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News & Events

Welcome to chART! Watch this space for the latest about our activities and events.

Usborne Books kindly donated funds to chART, which we have used to purchase a set of ten lovely books each for CHSW Charlton Farm in Bristol, Demelza House Kent in Sittingbourne and Naomi House in Winchester.  We hope the children will enjoy the books. Please CLICK HERE to see the books in our gallery.

Please go to our gallery page HERE to see images of the beautiful 'Wild North East' snowdog, which chART sponsored for St. Oswald's Hospice. Stunning!

(hit the back button < on the gallery to see the latest images ;-) )

chART are announced as a sponsor for the Great North Snowdogs Project!

chART have kindly donated the Snowdog they are sponsoring to St Oswald's Hospice, Newcastle

St. Oswald's was the first hospice which chART worked with in 2011. Since then, our support has included funding family fun days, theatre visits, the provision of art and crafts supplies, musical instruments, cinema vouchers, a Beamz interactive music system, books, films and toys.

"In recognition of their outstanding work, we are proud to be St. Oswald's sponsor for the Great North Snowdogs campaign. It is our privilege to be part of such a significant event, which will result in increased public awareness and funds for the hospice. It will also help to raise chART's profile and fund-raising potential. We are delighted to be involved in working alongside St. Oswald's in such a huge and exciting community project, which will bring the region's rich culture and amazing artistic talent to the entire North East of England!"

- Carol Bromley, Co-Founder, Trustee & Secretary, chART

This project has been funded by the auction of our signed Bryan Adams Guitar.

We are delighted to announce that our latest eBay auction has raised £2351.99- the fabulous Bryan Adams signed guitar raised £2,250 and the unique Wombles autographed illustration made £101.99!

We were overwhelmed by the level of interest- the guitar received 78,599 views! Huge thanks to everyone who helped to raise these funds, especially Bryan Adams and his management and Mike Batt for their kindness. We'd like to add a big thanks to our very own Suzanne Price and Sue Ashcroft for organising the signings, and Jo Gosling for doing a sterling job sharing,as always.

This will make so much difference to the children and young people in hospices and their families. Thank you so much! XXX

The trustees are delighted to announce that today we became a registered charity with the Charity Commission of England and Wales, number 1167129 ! Thank you all so much for your continued support! Lots of love, Jackie, Carol and Suzanne. XXX

Bryan Adams rare autographed Fender guitar.  

Bryan very kindly signed our guitar in London to help raise much needed funds. Huge thanks to Bryan and his management for their kindness to our cause.

Please see the guitar HERE.

We are delighted to offer you the chance to bid on this one of a kind original Womble sketch, hand drawn and signed by creator, Mike Batt. 

It features ' Orinoco in serious conductor action' and the autograph also states,  'All best wishes Mike Batt.'

See the sketch HERE.

We are incredibly proud of our Arts & Crafts Team Leader Lauren bromley @rhodasroom here at chART. As well as all she does for us here, Lauren is also an exceptionally talented jewellery designer and this week saw the launch of her website showcasing her bridal and occasion wear jewellery Rhoda's Room – Well done Lauren

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