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Popular walking event to go ahead for St Richard’s

Organisers of a hugely popular local charitable walk across the Malvern Hills have vowed the show will go on this summer. The St Richard’s Hospice Malvern Hills Walk will take place virtually, meaning supporters can take part in a socially distanced five or 11-mile charitable walk at any time during July or August. The walk,… Read more »

Woo Fest secures big-name acts in new virtual format

An award-winning county music festival taking place virtually this summer, because of social distancing measures, has secured new big-name acts including Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Grant Nicholas, from Feeder, and Toyah Willcox. Woo Fest, which will be streamed live to homes and gardens around Worcestershire and beyond on Saturday 4th July, will feature a mix of live… Read more »

Woo Fest goes virtual to support hospice

Organisers behind a well-loved county music festival impacted by social distancing measures have vowed the show will go on; ensuring proceeds can continue to support a local hospice. Woo Fest, which is held each year at the Drum and Monkey pub in Upton upon Severn, will be held virtually on Saturday 4th July with the… Read more »

Virtual quiz night success for hospice

TEAMS from as far afield as New York and Vietnam took part in a hospice’s first virtual quiz – helping raise more than £1,500 for its care. St Richard’s Hospice held its Big Virtual Quiz on Saturday, April 11, and saw 62 teams take part, with £1,530 raised to help continue its caring services. The… Read more »

Musical evening raises thousands for hospice

Guests attending an evening of music helped raise thousands of pounds to support the work of St Richard’s Hospice. More than 65 guests attended A Musical Evening in the Great Hall at Birtsmorton Court, Malvern, on Friday, March 6 – raising £3,000 for the charity. On the night, there was a recital by hospice doctor… Read more »

Elephants to march into city for 2021 art trail

A parade of colourful elephants will march into Worcester next summer to form the city’s second, spectacular, public art trail – raising funds for St Richard’s Hospice. Elephant sculptures will line the streets and open spaces for eight weeks in 2021, creating Worcester’s Big Parade – a Wild in Art event brought to the city… Read more »

Lantern walk raises £11,000 for hospice

Glowing lanterns were lit in memory of loved ones at an annual walk which raised more than £11,000 for a hospice. Now in its third year, the St Richard’s Hospice Lantern Walk took place on Saturday, February 8 at the National Trust’s Croome, near Worcester. The evening saw more than 450 guests walk a 1.5-mile… Read more »

Hospice to host fundraising golf day

Teams of four are being invited to join a hospice on the fairway for a spring fundraising Golf Day. The St Richard’s Hospice Golf Day, held at The Worcestershire Golf Club in Malvern, will take place on Friday, April 3. Now in its fifth year, the event will see teams play 18 holes of golf… Read more »

Bike ride to Scotland in memory of sister

A determined cyclist is gearing up for a mammoth bike ride from Worcester to Scotland in memory of her “amazing sister” who died last year. Lidia Sudacka will tackle the seven-day, 350-mile challenge this summer – starting from her home in Worcester and finishing at Edinburgh Castle. The 32-year-old is raising funds for St Richard’s… Read more »

Retro gaming event to support hospice

An afternoon of retro gaming is set to take place at a city arcade bar to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice. The event, titled Game On, will take place on Sunday, January 26 at Retroids Arcade Bar in New Street, Worcester, from 1pm. Everyone with a ticket to this event will have an hour’s… Read more »