babyballet Southport Teddy Bears Picnic for Claire House Children’s Hospice July 31st, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Teddy Bears Picnic for Claire House Children’s Hospice babyballet Southport & Formby held a Teddy Bears Picnic to raise funds and awareness for Claire House Children’s Hospice. They invited the children of Southport and Formby to bring their favourite bear and join the dancing, singing and fun with guest appearances from Twinkle the adorable babyballet bear, Teddy the cute Cheeky babyballet bear and Flutterby the magical babyballet fairy. The event was a great success, there was a fun family atmosphere at Dobbies, Birkdale, Southport. There was a superb turnout, everyone enjoyed a picnic box from Dobbies and joined in the dances and games with Miss Jennifer and the babyballet characters. Children had some lovely photographs taken by Diana Celine Photography, their faces painted by cheery cheeks, played hook a duck with Puddle Ducks and painted with Creation station. China Butterfly where there painting pots and a raffle was run by Claire House. The event raised £217.32 for the charity, this combined with the programme sales from the babyballet Starmakers performance earlier this month brings the total raised for Claire House Children’s Hospice to £392.32 ‘Dobbies is delighted to host the babyballet picnic each year and help raise money for Claire House, it is such a fun day’ said Jacqui Schober Thomson Community Champion at Dobbies Southport. Miss Jennifer from babyballet Southport & Formby said ‘The babyballet picnic is always such a fun event, watching the children’s faces when the characters appear is truly magical! Claire House Children’s Hospice is our local children’s hospice and I think it is so important to support them and what better way to do this than through a fun family event!’ babyballet are running Free sessions throughout August at Dobbies every Thursday morning to book call Dobbies on 01704 552920 or ask at reception. babyballet are also running free sessions every Wednesday afternoon at Freshfield Children’s Centre to book call the Chidrens Centre on 01704 876567 Editors Notes: babyballet is for pre school boys and girls from 6 months for more information visit www.babyballet.co.uk babyballet recently won gold in the ‘loved by parents’ awards for the best baby/ toddler class Miss Jennifer also won ‘Outstanding contribution to babyballet award 2013’ Photographs above by Diana Celine Photography Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!