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St Christopher’s Hospice, Orpington to host fundraising fun-day and food festival

PUBLISHED: 13:45 23 May 2017

Crowds gathered for the day last year

Crowds gathered for the day last year

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The hospice costs £18 million per year to run, £12 million of which is fundraised money

Enjoying food from the festival, last yearEnjoying food from the festival, last year

An Orpington hospice is hosting a fundraising event, including a food festival, with hopes of raising enough money to continue providing end of life care.

On Saturday, June 10, St Christopher’s hospice, which provides services across five boroughs, including Bromley, will host a summer fair kicking off from 11am, and delivering a selection of street and artisan foods, a western-style fun fair, and a dog show.

It costs £18 million each year to deliver the palliative care and family services free of charge to patients. Approximately £12 million of the funds are raised through charity.

A rodeo bull, bouncy castle assault course, and pont rides will also be available on the day.

Girls enjoy their painted facesGirls enjoy their painted faces

The dog show will begin at 3pm and costs £3 to enter, per category, and prizes will be awarded for the winning dogs.

Jo Mowbray, community fundraiser at St Christopher’s, said: “Please come and make the day a great success and help us raise lots of money to provide of life care and family support in our community.”

St Christopher’s Wild West Fair and Food Festival will be held at The Green, Green Street Green, Orpington.

Suggested entry donation is just £2 per adult (children free). Parking is available on site.

Contact Jo Mowbray on 020 8768 4229 or email her at j.mowbray@stchristophers.org.uk for further information.

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