Wight Brainy Bunch Christmas Market 2022

WOWZERS …. What a Christmas Market we had on Saturday 3rd December! We have soooo many thank you’s, we’re not sure where to start..
Thank you to Ryde Fire Stations Green & Blue Watch, Lisa and Julie for helping us build the most magical event.
On the day to Julie, Becks, Sue and Cherie for looking after Santa and ‘the queue’… To Julian, Simon and Chelsea for running our raffle: to Ryan, Lisa and Stacey for keeping everyone fed and watered so well; to JJ’s Parties & Events, SDC Marquees, Eazi Bar Mobile Bar & Dispense Solutions, W A Foods Ltd, Personalize, StageGear Rentals, Sarah & Ben Griffiths, the Hiwfrs Fire Cadets, Georgia Upson … and of course Harry the Hippo who all who helped make this happen .
To Care At Home and the Occasion Station IW for so generously sponsoring our event… To all our wonderful stall holders for making us a market worth coming to … To all our brilliant entertainers Medina Marching Band IW, Fusion Arts Academy, Andy Hicks from Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra, Vectis Corps of Drums Marching Band. Wight Notes MT & Pop Choir and the Melodic Choir … And to all the local businesses and stallholders who kindly donated items to our refreshment stand and raffle.
To each and every one of you who attended, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts … You make our market bigger and better each year, and this year you helped us raise over £6,500!
An EXTRA special thank you to our incredible Santa Claus(s) Paul Berry and Ian Thompson and to our two very special young guests Ewan and Finley, who launched Christmas by switching on Ryde Fire’s Christmas tree lights at the close of our market.
Lastly, a massive thank you to Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service for continuing to support Mark Grimes and The Wight Brainy Bunch…and all the lads (and lass) who were on duty on Saturday and worked sooo so hard… Without their support, we simply would not be able to hold this wonderful event, and we are so grateful.