Canine Partners winter market on Thursday, December 3

There is excitement ahead of the winter market
There is excitement ahead of the winter market

Tuck into mince pies and sip mulled wine while browsing numerous craft stalls at Canine Partners Winter Market on Thursday, December 3 between 4.30pm and 8pm.

In the Observer this week we ran the story with the incorrect date, we apologise for the error.

Canine Partners, a charity which trains assistance dogs to assist people with disabilities, will turn its Southern Centre in Heyshott, near Midhurst, into a winter wonderland complete with a Santa’s grotto, festive food, Christmas gifts and live a-capella music from In Accord choir.

Holly Bryan, events and challenge co-ordinator at the charity, said: “Gather your friends, family and colleagues and head to our Winter Market to purchase your Christmas gifts, there really is something for everyone.

“There will be the opportunity to browse numerous arts and craft stalls, enjoy some food and drink – and you can even meet Santa and his canine helpers in his Grotto! We are also welcoming a-capella group In Accord back to provide festive tunes for you all to enjoy.

“Our canine partners and puppies in training will be in attendance, tails wagging ready to say hello!

“By attending you will be supporting the work of Canine Partners and helping to transform the lives of people with physical disabilities.”

Canine Partners will also be selling their new range of Christmas jumpers, wrapping paper, cards and gifts on the day.

Tickets can be purchased online at where you can also pre-book a time slot for our Santa’s Grotto.

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