We have a number of fantastic charities raising money for some wonderfully important causes exhibiting at the show this year. It would greatly appreciated if you would take the time to visit these stands, hear all about what they are doing and even donate to one of them.
We will be playing host to:
ACEart - ACEart believe that all people can benefit or have the ability to be creative. Their principle aims as a charity are to promote Art and creative activity, to inspire, empower and enable people to develop and grow, with a focus on improving mental health and wellbeing.
Cancer Research - Cancer is something that has affected all of us at some time or another and cancer research is dedictaed to researching how best we can prevent cancer. The volunteers from Cancer Research will be running a raffle on stand 92 if you would like to pay them a visit!
Cards for good causes - Cards for Good Causes supports more than 250 UK national and local charities. They do this by selling the widest choice of Christmas cards online and through our 300 seasonal pop-up shops. In the last 10 years alone, we have helped us raise over 40 million pounds for UK charities. They will be selling some beautiful cards and Christmas related items such as advent calendars, gift tags, decorations and toys.
Dogs Trust - Dog's Trust's mission is to bring about the day when all dogs can enjoy a happy life, free from the threat of unnecessary destruction. They will be exhibiting on stand 26.
Queen Camel Quilters - Queen Camel Quilters have created a redwork embroidered quilt which they are raffling in aid of St Margaret's Hospice. The quilt measures 74" x 60" and raffle tickets cost 1 pound each. The draw for the quilt will take place at the end of the group's patchwork & quilting exhibition on the 26/27 October in the Queen Camel Memorial Hall (BA22 7NF)
Weston Quilters - The Weston Quilters will be funraising for a number of wonderful causes this year. They will be supporting the Weston Hospice in Weston-Super-Mare and the charity Freewheelers, a group of volunteer motorcyclists who transport emergency medical supplies where they are needed. They will also be making small quilts for the Special Care Baby Unit at St Micheal's Hospital in Bristol.
Yeovil Hospital Craft Therapy in Cancer - Craft Therapy in Cancer are crafting through cancer! Craft therapy in cancer care is about providing craft activities & handmade chemo gift bags for people fighting cancer.
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