Raystede began 65 years ago and started off with just a few animals needing care; We now have roughly 2,000 animals to look after at any one time!
You can join us to celebrate Raystede's 65th year by coming along to our Vintage Day on Saturday 22nd July.
The anniversary day will have a 1950's theme. On arrival you will be invited to dance along to our Swing Band, visit our vintage themed stalls and grab a delicious 1950's style bite to eat from our cafe including retro cakes and sweets. Furthermore, you can enjoy the vintage fashion show where we will be exhibiting the finest of clothing from the 1950's.
We are encouraging people to dress up as your favourite 50s icon, or in vintage dress, as there will be a fancy dress competition with a prize and our photographer will make sure they capture you in your outfit.
Dogs are welcome on the day too - We have re-homed over 20,000 dogs since 1952 and it would be lovely to have our canine companions there too. There will be a 'Musical Sit' game for the dogs and the chance to win a prize for them as well.
The attractions and entertainment will cater for all ages and interests.
Entry is by a suggested donation of £4 per adult, £2 for a child and £10 for a family ticket, payable on arrival.
Enjoy playing in our games tent where you can show your children and grandchildren the types of games you enjoyed whilst growing up. Not to mention, there are fairground rides too!
There are plenty of ways to get involved!
If you wish to exhibit a vintage stall then please download our booking form here.
There'll also be a vintage car show, where we will be exhibiting cars from the 1940's, 50's and 60's. To book on exhibiting a car click here.
If you would like to volunteer for the day, then please contact Sophie or Jeanette on 01825 840747.
Together we've been going the extra mile to give animals a better life since 1952, and with your support we are committed to continuing to do this.