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What a result!!

Thank you to all who came and supported us on Saturday morning. It was a very happy occasion with lots of people who helped and the takings from sales and donations so far is more than £2,600!

This Saturday!

Annual Plant and Cake Sale – and coffee

Two exciting opportunities

We are raffling two lovely items to raise funds for the education of children from the poorer areas of Delhi.

For details of how to get raffle tickets for both of these items, please look at our Facebook page

The draw will be made at noon on Saturday 20 May at the Sale or when all squares have been sold.

100 squares @£3 each to win this beautiful blanket

100 squares @£2 each to win this painting of the Vaucluse

Plants and Cakes Please!

Calling all gardeners. If you live near Wye and Brook, and have spare seedlings, cuttings, divided perennials etc, please consider donating them to the Wye and Brook India Trust Plant Sale (WBIT) on Saturday 20 May from 9am to 12noon at Wye Church (contact Nick Russell 812661). AND when you have finished making cakes for the Coronation weekend – please consider making some for WBIT Sale too (contact Ali Poole or 812496). Thank you all!

2023 Plant and Cake Sale

Fundraising page

There is a new fundraising page on the Stewardship page for The Wye and Brook India Trust.

Have a look

The Target is £1000 – please give if you can.

Happy Christmas to all!

Beautiful card made by one of the school children supported by The Wye and Brook India Trust

Christmas Street Party raises £456 for WBIT

We are very happy to report that the Wye and Brook India Trust is ending 2022 on a high with the stall at the Wye Christmas Street Party on 2 December. Our thanks to everyone who contributed and those who bought and enjoyed the goods. The total raised was £456.

We also made the draw for the raffles of the exquisitely crocheted blanket and Michael Hutchison’s painting of Canterbury Cathedral Christchurch Gate, generously donated by Ivor Groves. The two winners have received the blanket and picture.

These two raffles made more than £600 for WBIT funds.

Thank you!

Tickets going fast…..Win this lovely painting of Christchurch Gate, Canterbury Cathedral by a local artist

The gate, completed c 1520, forms the main entrance into the cathedral precincts and is one of Canterbury’s most celebrated and photographed buildings. This view is from within the precincts. The painting is by Michael Hutchison.

“Michael Hutchison is a Kent based landscape artist with a love of flamboyant colour and simplistic style to capture the mood of an environment.”

How to win the painting:

An image of the painting, measuring 21.5 x 29.5cm (39.5 x 49.5 with frame), has been divided into 100 squares. Choose a square (or squares) numbered between 1 and 100,
@ £2 a square. The picture will be on display at the Wye Christmas Street Party on Friday 2 December and the winning square will be drawn at about 7.30pm.  Winner to collect on the night or local delivery within TN25 but sorry P&P not included.

All proceeds from the sale of squares will raise funds for The Wye and Brook India Trust.

To reserve a square before 2 December, email with the number(s) you are choosing AND your name and pay £2 per square to The Wye and Brook India Trust. Payment details will be provided in a reply to your email.

Raising Funds at Wye Christmas Street party

On Friday 2 December 2022.

Having a clear out before Christmas?? Do any of you lovely people of Wye and nearby have children’s soft toys in good condition that you would like to donate to a good cause? As in previous years, we will be selling soft toys at the Christmas Street Party on Friday 2 December. We’d love to have anything you can offer. Please email if you think you can help. Thank you!

UPDATE: We have received a lot of lovely quality soft toys – thank you for your generosity. There’s still room for more if you haven’t had your clearout yet!