Thank you to all those who kindly subscribe, make donations, or who have left legacies to the Friends.
Thanks too to all who organised or attended these wonderful fundraising events:
Car Boot Sale 10 September: £723.20
Massive thanks to all who helped in any way at the Car Boot Sale. Gold stars all round for turning up on a grey and windy day.
Local Vocals: £128.00
Brilliant busking by Local Vocals outside Waitrose one lunch time. Magnificent!
Wine Tasting: £462.10
Castle Gardens kindly loaned the Butterfly House to the Friends, and David Copp, wine expert, introduced his audience to exciting wines from Hungary, Argentina, Spain, France, and Italy.
Car Boot Sale, July 2017: £665.00
In such beautiful sunshine, our profits may have been better selling chilled drinks rather than our renowned Bacon Butties and hot drinks.
Plant and Cake Sale 2017: £787.59
Despite inclement weather, and torrential rain the night before the sale, there was good support for the sale, and a rewarding outcome.
Sherborne International: £347.77
Billiard Tournament Success: £735
Caroll Walters and his daughter Sarah Harding present the cheque raised at their Billiard Tournament with all-day refreshements
Bose Music System
Daughters of the late Betty White present a Bose Music System for the Ada Kearvell Suite
Sherborne Masonic Lodge: £300
Chairman and Master of Masonic Lodge, either side of Matron, present cheque for£300 at joint presentation event with Sherborne International
Viviane Jeffery runs in the Yeovil Half Marathon, raising £50 for Friends
Big congratulations, Viv!
PiP (Pound in the Pot) continues to raise funds.
Do you know what it’s all about? Click here to read the entry in our News section.
Tamburino present cheque for £222.75 raised from the scheme whereby certain menu choices earn a donation for the Friends
This is Tamburino’s seventh donation from the scheme – perhaps you might like to check their menu at www.tamburino.co.uk and consider supporting their endeavours.
Greenslade Taylor Hunt held a Coffee and Cake event in Celebration of the Refurbishment of their office, and to raise funds for the Friends: £153
Our thanks both to Richard Stubbert and his team from the office, and to those who supported the event.
Tins about Town: £1,366 (since April 2013)
Leigh Village Hall Committee
An evening of New Orleans style jazz with the Sunset City Stompers: £353
Queen Elizabeth Day Celebrations: £3,500
Photo Joe Dunstan
FOYH Bed Push – “Birth of the NHS”
Bumper plant and Cake Sale: £1,030
We were blessed with a dry morning, and lots of willing contributors, helpers and buyers – absolutely fantastic!
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Car Boot Sales 2016: £1,913
(from the three) Dates for 2017: 7 May, 9 July and 10 September.
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Anyone interested in helping us in ways such as marshalling, putting up signs, or serving refreshments please contact us
Rachel Knight: £1,000
Raised by Rachel in memory of her late father by hosting a series of Pizza Nights. An amazing tribute and a brilliant example of a “Donations Do”
Burning Bright: £1,050
An enterprise inspired by Shirley Fry, written and produced by the Sherborne Poets.
Tamburino make a donation to the Friends if you choose a marked pizza or pasta menu option. This was their 6th donation to the Friends.
See their menu at www.tamburino.co.uk
Sherborne Rotary Club: £500
Presentation of £500 towards the refurbishment of the Day Room, now called the Don Mildenhall Room
Pete Shutler Memorial Concert: £4,200
Young Yetminster Irish dancers do a turn. Concert organised by Meg Rose, John Waltham, David Langly, Phil & Val George.
Manor Court PIP: £231
Pound in the Pot event
Blackmore Vale Lions Club Fun Golf Day: £1,436
Rotary Club of Sherborne Castles Jazz Night: £1,330
A tribute to late President Michael Peart. Profits were shared with St Margaret’s Hospice.
Pure Hair: £345
following their Charity Evening
Sherborne Rotary Club Youth Makes Music Festival: £550
FOYH Dancing with Dog Ruff: £1,000
Fashions, music & dancing of the 60’s 70’s and 80’s
Rotary Club of Sherborne Castles Open Gardens Event: £2,157
Wessex Morris Men: £193
Entertain in Cheap Street
Sherborne Art Club: £350
Boogie Night nearly: £2,500
Organised by Peter Hunt
Austin Pugh’s Hand Crafted Furniture for Auction
Open Garden with Tea: £520
Held by Jenny Harding-Rolls
Waitrose Token Scheme: £447
Battens Solicitors: £500
Dorset Voices Nautical but Nice Night: £700
plus donations also to Weldmar Trust and Julia’s House
Ladies of Sherborne Golf Club: £1,788
Friends were their Charity of the Year
Redcliffe Homes: £866
A charity tea to celebrate the opening of Portman Place
Leigh Village Hog Roast: £618
Reunion for Yeatman Babies/Mums: £600
Monday Artists: £209
Charterhouse Auctioneers Wine and Cheese: £700