Monthly Archives: March 2017


Seb’s day out at Wembley with Box4Kids

By | 2018-04-26T16:04:56+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Our Events|

Seb, who was diagnosed with severe cardiac and liver health issues at birth, is a huge football fan. Unfortunately, with a lack of physical strength and poor balance due to his illness, Seb is unable to cope with the large crowds that flood the stadium at football matches. Last weekend however, the Barrie Wells Trust [...]

Shortlisted for the National CSR Awards

By | 2017-03-27T12:44:56+00:00 March 27th, 2017|News|

We are incredibly proud to have been announced, alongside The Jockey Club, as finalists for ‘Best Individual Community Project’ at the National CSR Awards! Our partnership with The Jockey Club was announced in 2016 and involves the opportunity to organise Box4Kids events at their 15 famous racecourses, including Aintree, Cheltenham, Epsom Downs and Newmarket. The [...]

Cirque du Soleil cast surprise Box4Kids!

By | 2018-04-26T16:04:56+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Our Events|

Five children, who are receiving treatment for a range of serious illnesses at hospitals across London, were treated to a fantastic night seeing Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Amaluna’ performance on 19th February. Not only did the children get to watch a spectacular performance, but they also had the chance to meet some of the Cirque du Soleil [...]

February’s event round-up

By | 2018-04-26T16:04:56+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Our Events|

We’ve had a fantastic February here at the Barrie Wells Trust! From watching world-class Olympians compete in athletics to experiencing some breath-taking theatre with Cirque du Soleil, we were able to welcome seriously ill children from hospitals and hospices across the country to our Box4Kids events. Highlights from February included our guests meeting some rugby [...]