Community Service

Our club contributes to the community by holding or supporting projects which encourage our young people to stretch their capabilities, and supporting projects which enrich the life of our town.


Community

Our club contributes to the community by holding fundraising events to enable us to directly support charities in need and we support projects which encourage our young people to stretch their capabilities, including:

    • creating Interact Clubs for senior school children

    • Creating RotaKids Clubs for Junior School children

    • Organizing the local "Young Chef" and "Young Photographer" competitions for pupils at local schools.

    • Encouraging and supporting local schools to participate in the Rotary  "Youth Speaks" competition.

    and supporting projects which enrich the life of our town including the: 

    • Organizing the local "Stroke Awareness" day at Waitrose supermarket in the town centre to highlight members of the public at risk from high blood pressure

    • Organizing the "Kids Out" trip for local disadvataged children to give them positive experiences to support them becoming future members of our society and workforce

    Supporting other local charity organizations in running major events for the town including

    • the annual Summerfest on Sun Corner

    • the annual Fireworks display in Lake Meadows

    • the annual Christmas Market in Billericay High Street

      Other Rotary Clubs and local organisations hold fundraising events and we try to support them in what they do.  For more information on these events, please see the web Pages under "Community Support".

      If you would like more information on any of these Community Service events, or to help in any of them, please contact us by email below:

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      Essex Voluntary Blood Service

      more Our Rotarian KEN SMITH symbolises the dedication of the “Essex Blood Runners”. Here is some more about the Man, his Mission, and his machine

      Santa And the cheque

      Fun Walk Bonus

      more The money is in, the Donations counted, the bonuses added up and we receive our Fun Walk Bonus - A Christmas present from Santa Claus.

      ORBIS Flying Hospital

      ORBIS - Changing How The World Sees

      more President Peter’s Walk in the Park for ORBIS raised £453.75 and we received fulsome thanks from the Charity.

      Bloodrunners Certificate

      Bloodrunners - How Christmas Came Early For Carol!

      more Essex Voluntary Blood Service (the "BloodRunners") have been nominated for a Colchester Borough Council Community Recognition Award in recognition of their work and outstanding 2020 achievements.

      A FREE QUIZ for Christmas

      more Our quiz on World Polio Day October 24 raised £1280 for End Polio Now. As thanks, here is a FREE quiz to entertain you up to Christmas. Answers to be published here on New year's Eve. Feeling generous - donate to our Kenya Water Project

      War Memorial

      Remembrance Day 2020

      more We overcome the restrictions of Covid-19 to lay a wreath at the War Memorial

      The route followed

      SUPPORTING ORBIS IN A COVID YEAR 2020

      more President Peter takes A Blind Walk In The Park, supported by his family to raise money for ORBIS the sight charity

      A Challenge to Fundraise for End Polio

      World Polio Day 2020

      more Fabulous Fun for Folks to raise money for End Polio Now

      The Fun Walk Route

      Striding Out For Charity - A September Saunter 2020

      more We complete a physical walk of 7 kilometres as part of the 2020 "Virtual" John Baron Fun Walk, all in aid of charity.

      Four Proud New Paul Harris Fellows

      Outstanding Community Service

      more Four Paul Harris Fellowships for Outstanding service to the Community awarded to four Club Members - Michael Ginn, Keith Wood, Margaret Fowler and Les Sheppard for their work in Rotary and the wider community both internationally and locally

      Peter and Mike - after the

      Litter Picking in Lake Meadows Park 2020

      more A task force of “litter pickers” from the Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower, Rotary Club of Billericay and the new Rotary Club of Billericay Town helped clear rubbish one Monday in June

      Richard Leahy (aka Dikster)

      Billericay Citizen of the Year 2020

      more Rotary Club of Billericay was delighted to nominate Richard Leahy as the winning "Billericay Citizen of the Year"

      Supporting the Air Ambulance

      Life In The Blood Runners Fast Lane 2020

      more Club member Ken Smith volunteers as a Blood Runner, delivering blood (and MILK!) to those in need. This is his Covid-19 update on Facing the Covid-19 challenge - life In The Blood Runners Fast Lane.

      A Helpful Hand (full)

      Help Provided - Responding to Community Needs 2020

      more Many Charities are experiencing problems. We highlight a few of them where we have received thanks for our recent activities and donations

      Initial Donations agreed.

