News

This page shows the latest stories from all our news sections (farm news, fundraising news and our newsletters ) on one page, plus you can join our mailing list.

Fundraising News (January 31, 2017)

Bondleigh Barn Band play for Farms for City Children!

The Bondleigh Barn Band, a group of over 40 players of brass, woodwind and string instruments (as well as guitar, banjo, mandolin and keyboards) will present a programme of music from across four centuries in a variety of styles.  Audience […]

Farm News (January 20, 2017)

HRH Princess Royal visits Nethercott House

On Tuesday 17th January, HRH, The Princess Royal, visited Nethercott House to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Farms for City Children. Having arrived by helicopter, Princess Anne was greeted by the Lord Lieutenant and founders of the charity, Michael and Clare Morpurgo.  […]

Fundraising News (January 20, 2017)

HRH Princess Royal visits Nethercott House

On Tuesday 17th January, HRH, The Princess Royal, visited Nethercott House to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Farms for City Children. Having arrived by helicopter, Princess Anne was greeted by the Lord Lieutenant and founders of the charity, Michael and Clare Morpurgo.  […]

Farm News (January 13, 2017)

Do you enjoy gardening?

Nethercott House are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help bring our Victorian kitchen walled garden back to life! If you have a few hours to spare each week, enjoy plenty of fresh air and mixing with like-minded people, then join […]

Fundraising News (December 20, 2016)

Princesshay Takeover a Success

On Saturday 17 December, Farms for City Children spread Christmas cheer throughout Exeter city centre with music, a fitness class, santa hats and a decorated worn out Massey Ferguson 165 tractor. Thankfully the day was quite mild, and Camper Coffee and […]

Fundraising News (December 6, 2016)

Exeter Cathedral packed for The Best Christmas Present in the World

On Friday 2nd December at Exeter Cathedral, Michael Morpurgo and Virginia McKenna narrated Michael’s story “The Best Christmas Present in the World”. This story revisits the trenches and tells the haunting story of Christmas 1914 when soldiers on both sides put […]

Fundraising News (November 3, 2016)

Spreading Christmas cheer in Princesshay

Join us as we bring Christmas cheer to Exeter city centre on Saturday 17 December, along with fantastic musicians and our ‘vintage’ Massey Ferguson 165. We have a number of musicians taking to the Princesshay stage throughout the day, including […]

Fundraising News (November 1, 2016)

Sheep Ahoy! in Hatherleigh

This year the Hatherleigh Festival are supporting Farms for City Children through auctioning off MDF sheep! Residents of Hatherleigh and the surrounding area painted, collaged and decorated MDF sheep which were displayed as part of Hatherleigh Festival in September.   […]

Fundraising News (October 26, 2016)

Please vote for Wick Court!

We are looking for votes on the Aviva Community Fund website to raise over £10,000 to help us finish our roundhouse at Wick Court. We are very grateful for recent funding from Tesco’s “Bag’s of Help” scheme, which allowed us […]

Newsletter

2016 Autumn

Have a read of our latest newsletter, including news from our farms and forthcoming events, including Michael Morpurgo and Virginia McKenna performing The Best Christmas Present in the World on 2 December at Exeter Cathedral. We are also looking for […]