Vice-President Simon Cowell signs deal to write seven children’s books, WISHFITS, with his son Eric in aid of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

We’re thrilled to announce that our Vice-President Simon Cowell, alongside his six-year-old son Eric, has signed a seven book deal, with a portion of the profits going to Shooting Star Children’s Hospices and Together for Short Lives.

Glimpse into exciting sensory experience with University of Surrey’s new project

Despite the gloomy February weather, care team at our Hampton hospice, Shooting Star House were able to enjoy a relaxing trip to the beach and a walk through a sunlit forest thanks to a recent research project at the University of Surrey.

A ‘love’ly day of Valentine’s activities for families

Love was certainly in the air at Christopher’s last week – a love of all things crafting and baking, as families enjoyed a special day of Valentine’s inspired activities at our Guildford hospice. 

A fun clay to be creative at our siblings workshop

Some supported siblings discovered a new clay to be creative at a special siblings workshop at our Guildford hospice, Christopher’s last week.

Join George’s Dragons for a roarsome family walk at Painshill Park

George’s Dragons fantastic year of fundraising in aid of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices began on St George’s Day 2019, with their latest fundraiser inviting walkers to join them on 15th March for a Family Fun Walk in Painshill Park.

Art with heart

Valentine’s is a day full of hearts, but none quite like this one. Supported mum Toni created a beautiful picture as part of art therapy and shared with us all the different elements within the picture.

HRH The Countess of Wessex takes part in Valentine’s themed biscuit on special visit

Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex enjoyed decorating heart-shaped biscuits for Valentine’s Day with children and families supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices on Wednesday 12th February.

Educating the next generation about children’s hospices

Our Hampton hospice, Shooting Star House played host to 29 nursing students from Kingston and St George’s University London on Monday, for a day of insight and understanding about children’s hospices, and the work they do.

Inspiring visit to hospices for our London Marathon 2020 runners

As the countdown to the London Marathon 2020 creeps ever closer, over the past two weekends 19 runners from our 2020 super Shooting Star London Marathon team paid a visit to our hospices, Shooting Star House in Hampton and Christopher’s in Guildford.

Lifelites donate specialist sensory technology for supported children to enjoy

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices have received a donation of superb specialist sensory technology from children’s charity Lifelites, for supported children to enjoy.