March Springtime market
Saturday 14th March 2020
10am – 4pm
About the Collective
We are a group of makers, designers, producers and artists, offering unique handmade products for sale.
We meet on the second Saturday of every month at Holywood Old School.
Our ethos is to bring together the best locally-made products in a regular high quality market, that supports not only our local artisans, but also our community through our work with local charities.
We’re a friendly bunch and love the buzz of a busy market day, so come and find out what we’re about, see an array of beautiful products, and grab a tea, coffee or spot of lunch in our vintage tearoom.
At this month's market...
This month's charity partner...
Guide Dogs NI
Guide Dogs exists to provide life changing services to the 360,000 people who are registered blind to partially sighted, and the two million people in the UK living with sight loss. The charity provides a range of service with and beyond their iconic guide dogs to help thousands of people with different needs to lead confident, independent and fulfilling lives.
Every six minutes in the UK, one more person lose their sight and every day 250 more people join the 2 million already living with sight loss. This number is set to double by 2050.
Guide Dogs’ ambition is a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support they need to live their lives to the full. Despite the devastation caused by sight loss, 70% of adults receive no support with the first 12 months of diagnosis, and are likely to encounter poor education, high unemployment, depression, loneliness and financial insecurity throughout their lifetime.
The charity is there to help people with sight loss live the life they choose. Children and adults. Friends and family. Whoever you are their expert staff, volunteers and life changing dogs are there to help you;
- Live actively. Guide Dogs’ people and dogs can help you get out and about with confidence, going wherever school, work or play takes you – and knowing that your sight loss won’t hold you back
- Live independently. The advice and skills they provide will give you the freedom to live life on your own terms, in your own way. So you can achieve your hopes and ambitions and do all the things that make you…. you.
- Live well. Their experience and understanding can help you through the emotional challenges of sight loss as well as the practical ones, introducing you to an inspiring community of people and giving you the support you need to be your best self.
For further information about Guide Dogs visit www.guidedogs.org.uk or call 0118 983 5555.
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