Easter Bunny on the Chichester Canal – 13th April
Bedes race night – February
Robin hood Rottingdean Drama Society – January 2019
Circus Starr – 5th January 2019
Cinderella in Eastbourne – 20th December
GPD Winter Solstice evening – 21st December
Father Christmas on the Chicester Canal- 8th December
Tilgate Park – Summer 2018
Thank you to Tilgate for offering free tickets to their farm, ABC have sponsored 3 animals for 2018-2019.
Peacehaven Summer Fair – August 2018
Rottingdean Fair – 4th August 2018
Science Centre, Herstmonceux Observatory – 2nd August 2018
Bedes Fundraising event- 21st September
Woodland days x 3 2018
Boulders Portslade – 1st August 2018
Easter Bunny Little Hop – 7th April
Easter Bunny canal trip – Chicester Canal – 31st March
Easter Bunny Big Hop – 31st March
Quiz Night Berwick Inn – 26th March
Circus Starr Windmill Theatre – 7th January
A fun show enjoyed by all.
Devonshire Theatre Eastbourne Pantomime – 22nd December
Another great pantomine, thank you to Martyn and all the cast for making the trip extra special.
Winter solstice event – 21st December
Thank you to GPD Fencing for a successful fundraising event.
Peacehaven players show – 9th December
Peacehaven Town Council kindly donated 20 tickets for Beauty & the Beast.
Win a car Arndale Centre Eastbourne
We we given a Cheque for £332 for ticket sales.
Hampers – 4th December
Thank you to all our packers including Bedes School who support us througout the year.
Chichester Canal Father Christmas trip – 2nd December
We took 36 off to meet Father Christmas at Chichester Canal.
Spring Barn Farm – 25th October
We took 25 for an enjoyable Halloween trip.
Pepper Pig World Paultons Park – 22nd August
We took a coach full of local families to Pepper Pig World for the day, great fun was had by all and wonderful memories made.
Amberley Museum – 17th August
A day enjoyed by a local childrens group and their carers.
Woodland trips – 7th, 8th & 9th August
3 Woodland days for local groups where Forestry skills were learnt and great fun outdoors.
Seaford fair – 26th August , Rottingdean fair – 5th August ,Peacehaven fair – 15th July , Telscombe fair – 8th July
Fundraising events for us to raise money and awareness of the ABC fund.
Easter Bunny Trip on the Chichester Canal – April 2017
We invited families to take a canal trip where we met with the Easter Bunny. We enjoyed a trip on the canal playing games with the Easter Bunny and a fun time was had.
CIRCUS STARR – January 2017
We invited 50 guests to this event.
Christmas Pantomine – Friday 23rd DECEMBER 2016
We invited 400 guests to see Snow White at the Devonshire Eastbourne.
GPD Fencing – December 2016
GPD Fencing supported ABC by running Christmas events including a carol concert.
Santa Special – Sunday 4th December 2016
We took a group of children from The Snowdrop Trust and Chestnut Tree Hospice aboad the Santa special at Chichester canal.
Christmas Hampers – December 2016
We bought food and packed 100 luxury Christmas food hampers.
Princess Empire Eastbourne – 17th November
Princess Empire Eastbourne kindly gave us a pamper special for a deserving young lady, we donated this to a lucky young lady to enjoy being spoilt and pampered.
Win a car in the Arndale Centre Eastbourne.
We sold raffle tickets for the Win A Car draw. £725 was raised on the day with the help of Bedes School and Lloyds Bankng Group.
Brighton & Hove Albion – September
A single deserving Mum and her two boys has a great time at their first home game of the season.
3 families have been given family tickets to spend a day enjoying themselves at Drusillas Zoo Park, Alfriston. 1 family chose to spend a day Knockhatch Adventure Park, Hailsham.
Woodland Visits – 26th, 31st July and 16th August
We sponsored two groups of children who attended the Forest school, they had a great time in very good weather.
Newhaven Fort Trip – 28th July
This trip was enjoyed by a group of children who amongst other things found out what it was like to be in an air raid shelter during the war.
Arlington Bluebell Walk – 25th April
Knights House, Bedes, Upper Dicker ran a very successful day selling refreshments at Bates Farm. On the day they raised £750, later presenting us with a cheque for £904.
Peacehaven Community Summer Fair – 16th July
We attended this event with a Tombola raising money for our trips and treats. It was well attended, the sun shone throughout and we met a lot of new faces.
A Canal Trip to Meet Father Christmas
We took 30 children & helpers to meet this famous man. The trip was magical with all the volunteer workers on the Chichester Canal doing their utmost to make it special.
109 Christmas food parcels were delivered to our very worthy families. Thank you to our packers and deliverers, also BT, Halifax Peacehaven and American Express for their generous food donations.
We saw our patron Martyn Knight once again appearing as the Dame. 400 people enjoyed a great afternoon. Our thanks go to the Starr family and Lloyds bank who provided the selection boxes for allege children. We also wish to thank Jason Fernando and Happy Days for their contribution to purchasing seats.
Circus Starr Event
We took 50 people Circus Starr event at the Windmill Theatre, Blatchington School on a very wet day. How the children loved it – shouting, booing, clapping and cheering. It was very humbling to see other children with severe disabilities enjoying an afternoon out, so many of them just don’t get the opportunity. On leaving it was good to see so many smiles on young faces – the rain didn’t matter – something those children will live off for weeks to come.
Win a Car Charity Draw 2015, Eastbourne Arndale Centre
Make a Difference Day Staff from Lloyds Bank sold tickets all day resulting in a donation of £386. We thank them for volunteering.
This was hosted by Mr & Mrs Michael Logan in their garden and raised £4,500 which was split between 4 charities. We were simply delighted to receive such a large sum.
Two 49 seater coaches took children and carers from Rise, East Sussex Young Carers and an after school holiday project to the Science Museum, London. Our thanks to HAPPY DAYS CHARITY who funded the transport.
Chessington World of Adventure
SANTANDER kindly sponsored this day trip for a group of Young Carers and other deserving families. Children came from Hastings, Polegate and Lewes for a wonderful fun packed day. Knockhatch Adventure Park – 11 August Sponsored by EAST BRIGHTON TRUST, our children spent the day there seeing the animals and playing in the many different areas this site offers.
Click here to see a Vlog that one of the young carers made from their trip to Chessington.
Arndale Centre, Eastbourne
We ran a tombola over two days and helped by staff from ASDA and the HALIFAX, Eastbourne. We raised about £170 and made lots of new contacts whilst we were there.
Little Darlings loved their adventure day on 9 April. We enjoyed pond dipping and on the way back some of us were lucky enough to see deer. It was a warm sunny day so lunch was outside the barn. The children then had to search the barn for hidden chocolate before looking for different types of leaves. Each leaf brought back was exchanged for more chocolate. Our thanks go to Mike Cameron, the woodsman.