Easter fair raises £1.5k for homeless charity

PUBLISHED: 16:00 23 April 2019

Sally Anne Tarsey and Katherine with stock from the Help Bristols Homeless shop in Nailsea.	Picture: Mark Atherton

Sally Anne Tarsey and Katherine with stock from the Help Bristols Homeless shop in Nailsea. Picture: Mark Atherton

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An Easter fair has raised around £1,500 for charity over the bank holiday weekend.

Organiser Mel Bolton (right) with Kate, Freya and the Easter bunny.	Picture: Mark AthertonOrganiser Mel Bolton (right) with Kate, Freya and the Easter bunny. Picture: Mark Atherton

Families took part in an Easter egg hunt, made sand sculptures, painted pottery and more at the Long Ashton Community Centre on Saturday.

The event raised money for Help Bristol's Homeless and people had the chance to win a PS4 console and a hot air balloon ride in a raffle.

Organiser Kate Bolton said: “The day went really well and it had such a community feel about it.

“People enjoyed eating ice cream outside on a warm, sunny day and the children's games run by Sarah Jane did very well.”

Craft activities with Donna Coles A Maze in Glaze.	Picture: Mark AthertonCraft activities with Donna Coles A Maze in Glaze. Picture: Mark Atherton

The fair attracted more than 30 stalls to the centre in the village and people could also get their face painted, make an Easter bonnet and take part in a chocolate tombola.

1st Long Ashton Brownies lucky dip at the Easter Fair.	Picture: Mark Atherton1st Long Ashton Brownies lucky dip at the Easter Fair. Picture: Mark Atherton

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