, , , , , , ,

351. As we pottered around yesterday there were numerous buskers and musical groups playing carols, one of these was the Hampshire County Youth Orchestra. Despite the large crowd very few people were making a donation, so we stopped and made one. http://www.hcyo.co.uk/

352.We visited Winchester’s Christmas Markets and then went to the Chesil Rectory, for dinner. The Chesil Rectory are taking part in Streetsmart.

A pretty straightforward idea: participating restaurants add a voluntary £1 donation to your bill. 100% of this money goes to local homeless charities. This campaign runs during November and December.

Last year they raised £610,000.

To find a participating restaurant visit the website: http://www.streetsmart.org.uk/