The Hospice of St Francis Summer News

Hospice of St Francis Car Boot Sale 2021

The Hospice of St Francis relies upon community fundraising to help fund the £5 million needed each year to provide free care. By supporting the Hospice, you are helping more people in the local community to feel safe and supported through a life-limiting illness and to live their precious life well.

News and Events

Hospice Coffee Mornings and Craft Fayres

On the last Friday of the month (except December) The Hospice of St Francis hosts a Coffee Morning in the Hospice Bistro and a Craft Fayre in the Acorn Suite. The next event is Friday 24 June. Pop along for a coffee and a chat to find out more about the Hospice and the work that they do. All proceeds from the Craft Fayre go to the Hospice. Contact: Reception on 01442 869550 to book your place. Find out more here:

Hospice Summer Series 2022

The Hospice will be hosting a series of fabulous events across the summer period, in their exclusive Event Field in Dudswell, Tring Road, near Berkhamsted, HP4 3TA. Please see below for the events. Event page:

Car Boot Sales

Sell your unwanted items at the Hospice’s second Car Boot Sale Series! Multiple dates including Saturday 11 June, Saturday 9 July and Saturday 13 August. Reserve your pitch now on the Hospice website:

Classic and Special Interest Car Show

Join the Hospice for their second Classic Car Show on Sunday 17 July featuring a range of impressive cars each lovingly cared for with their own a personal history. A range of market stalls, refreshments and family activities will be available, with free onsite parking. All proceeds to the Hospice helping support special care. Buy tickets here on the Hospice website: or contact the team if you would like to feature your car in the series on

Dog Show

In 2019, the Hospice had their first ever dog show at the Garden Party and back by popular demand… they will be hosting another in September! Keep an eye on their social media to see you can enter your pup into the pawsome dog show and see whether they will be crowned best in their category! Taking place: Saturday 24 September. More details coming soon!

Walk Your Ridgeway

Come together with family and friends on Sunday 26 June to support the Hospice and walk in remembrance of special people on this thirteen mile or twenty six-mile walk, (you pick!) retracing our history through Berkhamsted. Sign up between now and Monday 6 June at 23:59pm, using code JUBILEE20 to receive 20% off your booking fee. More information available on the Hospice website:

Welsh 3 Peaks – Last Few Spaces Remaining!

The Welsh mountains are calling! Challenge yourself by taking on three of the highest peaks in Wales! Join us for an epic adventure, creating precious memories and embracing the breathtaking scenery from the summit of Pen Y Fan (886M), Cadair Idris (893m) and Snowdon (1,085m)! Date: Friday 16-Sunday 18 September. Sign up between now and Monday 6 June at 23:59pm, using code JUBILEE20 to receive 20% off your booking fee:

Dacorum Steam & Country Fayre

This is a fun day for all the family in aid of the Hospice. Highlights including steam engines, classic cars, vintage tractors and birds of prey! Hosted at Green Croft Farm, Potten End, HP1 2SG – Sat/Sun 30/31 July. For more information:

Hospice Golf Days – Various Locations

The Hospice will be back at Stocks Golf Club on Friday 5 August and Ashridge Golf Club Wednesday 7 September… but places are filling up fast! Book your team today for 18 holes, on-course competitions and a three course evening meal! For more information visit:

Shop for Good

The Hospice has launched a new, exciting online shop – ‘Shop For Good’. This innovative online offer has well-being, eco, sustainability and ‘doing good’ at its heart. There’s a variety of fabulous products available, including sustainable themed Well-Being Boxes with a selection of products, handcrafted items from the volunteer Creates & Makes Team at Returned to Glory and indulgent treats. Keep up to date with the shop by following Shop For Good on Instagram: @shopforgood_hosf or visit:

And finally…

Accessing Care – Self Referral

The Hospice of St Francis is there to help in any way they can, with care provided Free. If you, or someone you know, is living with cancer or a life-limiting illness such as a heart, lung, kidney or neurological condition, they might be able to support you. (Support from early diagnosis, through treatment and remission). Please fill in the short referral form online:

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