Charity Fundraising

October 18, 2019

CLC Big Curry Party

Post Press Release 2018 The Big Curry Party, Guildhall, Salisbury Contact: The Guildhall, Salisbury was the impressive venue on Friday 26th October for the 2018 Big Curry Party held in aid of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity.  Hosted by Mrs Sarah Rose Troughton CStJ, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire and President of ABF, The Soldiers’ Charity, the evening raised over £13,000.  The money raised makes such a vital difference to our veterans, serving soldiers and their families, so many of whom live and work in Wiltshire itself, and the Charity was profoundly grateful for the overwhelming support it received from the […]
January 13, 2015

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

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

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

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. […]