Military charity opens its doors for special Christmas fair this November

On Saturday 16 November local military charity Blind Veterans UK will open the doors of their rehabilitation and training centre in Ovingdean, Brighton, for their annual Christmas Fair.

On offer for those looking to bag something unique for a loved one’s Christmas gift, the Blind Veterans UK Art and Craft department will be selling items created by the veterans themselves. These beautiful handcrafted items include woodwork toys and mosaic decorative gifts.

There will also be a fantastic selection of local makers and craft companies that will set up their stalls from 1pm to 4pm, during which time there will also be seasonal food and drink available for purchase.

Blind Veterans UK’s Fundraising Manager for the local Sussex and Kent area Jacqui Venters says:

“Our Christmas Fair is always a fantastic opportunity to stock up on seasonal gifts and really get into the festive spirit. It’s also a brilliant way to show your support for our blind veterans whilst enjoying some feel-good retail therapy!”

To find out more about the event please get in touch with Fundraising Assistant Stacey Jones on 01273 391435,

Entry is free, and there is plenty of free parking on site.

Location: Blind Veterans UK Centre, Greenways, Ovingdean, Brighton, BN2 7BS

Date: Saturday 16 November 2019, 1pm – 4pm

Entry Fee: Free



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Notes to Editor

Blind Veterans UK helps vision-impaired ex-Service men and women of every generation rebuild their lives after sight loss. Since 1915 we’ve provided rehabilitation, training, practical advice and emotional support to tens of thousands of blind veterans.

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