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Mindrum event raises £4,500

The Great Northumberland Duck Race at Mindrum raised �900 for Hospicecare North Northumberland

The Great Northumberland Duck Race at Mindrum raised �900 for Hospicecare North Northumberland

Hundreds visited Mindrum Gardens on Saturday in aid of the National Garden Scheme and Hospicecare North Northumberland, raising £4,500, including £900 from a duck race.

Garden owner Tom Fairfax said: “The famous Hospice Care Great Northumberland DuckRace involving masses of small yellow ducks, a muddy burn and loads of children in itself raised £900 for Hospicecare.

“There were also plant stalls, cake and produce stalls and teas. In all, a tremendous day. We are still doing the final count, but all indications are that it was a record day for MIndrum

“A big thank you to everyone who supported us, both the helpers who made the day possible and the amazing people who came from far and wide to support.”

Mindrum Gardens are open again on Saturday 5th July from 2pm to 5pm in Aid of the Royal British Legion and the Red Cross.

The day will host a number of stalls and entertainments but there will also be a short ceremony to commemorate the fallen of the World Wars and an opportunity to visit the unique poppy meadow, specially planted for the occasion.

For more information see www.mindrumestate.com.

 

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