Volunteers get crafty in Worle
TWELVE members of a Worle social group will be getting creative for a full 24-hours this weekend. Creative Bods Craft Club, based in Worle, will be taking part in a craft-a-thon marathon session on Saturday to help raise money for Weston Hospicecare.
TWELVE members of a Worle social group will be getting creative for a full 24-hours this weekend.
Creative Bods Craft Club, based in Worle, will be taking part in a craft-a-thon marathon session on Saturday to help raise money for Weston Hospicecare.
Member Alison Taylor is organising the event, which will take place at Worle Community Centre, off Lawrence Road, with the help of founder member of the club Sarah Linaker.
Alison, aged 38, said: "This will be the fourth 24-hour craft-a-thon that we have organised and we choose to support a different charity each time.
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"Weston Hospicecare was a unanimous choice for this event as it is a charity that is close to all of our hearts.
"Twelve members of the Club will be creating craft items such as cards, crochet items, patchwork and jewellery for the full 24-hours.
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"We would like to encourage people to come along to show their support and view the craft items on display and for sale."
More than 20 members of Creative Bods Craft Club will be attending the event to help with the craft-a-thon by serving homemade cakes, coffee and cream teas.
There will also be craft demonstrations and a fund-raising raffle with prizes such as a food hamper up for grabs.
The event will be open to the public on Saturday from 10am-4pm. Entry will be free.
Craft Club members Rosemary Millett, Sally Williams, Pauline Glover, Rayne Burrell and Mary Portlock, are also helping to organise the event.
To find out more about the craft-a-thon or raising money for Weston Hospicecare, call 01934 423960 or log onto www.westonhospicecare.org.uk