Autumn Fayre 2018


Our Autumn Fayre, organised in conjunction with the Dalziel High School P.T.A., will raise funds for our Furniture for Families project and other Rotary charities

On Saturday, 3rd November, Dalziel High School P.T.A. and the Rotary Club of Motherwell and Wishaw held our first Autumn Fayre, from 10.00 to 14.00, in Dalziel High School, Crawford Street, Motherwell.

The stallholders arrived from 08.30 to set-up before we opened to the public.

Doors opened at 10.00 and, unfortunately, the weather was not on our side, the rain, for most of the morning reducing, our footfall. We charged an entry fee of £2.00, per adult, which included tea/coffee and cake. The school’s Home Economics department sold rolls and sausage to augment this.

Participation picked up over the first three hours and, between 13.00 and 14.00, things quietened down again. While the day was not as busy as we had hoped, the majority of the stallholders were pleased with sales, orders and the numbers of people taking note of their Facebook pages and e-mail addresses. A few have already signed up for next year’s Fayre.

Including booking fees from stalls, we raised almost £1,200.00 and, after expenses, just over £1,050.00 was available for distribution through the P.T.A. and Rotary Club. A successful result for our first collaboration together.

Thanks are due to Dalziel High School, in particular, our link contact, Acting D.H.T. Grant McCallum, Karen Lannigan, Chair of the P.T.A., and her members, Amy Gibbons for her assistance with the Tombola, all the Rotarians who helped in any way and, of course, the stallholders (listed below) without whom the event would not have been possible.

 STALLS PARTICIPATING

A Piece of Cake

Cakes and confectionary

Abbi-Lor

Abbi-Lor jewellery, handbags, purses and accessories

Alasdair Dickson Candles

Scented candles

Anne's Crafts

Fairyhouses, fairies, and as a wood turner, bowls, mushrooms and pens – in addition fairy and themed light jars

Ayla Bug Bows

Bows, socks and school sets

BewTique

Bath bombs, soaps and matching candles

Bows & Wishes

Door bows and door wreaths. Could also have bow ties, if no one else is selling them

Campbell's Cottage Crafts

Jewellery, ornaments, decorations, etc.

Canvas Creations

Canvas prints

Cardmaniac

Handmade Greetings Cards

Ditsy Teacups

Re-cycled china crockery - jewellery, etc.

Gordon Bell

Original Paintings

Heidi House Crafts

Hand knitted seasonal items, cuddle buddies & toys, matching character & book sets, baby & children's clothes etc.

It's on the Cards

Children’s pictures, Christmas decorations, family trees, etc.

Jars of Hope

Victim support charity

Johnny G's Sweetie Club

Sweets in boxes, cones and themed sweetie hampers etc.

Kraft's by Kim

Wooden plaques, boxes, etc. (pyrography)

Little Glass House

Fused glass gifts and decorations

Reawakened Designs

Upcycled jewellery, decorative bottles and bottle lamps

RhoBotts

Personalised light up wine bottles, small christmas bottles, personalised mugs and wine glasses, etc.

Scentsy

Room, laundry fragrances

Simmerdim Design

Small stained glass items, Christmas decorations and other designs that are suitable all year round

Something Tasteful

Full range of affordable makeup

VC at the KC

Craft snowmen and keyrings made by armed forces veterans based in Motherwell to sell to raise funds for this group

Wishes and Kiss

Christmas wreaths, decorations and angels

D.H.S. P.T.A.

Christmas Raffle tickets

        D.H.S. P.T.A.         and R/C of M & W

Raffle of Donations from the stallholders

R/C of M & W

Rotary Information Booth

R/C of M & W

Tombola

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