Pig and Pimms for charity

A GARDEN party with pig and Pimms will be held next weekend, to help raise money to find a cure for a cruel medical condition which affects children.

Acton House near Felton is opening its doors on Saturday, May 21, in aid of Shine the Light on Aniridia campaign, courtesy of the Ferguson family.

They are supporting Elly and James Chapple from Alnmouth, whose four-year-old daughter Ella was born without irises and suffers from severely impaired vision.

Starting from 3pm, there will be a hog roast, refreshments including Pimms, a bouncy castle, face painting, planting in the walled garden, a treasure hunt and jazz music.

Tickets are: £15 for adults, £7.50 for children of school age, will under-fives are free. A family ticket, for two adults and two school age children, is £40

All the money raised from the event is going directly to Aniridia research.

Tickets are available from info@actonhouseuk.com or on sale at Alnmouth Post Office.