Christmas shoppers found original and thoughtful gifts for everybody at Pelican Cancer Foundation’s popular festive fair this year.
Stylish jewellery, beautiful clothing, bags and accessories, cute childrenswear, hand-crafted tasty treats, and fun and inexpensive stocking fillers were on offer at The Vineyard Hotel and Spa, Stockcross, Newbury, on Monday 4 December.
The annual event attracted more than 500 visitors and raised £10,600. Proceeds will fund Pelican’s clinical research into advancing precision surgery in the treatment of bowel, liver, bladder and prostate cancers.
The festive atmosphere was enhanced by the Horris Hill School choir’s Christmas carols, there was a tombola and plenty of delicious food and drink to enjoy.
The Pelican Christmas Fair is only possible thanks to the fantastic help that so many volunteers give for the day.
Pelican chief executive Sarah Crane said: “Once again, Pelican was delighted to hold our Christmas fair at The Vineyard – and we were thrilled with the support we received in raising vital funding to help people with ‘below the belt’ cancers.
This day would not be possible if we didn’t have so many wonderful supporters – a fabulous committee helped run the day, the stallholders encouraged us to spend money and all the fantastic people who joined us.” We hope to see you all next year!