News and events

Alan Hacker – A Celebration

A concert in the Quire of Winchester Cathedral at 8pm on Sunday 30 September will be celebrating the life of Alan Hacker, and raising money for Jessie’s Fund. Alan was a clarinettist and conductor with unusually wide-ranging enthusiasms. He would have been celebrating his 80th birthday on this day. Family, friends...

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Making Music courses

Booking is now open for our popular two-day Making Music with Special Children courses: we’ll be in London on 8th and 9th November, and in York on 12th and 13th November. For more details about the course, and a booking form, click here. Here’s a taste of what people have...

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Rush Eucon 2018

The European Rush Convention is supporting Jessie’s Fund for a third year running with Rush Eucon 2018, having raised over £3,000 for us in 2016 and 2017.  The convention takes place on 28th and 29th September at The Box, in Crewe, starting at 8pm on the Friday and 1pm on...

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Support from Inner Wheel

We are delighted to have been chosen by Ann Acaster, the President of the Association of Inner Wheel Clubs in Great Britain and Ireland 2018-19, as the Association President’s Charity of the Year, and we look forward to working in partnership with her. Inner Wheel is an International women’s organisation founded...

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Recordsville Social

Recordsville Social has supported Jessie’s Fund this year with a number of events, the last one being  on Saturday 21 July.  ‘It’s All Pop’ brought 60s Indie Pop, Northern Soul, New Wave, Bubblegum, and Disco to The Olde Kings Arms, Congleton, CW12 1BN. Altogether their events have raised £1,193 for...

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Music through August in North Berwick

Midday Music at the Abbey Church August 6th – 31st, 12:00 – 12:30pm Abbey Church, High Street, North Berwick, EH39 4HE A varied programme of music and song takes place every day at Abbey Church from 6th-31st August (except Sundays), 12 noon – 12.30pm. The first week of this series...

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Utako Ikeda Memorial Concert

Utako Ikeda was a wonderful flute player, teacher, and a close friend of Jessie’s family. She was also a loyal supporter of Jessie’s Fund, and would be pleased to think that the concert in her memory on Saturday 7th July was in aid of Jessie’s Fund, and played by colleague...

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Strings play for Jessie’s Fund

Philip Olleson and friends from Nottingham and further afield are meeting on the weekend of 21-22 July for a workshop to rehearse and perform two of the finest and best-loved works of the string orchestra repertoire: Dvorak’s Serenade for Strings in E and Richard Strauss’s Metamorphosen for 23 solo strings....

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Your online shopping

Are you one of the millions of people who enjoys the convenience of shopping online? Did you know that every time you do so you could be contributing a bit to Jessie’s Fund at no extra cost? When you want to shop at Amazon, go instead to AmazonSmile and log...

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Little collection box

Would you like one of our folding, cardboard collection boxes? They’re ideal to have in the home for emptying pockets of change into, or maybe even as a swear box! You could use them for small scale events such as celebrations or cake sales, though they’re not robust or secure...

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