Christmas Pop-up-Shop

A Christmas Pop-up-Shop is now open for business in Taunton town centre, promoting the work of partners and selling gifts for the festive season with all money raised going to charity.

Taunton Rotary Club has opened a new pop-up shop in the centre of Taunton.

Previously the ‘Top Shop’ in North Street (near Lloyds Bank), the premises have been given a new lease of life. The store was opened by Councillor Sue Lees, Mayor of Taunton, Wednesday 3 November. 

The shop which is open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday sells a wide range of quality donated items from now until the end of the year. Rotary volunteers and Friends of Rotary 'staff' the shop and give a warm welcome to visitors and shoppers.

Partner organisations are welcome to join in this venture and currently Action for Climate Change group members are working in the Shop premises give promote messages about recycling and sustainability.

Leading up  to Christmas rumour has it that  Santa will be joining us and preparations fo his Grotto are well underway, with little elves working endlessly to secure the best comfort for Rudolph and his team.

President of Taunton Rotary Club, Peter Renshaw, is encouraging everyone to get behind the initiative to ensure that local charities benefit from the efforts of the team of volunteers and generous donors, saying,

‘I hope that everyone who makes their way into Taunton for shopping, business or recreation in the coming weeks will take time to enter the Rotary Pop Up Shop. As well as the many bargains on offer there will be a warm welcome and an opportunity to discover more about the longstanding work and charity support by Rotary members locally for nearly one hundred years.’        

Anyone who would like to donate items of bric-a-brac for sale or help us as a volunteer and Friend  contact Taunton Rotary Club via or visit our community website,  The HUbTaunton to find out more and sign up to help.




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