Would you like a lift to the Durham Shopping Extravaganza??

We’re taking our mini bus to the event on Thursday.   If you would like to book a seat please call us on 01833 641010.


While UTASS is celebrating it’s 25th year, Durham Shopping Extravaganza, a charity run entirely by volunteers, is in it’s 30th year having raised in excess of £450,000 since it began.

It raises money every year with it’s annual two day shopping event. 70 handpicked stalls packed with a huge variety of gift ideas not found on the high street: Ladies wear, jewellery, gourmet food, gifts for men, home accessories, antiques, childrens toys and clothing. There will be something exciting to tempt everyone in the run up to Christmas.

The Shopping Extravaganza takes place at the recently refurbished Ramside Hall Hotel, off the A690 on the outskirts of Durham city. It will be running a Vintage Tea Marquee along side the hotel restaurants will be open to revitalize shoppers and allow you to enjoy a full day out with friends.

This year the beneficiaries will be UTASS, Grace House, North East Autism Society and PHAB.  WE have raffle tickets in the office for people to buy if they’d like to support the event.

The UTASS staff will be there volunteering at the event, our Christmas Cards and Calendars will also be on sale.