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Variety Show

Posted on 16 November 2017

Ashford Barbershop Harmony Club proudly presents its Variety Show. East Kent Chorus & friends bring you an evening of music and fun in aid of the Pilgrims Hospices and chorus funds. Acts confirmed include a comedy duo, an American singer, a magician and of course the East Kent Chorus. Tickets are £8 per person and can be purchased [...]

Pilgrims Hospices Christmas fair raises more than £18,000

Posted on 14 November 2017

The annual Pilgrims Hospice Ashford Christmas Fair, held at The Towers School in Kennington on Saturday 11 November, has raised more than £18,000 for hospice care across east Kent. For the first time, Santa was joined by other special guests including Elsa from Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, Tinkerbell, Fireman Sam and several cast members of [...]

Harrisons Super Cafe

Posted on 31 October 2017

  Harrisons Super Cafe returns this year on Saturday 9th December 10am - 2pm at the Ashford Prep School, Great Chart. Lots of delicious cakes and refreshments for sale. Bid in an amazing auction to win golf days, glider flights and so much more. Win fabulous prizes in the raffle. Hope to see you there!    

Pick Your Own Pumpkin!

Posted on 5 October 2017

Pick Your Own Pumpkin welcomes you to become a ‘Pumpkin Picker’ and choose your perfect pumpkin for the Halloween celebrations! Just don’t forget your wellies! This is a working farm- there will be mud and at times a lot of it! Therefore we ask that Pumpkin Pickers, large or small, wear wellies and gloves. Sorry we do not allow [...]

Supporters step out to shine for Pilgrims in biggest walk yet

Posted on 2 October 2017

More than 1,410 supporters put their best foot forward on Saturday to take part in A Night to Shine, Pilgrims Hospices sparkling new fundraising stroll. For the first time, the walk took place simultaneously in the hospice’s three home-areas of Ashford, Canterbury and Thanet. Ashford Setting out from the Julie Rose Stadium, nearly 600 Ashford walkers chose [...]

Úna’s marathon victory for Pilgrims

Posted on 22 August 2017

Behind the scenes at Pilgrims Hospices a range of professionals – nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, counsellors and doctors – work together to support individual patients, families and carers throughout their journey. Here, Pilgrims nurse Úna Leavy shares her personal experience of working at Pilgrims. In addition to her role at the hospice, this year Úna completed the Virgin Money London [...]

A Night to Shine

Posted on 2 August 2017

A Night to Shine is our sponsored walk that brings together people from all across our East Kent community for one very special evening. In Ashford, Broadstairs and Canterbury there will be 5k or a 10k route for you and your family and friends to follow. You can walk with us for fun, fitness or in [...]

Pilgrims Hospice Ashford Summer Fair promises fun for all the family

Posted on 25 July 2017

On Saturday 5th August Pilgrims Hospice Ashford will be holding its ever popular summer fair in the grounds of the hospice in Hythe Road from 12noon to 4pm. Entry is free.

Write a will and support Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 10 February 2017

This February, you can make or update your will quickly and easily with Pilgrims Hospices Will Writing Month. The scheme for east Kent residents sees solicitors across the region kindly donate their time and expertise in exchange for a donation to the charity. The scheme is all about the local community working together. Sara Scriven, Individual Giving Manager at Pilgrims [...]

Fireman gets ready for lift with a difference

Posted on 8 February 2017

A Canterbury firefighter practiced a drill with a difference. Mark Jones, red watch manager at Canterbury fire station, has this week signed up for a new assignment – performing a ‘fireman’s lift’ over 800 degree hot coals for charity. Local Mum Amy Morris volunteers at the hospice as a receptionist and when she heard about the [...]