Market Place shopping centre in Burgess Hill had some festive visitors on Saturday 12th December for The Disabilities Trust's ‘Dress as an elf on the12th’ event.

Residents and staff from Ernest Kleinwort Court donned elf costumes to raise money for the #ConnectAbility Appeal.

Located in Burgess Hill, Ernest Kleinwort Court, part of national charity The Disabilities Trust, is a residential centre supporting people with a range of complex disabilities.

Launched in 2014, #ConnectAbility is three year fundraising appeals to raise £250,000 for life-changing assistive technology that will help disabled people live more independently. So far the appeal has raised over £100,000.

The elf event raised over £150 and gained lots of community support.