25 Jun 2012

The Bishop of Aston The Rt Revd Andrew Watson will be visiting The Children’s Society’s pop-up shop at The Mall Sutton Coldfield on Saturday, 30 June 2012.

The Children’s Society will transform the vacant unit into a vintage boutique from Thursday 28 to Saturday 30 June, where visitors can find out more about charity’s work, as well as purchase home-made cakes and vintage apparel. 
Profits and donations shop will go towards helping vulnerable children and young people through The Children’s Society’s network of projects across the country.  This includes a number of projects in the Midlands, including Safe in the City Birmingham, West Midlands Refugee Programme and The Children’s Society Coventry and Solihull.

Sue Sharp, Corporate Services at The Children’s Society said: “This is our first pop-shop and we are thrilled to be coming here.  We hope that the people of Sutton Coldfield come out to support us and help protect children across England.  We are especially honoured that the Bishop of Aston will be paying a visit.” 

The Children’s Society’s pop-up shop will be located on the ground level in The Mall Sutton Coldfield, 210a Parade, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands,  B72 1PA, from Thursday 28 – 30 June 2012.  Opening hours 10.30am to 6pm.

Media enquiries
For more information, please call Valery Lawrence in The Children’s Society media team on 020 7841 4422 or email valery.lawrence@childrenssociety.org.uk. For out-of-hours enquiries please call 07810 796 508.

Notes to editors
The Children’s Society wants to create a society where children and young people are valued, respected and happy. We are committed to helping vulnerable and disadvantaged young people, including children in care and young runaways. We give a voice to disabled children, help young refugees to rebuild their lives and provide relief for young carers. Through our campaigns and research, we seek to influence policy and perceptions so that young people have a better chance in life.


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