      Planning & Prioritising Donations 2020

      more We Make Vital Decisions to help our Community, especially the Charities and Good Causes needing our support.

      Meadow Lodge Billericay

      Local Business Support 2020

      more Charity of choice for Churchills Retirement Living

      President Ben Clarke and PDG Lesley Sulley

      End Polio Now 2020

      more The Club receives a Certificate of Appreciation for its support of the End Polio Now: Countdown to History Campaign.

      Illuminated Santa Sleigh

      Santa Sleigh - 2019

      more We volunteer to help the Billericay Lions with its Christmas Santa Sleigh Charity Collection

      Trying out last year's Hogwarts Express

      2019 Christmas Market

      more Congratulations to Billericay Mayflower for another highly successful Christmas Market, and, to us for our efforts once again.

      President Ben lays the Club's wreath

      2019 Remembrance Day Service

      more Bright blue skies and the sun shone on us all at the Remembrance Day service at the Billericay War Memorial

      What a show!

      2019 Fireworks Night

      more We supported Billericay Round Table’s annual Fireworks Display, taking ownership of the gate at Hillhouse Drive.

      Blood Runners Volunteers

      Blood Runners 2019

      more Dediacted volunteer delivers vital blood and breast milk to the point of need.

      Addressing the crowds before the start

      2019 Fun Walk Bonus

      more We receive a bonus of £820 to add to the £1640 already raised by our participation in the Fun Walk.

      President Ben and Ed en route

      ORBIS Blind Walk 2019

      more An Autumn chill didn't dissuade our noble President Ben, guided by Ed Harrison and Les Sheppard (hardly the bodyguard types), from completing the traditional President’s sponsored blindfold walk in aid of Orbis, the sight charity.

      Town Crier in full throat

      Fun Walk 2019

      more September 2019 and time for us to take part yet again in the annual Billericay Fun Walk to raise money for good causes

      Most of our members at the Dinner with Anne and President Yvonne of Billericay Mayflower Rotary

      2019 World Polio Day

      more World Polio Day celebrated with the first all-Billericay Tri-Club Rotary dinner, raising over £900 for End Polio Now.

      All the Winners!

      Billericay in Bloom 2019

      more We have sponsored the ‘Best Back Garden’ class of the highly successful Billericay in Bloom competition for many years, and presented the prizes for this category at the annual prizegiving at the Canon Roche hall on July 19.

      Standing at the Summit of Mount Kilimanjaro

      Kilimanjaro for Bowel Cancer UK

      more We helped sponsor a climb of Kilimanjaro to raise money for Bowel Cancer

      Queuing for the food!

      End Polio Fundraiser 2019

      more Paella Party in the summer sunshine raises money for End Polio Now

      Crowds enjoyed the Arena performances

      Summerfest 2019

      more Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower's Summerfest draws in record crowds and we help support them.

      Three of the Charities receiving their money

      Charity Day 2019

      more We host representatives of the club’s chosen soapbox derby charities as guests of the club to receive their donations from the Soapbox Derby income.

      Garden Party and the Flag of Ukraine

      Chernobyl Children Have Fun 2019

      more In the 6th year of our support, following the Welcome BBQ we funded the visit to Rope Runners on July 1, followed by a garden party in Stock, and a visit to Thriftwood Scout Camp on July 12. Finally, we supported the farewell party on the last evening.

      Beware the spikes!

      KidsOut 2019

      more Rotary Club of Billericay takes over 30 children from Thriftwood College with 12 staff for a day out at Old MacDonald's Farm as part of national KidsOut Day.

      ALl the Chernobyl Kids

      2019 Chernobyl Children Welcome

      more We support the Essex Branch of the Chernobyl Children’s Life Line for the sixth year in a row, as they host twelve children from Ukraine in the Billericay Area for four weeks respite and fun.

      Waitrose Management are tested.

      Know Your Blood Pressure 2019

      more We offered free Blood Pressure tests at Waitrose on April 6, 2019. Four Rotary members manned the stand and 4 volunteer nurses did over 100 tests.

      Kayleigh Suter introduces the Preview

      Primary Schools Art Project 2019

      more We help sponsor an Art Project for all the Primary schools in the Area, with the RotaKids playing a major part.

