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A Celebration of Multiple Births!

A Celebration of Multiple Births is the annual event, held by the More Than One Charity, which brings together families with twins, triplets and quads and is a fantastic opportunity to share news, views, experiences and all the latest information on multiple births with other parents and carers. We aim to beat the UK's record for the most multiples gathered in one place and this year's event will be a fun-packed day for all the family and at only 10 for a family ticket, we expect a great turn out! 

The aim of the day is to raise awareness of the work done by The Women's Services Directorate based at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle upon Tyne and to raise funds to purchase essential equipment and teaching materials. Our first event at Beamish in July 2007 raised 9,400!!  We hope you can join us again at our 2nd event to be held at Leazes Park, Newcastle where we hope to raise over 20,000 to help the RVI with their vital work supporting parents having twins, triplets and even quads!
There will be lots of activities for the children including :
·         Fun fair and bouncy castle
·         Cookery workshop  
·         Animal petting  
·         Face-painting & balloon modelling  
·         Treasure trail and competitions   
·         Music and entertainment is being provided by Radio Tyneside  
·         Stalls including TwinsUK, Photography for Little People, The Body Shop and more   
·         Whitehouse Farm will be bringing some small animals for the children (and adults!) to meet. 
The Grand Raffle boasts some fantastic prizes including 
Newcastle United VIP Box for 6
500 voucher from Mamas & Papas
500 Holiday Voucher (Co-op Travel)
500 wide-screen TV 
Hauck Double Stroller
Body Shop Hamper
plus there are many other fabulous prizes so don't forget to order your raffle tickets before the event!!
Facilities this year will include a marquee kindly sponsored by TwinsUK and Tommee Tippee who are also providing a private breastfeeding area, nappy changing area and the opportunity to 'Ask a Midwife' any questions you may have, as Tommee Tippee's resident midwife will be on hand during the day.
We are honoured that the celebrations will be officially opened by the Mayor of Newcastle and we are looking forward to the Official Count of Multiples and the Group Photograph which will be taken at 1pm on the day. The event opens at 10am and will finish at 4pm, the official opening by The Mayor is at 11am but activities, music and fun start at 10am.
Food and drinks will be available on the day and we have organic pizzas, wraps and baked potatoes supplied by Fire in the Hole, hot and cold drinks by Koffi, yummy fruit-filled pancakes, dinky donuts, fresh fruit and scrumptious cakes. There will be an outside cafe area provided and you are also welcome to bring along a picnic.
10.00AM - 4.00PM
Or visit the More Than One website at:
We welcome any friends and family wishing to accompany you and your children, however all extra people must be accompaning those with a Family Ticket. A family tickets includes parents and all of their children. We also welcome families and friends without twins or multiples - the more the merrier!  
Delyth or Clare at TwinsUK  Tel:  0870 042 2164      
 or Tel: 07730 536 276  

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