A CHRISTMAS Fayre is on in Tilbury this Sunday to raise cash for the Polly Parrot Appeal at Basildon Hospital.

The fayre is at St John's Church Hall, in Dock Road, from 1.30pm.

Entry is £1, and includes a strip of raffle tickets, children go free.

There will be a variety stalls including Avon, clothes, nappy cakes, bags, chocolates and sweets, and handmade jewellery.

There will be face painting, photos by Perfectly Posed Photography.

Refreshments will also be available.

The Polly Parrot Appeal is for the new Children's A&E Department at the hospital which is due to open next spring.