It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Thanks to some wonderful supporters and some excellent decorating skills from our hospice-based teams, both Christopher’s and Shooting Star House are looking suitably festive for families and staff to enjoy.

Families come together for our first drop-in session

This September marked our first drop-in session at Shooting Star House, allowing families an opportunity to meet up with each other face to face for the first time in many months.

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.

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.