Polar Exchange is delighted to announce that it has linked up with Skiplex to help prepare you for the mountains. With facilities in Basingstoke, Reading and Chiswick, Skiplex provides a unique, safe and controlled indoor environment in which to learn, train and gain new ski skills. See www.skiplex.co.uk or call: 0845 600 3599 for more information on how it works and to find out about kids’ camps for the school holidays.

Looking for accommodation in the Mountains? Award-winning accommodation specialist, Mountain Beds, can find you the perfect base for your winter sports holiday whether it is for a couple, the family or a larger group. Contact them today on +44 (0)1502 471 960 or visit www.mountainbeds.com

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School Fairs and Visits before Christmas 2017:

Downe House Gift Fair, Performing Arts Centre, Cold Ash, Thatcham, Berkshire. Friday 20th October, 9.30am -1.30pm

Cheam School, Headley, nr Newbury, Berkshire. Friday 17th November, 11.00am – 1.30pm in the Dining Room

Harrow School, The Armoury, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, Friday 17th November, 12.00 – 1.30pm

KCS Christmas Fair, Great Hall, Kings College School, Wimbledon. Saturday 25th November, 11.00am – 4.00pm

Latymer School Christmas Fair, Main Hall, King Street, Hammersmith, London. Saturday 2nd December, 11.00am - 3.00pm

Godolphin & Latymer School Fair, Iffley Road, Hammersmith, London. Saturday 2nd December, 10.00am – 3.00pm

Anna’s Open House for Fresh Seasonal Decorations, gifts etc., Middle Old Park, off Dora’s Green Lane, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 5EA. Thursday 14th December, 6.00 – 9.00pm & Friday 15th December 10.00am – 2.00pm

Charity Christmas Drop In. Shop at The Barn, Kings Farm, Lower Wield, nr Alresford, Hampshire, SO24 9RX. Sunday 17th December, 10.00am – 1.00pm

If you know of a school or organisation that would like us to hold a Ski Sale to kit out skiers for a trip, as a service to parents or as a fund-raiser, please contact us. In exchange for providing a venue for an hour or two and for publicising the visit to anyone interested, Polar Exchange rebates 20% of the proceeds taken during the sale.

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