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December 1st, 2020

Penhaligon’s Friends Christmas Auction is now LIVE!

We’ve got some fantastic prizes this year including meals at Nathan Outlaw’s, luxury hampers, original paintings, fabulous pamper sets and a hotel stay!  More details can be found here.

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October 16th, 2020

Become a Trustee

Have you got what it takes to become a Trustee with our charity? If you are interested and would like to know more do get in touch with our CEO, Julie, in the office to discuss.

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September 3rd, 2020

Penhaligon’s Friends AGM 2020

This year we are holding our AGM in a virtual way, and meeting up through Zoom. Our meeting will be held on Tuesday 15th September at 6pm. If you would like to join us please do get in touch through to request the link to join!

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July 13th, 2020

Jayne Gets Cycling Again!

With a combined age of 200, Jayne, Joanna and Colin bravely started cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats in stages last year.  After the first stage, the team had to postpone due to injury and had hoped to be cycling again this September.  Because of the current situation this just isn’t possible and the team hope to be able to complete it next year.

Meanwhile, in order to honour their sponsors so far, Jayne will be attempting the remaining 900 miles this month over 15 days from her home in Cornwall. Friends have planned routes of around 60 miles each through some absolutely stunning countryside and offered to cook supper at the end of the day!! Fingers crossed that the ‘old girl’ can manage the distance!

Good luck Jayne, we can’t wait for the updates and pictures!

Here’s the Just Giving page if you’d like to support them.


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May 13th, 2020

Bereavement Champion Training for Schools

Penhaligon’s Friends & Cornwall Educational Psychology Team have teamed up in the hope that each school in Cornwall will, not only be showing proudly their ‘Grief Awareness Logo’ but that they will all have a ‘Bereavement Champion’ who can, on behalf of the wider school community, be a go to for advice on how to support a bereaved child.

In this 2 part training course we will cover basic childhood loss & grief, typical reaction to bereavement, what bereaved children need, your role as a Bereavement Champion and implementing a whole school ethos around managing bereavement in a healthy way.

We are hosting this session on Zoom.

For further information or to book please see our Facebook page or visit Eventbrite

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April 23rd, 2020

Celebrating The Big Night In

Today at Penhaligon’s Friends we are celebrating The Big Night In with Children In Need and Comic Relief.

We’ve filmed a little video in our online team meeting, keep your eyes peeled for it on our social media later today…

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February 14th, 2020

Look out for Penhaligon’s Friends at Cornwall Business Show

Thursday 12th March, Royal Cornwall Events Centre
9.30am – 4pm

The Cornwall Business Show is the largest, most inclusive Business to Business exhibition in Cornwall, bringing together a wide spectrum of industries and sectors, from small, start-up businesses to large, established companies.

Taking place in the heart of Cornwall at the Royal Cornwall Events Centre on Thurs 12th March, the next show will be bigger than ever, bringing together the regions most dynamic and ambitious businesses, all under one roof.

Hosting up to 140 exhibitors, Penhaligon’s Friends will have a presence, sharing the work that the charity does supporting bereaved children throughout Cornwall, and seeking ways to form links with businesses in the County.

Free Entry Registration



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February 12th, 2020

Jayne, Joanna & Colin’s LEJOG

Jayne, Joanna and Colin are now working on plans for the second stage of their journey from Lands End to John O’Groats which will take place in April/May 2020 – here’s a photo from their first leg. We can’t wait to hear their plans for the Bristol to John O’Groats leg, keep pedaling team! You can find their Just Giving page here


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February 3rd, 2020

Mevagissey Male Choir Sing for Penhaligon’s Friends

Mevagissey Male Choir are in concert with the Red River Singers at Truro Methodist Church on Saturday 22nd February at 7.30pm.  Tickets are £8 in advance, £10 at the door.  Proceeds to Penhaligon’s Friends.



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January 15th, 2020

Childhood Loss and Grief Training

We will be running our Professional Childhood Loss and Grief Level 1 and 2 Training again from February 2020. The courses provide a great insight into Childhood Loss and Grief and are suitable for any professionals who might come into contact with bereaved children in the course of their work, volunteers and those wanting to gain an understanding of how best to support bereaved children. You can find more details and the application form here.


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