Welcome to the brand new Salisbury Hospice Charity podcast. Each week we'll bring you news, information and chat about our hospice, the incredibly clinical team, the charity and of course our amazing supporters who help raise over 60% of the vital funding to continue this invaluable service for our community.

Podcast Episodes:

Episode 1, chatting to Claire Threadgold from Forest Forge Theatre Company about the work they do with our Peter Gillam Support Centre.

Episode 2, chatting to Ann-Marrie Gibson, an inspiring fundraiser who completed the Snowdonia Marathon for our charity while being 18 weeks pregnant.

Episode 3 chatting to Amanda Dowling about her Mum Sally who is being supported by our hospice teams. She along with her family are absolutely inspiring fundraisers.

 

Episode 4 chatting to Matt Willietts, another inspiring fundraiser who cycled 442 miles raising funds for our hospice in memory of his Dad Jon who was supported by our hospice teams.

 

Episode 5 is a 2.6 Challenge special where we chat to a range of wonderful supporters raising funds through the National 2.6 Challenge event.

 

Episode 6. On this week's podcast, we chat to our Event Fundraisers, Abi Blake and Milly James and preview a new virtual event we are about to launch.

 

Episode 7. This week we chat to our Head of Fundraising Paula Flower about the history of the Midnight Walk and all the exciting things going on as part of the Virtual Midnight Walk.

 

Episode 8. This week we chat to Mark Jackson about his incredible climb to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.

 

Episode 9. This week we chat to Steven and Martin Pester about their incredible fundraiser, The Loving Arms Festival in memory of their Mum, Anne Pester.

Episode 10. This week we chat to one of our Trustees, Stella Sykes about the incredible community fundraising from the village of Bickton who clubbed together to do a socially distanced marathon around the village as part of the 2.6 challenge

 

Episode 11. This week we chat to Thom Belk who was behind the wonderful Beatles Night at the Chapel Nightclub in Salisbury that raised over £800 for our hospice.

 

Episode 12. This week we chat to Ben Coombes and Richard Cridge from Dinton Cricket Club about their incredible fundraising walk from their home cricket ground to the home of cricket (and back again!)

 

Episode 13. This week we chat to Event Fundraiser Abi Blake about our latest virtual event.

 

Episode 14. This week we find out more about the incredible donations of iPads that the hospice received during the COVID-19 pandemic and the invaluable nature of them to patients.

 

Episode 15. This week we chat to Lauren Priest from Smith & Williamson in Salisbury about their 300,000 step challenge.

 
 


Episode 16. This week we chat to Therapy Assistant Kate Hopkins about a brilliant idea to take our Horticultural Therapy out to patients.

Episode 17. On this week's podcast, we chat to Thom Belk about a fantastic new fundraiser, 'The Best of Salisbury,' a charity music project raising essential funds for our hospice.

 
 

Episode 18. On this week's podcast, we chat to Victoria Coombes regarding her successful and creative Trainspotting Competition Fundraiser in 2018. 

 

Episode 19. This week we chat to our Event Organiser Abi Blake about the launch of the Virtual Wessex Country Fair. 

 

Episode 20. This week we chat to musician Andrew Spence about his work with our Peter Gillam day patients and music as therapy.