Monthly Archives: February 2014

Dawlish Music Marathon Success

February 23, 2014


Nearly 100 students at Dawlish Community College tool part in a 24 Hour Music Marathon recently. The event benefited The Helen Foundation and students were sponsored to take part. The music  played was very wide rangin...[more]

Dedication to Katie Lake

February 23, 2014


We reported last year on the tragic death of sculptor, Katie Lake, who had worked in such an inspirational fashion with so many young people and adults.  Shortly before her death, and funded by the Foundation, Katie...[more]

Indian Culture Workshop at Cockwood School

February 23, 2014

Dancer, Florence Briot, led a wonderful Indian culture workshop at Cockwood School recently as part of the school’s focus on India this term. Using story-telling, rangoli folk art and Indian dance, Florence immerse...[more]

James Lake 3D Workshop

February 23, 2014

Supported by funding from the Foundation, Newton Abbot Learning Community is running a highly ambitious project called 365 – a Year in the Life of the Youth of Newton Abbot. The eight schools involved have created ...[more]

Panto at the OK Corral was more than OK!

February 23, 2014

Oh yes it was! Shaldon Theatre Company generously offered The Helen Foundation a special Gala Evening during their recent pantomime run at the Carlton Theatre,  Teignmouth. With the audience “dressed to impress...[more]

All Saints Marsh Presentation

February 23, 2014

THF Trustees had a truly memorable afternoon recently. Annie and Roger Kirk were invited to a special praise assembly at All Saints (Marsh) School, a small primary school in the heart of Newton Abbot. It was a formal and...[more]

Bursary Holder doing really well!

February 22, 2014

We recently received this report about a bursary-holder doing really well with her music lessons. Steven Buckley, woodwind tutor, writes: “An excellent term’s work! XXX is both musically talented and highly m...[more]

TAAG Teignmouth Arts Action Group – TAAG

February 21, 2014

TAAG is a great supporter of THF. This enterprising and successful arts co-operative operates out of a centre in Teignmouth. They recently held a large scale exhibition of the many voluntary oganisations that operate wit...[more]