The students and staff of Stroud High School raised an incredible £5,092.67 for SWR during their RAG week. Fundraising events included a Christmas Market, staff carol singing, a lip syncing show and a sixth form netball match! We were so impressed with their imaginative ideas; a huge thank you to all involved.
The Friends of SWR raised £1,368 from the sale of beautiful Christmas cards designed by local artists; Alison Vickery, Mary Grundy and Andrew Davidson. We would like to express our thanks to Honeytrap Boutique, Clare Frances Hair Design, Personal Best Gym, Made in Stroud and The Shop on the Common for stocking the cards and to the Friends of SWR and the artists for all their efforts in getting these stunning cards made, promoted and sold.
The Ship Inn in Brimscombe will be hosting a clothing & book swap on 7th February. Attendees will bring 3 items with them and swap them for 3 items to take home with them. Tickets cost £5 and all proceeds will go to Stroud Women’s Refuge. Pay on the night for your ticket.
To mark International Women’s Day, The Stroud Red Band will be performing in Stroud Town Centre (probably Kings Street) on 9th March 2024 and 11am until 12pm. They will be collecting for Stroud Women’s Refuge. They always put on a fantastic show so be sure to catch them.
Dazzle Workshops are hosting a cabaret club style night ‘without the London price tag!’ on Friday May 10th and Saturday May 11th at Minchinhampton Market House. Tickets are £80 for a table of four and profits will be donated to Stroud Women’s Refuge. There will be three cabaret sets, cocktails, canapes and live singing. https://www.dazzleworkshops.co.uk/events/month/2024-05/