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We welcome Nick Matthew as our new patron...

We welcome Nick Matthew as our new patron

16 October 2014

A three-time world champion, Nick Matthew is one of the greatest squash players of all time. And now the new dad is championing another great cause, as patron of The Children’s Hospital Charity in Sheffield. The proud Sheffielder is thrilled to be the joining the team as patron, after supporting the charity as a fundraiser and one of the faces of Team Theo – the charity&rsquo...
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Car company's charity boost for Sheffield United wi...

Car company's charity boost for Sheffield United wins

15 October 2014

Every time Sheffield United win in their 125th anniversary season – our charity will be better off thanks to a local car dealer. The family run Winchester Car Sales has vowed to donate £125 to The Children’s Hospital Charity each time it sells a car in any week this season that Sheffield United win home or away. Tajinder Singh and Harminder Bains, directors of the b...
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It's Showtime! Fairground archive comes to The Long...

It's Showtime! Fairground archive comes to The Long Gallery

9 October 2014

Big, bold and brightly coloured posters of fairground events through the years are the subject of a new exhibition arriving at The Children’s Hospital. The fascinating world of show people and the larger-than-life shows they toured with come to life as part of Showtime, a spectacular display of work spanning 200 years that launches next week, on loan from the National Fairground Ar...
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Hundreds turn out for Three Dams walk...

Hundreds turn out for Three Dams walk

6 October 2014

Hundreds of big-hearted walkers descended on the Peak District yesterday for a misty and spectacular stroll for The Children’s Hospital Charity. The colours of the Derwent Valley’s autumn foliage was transformed with a sea of blue and yellow, as flag-waving, Theo bear-touting walkers set off on a 5, 10 or 15 mile trek through Derwent, Howden and Ladybower Dams. The scores...
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North exhibition raises thousands for Artfelt...

North exhibition raises thousands for Artfelt

2 October 2014

A stunning exhibition of artwork depicting some of Sheffield’s best-known landmarks has helped raise pots of cash for our charity’s art programme, Artfelt. North: An Exhibition by Jonathan Wilkinson was launched in June in The Children’s Hospital’s Long Gallery, with framed pictures and prints offered for sale to the public. Amongst them were images of Roxy Di...
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Lucy Spraggan to skydive for us dressed as Buzz Lig...

Lucy Spraggan to skydive for us dressed as Buzz Lightyear!

2 October 2014

A top singer is going to infinity and beyond when she jumps out of a plane to raise cash for The Children's Hospital Charity. Former X-Factor contestant, Lucy Spraggan, is joining her mates Lloyd Wilkinson and Jordan Stringfellow in a superhero-themed jump to raise money for the charity, which supports The Children’s Hospital in Sheffield. Lucy, who will be dressing as Buzz...
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