Fundraising Event

Spring Lunch at the Horse Trust, Speen -Wednesday 3rd May 2023

12.00 for 1.00 -Tickets £35 per person (including complimentary glass of wine)

Over 60 people attended this 3 course annual lunch on a very sunny day in May

Raffle prizes including Two £100 gift vouchers for dark glasses were donated by Daniel Jackson of Jackson and Company Eye Care of Walters Ash


There was a presentation on the work of Helen & Douglas House for Children by Andrea Baganz-Pritchard who also received a cheque of £4,500 raised by SHH in 2022. Andrea also presented an award for raising £38,510 since 2002.


Outside under gazebos in the glorious sunshine Margaret Curtis sold a range of home made products and Jane Marchant from Alchemille Garden Design sold a range of plants.


In December 2022, Marita, Jane Oury's daughter (who passed away in Speen in February 2021 and over £750 was donated after her funeral under Covid 19 regulations to SHH) was busy clearing her late mother's home "Pye Cottage" one of the oldest properties in Speen just before the completion of the sale arranged a garage sale. A lot of Jane's painted artwork was sold at the end of 2022, however there was still a good selection left over and a lot of this was sold at the Spring Lunch. More detailed information Here about Jane Oury

£2,555 was raised by this event plus £40 from Jane Marchant from Alchemille Garden Design

Images courtesy of Ceri Syner and Sally Codling

Wine Bar - Raffle

Many thanks to The Horse Trust, Home of Rest for Horses, Speen for the generous use of their facilities once again, Jeanne Hanford and

Kate Vale who supplied and made the bread for the lunch, Daniel Jackson of Jackson and Company Eye Care fot two gift vouchers for dark glasses of £100 each and Margaret Curtis and Jane Marchant from Alchemille Garden Design

Thank you card received: "11th May 2023

Dear Gráinne and Committee

What a great charity lunch you gave us all last Wednesday. Thank you so much for all your hard work, thought and kindness to make it such a lovely occasion - and lots of money was made for these very worthy charities. Many congratulations"

Further feedback from our guests

"What a brilliant event you and the committee put on Wednesday. The venue, food, decorations, stalls, speaker … all excellent. Thank you."

"It was the best Ladies Lunch I have ever been to, the Barn looked fabulous, and food so delicious. What an amazing Committee!"

"I would just like to say an enormous thanks and well done to you and your team for yesterday's lunch. It was (as always) a lovely event - the food was delicious, the rose superb and the barn looked wonderful. We all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves".


Remember the 2022 Spring Lunch at the Horse Trust on Wednesday 11th May 2022 - Find out more here



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The group - was founded in 2001 by Suzi Rose and called the Speen Supporters Group, in 2013 it became The Speen Group. In 2014 became the Speen Helping Hospices as this name described the purpose of the group and the full objective of raising money for local Hospices. The group has raised over £159,384 since it was established in 2001.

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Speen Helping Hospices - SHH was founded in 2001 to raise funds for local hospices. Over £159,384 has been raised since then. We support - Helen & Douglas House for Children - Rennie Grove and Peace Hospice Care - South Bucks Hospice at Butterfly House - Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity by raising funds in local Chiltern Villages

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