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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 [...]

Perry Court Apple Fayre

Posted on 9 October 2017

Come and visit our Apple Fayre. We will have over 200 varieties of home grown apples and pears, as well as morris dancers, shire horses, vintage engines, ploughing demonstrations, and farm walks. In the marquee there will be country crafts including spinning and woodwork, farm refreshments and tasting of all the apples.  

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 [...]

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 [...]