Posted by Kat Heath on 27 Nov 2023

Epsom Rotary are pleased to confirm the dates for this year’s street collections with Tilly the Train and Father Christmas around Epsom Town and they are excited to confirm they have added new routes this year – yay!   Tilly the Train has been a feature of Epsom Rotary Street Collections for a number of years and has brought many smiles on faces over time, along with Father Christmas able to chat to children and bearing a small gift.

Christmas is a special time for us all.

Monies collected will go to local charities including:

Epsom Pantry
Epsom Girl Guiding, who will also take part in some of the collections.

Tilly the train was invented as long ago as 1970 by a group of apprentices from Epsom Coaches and has been the highlight of the Epsom Rotary Christmas Street collections and the approach will be by Christmas music and a band of Christmas elves!

There will be nine street collections this year from Sunday 9th December to Sunday 17th December 2023 as well as some collections at the Ashley Centre with carols by various local schools and local choir group.

Dates for the Ashley Centre Carols are as follows:

  • Wednesday 6th December 2023 – from 10.30am with Stamford Green School and 2.00-3.00pm with Rosebery School.
  • Thursday 7th December 2023 – from 20.30am – 12.30pm With Epsom Choral Society, 1,00 -2,200pm with The Vale School and 2.00-3.00pm with Meadow Primary School

Dates by the Clock Tower Carols is as follows:

  • Wednesday 13th December 2023 – 1.00-2.00pm with St Martins Junior School

Tilly the Train and Father Christmas Street Collections are:

Sun, 10 Dec 2023 – from 4.30pm – Hazon Way and Miles Road and area
Mon, 11 Dec 2023 – from 4.30pm – Parklawn Avenue and area
Tues, 12 Dec 2023 – from 4.30pm – Langley Vale and area
Wed, 13 Dec 2023 – from 4.30pm – Hookfield area
Thurs, 14 Dec 2023 – from 4.30pm – Woodcoote area
Fri, 15 Dec 2023 – from 4.30pm – Mopsey Crescent and area
Sat, 16 Dec 2023 – from 4.30pm – Horton & Manor Park area,
Sunday, 17 Dec 2023 – from 4.30 – College Ward area

They hope to see many wonderful people along the way and thank you for supporting them.

Kat xx

Kat Heath
Kat Heath is a qualified beauty therapist and a mum of two boys, Harry and Elliott.

Kat also has been a marketing ambassador and blogger for many on-line mummy sites as well as working as a therapist for Decleor, Clarins and Guinot within Selfridges, Peter Jones and John Lewis.

Her passions are fashion, interiors, wellbeing and food!

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