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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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January 14th, 2020

Stanley Johnson at The Idle Rocks

Penhaligon’s Friends is delighted to share a unique and exciting event that the John Casson Foundation is hosting a on Thursday 19th March at The Idle Rocks Hotel. Guest speaker Stanley Johnson will be there along with an impressive line up of chefs producing a sumptuous four course dinner – Dorian Janmaat The Idle Rocks new Head Chef, Chris Eden Executive Head Chef at Gidleigh Park in Devon, Mitch Tonks owner of The Seahorse and Rockfish and Guy Owen Executive Chef at St Enodoc Hotel & Restaurant.
Tickets are from £195 plus gift aid per person to attend, or £245 for those who are not UK tax payers. 50% of the monies raised will be donated to: Save the Asian Elephant, the other 50% will be shared between three Cornwall children’s charities – of which we are one.

For more information or booking for the evening please contact Alice Edmonds at aliceedmonds@johncasson.com

 

 

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January 10th, 2020

Growing Through Grief Conference with Keynote speaker Dr Pooky Knightsmith

Friday 13th March 2020 at Lanyhdrock Hotel
9.30am – 4.30pm
Penhaligon’s Friends will be delivering this inspiring day with a varied
programme of learning including;
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Keynote speaker – Dr Pooky Knightsmith @PookyH
Vice Chair of Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition
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Talks from the Penhaligon’s Friends team, including bereaved young people from our support groups
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Presenting bereavement focussed research and evaluation outcomes from Penhaligon’s Friends in partnership with The University of Exeter
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Conference Fee – £95 to include lunch and refreshments
To book please complete the Booking Form and email it to admin@penhaligonsfriends.org.uk
For more information please email admin@penhaligonsfriends.org.uk

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December 18th, 2019

Christmas Concert at Towednack supporting Penhaligon’s Friends

Christmas Concert at Towednack Church St Ives Friday 20th December at 7pm with St Ives Community Choir – free entry with collection in aid of Towednack Church and Penhaligon’s Friends

 

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December 13th, 2019

12 Days of Christmas Auction has now ended

So very grateful for all the wonderful donations of gifts for our Christmas Auction, as well as to everyone who has made a bid.  The auction has now finished and the total made will be announced soon.  Thank you all again.

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November 28th, 2019

12 Days of Christmas Auction starts 1st December with some great Christmas present ideas

Check out the Penhaligon’s Friends 12 Days of Christmas Auction daily until 12th December.

Every day there will be lots published on Facebook with bids via our Facebook page or email to friends@penhaligonsfriends.org.uk

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October 16th, 2019

Growing Through Grief Conference

We are delighted to announce that we will be holding a conference to celebrate our 25th Anniversary Year.  You can find out the full details and apply here.

Our keynote speaker is

Dr Pooky Knightsmith – Mental Health Educator, Speaker, Author & Advisor

An internationally respected face of child and adolescent mental health, Pooky works tirelessly to ‘be the change she wants to see’. A prolific keynote speaker, lecturer, trainer and author, she develops and shares practical, evidence-informed approaches to promoting mental health – arming health and education staff with the skills, information and knowledge they need to support the children in their care; whilst also working hard to drive collaboration and change at a national and international level amongst politicians and charity, business and service leads.  Pooky has a PhD in child mental health from the Institute of Psychiatry, is the author of five books and is the current vice chair of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition.  She’s also a Mum of two who works hard every day to win her own battles against PTSD, anorexia, self-harm and depression.

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October 16th, 2019

New Volunteer Training Program

We have a new Volunteer Training program taking place throughout Cornwall. The first step is to book onto our ‘Get Started’ one day training, just chose the venue and date that best suits you.  You can find more details here.

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June 18th, 2019

Jayne, Joanna & Colin’s LEJOG

Jayne, Joanna and Colin have now postponed the second stage of their journey from Lands End to John O’Groats until April/May 2020 to allow time to recover from injuries – here’s a photo from their first leg. We can’t wait to hear their plans for the Bristol to John O’Groats leg in the new year. Keep pedaling team! You can find their Just Giving page here

 

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February 7th, 2019

New Dates for Childhood Loss and Grief Training

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have now set some new dates for our Level 1 & 2 training .  These courses 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. Places book up fast, so please get in touch if you’d like to book a place.  You can find out more details here or get in touch with the office on 01209 210624.

 

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