“Shooting Star Children’s Hospices gave us one last Christmas together.”

Axel was just 9 months old when he was diagnosed with a brain tumour. Help families, like Axel’s, facing the unimaginable this Christmas.

Tackling biscuit baking, sensory crafts and having a sing along when the Akuma Beavers rugby team visited Christopher’s

To celebrate the Rugby World Cup, super supporters the Akuma Beavers rugby team paid a visit to our Guildford hospice, Christopher’s to spend some time with some of the children and families supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.

Welcoming guests for discussions, tours and cake at Christopher’s Open Day

Christopher’s, our Guildford hospice opened its doors last week to welcome 80 guests to its annual Open Day. The day is held to give people in the community a chance to come and discover the work of a children’s hospice and find out more about what Shooting Star Children’s Hospices do.

Family Fun Day

We welcomed over 250 family members to Christopher’s for our Family Fun Day on Sunday 1 September. The annual event, held at our Guildford hospice is a chance for families to come together and enjoy a wealth of fun and entertainment with various stalls, special visitors and a delicious BBQ all in a safe and comfortable environment.

Sublime sensory seaside fun at our Beach Activity Day

Thanks to a very special birthday girl Lilah, Christopher’s was transformed into a fintastic seaside at a beach themed activity day! The activity day was all possible because of donations from 7 year old Lilah who wanted to make children happy on her birthday!

Lovely Legacy Afternoon Tea at Christopher’s

Christopher’s, our Guildford hospice, opened its doors on bright Thursday afternoon this week to welcome guests to our Legacy Afternoon Tea Event.

Promoting care excellence worldwide as healthcare professionals visit from Singapore

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices welcomed some wonderful international visitors at the beginning of the month – all the way from Singapore!

Hands down an A.C.E visit to Christopher’s for our marathon runner Anthony

There is only a few days left until this year’s London Marathon, and our team of fabulous #ShootingStar runners are doing their last minute prep before the big day. One of our amazing runners, Anthony Davies, had some rather particular last minute preparations to do – so paid a visit to Christopher’s in need of some finishing touches to his intergalactic costume!

A very hoppy time at our Easter Party

It was a day of smiles and sunshine at Christopher’s as supported children and their families welcomed lots of furry friends and enjoyed some fun activities and entertainment at our Easter Party.

Family Fun Day

Over 300 supported family members came to Christopher’s for a fun day of celebration at the end of the summer. Held annually at our Guildford hospice, the event is a chance for families to come together and enjoy various stalls, meet wonderful visitors (from feathered friends to a real life mermaid!) and relax in a safe, comfortable environment.