White Stuff : National Wear A Tea Cosy On Your Head

| September 17, 2012 | 10 Comments

National wear a tea cosy on your head day

It seems the perfect combination, fabulous fashion, being silly, raising money for charity and tea! Of course I leapt at the chance of being involved!

This is the third year of  White Stuff’s (www.whitestuff.com) annual national wear a tea cosy on you head day on Thursday 27th September.  There will be a day of fundraising and exciting activities with White Stuff staff and customers sponsored to look daft for a day and don a tea cosy for charity.

National wear a tea cosy on your head Last year White Stuff raised over £30k for charity with so many people getting involved and this year they are aiming to get NWATCOYHD even bigger and better than before.

national wear a tea cosy on your head day

We will be attending our local White stuff in Nottingham, and getting involved there.There is a tea party and lots of other great things to raise money.

If you want to get involved to raise money and awareness for White Stuff’s charities you can buy one of the £3 tea cosies sold in store, or online HERE. Also you can attend one of White Stuff’s shop tea parties or knit your own tea cosies (with the downloadable Grannies Inc. pattern).

national wear a tea cosy on your head day Each of the White Stuff shops will be hosting a tea party on the day which will include fun activities (for kids too) and shop staff will be serving tea and cake. Customers can get involved by donning a cosy and taking a photo to raise awareness for NWATCOYHD. They can do this by tweeting, the twitter account their photo (mentioning #teacosy) or posting it on :  White Stuff Facebook page.

national wear a tea cosy on your head day

White Stuff’s 85 local charities will be getting involved in fundraising too. Each of the White Stuff shops supports its own local charity, helping disadvantaged children and young people in the UK and all money raised on the day will go directly to these charities. The charities are supported by the White Stuff Foundation, which was set up in 2010.

national weat a tea cosy on your headLots of celebrities are supporting the campaign, including Jessica Wright from TOWIE, Alexandra Shulman, Jacquetta Wheeler, Jamie Oliver, Harry Hill, June Brown, KT Tunstall, Henry Holland, Jo Wood, John Rocha, Jimmy Doherty, Valentine Warner, Newton Faulkner and Ben Shephard.

Who could resist getting involved ;)

Come on, wear a tea cosy on your head on the Thursday 27th September, and let’s raise some money for charity!

The dress I am wearing in this post, was kindly given to me by White Stuff, and is from there current collection, I love it. I must admit I’m quite partial to the tea cosy too. ;)


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  1. Nikki Thomas says:

    That really made me laugh, what a great way to raise money and the photos are great x
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  2. Claire Winiarski

    Love it, love it, love it!!! Really made me chuckle & looks like you had great fun taking the photos.. am loving Tall Dad! x

  3. nyssapod

    Fab photos! Silly yet stylish ;-)
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  4. Erica Price

    My son often wears a tea cosy without the excuse of raising money for charity.
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  5. Bex

    Brilliant photos and such a genius idea! teehee
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  6. Fabulous photos! And a great fun way to raise money. If only I had a tea cosy…*rummages through kitchen drawers*
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  7. Love your photos! My youngest (17mths) wouldn’t keep still long enough or keep the tea cosy on longer than 3 seconds to get a pic and I meant to have my photo taken but somehow managed to avoid it. Will try harder next year. My oldest had fun posing though. Did your tea cosy smell lovely too???
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