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.

Festival fun at our very own StarFest

Forget Reading and Leeds – StarFest was the only place to be last weekend, as families came together at Shooting Star House to enjoy some live music, games and plenty of treats!

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!

Colourful celebrations at Siblings’ Day

A day of laughter, celebration, expression and fun was had this July as we held our celebratory birthday party siblings’ day at our Hampton hospice, Shooting Star House. The annual party is held to to say Happy Birthday to Shooting Star House and commend the siblings on completing their school year.

Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman attend intimate afternoon tea with bereaved families

On Friday 24th May, Vice President of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, Simon Cowell and Patron Lauren Silverman joined families supported by the charity for afternoon tea at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London.

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.

Stadium success as first challenge of its kind in the country raises thousands

Supporters of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices quite literally rose to the ultimate challenge on Saturday 23rd March, taking on the iconic Twickenham Stadium and its thousands of steps to raise vital funds for the families we support.

Supporter Mandy is rising to the challenge in memory of Jess

In just a few days’ time, Mandy Cullen is taking on the ultimate stair climbing event, the Stadium Challenge, in memory of family friend Jess, who received end-of-life care and support from Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.

Supporting young adults with our Siblings’ Days and Youth Groups

Having a brother or sister with a life-limiting condition, or being bereaved, often puts huge mental pressures on siblings. Recently one of our teenage siblings groups had a day out to let off some steam and have some high speed fun Go Karting at Surbiton Raceway.

The brightest event of the year – the Sunrise Walk returns!

The brightest event of the year returns! Now in its seventh year, the Sunrise Walk is your moment to shine. This June gather your friends and family together to help raise money to support babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families.