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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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Christmas comes early as Pete McKee charity cards l...

Christmas comes early as Pete McKee charity cards launched

1 October 2014

Our charity got an early Christmas present after Sheffield icon Pete McKee unveiled his design for a set of cards for the festive season. The colourful designs feature a pair of Pete’s favourite pooches, Frank and Tony, indulging in the all the joys of the season – from Christmas TV repeats to selection boxes and board games. They will be sold in packs of 10 for £4 ...
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Blood recycling machines "could save lives"...

Blood recycling machines "could save lives"

1 October 2014

A pair of state-of-the-art machines designed to recycle blood lost during surgery are set to benefit hundreds of patients and save Sheffield Children’s Hospital thousands of pounds. The cell salvage machines, funded by generous donations to The Children’s Hospital Charity, arrived at the Western Bank hospital last week and are already benefiting patients on the theatres depar...
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