Fundraising & Events

As a self-funded Centre that costs over £20,000 per week to run, we rely on our fundraising & events to keep Woodside open and to continue rescuing, rehabilitating & re-homing animals. Here are just some of the ways in which you can help:

 

Upcoming Events…

Attending our fundraising events is another great way to support our centre – have a look at what we’ve got planned! We look forward to seeing you there.

Christmas Market: 20th - 21st Nov

Date & Time:

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st November
Stall holders access 10am
Public access From 11:00 finish 16:00

Location:

RSPCA Woodside Animal Centre 190 Scudamore Road, Leicester, LE3 1UQ

RSPCA Woodside Christmas Market
What is happening:

What you will see on the day –

  • 50 + amazing stalls ranging from arts and crafts, food, fashion, gifts and so much more
  • Magical Santa’s Grotto
  • Children’s activities
  • Festive food and drink
  • Live entertainment

Join us for two days of Christmas magic, amazing stalls, festive food, fundraising, and community spirit and know that you are directly helping to support the animals in our care.

Entry:

Public on the day – Adults £2.50 Children (5-15) £1.50 under 5’s free

RSPCA Woodside Christmas Market
Stall holders:

Non catering

Standard 3m x 3m pitch £100 both days – £60 individual days
Gazebo hire £15
Tables £5 per table
Chairs £3 per chair
Electric points (Limited) £5 per day

 

Catering stalls
Catering is defined as stalls that prepare and serve food and/or drinks on site ie burgers, curry, hot drinks etc , this doesn’t include cake & sweets stalls

Standard 3m x 3m pitch £200 both days – £100 per day
Additional space £25 per metre
Tables £5 per table
Chairs £3 per chair
Electric points (Limited) £5 per day

Please note gazebos not available for catering vendors

We will ask to see current food hygiene certificates and any public liability insurance docs as well as your risk assessment.

RSPCA Woodside Christmas Market food stand

How to Book a stall:

For bookings please fill in the form below, download a form , or pick up a form at the Woodside reception

You can also email us at income.manager@rspcaleicester.org.uk
or call 0116 233 6677

RSPCA Woodside Christmas Market

How to pay for a stall:

Once we have received and processed your stall booking we will email you to confirm your place and then call to collect your payment by card over the phone.

Alternatively you can fill in your card details on the bottom of the form and send it to us or pop into our pet shop on site and pay at the pet shop.

RSPCA Woodside Animal Centre, Christmas Market, 190 Scudamore Road, Leicester LE3 1UQ

We look forward to welcoming you back to Woodside for our magical Christmas event.

The proceeds from this car boot support RSPCA Leicestershire Branch known as Woodside Animal Centre and our work to care for and rehabilitate hundreds of abused, neglected and abandoned animals that are trusted into our care each year before finding them new and loving forever homes.

RSPCA Leicestershire Branch covers Leicestershire and Rutland

Registered charity no. 222621

 

To book please either download these forms (and fill them out) or use the online form below and submit that.

Standard stall holder form
Word Doc Form PDF Form (Please click to download)

Food (catering) stall holder form
Word Doc Form PDF Form (Please click to download)

Catering is defined as food / drinks that are prepared and served on the site, it doesn’t included premade items such as cakes and sweets

RSPCA Woodside Christmas Market

Organise an Event

Please get in touch with us if you’d like to organise a fundraising event in aid of Woodside. Examples of previous supporter events include: BBQ, Concert, Open Garden, Cake Sale and Fashion Show.

Donate Used Items

We are very grateful for any towels, blankets and sheets for use in our animal centre. Unfortunately we do not use pillows or duvets / quilts. Dog and cat items, including food, are also gratefully accepted!

Sponsored Challenge

Please get in touch with us if you’d like to take on a sponsored challenge in aid of Woodside. Examples of previous sponsored challenges include: Abseiling, Sky Dive, Mountain Climbing and Leicester Marathon.

Payroll Giving

A very simple way to help us rescue, rescue and rehome the neglected, unwanted and abused animals of Leicestershire. To donate directly through your salary, please talk to your employer.

Safe Haven

Help us provide a safe environment for local animals. Become a monthly donor to give Woodside’s rescue pets the security of long-term support.

Donate Items

Order specialist products and equipment directly to Woodside, via Amazon. The wishlist is regularly updated with the items that the animals need most.

Amazon Smile

Raise money for Woodside every time you shop, at no extra cost! Select us as your Smile Charity and Amazon will donate a percentage of your purchases.

Amazon Wishlist

We are very grateful for any towels, blankets and sheets for use in our animal centre. Unfortunately we do not use pillows or duvets / quilts. Dog and cat items, including food, are also gratefully accepted!

Opening Hours

Reception and Animal Centre:
Animal appointments
Mon, Tue, Wed and Sun - 10am to 4pm

If you are interested in adopting an animal in our care, please go to the animal profile pages and complete the contact forms. Our team will then contact you to discuss the current adoption process.

Centre visits / look arounds:
Thurs & Sat Only – 11am to 3pm
We will limit numbers on site for the protection of staff and visitors we would ask for your patience in this matter
The Animal Centre is shut on Fridays

Pet Shop:
Open 7 Days a week – 10am -4pm
We would request that you continue to wear a mask in indoor areas and sanitise your hands regularly
Thank you for your cooperation

Contact Us

Post:
Woodside Animal Centre
190 Scudamore Road,
Leicester LE3 1UQ

Phone:
General Enquiries: 0116 233 6677
Woodside Pet Shop: 0116 233 6677
RSPCA Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999

Email: animalcare@rspcaleicester.org.uk

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