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Yorkshire Children of Courage

Your vote for Jessie’s Fund counts

The Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards were established by the St James’s Place Foundation in 2011 to recognise children in the region who have done extraordinary things. This year the awards include a Group Award for the first time, and Jessie’s Fund is one of the 3 finalists. It’s the public who votes, so it’s […]

Read More » | September 9, 2014 | Category: news | Comments: none

Fulham Symphony Orchestra

Fulham Symphony Orchestra

Fulham Symphony Orchestra, established over 50 years ago, will be playing in memory of a long-standing player, Herman Scott, and will be supporting Jessie’s Fund at the same time. An afternoon concert on Sunday 21st September, the programme of Elgar, Beethoven and Mendelssohn will be conducted by the orchestra’s Musical Director, Mark Dooley. Read more […]

Read More » | August 4, 2014 | Category: news | Comments: none

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Pennine Sinfonia Autumn Concert

The Pennine Sinfonia’s successful inaugural concert, in March 2014, raised much appreciated money Jessie’s Fund, as will their Autumn concert. The orchestra is a mix of professional musicians, students, teachers and community musicians who come together to enjoy playing great music and working together. The Autumn concert, directed by George Kennaway and Arthur Butterworth, takes […]

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Autumn training courses

We’ve already had a lot of enquiries about our popular two-day training courses, ‘Making Music with Special Children’, which take place in the Autumn. There’s a course in York (20th/21st November) and one in London (24th/25th November). If you work with children with special needs and would like to get ideas about how to use […]

Read More » | August 1, 2014 | Category: news | Comments: none

North Curry Community Coffee Shop

Community Coffee Shop support

A big thank you to North Curry Community Coffee Shop for sending a donation of £60. This is their 11th donation to Jessie’s Fund, and brings their total to £775. The Coffee Shop is a community project run by volunteers. They lease part of a restored farm stable near the centre of North Curry.  Their home-made cakes […]

Read More » | January 3, 2014 | Category: news | Comments: none

Tamarisk supports Jessie’s Fund again

Tamarisk is a singing group set up, run by and made up of parents of young children in the Burton-on-Trent area.  The children play while the parents sing. Tamarisk have been supporting us for two years, and at their June concert they raised £168, partly through donations for cakes made by members of the choir! They’re talking […]

Read More » | June 19, 2014 | Category: news | Comments: none

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Derwent and Minster Lions Charity Concert

We’re delighted that the Lions Clubs of Derwent and Minster once again supported Jessie’s Fund with their Summer Charity Concert, on Saturday 12th July, at the Auditorium, Queen Margaret’s School, Escrick, YO19 6EU. There was a wine and canapé reception, and compère William Jenkyns presided over the event, which included Beverley Brass Band, Euphonics WI Choir, guitarist […]

Read More » | June 21, 2014 | Category: news | Comments: none

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Tamworth Bluegrass Festival

Tamworth Bluegrass Festival, which took place in the middle of June, has support us for the second year running, raising £722. This brings their total donations to Jessie’s Fund to £1,500, which is hugely appreciated. Many thanks to Dave Teague, and to all the musicians involved.

Read More » | January 22, 2014 | Category: news | Comments: none

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The Pokey Hole supports Jessie’s Fund

The Pokey Hole is a live music club based at The Miners Welfare Club in the village of Moira, South Derbyshire. They offer great music on a monthly basis featuring many well known artists as well as emerging new talent. So far they’ve raised over £4,000 for us, and we’re delighted that they are hoping to […]

Read More » | February 18, 2013 | Category: news | Comments: none

Harrow School Come and Sing

‘Come and Sing’ Messiah at Harrow School

We are delighted that Harrow School’s 2014 Leavers have decided to put on a performance of Handel’s Messiah on Sunday 22nd June, in aid of Jessie’s Fund.  All are welcome to either sing in the chorus or to join the audience. Chorus rehearsal from 2.30pm. Performance at 4.00pm. At Harrow School Speech Room, Old Schools Building, Church Hill, Harrow on the […]

Read More » | May 20, 2014 | Category: news | Comments: none