Monthly Archives: April 2019

Boathouse Monster Easter Chick Winner

April 26, 2019

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Kirk family fun! Giant superchick off to new home! Pictured here is THF Trustee #AlexKirk drawing the winning ticket, with Kirk grandsons Billy and Ollie making sure the barrel of tickets is well and truly rolled! Well ...[more]

Dance Workshop at Teignmouth Community School

April 26, 2019

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Professional dancer and dance teacher, Jane Mason, led a highly successful THF-sponsored dance workshop at Teignmouth Community School , Mill Lane, recently.  The school asked her to lead a creative dance and movement ...[more]

Meet Jane Mason

April 26, 2019

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“To go into a primary school is always a bit nerve-wracking. I don’t take it for granted I’ll immediately know how to create a positive experience for children. I prepare as best I can and then just plu...[more]

Dawlish Coasters support THF

April 26, 2019

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The Dawlish Coasters is a really lovely group of people who last year raised a very generous £1000 for THF. THF Chairman Roger Kirk wrote the following letter of thanks that was reprinted in the Dawlish Gazette. ̶...[more]

Fundraising update – April 2019

April 26, 2019

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The Helen Foundation depends for its success on donations from a wide variety of local sources, including through its collecting pots located in businesses and organisations across Teignbridge. Trustees are very grateful...[more]

THF Bursary Awarded

April 26, 2019

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Trustees of THF approved a second bursary for Lydia to be able her to complete her Foundation Art studies. Lydia is a gifted artist and recently was awarded a place at the highly prestigious London College of Fashion &...[more]

History comes alive to Newton Abbot

April 25, 2019

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Newton’s Place is the exciting £2m project to restore and convert the former St Leonard’s Church  into an accessible and improved town museum, town hall and community space. This is one of the most forward-looking...[more]

THF Bursarys awarded

April 25, 2019

Trustees of THF have approved six new bursaries so far this year, totalling over £2000, to young musicians in Teignbridge with talents and ambitions in the arts but whose families lack the financial means to help them...[more]

Christow celebrate the Arts during their Arts Week

April 25, 2019

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Christow Community Primary School celebrated a wide variety of arts during their recent Arts Week that included a ceramic workshop supported by THF. Artist Lucy Rockliffe led workshops with children from years 2-6 to cr...[more]

Dawlish Tackles the environment

April 25, 2019

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Supported by a very sizeable grant from The Helen Foundation, Dawlish College worked during the Easter term with seven primary schools – Starcross, Cockwood, Gatehouse, Exminster, Westcliff, Kenn and Kenton –...[more]