More Fantastic Fundraisers

Fleet School Hamper Raffle – March 2019. Friends at Fleet School organised these fabulous hampers to be raffled in school and raised £250. They look very tempting! Thank you to all!

Camilla’s Birthday Bash – Camilla Bolt asked for donations to Flynne’s Barn as she celebrated a milestone birthday. Thanks to people’s generosity £1200 has been donated. Happy Birthday Camilla and thank you!

Music and storytelling night  – Poppy Scheinman together with family and friends held an evening of music and story telling to raise funds for us. Sounds like it was a wonderful evening, very much in the spirit of our Flynne’s Barn ethos. £240 was raised. Thank you everyone!

A Lakes Visit – April 2019 Lisa, Anthony, Freddie and Ruby visited Thorneythwaite Farm and donated £100 from their holiday pot. Thank you so much and it was great to see you here!

1 Million steps in 30 days – John Temple who farms in Buttermere walked a remarkable 1 million steps in the month of April. That makes an average of 30,000 steps EVERY DAY. John tries to work his sheep farm mostly on foot and is responsible for overseeing the rain gauge on Helvellyn mountain (950m). This, together with a busy lambing time, helped to clock up the steps. John has raised a fabulous £2270. Amazing! Thank you John!

Ellie’s Birthday – May 2019. Ellie set up a fundraiser to mark her birthday and has raised £280 for Flynne’s Barn. Thank you Ellie and also for the help painting windows and chopping wood!

Nat’s Birthday – Another May birthday girl set up a fundraiser and has raised £181 for Flynne’s Barn. Thank you Nat and it was lovely having you up here in the mountains! Happy Birthday! (Photo to follow)


Sally’s Half Marathon – On 19thMay 2019 Sally Pacy completed the Hackney Half Marathonand raised £1995. A fantastic effort and all that training paid off! Thanks so much!

Holly and Sinead’s Edinburgh Marathon – 26thMay 2019. Holly and Sinead completed the Edinburgh Marathon raising funds for Flynne’s Barn and “loved every minute of it!”  Thanks so much!


Marlie’s D of E Adventure – May 2019. Marlie headed off for a weekend of trekking and camping. She used Flynne’s rucksack to carry all the heavy gear and friends sponsored her. She raised £215.


Phoebe Wyburd managed a completely dry January in 2018. She raised an incredible £2000 which she has kindly donated. Way to go Phoebe- thank you!
In July 2018 Amy Portis, Acland Burghley student and friend of Flynne’s, received the Jack Petchey Award for being an inspiring student. Amy has donated the amount of £250 to Flynne’s Barn which is a big-hearted gesture. We’re not at all surprised she won this award- huge thanks Amy.
Friends Nat and Nick who tied the knot in 2017 generously asked for donations to charity instead of wedding presents. They shared donations between three charities and presented Flynne’s Barn with £700 . Thank you and congratulations!
The sixth formers at Acland Burghley School  also sold the T-shirts before Flynne’s cohort moved on.
The Conway girls, Susan, Grace and Emma organised birthday donations at their Big Conway Bash, 2018. They’ve donated a total of £450 to Flynne’s Barn. A huge thank you to you and your guests and belated Happy Birthdays!

We are so grateful to our North Lakes neighbours for their welcome and support with our plans for Flynne’s Barn. Particular thanks to John Temple and Ed Roberts for their generous donations.

As Flynne’s Barn gathers momentum we look forward to developing our fundraising strategy and welcoming any creative ideas you may have. The sky’s the limit!

Coming soon – Flynne’s Barn Instagram, where Friends of Flynne’s Barn will be posting their travel pictures to see how far around the world our T-shirts  can go.

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