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The RSPCA will host a day of family fun at Kempsey Animal Rescue Center

Animal lovers are invited to join in the celebrations as the RSPCA’s One Fun Day returns to Worcestershire.

One Fun Day is back this year after virtual events in 2020 and 2021 – and will take place at the Holdings Animal Rescue and Rehoming Center in Kempsey, run by the RSPCA Worcester and Mid-Worcestershire Branch.

It will be one of more than 40 other events taking place simultaneously in support of the RSPCA’s network of branches, animal centers and all the animals in their care.

The charity’s events manager, Jo Hockley, said: ‘We ran a One Fun Day pilot in 2019 and it turned out to be a huge success – so we wanted to make it an annual event on the calendar. of the RSPCA.

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“But then with the pandemic everything was turned upside down and live events were put on hold – until now.

“We have hosted virtual events in 2020 and 2021 – which have been very well supported, but we are delighted to be able to host them this year ‘in real life’.

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“There will be stalls, food and drink, face painting, crafts and entertainment – ​​and at many events there will be a dog show and the chance to be crowned the winner of our championship national PonyCycle.

“All of our One Fun Day events are designed to allow us to celebrate being an RSPCA – bringing together our amazing family of branches, centres, stores and more – and raise valuable funds to directly help animals in your area.

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“We hope supporters will find the time to come out and support us that day – or better yet, how about volunteering? You can find everything you need on our interactive map – which includes links to all the details of the events.

Kempsey Fun Day takes place on Saturday, June 18 from 11am. Full details can be found on the RSPCA website or the Worcester and Mid-Worcestershire branch Facebook page.