Brown & Brooke Sponsored Halstow Christmas Fair 2017

Brown & Brooke Sponsored Halstow Christmas Fair 2017

Halstow Primary and Friends of Halstow have done it again! Another fantastic day!

On Sunday 10th December Halstow Primary School held their annual Christmas Fair and despite the snow, which only seemed to make things more festive, it was a great day!

This year the teachers, parents, carers and pupils all clubbed together to make sure there was plenty of festive fun. This year there was a kids craft floor with baubles, crowns, reindeer food and snow globe making as well as scratch art and festive glass painting. There was also plenty of refreshments with the cafe selling mulled wine and hot drinks to quench your thirst, and a Texan BBQ selling beef brisket rolls and burgers! And lets not forget Santa's Grotto!

With another fantastic event we are amazed with the success of the Christmas Fair, a spokesperson of Friends of Halstow told us... "It was great! As people arrived there was smoke billowing from the meat burner which smelt like a log fire with snowflakes falling around it. We must have had over 400 visitors and there was a great atmosphere. Santa and his elves were very busy seeing over 150 children! We are still working out money raised but can comfortably say that over £2000 was made at this point."

We are happy to be able to continuously support this wonderful school 's fundraising programme, so if you live locally and you spot a Brown & Brooke board advertising the next Halstow event, do come down to Greenwich and join in the activities!

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