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  • 04
    Feb 2016
    Stamford Bridge Singers

    Stuart Nettleship directs The Stamford Singers, and is preparing for a big concert in October to commemorate the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Stamford Bridge, for which he has composed a new work – The Battle Cantata. The project is to be launched officially on Saturday 5th March, with a concert called Voices …. […]


  • 01
    Feb 2016
    Support from FatFace

    For Black Friday weekend, before Christmas, FatFace decided to do things differently. Instead of discounting, they gave 10% of profits to charities. York FatFace nominated Jessie’s Fund, and the in-store collection of £204.03, added to £889.77 from the company, meant that they raised £1093.80 for us! Thanks to all.


  • 27
    Jan 2016
    Children’s concert in Nottingham

    The Djanogly Community Orchestra, an amateur orchestra in Nottingham, recently gave their first children’s concert. This took place at Ambleside Primary School, and as well as providing a lovely opportunity for youngsters to join in, the orchestra raised £188 for Jessie’s Fund. Thank you, musicians young and less young!


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Jessie’s Fund is a UK charity helping children with additional and complex needs to communicate and express themselves through the use of music. We work with children in hospices, special schools and in other settings nationwide, giving them access to music-making and to music therapy. See short video clips here.


Victoria Wood, Comedian, writer, actor and director.Victoria Wood

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“So why Jessie’s Fund? …

What I love about music is we don’t know what it is, how it works, and it doesn’t matter.

It’s all about totally personal response, it helps us find out who we are, and we all deserve that, however many days we’re given.”

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