THE annual Charity Christmas Fayre, now in its 26th year, will be taking place on Saturday, November 25 from 11am to 1pm at the Clarke Foley Centre in Ilkley.

Fourteen charities are taking part and, as a sponsor covers the cost of the room hire, all the money raised at the event goes to the charities involved.

The fayre is organised by the Ilkley Friends of Martin House Children’s Hospice.

There will be a good variety of stalls offering Christmas gifts, cards and decorations, raffles, tombolas, craft items, games, bric a brac and a host of other festive goodies. Admission is free and you can get a cup of tea or coffee and a mince pie for £1 The Fayre will be opened at 11am by Isabel Ashman, the Town Crier and the friendly Martin House mascot, Marty Bear.