A Fair Trade Tea Party

One of the challenges my Brownies chose for the Big Brownie Birthday Challenge Badge was to hold a Fair Trade Tea Party. We had several objectives: raise awareness of Fair Trade raise some money for the Fair Trade Foundation have fun! The girls decorated coasters to sell, and I spent some time finding a picture of every girl doing something interesting so I could make … Continue reading A Fair Trade Tea Party

Christmas Fun – Bizarres, Chocolate and Mince Pie Madness

Bizarre Bazaar We held our Brownies Christmas Bazaar the last Saturday in November.  There was a good turn out from friends and relatives of Brownies and Rainbows, and we even managed to entice a few random people to come in off the street and have a browse. This is the second year that we’ve done one of these – last year was a “one off” … Continue reading Christmas Fun – Bizarres, Chocolate and Mince Pie Madness

A Frightful Fundraiser

I’ve mentioned previously that my Brownies are working on their Gromit Unleashed challenge badge.  One of the clauses is to raise some money for Wallace and Gromit’s Grand Appeal, and last Friday was the big night! Bring-a-friend, fancy dress, Fright Night party and cake sale. The start was a little chaotic, as due to having to work for a living I didn’t have as much … Continue reading A Frightful Fundraiser

Gromits and Entrepreneurs

Our first night of the autumn term was full of ideas. As you might be aware, there were, up until last weekend, a number of Gromits scattered around Bristol.  The five foot tall statues were part of a fund raising and awareness raising campaign by Wallace and Gromit’s Grand Appeal. This was exciting enough in its own right. To make it more exciting, there was … Continue reading Gromits and Entrepreneurs