Week after week, Ben Tupman organized the “Shittiest Quiz Ever” for his family and friends during lockdown. Not only did he raise nearly £500 for the Friends of the Yeatman, but he raised morale and generated laughter along the way.
Local artist, Gill Tiddy, requested that the proceeds from the sale of her paintings and art materials should be donated to the Friends of the Yeatman Hospital. Local neighbours organised the sale in August and raised over £1000.
Craig Hardaker, (34 from Sherborne, ) of Communifit has been a true charity champion to Sherborne’s Friends of Yeatman Hospital this year raising just under £350 for the charity.
Several local seamstresses took the initiative and sewed thousands of facemasks to raise funds for the Friends of the Yeatman Hospital while encouraging the local community to protect themselves. Gail Felgate and Sarah Chilcott raised over £2900 with their doorstep sales of handsewn masks.
The Ada Kearvell garden was officially opened on Friday 20 September in the afternoon. The Garden was opened by Susan Arrow, partner of the late Tim Edwards. Tim was a cider maker for Somerset Cider Brandy and a very keen supporter of Cricket.
Bonny Sartin of the famous group The Yetties gave a concert at the Weavers Social Club in aid of the Friends of the Yeatman Hospital. £371 was raised by his loyal fans.
This year the Friends were privileged to be the selected charity at the Blackmore Vale Business Awards 2019 Dinner, held at the George Albert Hotel, Yeovil.
The Friends of the Yeatman had another Car Boot Sale in the Terrace Meadow on Sunday 8 September. They raised £1,117.88, which was up in the highest!
The Sherborne U3A Choir and Madrigal Group recently held a concert in the Great Tithe Barn at Hazelbury Mill to celebrate the end of a very successful season.
Glanvilles Wooton WI invited Sir Oliver Letwin MP to speak on the 70th anniversary of the NHS and the 100th anniversary of the Right of Women to Vote.