      It's a painless procedure

      Know Your Blood Pressure 2019 - II

      more Invited back by Waitrose as part of its “Wellness Week” to do a further KYBP testing session for the staff.

      Welcome Cheque!

      Giving to the Community

      more The first major donation of 2019 Soapbox Derby charity funds elicits support and encouragement at Quilters Junior School.

      Collage of the Winners' Photos

      Lake Meadows 2019 Photography Competition

      more We sponsor one of the prizes for the Friends of Lake Meadows annual Photographic Competition

      All the Prizewinners with the sponsoring clubs

      2018 Lake Meadows Photographic Competition

      more All smiles at the Friends of Lake Meadows Photographic Competition

      A very happy

      2018 Christmas Market

      more Rotary Club of Billericay members were out in force to support Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower’s Christmas Market, with our main features being our Grand Raffle, our RotaKids clubs and the May 6 2019 Soapbox Derby.

      Setting a Good Pace - and a Good Example!

      2018 Blind Walk

      more Our President Les follows the lead of past Presidents to do the traditional President’s Blind Walk in aid of the Orbis charity on November 12, 2018.

      Ready and Waiting

      Remembrance Day 2018

      more Over half our club members and a very large crowd gathered today at the Billericay War Memorial to celebrate the Centenary of the end of World war I. President Les Sheppard laid our wreath to commemorate the fallen in our town's Act of Remembrance.

      The Gang's all here for the bonus presentation

      2018 Fun Walk Bonus

      more We receive our Fun Walk Bonus of over £900!

      The crowd thoroughly enjoyed the show

      Fireworks Night 2018

      more Happy to help - we man the Hillhouse Drive gate at the 2018 Billericay Fireworks show in Lake Meadows.

      Well done Roger, Patrick and Team

      2018 Fun Walk

      more Roger Kettle reports on his fund raising walk at Barleylands

      World Polio Day

      World Polio Day 2018

      more Our participation in the World's Greatest Meal raises £424 for "End Polio Now", worth over £1500 with top up donations from Gift Aid and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

      Crowded Out

      2018 Billericay Art Trail

      more Preview Party on Friday night launches the 2018 Billericay Art Trail.

      Flooded Out

      2018 Aquabox Ambassador

      more Mike Ginn reports on his time as an "ambassador" for Aquabox, the pure water charity with a personal view on the Kerala disaster

      Proud Badge

      2018 Blood Runners

      more Club member Ken Smith reports on his involvment in “Essex Bloodrunners”, the Essex Voluntary Blood Service (EVBS). They transport blood and blood products and milk within the NHS.

      Angela and Ben

      Air Ambulance Fundraiser - 2018

      more Fundraising evening for the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance

      Soapboxes on Display

      Summerfest 2018

      more We launch the 2019 Soapbox Derby at the Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower Summerfest, accompanied by the RotaKids clubs of Buttsbury and Quilters.

      Prize Winners All

      Billericay in Bloom 2018

      more We yet again sponsored the ‘best back garden’ class of the Billericay in Bloom competition, and went along to Canon Roche hall for the Winners announcements and to present the prizes for this class.

      A Lot of Money

      2018 Charity Day

      more A most satisfying and worthwhile Monday, July 2 when the Club entertained to lunch representatives of four major charities who received major donations from our successful Spectacular Soapbox Derby on May 7, 2018!

      Leaving us with a song

      Chernobyl 2018 Overview

      more A Summary of our contributions to the visit of the 12 children from Ukraine brought here by the Chernobyl Children's Life Line

      All the Guests at the BBQ

      Chernobyl Children's Life Line 2018 Welcome

      more We continue to sponsor events for the children visiting from the Ukraine, who have been affected by the fallout from the Chernobyl disaster. Four weeks here equals two more years of Life!

      This isn't my first time - ???

      Chernobyl 2018 - Bowling Fun!

      more A report of one of the two visits to the Chelmsford Bowl sponsored by the Rotary Club of Billericay.

      We didn't mean to get wet!

      Chernobyl 2018 - Firestation (wet) Fun

      more A Visit to the Billericay Fire Station to see the equipment, use the hoses and HAVE FUN!

      We all had fun!

