Attitude at Altitude Inspiration, raises over £5,000!

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Attitude at Altitude – an evening of talks to inspire, took place at Thornden Hall, Chandlers Ford in October this year. Three hours of talks by two high-flying women (quite literally).  Shadi Ganjavian-Connor and Mandy Hickson, not only inspired the room but raised an impressive £5436.09 for our #2MillionSteps appeal. The evening, compered by the wonderful Tanya Grant & Claire Wakeford (Wise & Gorgeous), saw Shadi speak about her summit of The Matterhorn in Switzerland. This was an extreme endeavour indeed, especially considering Shadi is terrified of heights! Shadi took on this incredible challenge with a fundraising goal as high …

Catherine Tate confirmed as headline reader for A Christmas Celebration

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Catherine Tate has been confirmed as headline reader for our festive fundraising event at Winchester Cathedral on 7th December 2017 – A Christmas Celebration. The English Actor, Comedian and writer who played the character of Donna Noble alongside David Tennant’s Doctor Who, is taking the place of David who unfortunately cannot make the event due to unforeseen circumstances. “Sadly, one of our celebrity hosts, David Tennant has advised that due to unforeseen circumstances, he is suddenly now unable to be present at our Christmas Celebration on 7 December at Winchester Cathedral. David is deeply sorry and disappointed, but is away …

Winchester Portrait Exhibition raises over £10k for local charities.

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The Winchester Portrait Exhibition took place in April this year and raised over £10,000 for three local charities, The Murray Parish Trust, Friends of PICU and Winchester Cathedral. The exhibition, organised by artist, Nadine Collinson and photographer Michael Butters, showcased over one hundred portrait photographs at The Great Hall in Winchester. Featuring both Sarah Parish and James Murray (co-founders of the Trust) the photographs were of people who have made an impression on local life through their work and activities. The Murray Parish Trust were presented with a cheque for £3609.34 at a presentation evening at Lainston House, with the …

The Epicurean Collection raises more through Children’s meals.

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The Epicurean Collection is a group of venues that have been supporting The Murray Parish Trust since 2015. Venues included in the collection have been raising money for The Murray Parish Trust by encouraging parents to donate 25p, with every child’s meal bought, to the charity and this is their latest donation. “The Epicurean Collection, a group of boutique countryside inns dedicated to the finest in British food, comfort and culture, are proud to have raised £1,352.38 for The Murray Parish Trust by encouraging parents to donate 25p with every child’s meal bought.” We would like to say a huge …

3Women Winter Sparkler in Winchester.

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Start November with a Sparkle… We are thrilled to have been chosen as charity partner for this very special evening, as the last fundraising event hosted by 3Women, an organisation dedicated to raising funds for local and national charities. The 3Women Winter Sparkler promises to be a memorable evening filled with fizz, canapes and a few surprises at The Cornerhouse in Winchester running from 6pm -8.30pm on 1st November. BUY TICKETS NOW Michelle Beck, Liz Trevor and Fiona Whitehouse came together in 2012 to form 3Women, a registered CIO (charitable incorporated organisation) dedicated to raising funds for local and national …