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Keyline Colchester helps children’s charity park toy cars

Keyline Colchester helps children’s charity park toy cars

Press Releases   •   Dec 21, 2017 18:30 GMT

​The Colchester branch of Keyline was delighted to donate materials to The Sick Children’s Trust to enable the charity to build a shelter for outdoor toys kept at Acorn House.

Michael Crawford hosts afternoon tea in Cambridge for Sick Children’s Trust

Michael Crawford hosts afternoon tea in Cambridge for Sick Children’s Trust

Press Releases   •   Sep 04, 2015 15:04 BST

Tickets now on sale for an afternoon of tea and fizz with our President Michael Crawford CBE in Cambridge.

Acorn House cooks up £5k funding

Acorn House cooks up £5k funding

Press Releases   •   Jun 23, 2014 16:52 BST

Community award from Engage Mutual ensures special space for families of sick children

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Grateful grandma walks miles for charity to celebrate baby granddaughter beating cancer

Grateful grandma walks miles for charity to celebrate baby granddaughter beating cancer

News   •   Nov 06, 2018 14:11 GMT

Grandma Donna has raised over £800 by organising a sponsored walk to thank The Sick Children's Trust for supporting her family whilst her granddaughter was fighting cancer.

If it hadn’t been for Chestnut House, we would’ve had to sleep in the car or make a two hour journey every day.

If it hadn’t been for Chestnut House, we would’ve had to sleep in the car or make a two hour journey every day.

News   •   Oct 30, 2018 23:35 GMT

Meet the Jones family, who were supported at Acorn House. Little Jenson was starved of oxygen at birth and needed specialist treatment at Addenbrooke's Hospital. Katie and Jay share their experience with us in support of our Christmas appeal, My Christmas Wish.

Every time I walked through the front door at Acorn House and was greeted by Abi I relaxed and knew that, whilst we chatted, I would feel normal.

Every time I walked through the front door at Acorn House and was greeted by Abi I relaxed and knew that, whilst we chatted, I would feel normal.

News   •   Oct 30, 2018 12:27 GMT

A devoted Dad, Ryan Mathewson, has shared his experience of staying in both Chestnut and Acorn Houses on multiple occasions whilst his son William has received lifesaving treatment at both The Rosie and Addenbrooke’s.

Having two babies in two different hospitals was a nightmare, but at least staying in Acorn House meant I could be right there with one of them.

Having two babies in two different hospitals was a nightmare, but at least staying in Acorn House meant I could be right there with one of them.

News   •   Oct 22, 2018 16:45 BST

Steph Elderton and her husband, Mark, were left terrified when their six week old identical twin boys, Reece and Luca, were diagnosed with bronchiolitis and admitted to Hinchingbrooke Hospital in January. In a bid to save Luca’s life the decision was made to transfer him to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge for specialist treatment. During this time we supported Steph in Acorn House.

Events 3 hits

Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights

Events   •   Aug 13, 2015 15:34 BST

Dance the night away at a 'Boogie Nights' fundraiser for The Sick Children's Trust at the beautiful Swavesey Windmill in Cambridge. With music and dancing, this is a fun evening raising money for our Cambridge 'Homes from Home'. Tickets cost £5 and are available by calling 01223 586806 / 01223 274191 or by emailing sandra.peckham@sickchildrenstrust.org.

Sep 26, 19:30 - 23:30 BST

Swavesey Windmill, Hale Road, Swavesey, Cambridge, CB24 4QP

Dame Vivienne Westwood and Harry Potter talk

Dame Vivienne Westwood and Harry Potter talk

Events   •   Sep 16, 2014 09:42 BST

Ian Kelly, award-winning actor and writer will give an illustrated talk about his recently published biography of Dame Vivienne Westwood and his acting career to the Cambridge Committee. Tickets are £10 including a wine reception and are available from here: http://www.sickchildrenstrust.org/Get_involved/Committees/Cambridge/index.html Photo credit: Wikipedia

Nov 14, 19:30 - 21:00 GMT

Newnham College, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge

Cambridge Fundraising Committee Tea Party

Cambridge Fundraising Committee Tea Party

Events   •   Sep 15, 2014 16:41 BST

The Cambridge Fundraising Committee will be joined by famous authors; Diane Redmond and Adele Geras to talk about their varied writing careers over a delicious afternoon tea at Freemasons' Hall in Cambridge. Tickets are £12 including afternoon tea and are available from here: http://www.sickchildrenstrust.org/Get_involved/Committees_and_Committee_Events/Cambridge_Committee/index.html

Oct 08, 13:30 - 16:00 BST

Freemasons' Hall, Bateman Street, Cambridge