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.

Wonderful Christmas time at our hospices

As we reach the end of the traditional 12 days of Christmas – what a wonderful Christmas time it has been at our two hospices, Christopher’s in Guildford and Shooting Star House in Hampton.

Festive fun for our supported families at our hospices

With only a few more sleeps until the big day we have been feeling very Christmassy at our hospices, celebrating all things festive!

Festive fun with Fulham FC

There was scores of fun at our Hampton hospice Shooting Star House last week, as some of the team from Fulham FC dropped by to visit the children and families.

Supported families had a skate time at Hampton Court Palace

The festive feels were out in force last week as supported families came together at Hampton Court Palace ice rink for a spin on the ice.

Supported mum Jenny is set to make a splash on her 40th birthday for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

For most people the perfect start to their birthday would be a nice lie in, perhaps even breakfast in bed, however Jenny Foster, who will be turning 40 this Saturday, has decided she wants to spend her birthday taking on the epic open water challenge Swim Serpentine in aid of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, who support her daughter Gwen.

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!