      2018 Kids Out

      more Thirty-two children, twelve teachers and assistants, four Rotary members - and great fun for all at Old MacDonald’s Farm on KidsOut Day

      A cornucopia of coins - Jars of money lined up for emptying

      Jam today - End Polio 2018

      more More support to End Polio Now - the Wilkins Jam Jar appeal has netted a further £500+ in donations to the End Polio campaign

      The

      Recognition for End Polio Contributions 2017

      more The Club has just been recognised with District and International awards for its contributions to the End Polio Now capaign, and support of Rotary's own Charity - The Rotary Foundation.

      Rotary - a Killer organisation.
(The Killer Heels Soapbox Entry - a real

      2017 Christmas Market

      more Rotary Club of Billericay members braved the crowds and the cold to support Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower’s Christmas Market, with our main features being our Grand Raffle, our RotaKids clubs and next year’s Soapbox Derby

      Navigating the High Street

      Walking for ORBIS 2017

      more Club president Peter Greene did the annual walk of about a mile to raise money for ORBIS, the sight charity and its Flying Eye Hospital.

      what a display

      Fireworks Night 2017

      more We man the Hillhouse Drive gate at the 48th. Billericay Fireworks show in Lake Meadows.

      In case you forgot what is happening!

      Fun Walk Bonus 2017

      more Bonus delaration at end September adds a further £671 to the £1,200 Patrick Rothon raised through his John Baron's Fun Walk back in May - making a total of over £1,800.

      A Billion Mary's Meals

      A Billion Mary's Meals

      more A charity the Rotary Club of Billericay has supported over the long term has reached an enviable milestone - over a BILLION meals served to children worldwide

      Billericay's premier Gardening Award competition

      Billericay in Bloom 2017

      more We presented the prizes for the “Best Back Garden”, a Billericay in Bloom category which we have sponsored for many years.

      Our stand at the Summerfest

      Summerfest 2017

      more Soapboxes and two RotaKids stalls added to a day of fun and friendship

      Everybody had fun

      KidsOut 2017

      more Thirty-five children, twelve teachers and asistants, four Rotary members - and great fun for all at Tropical Wings on KidsOut Day

      A Recitation and a Thank You by the children and their translator.

      Chernobyl Children's Life Line 2017

      more We continue to sponsor events for the children visiting from Belarus, who have been affected by the fallout from the Chernobyl disaster .

      The Crowd gathers before the

      Billericay Fun Walk 2017

      more May 2017 and time for us to take part yet again in the annual Billericay Fun Walk to raise money for good causes

      A Large Cheque

      Donations to the 2017 Soapbox Charities

      more Soapbox Derby Donations Exceed £30,000 as four major charities receive donations from our 2017 Soapbox Derby.

      Reading Rooms Vice Chairman, Rotary Past President and Current President judge the entries.

      Soapbox Schools Competition 2017

      more Collaboration between the town's Reading Rooms Committee and our Rotary Club leads to an innovative design competition for our senior schools.

      Fighting Polio in India

      United against Polio

      more A Purple4Polio Tea Party on Wednesday March 8 in St Mary Magdalen in Billericay High Street raising money to fight Polio

      The Team are ready!

      Christmas Market 2016

      more Rotary Club of Billericay were out in force to support the Billericay Christmas Market, so superbly organised by Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower. We raised over £1600 in our grand Raffle.

      The crowd gathers

      Remembrance Day 2016

      more In the presence of a large crowd at the Billericay War Memorial President Mike Sinclair laid our wreath, and Community Services Chairman Keith Wood did so for the Reading Rooms, to commemorate the fallen in our town's Act of Remembrance

      Crowded out indeed

      A Sell-Out Fireworks in 2016

      more 47th Charity Fireworks Spectacular at Lake Meadows park, organised again by Round Table

      Treasurer Mike presents the cheque

      Polly Parrot 2016

      more The club supported Basildon Hospital's Polly Parrot Appeal.

      Bonus Pot donations

      Fun Walk Bonus 2016

      more Half as much again! - well actually more than that. Presentation of bonus cheques for 53% of the money raised by participants took place at Anisha Grange, Billericay, at the end of September

      Thanks and Congratulations!

      Special Fundraisers for 2016

      more Grateful thanks for our fundraising

      (Most of) The Team on station

      Summerfest 2016

      more We man the Shelterbox tent at the Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower's annual Summerfest. Another great success!

      The Chernobyl Children

      Chernobyl Children's Life Line 2016

      more We continue to sponsor events for the children visiting from Ukraine, who have been affected by the fallout from the Chernobyl disaster .

