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Christmas Carols at Godinton

Posted on 16 January 2017

Join us for traditional carols and support the amazing work of The Pilgrims Hospices.  Enjoy the ambience of the Great Hall, freshly decorated with festive swags and traditional tree.  Christmas classics, familiar favourites and traditional readings.  Booking essential, tickets limited all proceeds to Pilgrims.   Please contact Rachael for tickets.  

Sensational snappers reap rewards for Ashford ward

Posted on 6 January 2017

When Wendy Kelk, our Hospice Services Manager in Ashford, put out a call for new local-interest photographs to hang in the hospice ward corridors she wanted to provide a comforting and pleasing environment for patients and their visitors. Thanks to a great response from some keen photographers who got snapping straight away for us we have [...]

Christmas Carol Concert

Posted on 8 December 2016

Ashford Choral Society would like to extend a warm invitation to their Christmas Carol Concert at St Mary’s Church in the centre of Ashford. There will be a retiring collection on behalf of Pilgrims Hospices and Shelterbox. For full details of how to buy tickets click on poster for information.  

Harrison and Hayden’s home baked cakes promote community spirit

Posted on 5 December 2016

In November Harrison and Hayden Hopkins decided they wanted to make cakes and sell them in aid of Pilgrims Hospices. So one Saturday they donned their chef’s outfits baked cakes and then changing into hospice tee shirts, visited houses close to their home in the community of Challock offering cakes for a donation. They raised [...]

Shepway choir brings ‘love and warmth’ to ward

Posted on 29 November 2016

Pilgrims Hospice in Ashford was filled with warmth and song thanks to a visit from some very special, and talented volunteers. The 30-strong choir from local group Shepway Voices came to sing songs for patients and families currently being cared for on the inpatient ward. It was an especially poignant performance as one of the patients, John [...]

Deadline approaches for Kent-wide Christmas Draw

Posted on 7 November 2016

This week Raffles, Pilgrims Hospices mascot bear has been spotted around post boxes in east Kent encouraging supporters to hurry and send back their Pilgrims Hospices 20th Anniversary draw entries. The draw is closing in a couple of weeks’ time and he wants everyone to have a chance to win some prizes in time for [...]

Eyes down for a full house

Posted on 3 November 2016

Pilgrims Hospice Ashford bingo night is now in its 4th successful year. The last Friday evening of each month plays host to as many as 120 people playing for a Pilgrims ‘Full House’. It’s brilliant to see so many supporters  enjoying our bingo evenings. Gary Kirton, from Pilgrims Hospice Ashford maintenance department who organises the bingo evenings [...]

Bollywood dancing the night away for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 28 October 2016

The Ashford Alms, a local fundraising group held a Bollywood evening at Hothfield Village Hall that raised more than £500 for Pilgrims Hospices. The event on Saturday, October 15 included a three course Indian diner, live music, Indian dance and much more. Mr Abymon Mathew from Kennington, one of the organiser, explained why they supported Pilgrims Hospices: [...]

New Pilgrims Wellbeing and Social Programme launches

Posted on 25 September 2016

A new service to help people with a life limiting illness to access the support they need earlier is set to launch across east Kent. The Wellbeing and Social Programme is free for anyone in the later stages of a life limiting illness and aims to enhance their wellbeing in mind and body. Cate Russell, Pilgrims Hospices Chief [...]

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 [...]