Hassocks Goes Gold 2022 ready for finale: 24-hour hair cutting marathon and The Golden Gala

This year’s Hassocks Goes Gold is coming to a close with a Golden Gala and a 24-hour hair-cutting marathon on Friday, September 30.
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The month-long charity project has been raising funds for the Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group all September.

It was created by Rachel BartlettBundy, whose daughter Pearl died in 2017 from Ewing’s sarcoma, and money is being collected through the fund ‘Pearl Power’.

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The gala is at The Hassocks Hotel and offers a quiz and a pudding auction. The 24 Hour Hair-a-Thon is at Reflex @42 on Keymer Road from 12pm to 12pm, September 30 to October 1.

Hayley Elphick said Reflex @42 in Keymer Road, Hassocks, is running a 24-hour hair-cutting marathon on Friday, September 30Hayley Elphick said Reflex @42 in Keymer Road, Hassocks, is running a 24-hour hair-cutting marathon on Friday, September 30
Hayley Elphick said Reflex @42 in Keymer Road, Hassocks, is running a 24-hour hair-cutting marathon on Friday, September 30

“Hassocks Goes Gold has always been important to us and is something close to our hearts,” said Reflex @42 owner Hayley Elphick.

“I myself was honoured to be Pearl's hairdresser and so we love to do our bit every year.”

Hayley said all money raised during the 24-hours will go to Hassocks Goes Gold.

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The minimum donations are: £10 for a blowdry, £10 for a blowdry and curl, £5 for a curl, £20 for a cut and blowdry, and £22 for an Olaplex and cut.

Hassocks Goes Gold bows have been on display around Hassocks all SeptemberHassocks Goes Gold bows have been on display around Hassocks all September
Hassocks Goes Gold bows have been on display around Hassocks all September
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Hayley said she and three others will work the whole time with 96 appointments between them.

She said: “We’re planning on getting into pyjamas from about 10pm so it will be like one big sleepover – but wide awake.”

Reflex @42 also sponsored one of the gold bows on display around Hassocks.