Head of Public Affairs
With 78% of charitable giving in the UK going to the top 3% of the largest national charities, it’s never been more important to bang the fundraising drum for Suffolk’s 5,000 local charities and community groups. Together, we need to continue raising awareness of how vital it is to direct much more of our giving to local causes, and events are an important part of bringing people together and communicating those messages.
It’s great to see more and more people joining forces to create events that support education, awareness and vital grantmaking activity. Here are just a few highlights of previous events and a few coming up in the near future that you might like to put in your diary!
The New Suffolk Garland Book was launched last Thursday at Stanny House Farm, Iken, kindly hosted by Loulou and Paul Cooke in celebration of the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen and the Festival of Suffolk.Inspired and compiled by The Aldeburgh Bookshop, the...
Over half a million trees and hedge plants have been planted or pledged in Suffolk as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy, going a long way towards the goal of planting one for every Suffolk resident – over 760,000. The 348,000 trees and 39.8km of hedging totals a...
An anthology of the best writing and art, new and old, in celebration of the county of Suffolk, edited by Elizabeth Burke, Dan Franklin, John and Mary James, published by The Boydell Press. When the idea for a Suffolk anthology was broached, Mary and John James, from...
How clean and litter free is your street, village, or tdown? As part of the Festival of Suffolk, BBC Radio Suffolk are organising a Clean for the Queen on the Bank Holiday Weekend of Fri 29th April - Mon 2 May. They are hoping you’ll join them too on the Bank Holiday...
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