Thank you to everyone who attended the excellent talk given by Robert Gordon in October. We are pleased that this finally happened despite several postponements due to Covid.
Thank you to everyone who supported our Fonthill fundraiser on the 26th September and thank you to all the trustees, friends and dogs who completed one of the 3km, 10km or 20km walks! We raised just over £2,200. The money will boost our funds in preparation for restarting and maintaining our programmes within HMP Erlestoke.
Thank you to the array of leading and local artists, writers, actors and musicians who created over 300 unique artworks on postcards. Thank you also to all of you who purchased a voucher to win a postcard. The random allocation of postcard vouchers to postcard artworks took place on the 28 October and the postcards
Thank you to all who bid in our Christmas Auction and congratulations to those who were the highest bidders. The Auction raised just over £2,500 and will contribute to the continuation of our programmes currently running in the prison.
Thank you to everyone who joined us at Dauntsey’s School, West Lavington on Saturday 30th March for a joint fundraiser with Erlestoke & Coulston Cricket Club. Great night of food and comedy. The Friends of Erlestoke Prison benefited from a share of the profits based on ticket sales and we boosted our funds by £1,500.
Thank you to those who joined us on the 11th March for supper and to hear Jonathan Aitken’s talk entitled ‘From Power to Prison to Peace’ at Sarum College in Salisbury. Over 70 people attended and we raised the fantastic sum of just over £5,000; this will contribute to our all weather sports pitch fund.