      Donations to MSF, Little Havens & Hope & Homes for Children

      Charitable Donations from the Soapbox Derby

      more Hand over of £15,000 to three designated major charities, all from the proceeds of our spectacular Soapbox Derby.

      Walking Blind

      Blind Faith 2016

      more Annual Fund raising "Blind Walk" in aid of ORBIS - the sight saving charity.

      So well behaved!

      Kids Out 2016

      more We took 34 Kids to enjoy a day out at Tropical Wings Zoo in South Woodham Ferrers

      Addressing the crowds

      Billericay Fun Walk 2016

      more Second time out - we take part in the Bonus Fun walk again in 2016 to raise money for local good causes.

      A full house for checks

      Know Your Blood Pressure 2016

      more April 23, 2016 - 100 successful tests in four hours. Know Your Blood Pressure testing at the Waitrose store in Billericay.

      Hope and Homes for Children Logo

      Hope and Homes for Children

      more We were delighted recently to receive a message of thanks from Catherine Butt, the Hope and Homes for Children Rotary Liaison Manager.

      British Fencing

      Good Causes - Sebastian Pallier Young Fencer

      more The Rotary Club of Billericay supported Sebastian Pallier"™s fencing in 2015 as part of our support for good causes in the community, and was rewarded by his successes!

      Santa came to stay

      Christmas Market 2015

      more We participated fully in the annual Billericay Christmas Market organized so well by our sister club the Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower. Our Grand Raffle and other fundraising raised over £2900.

      Certificate of Thanks

      2015 Christmas Lights

      more As we do, year after year, we donated funds to support the Christmas Lights in Billericay High Street.

      Hearing the good news

      Men's Cancer Awareness 2015

      more A Free complimentary full English breakfast and talks by Mr Vohra (NHS Consultant Urologist) and other speakers about male cancer. Sponsored by Nuffield Health Brentwood and REIDS restaurant and supported by Macmillan Nurses.

      The Team Mike Ed Peter James

      Fireworks 2015

      more 46th Charity Fireworks Spetacular at Lake Meadows park, organised again by Round Table

      Ready for the start

      Fun Walk Bonus!

      more Double your money! - well almost. Presentation of bonus cheques for 90% of the money raised by participants took place at Anisha Grange, Billericay, at the end of October.

      Where did the balloons go?

      Billericay Great Balloon race

      more After much detective work, the winner of our balloon race has been located and her prize of £100 has now been presented to her.

      Banner

      Billericay Fun Walk

      more A great day supporting the Billericay Fun Walk and raising money for Charity

      Balloon Race Poster

      SummerFest 2015

      more The Great Balloon Race raises money for Charity at Billericay Mayflower's Billericay SummerFest

      In Bloom

      Billericay in Bloom 2015

      more President Ed awards the prizes in the "Best Kept Large Garden" category which the Rotary Club of Billericay sponsored again this year.

      A very Big Dinner

      Half a Million Pounds

      more The BIG dinner has reached its target of £500,000!

      All the Kids and most Helpers

      Kids Out 2015

      more We take disadvantaged children from Thriftwood School for a day out to Tropical Wings in South Woodham Ferrers

      A Testing Situation

      Know Your Blood Pressure 2015

      more Rotary Club of Billericay and three volunteer nurses, Juliet, Faith and Cepta, returned to the Billericay Waitrose store on Saturday 18th April for the 4th year running, to offer free Blood Pressure tests to the public, and provide information and advice

      View of the Diners

      Big Dinner Big Donation

      more Members met on March 30th to participate in the international Big Dinner, and raise money for the "500 Miles" charity.

      Christmas Market 2014

      more Rotary Club of Billericay participated fully in the annual Christmas Market organized so well by our sister club Billericay Rotary Club Mayflower. Our Grand Raffle and other fundraising raised over £1500.

      Male Cancer Awareness 2014

      more Billericay Rotary's Cancer Awareness Day returned on November 15th. 2014.

      Great Music in the Round - 2014

      more This Year's concert in aid of charity featured the very popular top essex Band "Re-Public" www.re-public-band.co.uk/). Tickets were £15 only.

      Billericay in Bloom 2014

      more President Mike awards the prizes in the "Best Kept Large Garden" category which the Rotary Club of Billericay sponsored again this year.

