Bunting to be rolled out for Horndon as nurse raises money for St Luke’s

A GRAYS nurse is holding a vintage tea party in Horndon this weekend as part of a series of charity events.

Shelley Rollinson is a practice nurse working in Grays.

Shelley said: “In November I am mountain trekking in Burma, to raise money for St Luke’s Hospice, in memory of my beautiful dad Roger Rollinson and all those who have been touched by the amazing services the Hospice gives.

“This is my opportunity to give something back. I have been fund raising since February and doing extremely well.

This is my latest event. Taking place in the Scout Hut in Horndon village park, on Sunday 22nd June. Starts at 11 am with ‘vintage’ tea experience, selling Teas, coffee, cream teas, cakes & biscuits.

There will be a fun competition with 4 categories : Best Cake, Tastiest Savoury Bake, Largest Home Grown Fruit or Vegetable, Best Children’s Cake/ Cookie. Everyone is welcome to enter.

Entries to be handed in to the scout hut by 11am for judging, winners announced at 12 md. Also anybody that would like to make cakes of any kind to donate for us to sell on the day would be very gratefully received.

There will be BBQ, live music from local talents, vintage ice cream van – ‘Roll Out The Bunting’, homemade jams, chutneys, marmalades, plants, Pimms tent, face painting & more to be confirmed.

“We are hoping for a fabulous, fun day involving local and surrounding communities to raise lots of money for such a amazing cause.”

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