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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

Amsterdam ride

Amsterdam 300 Ride, 2015

After a fantastic ride in Northern Ireland in May, we’re going back to the Netherlands for a bigger and better ride than ever next 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 to […]

Read More » | January 28, 2013 | 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

Pokey Hole

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

Eboracum Baroque

Eboracum Baroque in Cambridge

Eboracum Baroque, a group of young musicians directed by Chris Parsons, will be performing Handel’s Coronation Anthems and Water Music in Great St Mary’s Church, Cambridge on Saturday 14th June. The concert starts at 7.30pm, and tickets are £10 (concessions available), from here. A donation from the proceeds will be made to Jessie’s Fund.

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Northern Ireland bike ride

Off to Northern Ireland

Our team of 18 cyclists and one support driver head off to Northern Ireland on our sponsored ride on 23rd May. We riding over 70 miles a day, with a few hills thrown in, and our sponsorship target is £10,000. Could you help us reach that? Every pound counts. You can sponsor the team here and […]

Read More » | May 16, 2014 | Category: news | Comments: none