What: One Great Day at Tunsgate Quarter
When: Saturday 1st June, 11am – 3pm
Where: Tunsgate Quarter, Guildford
On Saturday 1st June, Tunsgate Quarter, Guildford will be joining hundreds of shopping centres across the country by hosting a day of exciting activities for children, raising money for Great Ormond Street Hospital and Guildford Young Carers.
One Great Day is a series of family and community charity events being held throughout the month of June to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, plus other local children’s health charities. Participating shopping centres provide a special event or family fun day for local communities across the UK, whilst raising money for a number of great causes.
Established in 2014, One Great Day has so far raised over £500,000 for 113 different children’s charities along with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. One Great Day now covers over 70 million square feet of retail space across the United Kingdom, from Folkestone to Aberdeen and nearly everywhere in-between!
Between 11am and 3pm, local children can look forward to the return of popular ‘Creation Station’, who will be offering mask making activities as well as silk and foam clay creations to be taken home as key rings. There will be a face-painter, ready to turn little ones into tigers, fairies or pirates, or adorn older children with a stylish tattoo! Tunsgate Quarter staff will also be giving out One Great Day balloons, lolly pops, stickers and tattoos, and of course Redber Coffee is on site selling delicious drinks and snacks to refresh the waiting parents!
Claire Suggitt, Tunsgate Quarter Centre Manager, commented: “One Great Day is a fantastic event that allows our community to come together whilst helping children that really need support. Hosting an event like this is fun way to give something back to assist the wonderful work of Guildford Carers and the Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity, which supports so many patients and families across the UK.”
“We are looking forward to welcoming families from across Surrey to come and enjoy a fun day out – and all for a good cause!”
Michal Noe, Trustee of One Great Day, said: “We are thrilled to have Tunsgate Quarter as one of 200 shopping centres taking part this year, helping so many ill children across the country. We are so grateful to CBRE, Lockton, Montague Evans and Savills, our official corporate partners, whose sponsorship means that every penny put in our collection buckets goes directly to these worthy charities.”