Skip to content Skip to navigation

What’s on at NAWT this Autumn?

There are plenty of virtual activities occurring across the NAWT centres during October and November! See below for full details from your local centre.

Berkshire (Trindledown):

The Great Virtual Bake Off:

Take part in an online baking competition, where there are over £100 worth of prizes to be won!

There are 3 categories; Round Bake, 6 Small Bakes, and Junior Bake (under 15s).

If you would like to register, please call the centre on 01488 638584 or visit

The Berkshire centre also have hand-made knitted poppies to sell and beautiful poppy bandanas (£6.00 each) to help you and your pet show your support for Remembrance Day (see pictures).


These are all available on the Trindledown Treasures Facebook group.


Hertfordshire (Watford):

On 28th October, Animal Care Assistant Liam is very bravely shaving his whole head in order to raise money for the centre! His Facebook fundraising page can be found here.

The centre are also organising a Kids Craft Contest which starts October 26th, with 7 days of craft ideas on the Facebook page. Keep an eye out on the page to take part!

On 1st November it is World Vegan Day, the centre would like to invite supporters to post their best recipes on the NAWT Hertfordshire Facebook page. Keep checking the page for updates on this nearer the time!

Pet Photo Competition:

Do you have a fabulous feline, a poser of a pooch, or even a radiant rabbit? Then why not enter the online photo competition!

Theme: Autumn

How to enter:

  1. Choose your favourite photo/s
  2. A donation of £1 to the National Animal Welfare Trust is suggested per entry submitted.
  3. Email your photo/s to along with your name, pets name and a contact number.

The closing date is 31st October 2020 at 5pm, so don’t miss out!


Clacton (Essex):

Pick a pumpkin competition:

Visit the Clacton Facebook page and pick a pumpkin number from the game card. 

If you pick an odd number, you are in with a chance of winning a cat prize! For the chance of bagging a dog prize, pick an even number. 

Pumpkins will be allocated on a first come first served basis, where a pumpkin is chosen but has already been allocated you will be notified.

You may enter up to three times per person and it's just £3 per number. Then you just have to private message NAWT Clacton's Facebook page with your chosen number. 

When you have successfully been allocated a pumpkin or pumpkins, you will receive a return message to confirm your success and that's when you make your payment.

When all pumpkins from the game card have been allocated, the entries will be put into the raffle drum and four will be picked at random. Two odd numbers will be drawn first, followed by two even numbers, therefore equating to two cat prizes and two dog prizes.

Winners will be announced publicly on NAWT Clacton’s Facebook page, so get your pumpkins picked and best of luck!



The Big Winter Auction:

This exciting auction will be running on the NAWT Cornwall Facebook page from 9th November until 1st December. There will be a wide range of exciting items up for grabs, including experience days and Christmas gifts!

Holiday Cabin Raffle:

Take part in our cabin raffle for the exciting chance to win a 1 week stay at a beautiful Cornish coastal cabin (dog friendly!).

Just £5 per ticket, the draw will take place on Friday 20th November 2020. Please email Kat at or call the Centre on 01736 756005 to purchase a ticket.

Full terms and conditions can be found here.

Christmas Card Sales:

Christmas card and Gifts Sales will be taking place in the barn at the Centre at 11am-2pm on Saturday 24th October, Saturday 31st October, Saturday 7th November, and Saturday 14th November. The centre does however remain closed to the public. In an effort to keep everyone safe, the following measures will be in place throughout the barn, where the sales will take place:

  • Maximum of 4 shoppers inside at any time
  • Face coverings to be worn by all
  • Hand sanitizer provided must be applied on entry to the barn
  • There will be a 1 way system in place
  • Please bring your own bags
  • No cash, card payments only


  • All items for sale will have been safely stored for 72 hours before going on display
  • No toilet facilities are available
  • No food and drink will be available to purchase
  • No returns can be accepted or refunds issued, this does not affect your statutory rights


We hope you enjoy taking part in our Autumn activities! To keep up to date with everything going on across NAWT centres, please visit their Facebook pages. For the latest animals available for rehoming, please go to 

Add new comment