Events and News

STFH COFFEE MORNINGS AT THE UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, 30 FISHERTON STREET, SALISBURYURC

Everything you’d want from a Coffee Morning: Coffee, tea, sausage rolls, filled rolls, cake and a raffle! Some Saturdays from 10 till midday.

Dates so far: 31 March, 5 May

PADWICK SHOWS WITH TEA AND CAKE (AND SANDWICHES)

The amazingly popular Christine and Peter Padwick shows continue in 2018:

Padwick Garden

Wed 21st Mar: The 1920s

Victor Silvester, flappers, Winnie the Pooh, prohibition, the charleston, Jeeves, Barbara Cartland, General Strike, ‘The Jazz Singer’ & more

Wed 25th Apr: 3 Women – Murder, Medicine & Music

Ruth Ellis, her lover & a shooting; Florence Nightingale, her family & the Crimea; Marie Lloyd, her reputation & the songs & no more

Wed 2nd May: The Seaside

Alan Bennett, postcards, piers, Rudyard Kipling, lighthouses, oysters, seaweed, Spike Milligan, King Canute, smugglers, landladies & more

Wed 13th Jun: Poisoned Chocolates, Keswick & Blackmail

Brighton doctor, a stalker, contaminated baby food, cash machines, body in lake, an airline pilot, Reg Varney, Earlswood Asylum & more

Wed 25th Jul: The Railways

Stephenson, Stevenson, Beeching, WH Auden, Lonnie Donegan, Brunel, accidents, the Mallard, Will Hay, Hornby, Adlestrop & more

Wed 12th Sep: The Wireless

Dick Barton, Marconi, Lord Reith, the Goons, BBC, Dr Crippen, ITMA, pirate radio, Orson Welles, crystal sets, Selfridges, the Titanic & more

Wed 10th Oct: The 9 O’Clock Noose (….but we’ll keep it light)

The man they couldn’t hang, Lady Betty, piracy, Timothy Evans, Craig & Bentley, Albert Pierrepoint, the condemned cell, Captain Kidd & more

Wed 7th Nov: 1914-1918 & The War

Ivor Novello, Lord Kitchener, the W.I., Einstein, ‘Chu Chin Chow’, Somme, ‘Tarzan’, Renoir, white feathers, Sassoon, Holst & more

Wed 12th Dec: Christmas

Betjeman, carols, Irving Berlin, St Nicholas, Jilly Cooper, indigestion, Cromwell, cards, Charles Causley, robins, Shirley Temple & more

Each show bristling with music, laughter, songs & facts
2.45 for 3pm: The Salvation Army Church, Salt Lane SP1 1EE
£5 on entry – ring Gordon on 01722 504295 to book or just turn up.
Every penny goes to: Salisbury Trust for the Homeless

For fundraising events please phone Gordon Pardy on 01722 504295 or email gordon.pardy@stfh.org.uk if you would like to become involved.

News

  • As of February 2018 the total fundraising from Padwick Shows since October 2014 now stands at £9,577!
  • 83% of clients who left our service in FY 2016/17 returned to independent living – our best ever result!