Holly Hedge Events

The events listed here are those organised by Holly Hedge.

Apr
28
Sun
Online Auction 2019 @ Facebook
Apr 28 @ 4:00 pm – May 12 @ 4:00 pm
Online Auction 2019 @ Facebook
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!
May
10
Fri
Swing for Victory 2019 @ Clevedon Comunity Hall
May 10 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Swing for Victory 2019 @ Clevedon Comunity Hall | England | United Kingdom

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.

Jun
15
Sat
Newfoundland Water Rescue 2019 @ Portishead Marina
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Newfoundland Water Rescue 2019 @ Portishead Marina | Portishead | England | United Kingdom

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 fundraising@hollyhedge.org.uk – 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!

Jun
22
Sat
Dogfeast 2019 @ Ashton Court Estate
Jun 22 @ 9:30 am – Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm

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

The winner of each class heat goes through to a category final in the …
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Jul
14
Sun
Bark in the Park 2019 @ Long Ashton Community Centre
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Bark in the Park 2019 @ Long Ashton Community Centre | Long Ashton | England | United Kingdom
  • Refreshments
  • Stalls
  • Doggy Sprint
  • Celebrity Dog Show Judge
  • Raffle

Dog Show registration opens 11:00am – £2 per class

Dog Show starts 12:00pm

All monies raised will be supporting Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary

Sep
8
Sun
Fun Day 2019 @ Ashton Court Estate
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Full details to be comfirmed.