Gosforth garden centre to get into the festive spirit in November

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Dobbies will be hosting a charity christmas shopping event

Garden Centre Dobbies, will be kicking off the festive season early by hosting a special charity shopping night in November.  This event, which is to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust will be a great way for all of the family to get into the Christmas spirit, with festive gifts and decorations available to buy.

The event will be held at Dobbies in Gosforth. Alongside the exclusive shopper offers available, there will also be a welcome drink on arrival. Christmas themes for 2022 will be displayed throughout the store. The popular Santa’s Grotto will also be launching a special preview, with bookable tables in the restaurant offering a taste of the upcoming Christmas menu. The menu available on the night will be two courses for £14.95 which includes the choice of a traditional roast turkey or a vegetarian Christmas dinner with Quorn sausages. For dessert, the choices will be a Christmas pudding or a mince pie cheesecake.

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Sarah Murray, Partnership and Events Manager at Dobbies said: “We’ve raised over £1.2m for Teenage Cancer Trust and our Christmas Shopping Night is a great opportunity, not only for customers in Gosforth to enjoy a festive night out and exclusive offers, but contribute to raising funds for an incredibly worthwhile cause.”

Donna Bednarek, Senior Relationships Manager for Teenage Cancer Trust, said: “We are delighted to see the return of Dobbies Christmas Shopping Night this year – an event our volunteers love to be part of. It’s companies like Dobbies, and their incredible team members and customers taking part in events like this, that allow us to ensure no young person faces cancer alone.”

The charity shopping night will take place at Dobbies Gosforth, on November 24, between 5pm and 9pm. Tickets are priced at £1 and are available to purchase from the Dobbies website or in store. Attendees can also take a photo in-store for the chance to win a prize. To be automatically entered, they must share their photo on social media, by using the hashtag #DobbiesChristmasNight and tagging @dobbiesgardencentres.

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