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Northern Ireland bike ride

Northern Ireland Cycle Adventure

Last year we had our own version of the Tour de Flandres, and this year we plan to follow in the tracks of the Giro d’Italia, which kicks off with its Grande Partenza in Belfast. Whilst all our other rides have set out from Hull, sailing east, this time we go west from Liverpool for our Northern Ireland […]

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

Laura Kindelan

Laura Kindelan EP Launch, York

Talented young singer-songwriter Laura Kindelan will be launching her first EP, ‘Rise’, at the Basement, City Screen, York, at 8pm on Friday 2nd May. She’ll be joined by Eve Maule-Cole and Tim Downie, acoustic duo ‘According to Eve’, and by Beth McCarthy (of recent ‘The Voice’ fame). Tickets: £6 on the door. (Age restricitions: 14+) Proceeds […]

Read More » | March 28, 2014 | Category: news | Comments: none

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Octave Vocal Ensemble in Bury St Edmunds

Octave Vocal Ensemble. Saturday 10th May, 7.30pm. Quaker Meeting House, St. John’s Street, Bury St. Edmunds. Music by Byrd, Parsons, Gibbons, Morley, Monteverdi, Gabrieli, de Wert, Tippett, Bairstow, Vaughan Williams…..amongst others! Tickets: £8 (£4 children/students), available from Balaam’s Music Shop, Risbygate St, Bury St Edmunds, or from Cathy Cass on 01359 270785. Also available at […]

Read More » | September 13, 2012 | 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

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Tamworth Bluegrass Festival

Tamworth Bluegrass Festival will be supporting Jessie’s Fund for the second year running, having raised almost £800 for us last year. The festival takes place 13th – 15th June 2014, at Bolehall Manor Club, Amington Road, Tamworth, Staffs, B77 3LH. The site is open from noon on 12th June to noon on 16th June. Tickets are […]

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

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Musical Bumps helps us again

Musical Bumps has supported Jessie’s Fund again this Christmas with parties at their various branches. They’ve raised an amazing £1013! Musical Bumps has been making donations to Jessie’s Fund since 2008, and have now donated over £8,000! Thank you to all the generous families, and to the musicians: we hope you’ve had some lovely parties with lots of […]

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


Jessie’s Fund and the NYO

Jessie’s Fund will be working with members of the fantastic National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain on the NYO ‘Inspire Day’, on 7th April. This will take place in Durham, at the beginning of the orchestra’s residency there. We will bring together 10 talented young musicians with 10 students from special schools, and, with the expert guidance of two excellent music […]

Read More » | January 29, 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 £130. This is their 10th donation to Jessie’s Fund, and brings their total to £715. The Coffee Shop is a community project run by volunteers.  In addition to light refreshments, they sell visual arts and local handcrafts, fresh flowers and second […]

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

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Handicrafts for Jessie’s Fund

For a few years Jacky has been selling her unusual handicrafts at Elysian Treasures, a shop in Hythe, in aid of Jessie’s Fund. Now she and her friend Julie have teamed up to create an online shop at You can buy hats, fingerless gloves, brooches, keyrings and tea/coffee cosies, with prices ranging from as […]

Read More » | December 9, 2013 | Category: news | Comments: none

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The Funding Network

The Funding Network Celebrity Festive Funding Event on 2nd December was a resounding success, with generous donors pledging a total of £63,000 to five charities. Jessie’s Fund is delighted to announce that we will receive a stunning grant of almost £15,000, which includes the all-important Gift Aid tax benefit. Our Patron, Victoria Wood, presented our case absolutely […]

Read More » | November 14, 2013 | Category: news | Comments: none