Back by popular demand!
Our annual online auction of fabulous goods and services, as organised by our Swing for Victory Bristol event team can be found online here.
The auction will take place from 28th April 2019 at 16:00hrs to 12th May 2019 at 16:00hrs.
So many wonderful items coming up in our Online Auction album.
Check back for sneak previews before the bidding opens on Sunday 28th April 2019!
Taking place in the glorious Clevedon Community Centre with it’s vaulted dance floor and more Blitz spirit than Churchill’s bunker, this night will recreate the post wartime celebrations and glamour of 1940’s Bristol. All of you fabulous victory curled ladies and uniformed soldiers can expect a wonderful night of live music from The Thornbury Swing Band, and other 40’s-style revelry.
The Thornbury Swing Band will perform a repertoire of 40’s classics and swing dance favourites, the perfect soundtrack for all you land girls and home guards to keep dancing all night long.
The bar will be open until 23.00, and the vintage kitchen will keep you topped up with tea and cake and those extra rations should you need them throughout the night too.
Those wishing to hone their swing steps can join the pre-party dance class by pre-booking when you buy your tickets. This will be led by professional swing dancers to help get you up and moving for the rest of the night!
- More music and dancing this year and less chat.
- Buying a ticket beforehand ensures you get your very own bag of rations. Tickets are £12 each when bought in advance.
- 1940’s attire is welcomed, though not compulsory.
- Bar serving all the usual.
- Listen to the big band sounds of the Thornbury Swing Band and dance the night away.
- FREE Basic swing dance lesson starting at 6.30pm. PRE-BOOKING ESSENTIAL.
- Hair and/or make-up available for men & women at £5. PRE-BOOKING ESSENTIAL.
- Fun & games to take part in.
- Tea, coffee and cake available to purchase from the Vintage Kitchen.
- Look out for wartime propaganda characters including Spivs who shall be selling their wares including special chocolate rations and vintage items.
- Raffle with some wonderful hamper prizes & tombola.
- Short 1940s fashion show.
- Normandy Veterans in attendance.
All proceeds will go towards Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary.
Join us and the wonderful team from Newfound Friends on the 15th June at Portishead Marina for what is always an incredible day. Whether you want to join us for a rush of adrenaline or just to watch, don’t miss this brilliant event that raises much needed funds for the animals in our care.
We’re looking for heroes to make a splash for our animals in need!
Would you jump into the Marina to be rescued by a 150lb, web-toed gentle giant to make a better life for our rescues?
You can make a real difference by doing something exhilarating! How does it work? You register and pay the £25 registration fee, start fundraising to reach a minimum of £130 in sponsorship, then take the plunge surrounded by your friends, family and Holly Hedge supporters.
For more information and to register for a place please contact Hannah on 01275 474719, or email firstname.lastname@example.org – please note that we have limited spaces for this event and participants will be registered on a first-come-first-served basis, so get in quick!
We are delighted to tell you that this year we’ll be a part of DogFest!
We’d love you to join us at Ashton Court, alongside thousands of dog lovers, the Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick and Clare Balding.
There is so much for you and your beloved furry friends to get involved in…including the Fun Dog Show which will have a ‘Best Rescue Dog’ category!
They’re also offering our supporters a discount, use the code HOLLYHEDGE to get 10% off your tickets to the show!
Visit their website for more information.
The Fun Dog Show
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Our annual fun day is back! Set in the idyllic Ashton Court Estate, there is certainly no shortage of attractions! From our popular Fun Dog Show, Ultimate Ninja Warrior Dog Activity Zone (trust us, it’s amazing and you will want to bring your camera!), Photo Entry Cat Show, children’s activities, Doggie Games, refreshments and agility demonstrations from South West Dog Skills (with the chance to have a go yourself!) – to our ever popular market place, brimming with everything from fine foods to beautiful artwork and homeware!
With such an extensive array of attractions on offer, you and your furry best pal won’t want to miss out on the opportunity be among like-minded individuals (and dogs). Fun Day is an event like no other and draws a diverse crowd from Bristol, Somerset and the surrounding areas.
Our amazing raffle includes £100 cash prize, an Indi Mountain Bike, Afternoon Tea for two at your choice from over 400 venues, a portable TV and more! Tickets are £1 and sold at our Sanctuary and our charity shops in Nailsea and Weston. Draw takes place 3.30pm!
Please note that this year we are closer to the Main House, using the Kennel Lodge entrance.
To apply for a pitch please email email@example.com for more information.
Lots of different mini treatments to try including:
– Indian Head Massage
– Bowen Therapy
There will also be:
– Health & Beauty stalls
– Swedish Massage
Raffle and Tombola
Refreshments on sale including cocktails!
All proceeds will go towards Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary.
80’s night and disco on Saturday 12th October at Clevedon Conservative Club, BS21 6EL from 7.30pm until Midnight.
Fancy dress encouraged, Prize for the best dressed, raffle and quiz.
All Proceeds to Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary and Skiathos Cat Welfare Association
On 15th December we’ll be singing carols at Cribbs Causeway to raise funds for our animals, and we’d love you to join us! Last year we raised £200 – enough to heat 3 kennels for a month! If you can carry a tune and have plenty of festive spirit (gusto is more important than skill!) and would like to join us for the morning or afternoon session please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Families very welcome.
Christmas jumpers and festive-wear encouraged!
A rehearsal prior to the event may take place.