Category: Events & Fundraising

Open Garden Thanks
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Open Garden Thanks

Thank you so much to everyone who helped, visited and supported our Garden Open weekend. Around 100 people attended each day and were welcomed, able to purchase from some lovely stalls and then enjoy a delicious tea on the lawn served by the smiling faces of the CRESS family. £3537 was raised at the event...

Donation Enables Food Distribution to IDPs
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Donation Enables Food Distribution to IDPs

The Diocese of Liwolo (DOL) was given 60 bags of rice to transport to the IDPs (Internally displaced people) in Logo. A local family in the Chalke Valley donated the money they raised by selling plants and this enabled CRESS to fund the transportation of the rice so it could be delivered to those in...

Jamie has completed his fund raising walk
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Jamie has completed his fund raising walk

Jamie had an amazing day on Saturday walking from Winchester Cathedral to Salisbury Cathedral and on to Great Wishford to raise money for CRESS and the Acorn Trust. Thank you so much to all of you who sponsored him he has raised just over £3000 – Amazing job – we will let you know how...

11year old’s fund-raising success
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11year old’s fund-raising success

11 year old student Johann ran a Christmas Art House event raising funds for CRESS in Nunton Church last weekend. He also arranged a concert for the opening night which was well attended. The funds he has raised are going to provide a Christmas meal for staff at the CRESS funded Clinic in Mijale, the...

CRESS Open Garden – Thank you
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CRESS Open Garden – Thank you

The weather was kind on 15th & 16th of June when Caroline Lamb founder and CEO of CRESS opened her gardens at Knighton Manor, Broadchalke to raise funds for the 10th Anniversary Trip this autumn. Over the two afternoons 260 people came and enjoyed wandering through the flowers and sitting on the magnificent lawn to...

Charity Sale in Aid of CRESS
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Charity Sale in Aid of CRESS

On Friday 10th May 10.00am – 2.00pm Church Farm House, Coombe Bissett, Salisbury, SP5 4LR Join us for coffee, cake and a browse. A popular selection of stalls and all proceeds to buy essential medicines for our CRESS clinic.

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New book – raising money for CRESS

Anne Johns and Jenny Head, authors of Inspired to Teach, which records the history of the former College of Sarum St Michael (Salisbury Training College), will be publishing their second book in May 2019. We Will Teach! is based on thorough original research and  focuses on the link between Salisbury and the Channel Islands. Between...

Manor Singers Fundraising Event
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Manor Singers Fundraising Event

The Manor Singers are an A Capella ensemble of 16 voices who perform in and around Salisbury. They will be performing a selection of Choral Classics, interspersed with some Negro Spirituals from Tippet’s ‘A Child of our Time’ Oratorio and finishing with some lighter pieces from the 20th Century. Tickets: voluntary donation £25 From: The...

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