Olive Tree Fellowship Christmas Fair Raised �920 For Charities

THE Second Olive Tree Christmas Fair was held in Silver Street from November 26-29. Beautiful Christmas gifts and cards were on sale, made by local artists and craftspeople. Items included contemporary jewellery, unique cards, prints and paintings, felte

THE Second Olive Tree Christmas Fair was held in Silver Street from November 26-29.

Beautiful Christmas gifts and cards were on sale, made by local artists and craftspeople. Items included contemporary jewellery, unique cards, prints and paintings, felted hats and brooches, photography, ceramic pots, willow wreaths and decorations made from recycled materials.

The public bought original works of art from local artists including Caroline Forward, Gill Forsbrook, Jane Frost, Tabitha Frost, Pauline Hawes, Jen Parker, Jim Riches, George Self and Nancy Voak .

There was a variety of delicious Christmas foods for sale, attractively packaged and presented in a cafe space.


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The total sales and donations came to �920. After paying artists and covering expenses, �158 will go to each of the two chosen charities, Send a Cow and Jimmy's Night Shelter in Cambridge.

You can enjoy a warm welcome at the Olive Tree any time. Over the Christmas period the following activities will be taking place.

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December 18: 10am to noon - Open Door Caf�.

December 20: 10.30am - Christmas Family Service.

December 25: 10am - Christmas Morning Service.

INFO: Pat Brandon at patrick.brandon@ntlworld.com

Pic cap: The Olive Tree's Sunday morning service was creatively adapted to take place in the centre of the exhibition space during the running of the Christmas Fair.

Photo: SUPPLIED

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