Soak up the sights, smells and sounds of Christmas with Helen Rollason Cancer Charity at their Christmas Gift Market on Saturday 28th November at Trinity Park, Ipswich.
We have an exciting variety of high-quality, unique gifts, decorations, crafts and festive foods to get you in the Christmas spirit. To comply with strict social distancing measures, this year we will be based at this exciting new location of Trinity Park (Home of the Suffolk Show).
The venue lends itself to a large well-ventilated open barn space which is undercover and will be set up to ensure compliance with current Government guidelines. Trinity Park itself holds the ‘good to go’ certification; the UK official mark to signal that a tourism or hospitality business has followed a Covid-19 risk assessment successfully.
We always ensure a wide variety of different stalls, from homemade crafts, food stalls, Christmas gifts, toys, unique gifts for men, women and children, personalised items from local designers, boutiques and bespoke craftsmen including Lisa Jane Jewellery, Woodland Crafts, Suffolk Peace Creations, Great Leighs Honey, Charlotte Churchill Pottery, The Suffolk Hamper Company and Retro Barb Furniture. We always limit similar genres of sellers amongst our stall holders, to ensure happy shoppers and successful sellers.
Alongside the shopping stands, there will be a range of popular food and drink stalls, including The Tipsey Grey serving up alcoholic beverages including festive hot drinks, mulled wine and hot chocolate with Baileys – and even treats for our four-legged furry friends from Toffs Treats Bakery.
Helen Rollason Cancer Charity Community Fundraiser Karen Mitchell explains the extra safety measures we will be taking for this event; “We are very excited to be holding our Christmas Gift Market at Trinity Park; a lot of other Christmas Markets have had to be cancelled this year so we are making every effort to keep our event as safe as possible.
All shoppers and stall holders will be temperature checked upon entry and you will also be required to register with the NHS track and trace QR code system. We will be operating a one-way system on the day, with measures in place for stall distancing and crowd congestion control. Face coverings must be worn at all times with sanitation stations at the entrance and throughout the event.”
Tickets are already available on our website: helenrollason.org.uk/christmas-gift-market,or if you prefer to use the old dog and bone, you can call us to secure your places on 01245 380719. Please note there will be a limited of tickets available so to avoid disappointment book your place today. £5 adults, £4 concessions, under 16’s go free. By pre-booking your tickets, you save £1 per ticket compared to the on the day price. Please be rest assured that should the event be unable to take place due to further Covid-19 restrictions all ticket costs will be refunded.
Helen Rollason Cancer Charity is dedicated to supporting people whose lives have been touched by cancer and all money raised from this event through ticket and stall sales will go towards our cause.
Keeping with the Christmas spirit, Helen Rollason Cancer Charity Christmas cards are on sale now. Available in our Charity Shops, Support Centres and online. With lots of festive designs to choose from there is something to suit all tastes, and at £5.45 for a pack of 10 they’re a bargain too. Visit www.helenrollason.org.uk/christmas-cards to purchase yours today.
Helen Rollason Cancer Charity Christmas Gift Market
Trinity Park, Felixstowe Rd, Ipswich, IP3 8UH
Saturday 28th November from 10am to 6pm
For more information, or if you are a stall holder interested in booking a pitch with us, please contact the fundraising team on 01245 380719 or email [email protected].