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.

Newsletter

2017 Spring

Welcome to our latest newsletter! In this edition we introduce our new Trustee, Justin Albert, share a little about the schools who have visited us in the last six months, and look forward to a number of events coming up […]

Fundraising News (April 5, 2017)

The Emperor’s New Clothes at Nethercott House

Join us at the end of term on Friday 14 July at Nethercott House from 5:30pm for a fantastic performance of “The Emperor’s New Clothes”! We will have hog roast rolls and drinks available to purchase, or you can bring […]

Fundraising News (April 5, 2017)

Open Farm Sunday

This year each of our three farms will be taking part in LEAF’s Open Farm Sunday on 11th June! You can come and see our farms in action at various times throughout the day. Nethercott House, our Devon farm, will be open […]

Fundraising News (April 5, 2017)

St Paul’s Walden Bury Run

On Sunday 24 September, St Paul’s Walden Bury are hosting three runs in aid of Farms for City Children – a 10km, 5km and a 2km – starting from 11am. This hidden gem of a run takes place over a […]

Fundraising News (April 5, 2017)

Speakers unite for an evening of stories and song

On Wednesday 3 May, some of Britain’s best-loved names will be joining Michael Morpurgo for a special evening of stories and song in aid of our work at Farms for City Children. Celebrating our glorious countryside and the important part […]

Fundraising News (April 5, 2017)

Handlebards return to Wick Court

The HandleBards theatre company are cycling to Wick Court to perform their unique version of As You Like It. These are four actors who spend the summer cycling from London to Edinburgh carrying all their costumes, set, props and camping […]

Fundraising News (March 17, 2017)

Fundraising Assistant Vacancy

This is a varied role offering diverse experience including fundraising administration, donor stewardship, fundraising and events organisation. We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual with a passion for charity fundraising to join our small and committed fundraising team, delivering practical […]

Fundraising News (March 10, 2017)

Sheep Ahoy from Hatherleigh Festival available to buy

Following a very successful Hatherleigh Festival, 23 MDF decorated sheep were auctioned off in aid of Farms for City Children and Hatherleigh Festival, raising £818 to date. They now have their final 7 sheep, including ‘Minion’, ‘Birthday Girl’, ‘Winnie’ and […]

Fundraising News (March 8, 2017)

Devon Coast to Coast on 21 July

Following a successful Coast to Coast bike ride last year, Elsevier Exeter are organising Second Annual Ride Across Devon on Friday 21 July! We are looking for lots of adventurous bike riders to take part, with the ride totally 126.4km, or 78.5 […]

Fundraising News (February 24, 2017)

Ugbrooke Spring Fair

On Wednesday 26th April 2017 will be a Spring Shopping Fair at Ugbrooke House in Chudleigh. The fair is being held to raise funds for Farms for City Children, the charity founded by Michael and Clare Morpurgo in 1976, and […]