An Easter egg basket
An intrepid team preparing to trek the Inca Trail for St Giles Hospice is holding an Easter egg hunt and children’s activities in Whittington to help raise funds for their challenge. The egg hunt takes 12noon Saturday, April 11,  at the Pavilion in Bit End Field, next door to the hospice in Whittington. Young visitors will be able to build an egg basket and have their faces painted, while parents and grandparents enjoy the tea and cakes on sale and take part in a raffle. At 12.30pm, children will be invited to take their baskets and seek out dozens of chocolate eggs hidden around the pavilion and field. Sarah Shelton, Community Fundraiser for St Giles Hospice, said:
“This Saturday’s Easter Egg Hunt promises to be a lovely afternoon for families, and has been organised by the fundraising trekkers.”
Anyone wishing to join in the fun of the Easter Egg Hunt can purchase tickets priced £3.50 in advance from St Giles Hospice on 01543 434542, or pay £4 on the day. The Inca trek team comprises of 27 local people aged from 27 to 68, who have signed up to take part in the charity challenge in Peru this October. Each team member has to raise a minimum sponsorship of £3,200 to take part in the trip. If you wish to sponsor the team visit their website.


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