Fundraising news

March 14, 2016

Marathon Man Rides Again!

“Seven years have elapsed since MM crossed the line at the London Marathon and vowed never to be so stupid again. He has been true to his word but a new challenge has arisen and MM plans to ride his […]

March 10, 2016

Rackenford Raise Funds for FfCC

The Rackenford All England Tennis Tournament chose to support Farms for City Children as their charity of the year in 2015, and organiser Rosie Edmundston-Lowe raised further funds for us by asking for donations in lieu of birthday gifts. In […]

March 8, 2016

Memories, Muck and Magic.

Debbie Millard has written a brilliant piece about her connections to the charity, and her ongoing support to the farms. After visiting Nethercott House and Wick Court, Debbie has shared her memories of growing up with a father avid about […]

February 16, 2016

Wick Court Chosen for Bags of Help!

We are delighted to announce that Wick Court has been chosen as one of the projects in this area to receive funding from Tesco’s carrier bag charges – we are guaranteed £8000 and might even receive £12000.  The money will […]

January 25, 2016

ESE Direct Donate Wheelbarrows!

Huge thank you to ESE Direct who donated some brilliant new wheelbarrows to Nethercott House! Read all about their generous support here.

January 25, 2016

War Horse at the New London Theatre

Michael Morpurgo has called Farms for City Children his greatest story and to help celebrate the work and achievements of this unique charity, Farms for City Children are putting on a special gala matinee performance of the National Theatre’s award-winning […]

December 7, 2015

Devon contractors ‘pool’ together to renovate pond

Contractors from Devon have all worked together as a team to renovate an overgrown and disused pond at Nethercott House. The pond which would have been a particularly lovely feature of the Grade II listed house’s grounds hasn’t had water […]

November 24, 2015

Where My Wellies Take Me

Where My Wellies Take Me 2pm The Lowry, Salford Quays. Based on Clare and Michael Morpurgo’s book, Where My Wellies Take Me follows Pippa, its 9 year old heroine, on a May Day ramble through local woods, farms and fields. A […]

November 5, 2015

On Angel Wings

A magical retelling of the Christmas story by Michael Morpurgo. Performed by Michael and actress Nandi Bhebhe on Tuesday 8th December, 7pm at St John’s Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HA. Accompanied by Voices at the Door singing Christmas carols and […]

July 31, 2015

Thank you to the Mayor’s Fund for London

  Huge thanks to the Mayor’s Fund for London initiative ‘Penny for London’ for supporting Farms for City Children by subsidising week long stays for 15 primary school children from Southwark this year. Of the 3,000 children who stay with […]

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