At Highclere we are always thinking of ways to give back our local community. Over the years we have held a number of charitable events including…
Easter Egg Hunt
Held annually on Easter Sunday, families, friends and visitors from far and wide came to the Castle to join in the fun, and raise money for Naomi House Children’s Hospice. Thank you to everyone who came to help us support this brilliant cause. For 2019 we are raising money for The Murray Parish Trust on Sunday 21st April.
The Highclere 10k Run
In September, the 10km run in aid of Multiple Sclerosis was a huge success. Runners of all ages took part, including members of the Highclere office and Lord Carnarvon, navigating the rather muddy and hilly course around the grounds and fields of Highclere. Many congratulations to all who took part, and we hope many more can join us in the future to raise funds for this great cause.
The Harvest Festival service in October, at St Michel and All Angels Church welcomed chickens, horses, sheep (and churchgoers!) to join in the service to celebrate and sing hymns at this seasonal thanksgiving.
Songs for Peace
In December, Highclere opened its doors to hundreds of musicians, singers and members of the public to sing ‘songs for peace’ and raise awareness and funds for Oxfam’s Refugee Crisis appeal. With musical entertainment throughout the day, including carol singing and a service conducted by the former Archbishop Lord Carey, we’d like to thank everyone who came to support this cause. Money raised will go to provide food, shelter, medicine and clothing for displaced and injured people spending Christmas in refugee camps in Jordan and Lebanon.