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Please vote for us!

Please VOTE FOR US to give us a chance to win a £7,800 bid from the Aviva Community Fund. The finalists are chosen by public vote, and you’ve won similar competitions for us in the past, so please do it again now. If we won, we would use the money to fund a Soundtracks project […]

Read More » | May 4, 2015 | Category: news | Comments: none

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The Jessie’s Fund Swanee Whistle Challenge

We’re very excited to be announcing the launch, by none other than our patron Victoria Wood, of the Jessie’s Fund Swanee Whistle Challenge. It’s a bit of fun through social networking, but with a serious purpose: letting more people know about Jessie’s Fund. You can see Victoria Wood’s video and find out how easy it […]

Read More » | May 3, 2015 | Category: news | Comments: none

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Three concerts in May

In our next 20th anniversary concert the Fitzwilliam String Quartet will play an all Beethoven programme at the Old Church, Stoke Newington, at 7pm on Sunday 10th May. For more details click here. Beethoven also features in the concert on Wednesday 20th May, at Toll Gavel United Church, Beverley. Alongside his Septet, which was one […]

Read More » | March 24, 2015 | Category: news | Comments: none

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Ashford Flower Club

Here’s something a bit different for Jessie’s Fund. Ashford Flower Club, in Kent, has chosen us as their charity of the year. On Tuesday 19th May, at 7.30pm, they’re hosting a demonstration by Lee Berrill called ‘Flights of Fancy’. Tickets are £4 and everyone is welcome. The demonstration takes place at Furley Hall, Maidstone Road, […]

Read More » | March 31, 2015 | Category: news | Comments: none

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Iestyn Davies concert rescheduled

Due to unforeseen circumstances the concert to have been given by Iestyn Davies and Elizabeth Kenny on 20th March has been rescheduled and will now take place on Saturday 7th November, 2015. We hope that ticket holders will be happy to transfer their tickets, but a full refund is available to those for whom this […]

Read More » | February 27, 2015 | Category: news | Comments: none

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Two places for the Prudential Ride London 2015

Would you like a place on this stunning 100 mile cycle ride which takes place on 2 August 2015? Though you can no longer take part via the ballot, the good news is that Jessie’s Fund has two precious places available. Following the 2012 Olympic legacy by starting in Queen Elizabeth Park, the Prudential RideLondon […]

Read More » | February 16, 2015 | Category: news | Comments: none

Hats by Jacky

‘Hats by Jacky’ supporting Jessie’s Fund

‘Hats by Jacky’ is a new website selling individually designed hats, hand-crocheted and made to order for people of any age, and also special designs for those who have had chemotherapy. Jacky is very active with hand-made arts and crafts, using her artistic talent to make greetings cards, and she donates all her profits to […]

Read More » | February 26, 2015 | Category: news | Comments: none

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Amsterdam 300 Ride

After a fantastic ride in Northern Ireland last year, we’re going back to the Netherlands for a bigger and better ride than ever in July. 2015 is Jessie’s Fund’s 20th anniversary year, so this will be a special ride – the longest we’ve done, at 300 miles. There’ll be two groups – those who want […]

Read More » | January 28, 2013 | Category: news | Comments: none

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‘Fallen Angel’ world premiere

If you join York band Vesper Walk as they open the curtains to the world premiere of their ‘Fallen Angel’ show at the National Centre For Early Music in York on Saturday March 14th you can be sure of two things – a night as quirky and colourful as the band themselves and stories as […]

Read More » | February 3, 2015 | Category: news | Comments: none

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Lunchtime Concert in Oxford, 9 March

Pianists Diana Hinds and Elizabeth Kreager will be giving a lunchtime recital on Monday 9th March, at 1pm.  It will take place at St Michael at the North Gate, Cornmarket, Oxford, and in the programme will be the Mother Goose Suite by Ravel, Ligeti’s Sonatina and the Fantasie in F minor by Schubert. Admission is […]

Read More » | February 9, 2015 | Category: news | Comments: none