Charity Fundraising

January 13, 2015
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EEC Fair 2014 Review

This year saw another success for the The Early, Early Christmas Fair, raising more than £30,000 for ABF The Soliders’ Charity. In 2014 we introduced a new format to the annual event, with an additonal afternoon on the Tuesday, which encouraged a record number of attendees and a ‘sold out’ preview evening the night before the official event. As always, the fair was buzzing with hundreds of shoppers, enjoying the wonderful array of unusual stalls, delicious lunches and teas. This year saw more than 90 stalls attend the event. “I would just like to thank everyone who came and supported […]
December 23, 2014
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National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

Created in 1997, the National Memorial Arboretum is a special place that remembers those who have served, and continue to serve, our nation in many different ways. With some 40,000 trees already planted, and over 300 dedicated memorials established on the site, the Arboretum is a living tribute that will forever acknowledge the personal sacrifices made by the armed and civil services of this country. In order to commemorate the 1914 Christmas Truce, The Football Association (FA) and its partners the Premier League, Football League and British Council created the Football Remembers project. An education initiative that has reached every […]
December 23, 2014
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Another huge success for the The Early, Early Christmas Fair

Another huge success for the The Early, Early Christmas Fair that once again raised huge funds for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, numbers reaching as much as £30,000. This was an outstanding result and with the new format with the extra afternoon on Tuesday encouraged record numbers through the door with a very successful ‘sold out’ Preview the night before. The money raised makes such a huge difference to our service men, women and families and the charity is so grateful to the support that this event receives every year. The fair was buzzing with lots of keen shoppers set in […]
December 5, 2014
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Marco Pierre White helps raise over £1000

Marco Pierre White’s Summer Party at The Pear Tree, Whitley raises over £1000 for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. On Saturday, 8th June Marco Pierre White and his new team, headed up by General Manager Michelle Dhalaigh, hosted an afternoon party at his picture-perfect pub The Pear Tree in Whitley, in aid of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. From 2 pm until 4 pm guests were treated to delicious canapés, cream teas and the signature cocktail pear bellinis and Marco signed books to raise money for this worthy cause and shared a rare moment of sunshine with his guests in the garden. […]
May 5, 2014
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Salisbury Carol Concert

Salisbury Cathedral Concert in aid of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity and Help for Heroes Friday 6th December 2013. Over 1200 guests attended a special festive concert in Salisbury Cathedral on Friday 6th December, which raised over £30,000 for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity and Help for Heroes. A special champagne and canapés reception took place prior to the concert for VIPs and special guests at the Rifles (Berkshire and Wiltshire) Museum. The concert was compered by David Oakes, well known for playing George, Duke of Clarence in the BBC’s recent production, ‘The White Queen’. There were wonderful readings by Actress Emilia […]