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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

March 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

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