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Winter Wonderland Mind Body & Spirit Festival

December 5th, 2018

Ethnic Elegance is proud to be hosting this Winter Wonderland event on the 8th December out at Llanarth Community Hall.

There will be a dedicated space for the Children which will house a professional Face Painter, Father Christmas in his  Grotto with a guest helper, dressing up is mandatory as there will be prizes, the renowned Author Michelle Gordon who has written a special Children`s story for the story corner, and will be launching this new book on the day, also loads of workshops and activities, juice and rolls all for the one off all in price of just £2.00. That’s the Children occupied, so now for the adults; we will be giving away a raffle ticket with every Adult paying entry of £2.00, and every hour 2 raffle tickets will be drawn throughout the day, and each winner will get a free therapy or a free reading, we have 12 of these to give away during the day.

There will be a huge selection of professional Readers, Therapists and Stalls selling some beautiful gift ideas. We have a cake stall where fresh welsh cakes will be cooked to order. The Raffle will be run for local Charities, and we will be supporting a local lady who re-homes horses who will be there with her Shetland pony for pictures, and will also be selling logs for their funds. There will be free workshops throughout the day and plenty of entertainment, we will be having a special opening ceremony at 10.30 so come along and don’t miss this amazing Winter Wonderland fun for all the Family.

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