News & Events


We’re a Proms 2015 charity!

We’re thrilled to have been chosen as one of the four Promenaders’ Musical Charities this year. A dedicated group of Prommers go to all the Proms concerts in the Royal Albert Hall and wield collection buckets – last year they raised £94,000! So if you’re going to the Proms this year, be sure to have […]

Read More » | May 28, 2015 | Category: news | Comments: none


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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Concerts in May

On 10th May the Fitzwilliam String Quartet played an all Beethoven programme at the lovely Old Church in Stoke Newington – to a packed and appreciative audience. Beethoven also features in the concert on Wednesday 20th May, at Toll Gavel United Church, Beverley. Alongside his Septet, which was one of the most popular works of […]

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

Summer concert in St Alban’s

On Saturday 27th June Sandringham School Community Choir will be performing music ranging from Mozart to the Bee Gees, conducted by Alex Flood. The concert starts at 7pm, at St Peter’s Church, St Albans AL1 3HG. Admission is FREE, and there will be a retiring collection in aid of Jessie’s Fund.

Read More » | May 28, 2015 | Category: news | Comments: none

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Octave Vocal Ensemble

Our friends at Octave Vocal Ensemble are performing for Jessie’s Fund again – at 7.30pm on Saturday 6th June 2015, at The Quaker Meeting House, St John’s Street, Bury St Edmunds. They’ll be joined by cellist Yalda Davis and pianist James Recknell in a programme called ‘Love and Marriage – Five Centuries of Music and […]

Read More » | May 7, 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

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‘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