Fundraising news

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 […]

November 3, 2016

Spreading Christmas cheer in Princesshay

Join us as we bring Christmas cheer to Exeter city centre on Saturday 17 December, along with fantastic musicians and our ‘vintage’ Massey Ferguson 165. We have a number of musicians taking to the Princesshay stage throughout the day, including […]

November 1, 2016

Sheep Ahoy! in Hatherleigh

This year the Hatherleigh Festival are supporting Farms for City Children through auctioning off MDF sheep! Residents of Hatherleigh and the surrounding area painted, collaged and decorated MDF sheep which were displayed as part of Hatherleigh Festival in September.   […]

October 26, 2016

Please vote for Wick Court!

We are looking for votes on the Aviva Community Fund website to raise over £10,000 to help us finish our roundhouse at Wick Court. We are very grateful for recent funding from Tesco’s “Bag’s of Help” scheme, which allowed us […]

October 3, 2016

The Best Christmas Present in the World

To celebrate our 40th anniversary, there will be a unique Christmas concert performed by Michael Morpurgo, Virginia McKenna and a capella group, Voices at the Door at 7.30pm on Friday 2nd December at Exeter Cathedral. The event is being sponsored […]

October 3, 2016

Wick Court Roundhouse

For the children staying at Wick Court, each week ends with an afternoon of ‘Woodland activities’. They build dens and get involved in seasonal rural crafts, followed by a time around the lit campfire, where Bill Church, our birdwatcher-cum-storyteller tells […]

October 3, 2016

War Horse – Only Remembered

On Friday 15 July we held a special evening at Nethercott House, where Michael Morpurgo told the powerful and deeply moving story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey, accompanied by the highly acclaimed and former War Horse National Theatre […]

October 3, 2016

Friends of Treginnis Summer Fête

We had a fantastic time at our Friends of Treginnis Summer Fête this year, with a full day of entertainment! There were choirs, brass bands, swooping falcons and waddling ducks, along with plenty of cake! This year’s fête was particularly […]

October 3, 2016

Nethercott Summer Country Fair

We had a beautifully sunny day for our Nethercott Summer Country Fair this year! Over 500 people attended the day and enjoyed taking part in all the activities. There were archery demonstrations, Morris dancers, shanty songs from Mariners Away, chick […]

June 29, 2016

Pedalling from coast to coast

Why not join us for our charity cycle ride, taking in some beautiful views and a timely stop at Nethercott House for lunch. See below for more details.

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