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 (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 […]

Farm News (February 27, 2017)

Farm School Manager Vacancy

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to lead our original Farm, Nethercott House in Devon, as its next Farm School Manager.  After 40 years of pioneering work offering city children an immersive experience of life on a working farm […]

Farm News (February 27, 2017)

Education Officer Vacancy

  This is a great opportunity to join our team in a new role, working with our farms to extend and enhance existing school partnerships and developing new and exciting ways of engaging with schools, children and others in the […]

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 […]

Fundraising News (February 24, 2017)

War Horse: Only Remembered at Pentillie Castle

This summer, Michael Morpurgo will tell his powerful and deeply-moving story of War Horse: Only Remembered at Pentillie Castle. The story is of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey, who witnesses the pity of war on both sides of […]

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.  […]