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Keyline Colchester helps children’s charity park toy cars

Keyline Colchester helps children’s charity park toy cars

Press releases   •   Dec 21, 2017 18:30 GMT

​The Colchester branch of Keyline was delighted to donate materials to The Sick Children’s Trust to enable the charity to build a shelter for outdoor toys kept at Acorn House.

Michael Crawford hosts afternoon tea in Cambridge for Sick Children’s Trust

Michael Crawford hosts afternoon tea in Cambridge for Sick Children’s Trust

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2015 15:04 BST

Tickets now on sale for an afternoon of tea and fizz with our President Michael Crawford CBE in Cambridge.

Acorn House cooks up £5k funding

Acorn House cooks up £5k funding

Press releases   •   Jun 23, 2014 16:52 BST

Community award from Engage Mutual ensures special space for families of sick children

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Family put on glitzy ball in support of charities who saved son’s life

Family put on glitzy ball in support of charities who saved son’s life

News   •   Sep 02, 2019 16:03 BST

A Suffolk family have come together with friends to organise a black-tie event to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust, Essex and Herts Air Ambulance and the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, all of which supported them when their son suffered a freak accident.

Local charity worker recognised as unsung hero in the happy list 2019

Local charity worker recognised as unsung hero in the happy list 2019

News   •   Aug 27, 2019 13:30 BST

Acorn and Chestnut House Manager, Abi Abdel-aal, has been recognised in The Independent Happy List 2019 for her dedication and commitment to families with seriously ill children at The Rosie and Addenbrooke's Hospitals.

The small home comforts of a warm room, hot shower, fluffy towels, and working kitchen make a world of difference.

The small home comforts of a warm room, hot shower, fluffy towels, and working kitchen make a world of difference.

News   •   Aug 02, 2019 14:22 BST

Parents Michael and Holly have been supported at Acorn House on more than one occasion. Both their children, Max and Lyra, were born with a rare condition occurring in 1 in 1,000 children and have needed hospital treatment in Cambridge over the last three years.

Acorn House gets baking to raise some dough for the return of Big Chocolate Tea

Acorn House gets baking to raise some dough for the return of Big Chocolate Tea

News   •   May 16, 2019 16:02 BST

Our Cambridge team at Acorn and Chestnut Houses alongside volunteers baked away for families and supporters on Wednesday 1 May to raise £560 as part of Big Chocolate Tea.

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Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights

Events   •   Aug 13, 2015 15:34 BST

Dance the night away at a 'Boogie Nights' fundraiser for The Sick Children's Trust at the beautiful Swavesey Windmill in Cambridge. With music and dancing, this is a fun evening raising money for our Cambridge 'Homes from Home'. Tickets cost £5 and are available by calling 01223 586806 / 01223 274191 or by emailing sandra.peckham@sickchildrenstrust.org.

Sep 26, 19:30 - 23:30 BST

Swavesey Windmill, Hale Road, Swavesey, Cambridge, CB24 4QP

Dame Vivienne Westwood and Harry Potter talk

Dame Vivienne Westwood and Harry Potter talk

Events   •   Sep 16, 2014 09:42 BST

Ian Kelly, award-winning actor and writer will give an illustrated talk about his recently published biography of Dame Vivienne Westwood and his acting career to the Cambridge Committee. Tickets are £10 including a wine reception and are available from here: http://www.sickchildrenstrust.org/Get_involved/Committees/Cambridge/index.html Photo credit: Wikipedia

Nov 14, 19:30 - 21:00 GMT

Newnham College, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge

Cambridge Fundraising Committee Tea Party

Cambridge Fundraising Committee Tea Party

Events   •   Sep 15, 2014 16:41 BST

The Cambridge Fundraising Committee will be joined by famous authors; Diane Redmond and Adele Geras to talk about their varied writing careers over a delicious afternoon tea at Freemasons' Hall in Cambridge. Tickets are £12 including afternoon tea and are available from here: http://www.sickchildrenstrust.org/Get_involved/Committees_and_Committee_Events/Cambridge_Committee/index.html

Oct 08, 13:30 - 16:00 BST

Freemasons' Hall, Bateman Street, Cambridge