Monthly Archives: January 2013

DIBLEY- No No No No…YES! – Brilliant Evening…

January 21, 2013


The Vicar of Dibley co-writer visited Teignmouth recently and had a packed audience at Bitton House rolling in the aisles… Comedy writer and producer Paul Mayhew-Archer, co-writer of The Vicar of Dibley with Richa...[more]

‘Thank You’ from THF Bursary Holders

January 21, 2013


The Helen Foundation Trustees aim to meet personally each young person requesting a bursary as part of the application process. Following the decision of Trustees to award a bursary to one young person, THF received this...[more]

Helen’s Tri-Hards are Hard enough!

January 20, 2013


How does walking into the sea on Boxing Day sound to you? Brave? Mad? Both? Well that’s exactly what the remarkable team calling themselves Helen’s TriHards did on Boxing Day at Teignmouth. Along with 100s o...[more]

Valentines Day Special MUSE memorabilia

January 20, 2013

This is special! In 2004, the three members of MUSE were invited back to Teignmouth Community College, where they were formerly students, to open the new Arts Centre. During their visit, they signed some red College polo...[more]


January 16, 2013

‘Tell Me a Tale’ and ‘Seeing Beyond’ are two exceptional small theatre companies that specialise in creating performances to socially challenged audiences. With a grant from the Arts Council and s...[more]

Fiona wins The Helen Foundation Award

January 12, 2013

The Helen Foundation Award for ‘Best Endeavour in the Arts’ is presented in Teignbridge schools to the student who shows “best endeavour in the arts”. At the annual Student Awards Evening, held in...[more]

“Thank you!” from music student

January 8, 2013

A young Teignbridge music student is already at Grade 8 and continues to excel. Lacking a suitable piano at home and unable to afford what they needed, the student approached the Foundation. A kind donor had given the ch...[more]

The 8 Bearded Men of Bishopsteignton

January 5, 2013

Eight men from the Bishop John de Grandisson pub in Bishopsteignton took part in a fund-raising beard-growing campaign throughout December that ended with a grand shave-off on New Year’s Day. Brainchild of Ian Pott...[more]

Oh Yes They Did!

January 3, 2013

The Helen Foundation began 2013 with a real lift provided by Shaldon Theatre Company. Traditionally, the Friday performance of the pantomime has been dedicated to the charity and this year was no exception. We saw Shaldo...[more]