A look inside dramatherapy

This is part of our Summer edition of Shine magazineDramatherapy focuses on therapeutic aspects of drama and theatre, respecting the child’s pace and potential. Storytelling, enactment, roleplay, improvisation and games are just some of the examples of how it can be used to help the children and young adults we support, like 12-year-old Noor.

Michael Ball announces special concert in aid of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Michael Ball OBE has announced a very special concert in conjunction with Live Nation for one night only at the iconic London Palladium on Saturday 11 June in aid of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.

London Marathon marvels!

On Sunday 3 October, 63 Shooting Star Children’s Hospices runners raised £187,000 and counting, for their local children’s hospice charity, after taking to the streets for the much anticipated 40th Virgin Money London Marathon.

Quali-tee time had by all at West Byfleet Celebrity Golf Day

As the Ryder Cup takes place this weekend, it was just last Friday when the iconic prize trophy was spending a lovely afternoon at West Byfleet Golf Club, as part of a special charity day in aid of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.

Three cheers ‘fore’ amazing golf captains Terry and Susi

Wonderful West Byfleet Golf Captains Terry O’Connor and Lady Captain, Susi Mackay Thrower have chosen to support their local children’s hospice charity with a magnitude of magnificent challenges this year.

Special Sunset Walk for our Executive Vice-President Karen Sugarman MBE

On the evening of Wednesday 23 June, during Children’s Hospice Week, Shooting Star Children’s Hospices Executive Vice-President Karen Sugarman MBE, was joined by close friends and fellow Vice-President Simon Cowell and Patron Lauren Silverman for a special Sunset Walk to raise money to support babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families across London and Surrey.

Super young fundraisers

The impact of the past year has been felt by us all, especially the younger generation with disruption to their school and social life. However, this hasn’t stopped our super young supporters channelling their inner fundraiser and coming up with wonderful and imaginative ways to support Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.

Brilliant bake off with Max the Brave team!

Over the past few weeks the amazing Max the Brave team launched a Virtual Christmas Bake Challenge asking budding bakers to create their own baking creations to raise money for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.

Lots of ways to support us this festive season

Despite 2020 creating many difficulties for us all, it certainly hasn’t dampened our super supporters spirit – and at this time of year they’re feeling festive with lots of amazing ways you can shop, entertain and challenge yourselves whilst supporting your local children’s hospice charity.

Nominate us to receive £1000 with 12 Days of Giving

We need your help to become a lucky recipient of 12 Days of Giving –  a campaign run by the amazing people at Ecclesiastical Insurance. The 12 Days of Giving is designed to provide vital funding by donating £1000 to 120 charities over 12 days in the run up to Christmas.