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Help raise vital funds for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice

Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice will open its doors to raise vitals funds for families who use its services.

The picturesque grounds of the Gloucestershire hospice will be opened to the public on Saturday, September 7 for the annual Autumn Fayre.

The family event will see a number of events on offer, including John Lewis and Partners and CGT Lettings and Sales running activities for children.

There will be live entertainment and the inaugural Leckhampton Court Dog Show. There will also be a bottle tombola and a grand raffle.

visitors will be able to enjoy tasty food and drinks from an exciting range of vendors including the Old Dough Hook Pizza Co, The Cotswold Pancake Company.

The Exmouth Arms & The Royal who will be joining forces with their pop-up bar while Creed Foodservice will be operating a barbexue.

People will also have the chance to chat to the hospice's team to find out more about its job and volunteering opportunities.

Proceeds from the Fayre will go to Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice, which provides expert palliative care for people living with life-limiting conditions, as well as supporting their families.

Megan Platt, Community Fundraiser at Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice said, "We provide our compassionate care free of charge to those who need it.

However, it costs £10,000 every day to keep all of our services running. The majority of this has to be fundraised, through events such as our Autumn Fayre."

"Many people in the local area have been touched by Leckhampton Court.

"Not only will the Autumn Fayre raise funds to help us continue our work, but it will also be a chance for the local community to come together and have some fun."

"We hope you will be able to join us! There will be something for everyone, from games and activities for children to entertainment and stalls to keep the adults happy.

Plus lots of delicious food and drink. So come and sit in the sunshine, soak up the atmosphere and enjoy all that's on offer, across our lovely site."

The Autumn Fayre will take place on Saturday 7th September. Entry is £2.50 and children under 12 are free. There is no need to book in advance, just turn up on the day.

Gates are open 11am to 4pm at Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice, Church Road, Leckhampton, Gloucestershire, GL53 0QJ.

For more information, please visit www.sueryder.org/leckhamptonautumnfayre

Follow Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice on Facebook facebook.com/SueRyderLeckhamptonCourtHospice  or email leckhampton.fundraising@sueryder.org .

To find out more about Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice visit: sueryder.org/leckhamptoncourt 

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