Festive Dingbats fun in aid of Pendleside Hospice

Calling all lovers of puzzles - Mike Smith’s 22nd annual Festive Dingbats are now available to tease, torment, torture and tantalise you right through Christmas until Twelfth Night, January 6th.

Thursday, 16th December 2021, 3:49 pm
Proceeds will go to Pendleside Hospice

The solutions of each of these 48 brainteasers has something to do with the Festive period, whether it’s a Christmas carol or a song; food or drink enjoyed especially at Christmas; a seasonal film; or a festive phrase. They are all cunningly hidden in this challenge to intrigue and delight you.

The dingbats cost £1 each, every penny of which goes to Pendleside Hospice our much love haven for local people with cancer or other life-threatening illnesses in the Burnley and Pendle area.

If you love puzzles and enjoy a challenge, you can obtain your copy of the Festive Dingbats from hospice reception and the hospice shops.

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Alternatively, you can send your entry fee of £1 per copy (with cheques payable to Pendleside Hospice) together with a stamped self-addressed envelope to Mike Smith, Mount Sorrel, 273 Manchester Road, Burnley, BB11 4HN.

As an innovation to combat the high cost of postage, you can now buy the Dingbats on-line and receive your copy by email; for details of how to do this email Mike on [email protected]

For the winner a prize of £30 awaits, along with the huge honour of being Festive Dingbat Champion 2021.