Christmas event for raise money for horse and donkey charity

Hannah Russell, youth ambassador for Brooke Charity, Action for working, horses donkeys and mules.

The first Christmas in Yorkshire event will be hosted at the Garden Room at Tennant’s in Leyburn on December 6.

The event will aid raise money for Brooke Charity, Action for working, horses donkeys and mules.

There will be an afternoon of festive afternoon tea, Christmas carols and a country clothing fashion show, beginning with a meet and greet with a warm spiced apple non-alcoholic aperitif.

The event is being organised in connection with Brooke’s youth ambassador Hannah Russell.

Hannah Russell is most known for writing books about her miniature Shetland Little Alf, and has a large online following over social media. Hannah Became Brooke’s youth ambassador at the start of 2019 and has since been on a trip to east Africa to see the work in action.

Hannah said: “I’m really looking forward to the event, it’s going to be great to raise vital funds for the charity, now I’ve see the work in action overseas I’m really passionate about doing what I can to help.”

Brooke Action for working horses, donkeys is a UK based charity that protects and improves the lives of working horses, donkeys and mules and the communities that depend on them, Brooke works in 11 different countries, making a difference by training owners, vets and farriers as well as working with local and national governments to improve animal welfare policy.

Ticket sales for the event have already been going well and there is set to be more than 100 people attending on the day.

Ticket prices are £22.50 per person and can be purchase online at

On the day there will also be a grand raffle drawn by Brooke’s supporter and local artist Sharron Russell.