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Dear Parents,
The final count down has begun and it is two more days to go till our long awaited Christmas
Bazaar. This year we’ve got the Oldland Brass Ensemble lined up that will provide outside
entertainment near the Food Stalls. We’re also very excited about the number of Sixth Form
students that will participate in our event. They will be selling greeting cards, luxury handmade
hampers, handmade photo frames, calendars and Colston’s travel mugs amongst others.
Do visit our Christmas tree stall next to the Roundway Tower. We are selling potted and pot
grown trees as well as different kinds of stands. Wreaths and mistletoe will be on sale as well as
kindling and bags of logs.
We would like to thank all of you who responded to our appeal for donations. We’ve had an
amazing response especially for soft toys and teddies. We now have more than enough, but would
still welcome donations of jigsaw puzzles and any kind of bottle (see “Bottle Tombola” further
Please support the World Challenge group. They will be hosting games and activities in the
Sports Hall to raise funds for their 28-day expedition to Ecuador in 2015.
Christmas Stalls:
Our main Christmas stalls will display their goods in the Dining Hall. They’ll have a variety of items
on sale such as art and handcrafted jewellery, natural handmade soaps and body luxuries, fabric
goods such as doorstops and peg bags, cushions, bunting, lunch bags and book -or passport
covers, greeting cards, giftwrap, thank you cards, invitations and prints, Christmas decorations,
novelties and stocking fillers, jars with dried cookie and muffin ingredients and the famous cheese
stall will be back.
Raffle Tickets:
Thank you to those who have sold their raffle tickets and returned the money and stubs to the
school office. Your effort to support our fundraising is much appreciated. A £1 donation could win
you the 1st prize of £250 donated by the Parent’s Society but you also stand a chance to win two
first class rail tickets donated by First Great Western, lunch at the 18 -century Ston Easton
Park, a Grade I-listed Georgian hotel, near Bath, a 12 month subscription to Somerset Lifemagazine, a ladies handbag, a Bristol Packet boat trip and many more!
Christmas Plum Puddings:
Plum puddings that were pre-ordered can be collected on Saturday at the stall. More puddings can
be purchased on the day.
Bottle Tombola:
Please support this stall and donate any unopened and in date bottles of any kind. (E.g. olive oil,
ketchup, mayonnaise, fruit juice, wine, beer, soft drinks, any other types of liquor in a bottle, bubble
bath, shampoo, nail polish, hand wash, fabric softener, dishwashing liquid, etc.)
Donations can be dropped off at the Lower - and Upper School reception, where it will be
Once again thank you for your valued support. Hope to see you all on Saturday.
Kind regards
Theresa van der Merwe
Christmas Bazaar lead
[email protected]