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Free Film Afternoon – ‘What We Did on Our Holiday’

Posted on 16 January 2017

Pilgrims Hospices invites you to a special afternoon screening of What We Did On Our Holiday, a British Comedy starring Billy Connolly. The film deals with issues around cancer, death and end-of-life care. Doug (David Tennant) and Abi (Rosamund Pike) and their three children travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug’s father Gordie’s (Billy Connolly) birthday party. It’s soon clear that [...]

Stagecoach delivers seasonal cheer to Pilgrims

Posted on 13 December 2016

Stagecoach South East has been celebrating the anniversary of 100 years in service throughout 2016 with several of their fleet branded in the original maroon and cream livery. To mark the occasion, a range of exclusive centenary merchandise was produced for sale at various events across the region and from the travel shop at Canterbury [...]

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 [...]

Bowled over by support at Christmas Market

Posted on 28 November 2016

Hundreds of supporters enjoyed a fabulous Christmas Market raising funds for Pilgrims Hospices at the Spitfire Ground on Sunday 27 November. Keen volunteers had been involved in baking cakes, servicing refreshments, manning stalls and using their creative talents, over £8500 was raised to help provide important hospice care in our area. Over 40 stalls made up [...]

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 [...]

Vote today to give #BagsofHelp to hospice

Posted on 3 November 2016

By voting for Pilgrims Hospices when doing your Tesco shopping between now and 13 November you can help to secure up to £12,000 of community funding to help the charity improve the environment for patients. Pilgrims Hospices has been awarded a #BagsofHelp community grant of get £8,000 from Tesco in Thanet but if we got the [...]

Team Charlotte runners will Light up the City again this year

Posted on 12 October 2016

This year once again, on Saturday 22nd October at 7:45pm a team of runners will show their support of Pilgrims Hospices by taking part in Light Up The City 2016 5km. Pilgrims Hospice Canterbury provided a level of support that could not be found anywhere else. The Van Orsouw family and friends group will be taking part [...]

Halloween Charity Craft Fair

Posted on 12 September 2016

A 'Spooktacular Sunday Fair' for all the family The Queens Hall will be filled with lots of craft stalls with localy made goods. There's also a childrens Halloween fancy dress competition starting at 1pm. There will be plenty to see for all the family plus refreshments available. Come along and support this fantastic event, for more information contact [...]

Amber’s amazing fundraising day

Posted on 31 August 2016

Hundreds raised at Paydens Chemist Westgate When Amber Berry approached her bosses at Paydens about holding a fundrasing day to raise money for Pilgrims Hospices they were more than happy to help out. Amber, who’s Mum was cared for at Pilgrims Hospice in Margate earlier this year was determined to make the day a big success. “I cannot [...]

Fun Dog Show for Pilgrims

Posted on 28 July 2016

All dogs welcome at this family friendly dog show there are 48 classes including; pedigree, novelty, obeidience and handlng. You can enter on the day with registration starting at 9.30am.Refreshments will be available and spectators are welcome. for more details check out the website