refreshments and will receive a free mince pie with every drink purchased in the cafe.

Hepscott Park Horticultural Skills  Unit  provides essential training and work experience for people with learning disabilities. The money raised on the day will be reinvested back into this important service.

Northumberland County Councillor Veronica Jones, cabinet member with responsibility for adult wellbeing and health said: “Our staff and service users work very hard throughout the year and the fair is a great way to celebrate their work and showcase the skills they have gained. Please come along and support them,if you are able to.”

The Horticultural Skills Unit’s Christmas fair will take place on Wednesday 6 December between 11am  – 2pm at Hepscott Park, Morpeth, NE61 6NF.