Posted on 29th October 2015
The grand opening of the popular reindeer attraction will be on Sunday 22 November at Garden Pride Garden Centre, Ditchling Common. Father Christmas will be arriving at 11am to meet everyone and open his grotto. This is a fantastic festive event with half the income in support of St Peter & St James Hospice.
The Winter Wonderland Weekends run for four weekends, until Sunday 20 December, with tickets priced at £3 per person (children and adults) and every child receiving a book.
Carol Hughes, Community Fundraiser, said, “Meeting the reindeer is fun for all the family and, this year, we have pygmy goats too. It’s a great way of supporting the Hospice because it’s fun for all the family while knowing that your support really makes a difference to how we can care for our patients.”
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