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Get together with the people you love to raise money for local hospices

Posted on 26 July 2016

Be part of the first Big Get Together for Pilgrims Hospices by holding a big night in, a coffee morning or social with friends and ask your guests to make a donation. It could be a family barbeque; a cocktails-and-canapés evening; watching a film and eating pizza in your pyjamas or a good old-fashioned natter over [...]

Hats are all the rage for Pilgrims Hospices Summer Fair

Posted on 26 July 2016

Ascot may be famous for its hats, but Pilgrims Hospices are hoping its new accessory stall with its fabulous collection of hats suitable for all occasions will be just as inspirational. If you need one for a summer wedding then head over to see what delights they have. The very select accessory stall this year will [...]

A beautiful moonlit sky for Starlight Stroll in Broadstairs

Posted on 26 July 2016

There were bright lights over Broadstairs as hundreds walked for Pilgrims Hospices on Friday night. Over 400 supporters signed up for the 80s themed 8km walk from Broadstairs Pavilion to Ramsgate and back. Karen Kenward community fundraising manager for Pilgrims Hospices said: “I would like to thank each and every person for supporting the event on the [...]

Fundraising fun vintage style

Posted on 12 July 2016

The sun shone on Westgate Gardens on Saturday and Pilgrims Hospices Vintage Tea and Fair made a spectacular debut. Staff and volunteers transformed the gardens in Canterbury into a vintage delight with a spectacular show of vintage clothes, gift stalls and of course glorious cakes with tea. Pilgrims supporters enjoyed music from the steel band from [...]

Families join together to welcome new Pilgrims Memory Trees

Posted on 7 July 2016

Supporters, staff and volunteers came together for Pilgrims Hospices official launches of their new Memory Trees in Ashford, Canterbury and Thanet last week. The Memory Trees are hand sculptured work of art displayed in the hospice receptions where people can choose to have a personally engraved leaf on a tree in return for a donation. Wendy Hills, [...]

Heroic supporter Nik attempts World Record for hospice

Posted on 6 July 2016

Nik Blyth from Ashford will be showing his burning ambition to support Pilgrims this summer as he attempts a World Record fundraiser with a twist… The school worker from Noth School Ashford is a seasoned charity challenger, but in his most ambitious attempt yet he will be aiming to make the world’s fastest half marathon dressed as a fireman. Nik says he [...]

Summer tea party will bring vintage style

Posted on 4 July 2016

Pilgrims Hospices annual summer fair will take a brand new look this year with plenty of vintage style. There’s an open invitation to everyone to come and join in at the new venue of Tower House, Westgate Gardens in Canterbury on Saturday 9 July, with plenty treats on offer. Expect traditional cream teas, cakes and plenty of fun for all [...]

Get ready for a night to remember – Broadstairs Starlight Stroll is almost here

Posted on 1 July 2016

It’s time to get ready for a night to remember – Pilgrims Starlight Stroll is coming to Broadstairs on Friday 22nd July. Take a walk under the stars in Support of Pilgrims Hospices. Click here to register  The 8k walk starts with an Abba Tribute bringing an amazing party atmosphere and then on to a warm up, before the [...]

PJ Walkers brave thunderstorms to blaze a trail for Pilgrims

Posted on 27 June 2016

This year saw the eighth night time fundraising walk around Ashford to raise vital funds for Pilgrims Hospices services. Despite thunderstorms, torrential rain and even a power outage, everyone was determined not to let the weather dampen their high spirits. Beneath the downpour, volunteers registered the walkers; including 196 determined people who had decided to sign [...]

Pilgrims popular Pyjama Walk is here

Posted on 24 June 2016

On Saturday 25 June supporters from all around Ashford and beyond will be walking for Pilgrims Hospice care in the famous annual 10k Pyjama Walk. They will take to the streets in jim-jams, with glow sticks, flashing headgear and anything that will bring some extra fun to this amazing charity fun walk. So bring out your [...]



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