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2022 Easter Trail

Following the success of our family friendly Halloween trail in 2022, the Friends were delighted to revisit the Tadworth Jubilee Woodland for a day of Easter fun.

On Saturday 2nd April, over one hundred children came to take part in our Easter trail and games, as well as spend time with the Easter Bunny himself who made a number of special appearances throughout the day!

As before, our event was well catered for by some of our most talented and generous local bakers who provided a mouth-watering array of Easter cakes, brownies, cookies and other treats! Together with the ticket sales from our Hamper raffle and bucket donations, we raised a total of £1,173.53.

To those that attended, our on-site volunteers and all our bakers, we extend our sincere thanks. We would also like to express our gratitude to the Tadworth and Walton Residents Association (TWRA) and Cllr. Turner, Chair of the Jubilee Woodland Management Committee.

2022 Open Garden

On Wednesday 13th April, Sue Edwards in The Hoppety, Tadworth once again opened her garden in all its glorious Spring splendour in aid of the The Friends.

This year saw the event back in its traditional spot immediately before the Easter weekend. After taking an admiring tour of her beautiful garden, visitors were welcome to linger for a while over refreshments which included of course hot cross buns.

The raffle laden with Easter eggs was popular and the plant sale attracted both connoisseurs and keen amateur gardeners alike with purchases accompanied by expert advice on how best to take care of them. Overall the event raised approximately £900.

A huge thank you goes to Sue for her continued support for The Friends and in recognition of the enormous amount of hard work required in order to create such a delightful garden. We would also like to convey our thanks to all the visitors on the day and the many helpers behind the scenes.

If you have any fundraising ideas that you would like to share with us, please do let us know.

Subscriptions

For many of you who pay your subscriptions at this time of year by cheque, your annual subscriptions will now be due. Our suggested minimum subscription is £10 per annum, but many of you kindly pay more and, as you know, everything you contribute helps us to help the children at The Children’s Trust. It would greatly assist with our administration if you would consider paying by bankers standing order. To obtain the requisite form please send an email and we shall send one by return.

New Members

We are always looking to increase our membership and if you know of anyone who would be interested to join us, please ask them to get in touch.

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