Fundraising news

March 24, 2016

Michael Morpurgo Gaitpost Interview

As the curtain falls on War Horse and Joey is put out to grass for a well-earned rest, The Gaitpost chat to Michael Morpurgo about his inspiration for Farms for City Children… Read here

March 18, 2016

War Horse Gala in London

The first big event in the 40th Anniversary calendar was the War Horse Gala in London, at the New London Theatre. On February 25th we invited nearly 1000 children from across London who had all been visiting farmers for a […]

March 18, 2016

Wick Court Bags £10,000!

FARMS FOR CITY CHILDREN has bagged a share of a £11.5million carrier bag charge fund! We are delighted to announce we have bagged £10,000 from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. The supermarket teamed up with Groundwork to launch its Bags […]

March 16, 2016

Memories from James Morritt

James visited Nethercott House as a young farmer for a week in the 80’s and has shared his memories of muck and magic with us – thank you so much James! Memories from James Morritt

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 […]

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