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Christmas shopping, eek!

Yes, we know it's early but get your gifts sorted at the Early Early Christmas Fair and then... smugly chillax!

Nope, I’m not joking, it’s that time of year again (arrrghhhhh!). So it’s a good job Muddy has got your Christmas shopping all sorted – check out super cool one-stop-shop Early, Early Christmas Fair where you can eat, chat and shop ’til you drop with an incredible range of original gifts, many sourced locally (you know how we love to support a local business at Muddy). Check out a fab range of delicatessen food, fashion and cosmetics as well as imaginative gifts for home and garden, plus loads of ideas for kids, teens and him indoors. There’s the obligatory personalised stationery, books and Christmas decorations, with many more unusual stocking fillers and gotta-have-’em goodies – definitely something for every passion, every interest, and every person-who-has-everything.

It all takes place at the glorious Polo Ground in Tedworth Park so the setting ain’t too shabby, either. There are over 100 stalls, plus book signings from some seriously famous authors, and the big news is that Antiques Roadshow experts Marc Allum and Lisa Lloyd are popping in to value that seemingly useless piece of trash in your attic and turn you into a multi-gazillionaire!

It’s all in aid of ABF – The Soldiers’ Charity, which offers a lifetime of support to soldiers and veterans from the British Army and their immediate families when they are in need. A very worthy cause in our book, which has already supported more than 4,500 individuals and funded 92 charities and organisations that delivered help on their behalf. Overall more than 75,000 people have been touched by their support – spread worldwide across 59 countries – with last year their oldest beneficiary being 105, and their youngest nine months!

The fair opens Tuesday 25th Sep 2pm-6pm with an evening reception 6.30pm-9.30pm, and again on Wednesday 26th Sep 9.30am-4pm. Tickets start at only £3.50.

So take our advice, pop in and get the whole shebang sorted waaaaaay before the big day, so that you can take a deep breath, chill, and laugh quietly inside when everyone around you stresses over Christmas shopping for the next few months…

Oh, and if you need any further incentive, all tickets booked online will be entered into a holiday prize draw donated by The Zanzibar Collection. A free holiday? Uh, yes please!

Early, Early Christmas Fair, Tedworth Park, Tidworth, www.eecfair.org.uk, buy your tickets here

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