Leigh on Sea News - havens-hospice

Herd In The City art trail is a mammoth success

An overwhelming 98% of people rated the Herd In The City experience as excellent or good and were proud to have the art trail in the city. The trail encouraged public pride and helped bring people together, with 89% of people saying it brought a sense of community to the local area.

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Nominate a star for the 'Making Every Day Count' Awards 2024!

Havens Hospices is asking the local community to nominate a colleague or volunteer for their annual ‘Havens Hospices Star Awards’.

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Nominate a star for the 'Making Every Day Count' Awards!

Havens Hospices is asking the local community to nominate a colleague or volunteer for their annual ‘Havens Hospices Star Awards’.

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Southend Half Marathon returns this summer

Southend’s premier running event - which raises thousands of pounds for Havens Hospices - is set to return to the seafront this summer.

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Tree-Cycling Collection raises £9.5K to support Havens Hospices

Havens Hospices has been turning trees into care after collecting more than 900 real Christmas trees from doorsteps across south Essex to help raise vital funds for the charity.

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Charity Tree-Cycling collection service returns to more locations in support of Havens Hospices

The collection service will pick up real Christmas trees from households in return ‘fir’ a donation of a minimum of £7 on Friday 5th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th January 2024.

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Elephant-astic Sculptures find their Forever Homes

A mammoth £180,000 was raised at the Herd In The City Auction, bringing the grand total raised for the whole art trail to £580,000.

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Tons of fun had by all as Herd In the City comes to a close

Herd In The City has been hailed a ‘mammoth’ success as it leaves the city streets following seven weeks of colour and tons of fun!

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Tickets to bid farewell to Leigh-on-sea Herd on sale now

Tickets are on sale for our Herd In The City Farewell Weekend which will see all the elephants in one place before they are auctioned off to raise funds for Havens Hospices.

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Herd of Elephants Stomp into Leigh-on-sea

Visit the Herd of Elephants dotted around Leigh-on-sea this summer

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The Elephants have been given their marching orders

The elephants of Herd In The City have been mounted onto their plinths, ready to stand proud ahead of the trail launching this Friday.

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Careers ‘Making every day count’ at local hospice charity

Havens Hospices is holding a Nursing Careers Open Day on Monday 10th July for those looking for a rewarding career in nursing.

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Seaside Run Raises nearly £100,000 for Local Hospice Care

Southend’s premier running event has attracted more than 1,500 runners to the sunny Southend seaside, raising almost £100,000 for local hospice care.

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Local groups raise money for Herd In The City

Herd In The City, a public art trail created by Havens Hospices and Wild in Art, will see over 45 large elephant sculptures and 70 baby elephants placed around the streets of Southend-on-Sea, Shoeburyness and Leigh-on-Sea from Friday 14th July to Monday 4th September.

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Dates announced for Herd In The City art trail

The dates of Herd In The City, which will be stomping into Southend and Leigh-on-sea this summer, have officially been announced.

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Local schools and groups around Leigh-on-sea inspired for art trail

Havens Hospices, held an inspiring event for the schools and groups taking part in the upcoming Herd In The City art trail.

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‘Rock ‘n’ Glow’ makes a guest appearance

‘Rock ‘n’ Glow’ from Herd In The City has marched on over to Southend-on-Sea’s iconic pier to make a guest appearance at LuminoCity.

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Tree-Cycling Collection raises more than £5K

Havens Hospices has been turning trees into care after collecting more than 500 real Christmas trees from doorsteps.

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Volunteers needed to look after the herd

Havens Hospices is looking for volunteers to help with its unforgettable public art trail, Herd In The City

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Rock ‘n’ Glow elephant revealed for art trail

Essex artist, Neil Fendell, has revealed his completed elephant for next year’s spectacular summer art trail – Rock ‘n’ Glow.

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