October 28, 2020

Cayman Islands NT to hold 3rd annual “Hatitude”

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517735894The National Trust will hold its 3rd annual Hatitude fundraiser under the theme “Brunch Upon a Time” at on Sunday, January 31st 2016. Patrons are encouraged to dress as someone famous from history whether real or fantasy, in full regalia or just highlighted by choice of hat. Celebrations will be providing whimsical decor alongside the Garden Club of who will be providing beautiful centrepieces for guest tables. Local photographer will be on hand to capture all the fanfare at what will undoubtedly be the most unique Brunch event of the year. Guests will also receive free samples from local fragrance designer Ted Green of Banana Orchid- the authentic scent of the .

As part of pre-event promotions, the Trust will be auctioning a series of hats before the event. Ten local artists will have the opportunity to design a truly unique piece based on the “Brunch Upon A Time” historic theme. Local milliner Laura Anderton will lead two extraordinary hat making weekend workshops on January 23rd and 24th 2016 where students will not only have the opportunity to design their truly unique piece, but also purchase handmade fascinators and hats from Ms. Anderton and enjoy a champagne closing reception.

Proceeds from the National Trust’s largest fundraising event of the year will enable the Trust to continue to provide visitors and residents, including local school students, with presentations and class field trips and a range of other tours, workshops and activities. These include nature hikes and historic walking tours, exciting lectures, traditional cooking classes and numerous outreach events.

“Even though the Trust works to protect historic and environmental sites, sometimes it’s easy to forget we are doing so to secure a better future for Cayman. As such, we wanted to develop a fundraising event that was fresh and relevant, to engage a wider demographic within the community and hopefully help them to learn a bit more about our important work and the benefits of becoming a Trust member,” said Trust Executive Director Christina Pineda.

Tickets are available at the Trust retail store located the Dart Family Park in South Sound. Guests will enjoy unlimited bubbles thanks to Fantinel Prosecco and a brunch buffet courtesy of Grand Old House for CI $75 (Trust members) , CI $100 (Non-members) CI $105

(Trust annual membership and ticket) and CI $1500 (Corporate 10-seater table). Corporate table price includes 2 bottles of Veuve Clicquot Champagne, 6 Glow Run passes, 4 Tour passes for the Mastic Trail and Mission House and 6 Families in the Wild passes.

“We are excited to celebrate history in a creative way through our “Brunch Upon a Time” said Trust Marketing Manager Danielle Watler, “We are looking forward to seeing the creative costumes and hats that our guests will be displaying on event day and we are sure that the ‘Most Hatitude’ Competition will be epic this year”

For further information or to reserve tickets email [email protected] or call 749-1121.

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