      Summerfest 2014

      more Club Members supported a major event for Billericay, organized by the Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower.

      Proud to wear the Tee-Shirt

      Kids Out 2014

      more We supported Rotary International’s Kids Out Day on June 11, by giving some disadvantaged children from Thriftwood School, Galleywood a sunny day out with lots of fun at Marsh Farm at South Woodham Ferrers.

      Know Your Blood Pressure Event 2014

      more The Know Your Blood Pressure day aims to encourage the public to have their blood pressure tested for free.

      The team relax at the end of the day

      Christmas Market 2013

      more Rotary Club of Billericay participated fully in the annual Christmas Market organized so well by our sister club Billericay Rotary Club Mayflower. Our Grand Raffle and other fundraising has allowed us to buy 4 more Shelter Boxes for the Philippines Appeal

      Worried - an opportunity to learn.

      Fighting the Fight vs. Male Cancer

      more The forbidden subject - men's health! Don't hide your heads in the sand - beat the silence - men should come along to learn about this subject!

      Round Table organizes it.  Rotary supports it.

      Guy Fawkes 2013

      more Billericay Rotary supports the Round Table's 44th Annual Fireworks display in lake Meadows Park.

      Grand Charity Summer Concert - after its great

      Summer Blues Concert June 2013

      more Grand Charity Summer Concert - after its very successful "Blues at Burstead" concert in summer 2012, the Grapevine Blues Band performed an evening charity concert at Emmanuel's Church Billericay on June 29, 2013 in aid of the End Polio Now campaign.

      Billericay in Bloom 2013

      more We sponsored the "Best Kept Large Back Garden" Award for the Billericay in Bloom competition, and awarded the prizes to the winners and 2 Runners-up.

      Back by popular demand, an Autumn Charity Concert featured Harmony Brass.  They were accompanied by the brilliant violinist Joanne Davies.  Proceeds in aid of St Luke's Hospice, the Salvation Army and other charities supported by Rotary.

      October Musicfest 2013

      more In response to last year's success, we staged an Autumn Charity Concert featuring the Harmony Brass Band and violinist Joanne Davies in aid of St Luke's Hospice & the Salvation Army, and other charities supported by Rotary.

      Kids Out 2013

      more A Day out for the children of Thriftwood School courtesy of our Rotary Club.

      Police & Crime Commissioner Visit 2013

      more Nick Alston CBE, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex, spoke to our club. His father was Deputy Chief Constable in Essex. He was at KEGS & Cambridge University. He has been involved in "shaping major changes in policing" in the UK for many years.

      Know Your Blood Pressure 2013

      more Over 40% of strokes could be prevented if high blood pressure was controlled. The Know Your Blood Pressure day aims to tackle this statistic. The public were encouraged to come along on the day and have their blood pressure tested for free.

      We supported the ORBIS's fund-raiser Orbithon, with a mile

      A Walk on the Blind Side

      more Our Club supported the charity ORBIS and its fund-raiser Orbithon, with a "Blind" walk for a mile by President Elect Keith Woods. This walk as also supported by other clubs in our District. Keith's walk was a front page feature in the Billericay Gazette

      Christmas Celebration 2012

      more A Christmas Celebration with Carols, Verse, Festive Food and drinks. And .... Santa Claus

      Christmas Market 2012

      more Following the success of the 2011 Christmas Market, with over 25,000 visitors, The Rotary Club of Billericay gave wholehearted support to the Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower who organized the event again this year, raising over £30,000 for charity.

      Fireworks Display 2012

      more Rotary Club of Billericay supported this very successful event, organised as in previous years, by the Billericay Round Table.

      Autumn Musicfest

      more A wonderful evening of music by the popular Harmony Brass. Music for all tastes - Big Band, Show-time & Pop with guest violinist Joanne Davies. In aid of St Luke’s Hospice, Remus Horse Sanctuary and other Rotary Charities.

      Blues at Burstead - June 2012

      more This open-air music event featuring the Grapevine Blues Band was held at Ivy Cottage, Little Burstead in aid of Little Havens Childrens Hospice.

      Christmas Market 2011

      more The highlight was our excellent value-for-money Gluwein Bar supplemented by the best Live Band on the High Street. Our exhibits included an "Aquabox" demonstration and a full Shelterbox display. Over £2000 was raised for our charitable causes.