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Have Your Favourite Doll Valued @ Doll & Bear Fair
Perhaps you may still have a favourite childhood doll - one that you can't possibly part with or throw out? know I have - a cute doll, which is given pride and place in the guest room. On Saturday 25th August 2018 at the Waterloo Bay Leisure Centre in Tingal Road Wynnum, the Annual Doll & Bear Fair will be hosted by the Brisbane Doll Society Inc.

There will be old and new dolls, vintage, retro dolls, bears and bear related items, collectables, doll-related items, fabrics and green-ware. For those who love making their own dolls and bears, supplies will be available for purchase.

Art & Craft, Art, Hobbies, Dolls, Bears, Fun Things to See, Wynnum, Near Brisbane
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There will also be a demonstration at 11.30am in the know-how of silk screen-printing by famous artist Sue Clarke. Doll valuations will be given by world-renowned Australian doll expert and author, Marjory Fainges at a cost of a gold coin, which is a bargain for this amazing knowledge.

Entry to the event is $6.00 for Adults, $5.00 Concessions and children under 12 years are free. Raffle tickets will be on sale at the door. Prizes for the raffle are listed below.

1st Prize "Kymatti" Designer Bear
2nd Prize Porcelain Doll by Artist Jan Degarno
3rd Prize "Surprize"

A $100 - Lucky Door Prize will be drawn at 11:30am, however, you must be present to collect and spend your winnings at the Fair. A special raffle of a "Wicked Little Reborn Doll" will be held during the afternoon. This beautiful doll will be made by resident Doll Artiste/Genius Rayvn. There will also be spot raffle prizes throughout the day tickets are $1.00 each.

If hungry during the event, canteen facilities are open with hot and cold refreshments including home-made cakes and biscuits. There is plenty of parking nearby and you can be dropped off right in front. Prams and strollers are allowed entry solely for infants, however, not for your dolls. This is a wheelchair friendly event.

If you are wanting any further information, please ring Elaine (BDS President) on 0439 263 269 or 07 5536 2428. An event not to be missed remember the address 241 Tingal Road Wynnum commencing at 9.00am through to 3.00pm.
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Why? Have your favourite doll valued
When: Saturday 25th August 2018
Phone: 0439 263 269/ 07 5536 2428
Where: 241 Tingal Road, Wynnum
Cost: A$6.00, Concession $5, Children Under 12 Free
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