The British Red Cross Early Christmas Fair

The British Red Cross Hertfordshire have a fabulous committee of volunteers who run several events throughout the year raising funds to support local services.

I can’t thank them enough for all their hard work. Over the past two years they have raised an amazing £46,700 for a replacement Emergency Response Vehicle which has just been ordered. We have trained Emergency Response volunteers on call 24/7 365 days a year ready to respond to any emergencies. These could be house fires, floods, accidents etc.“We shall never forget the comfort of being taken into your van for tea and reassurance after having stood out in the cold watching our home burn down” one person said.

The vehicle is equipped with clean clothes, food, even pet food and soft toys for children. Guidance and advice is provided for what the next steps are.

This year the Committee are raising funds for Pop Up spokes. A new service that will enable the public to access mobility aids, such as wheelchairs, more easily. These will appear in supermarkets.Do come along to our Early Christmas Fair and show your support. There are over 30 stalls selling quality goods. Fanhams Hall is a lovely venue to meet with friends and family. Enjoy a coffee, or a light lunch. In addition, we will have an Emergency Response Vehicle for you to view for yourselves.

Tuesday 22nd October at 10am-3pm, Fanhams Hall, Ware, SG12 7PZ.
Tickets are £5 on the door or £3.50 after 1pm or pre-booked online at
Please email Cathy Curtis for any queries
For more information on the British Red Cross, visit