Author Archives: James Caldwell

Clevedon Court Concert raises £12,000

Our first fund-raising event this year took place on 2nd February at Clevedon Court, Somerset.   In a historic hall with a real-candle chandelier and roaring log fire, Anna-Margarita Oprenova, and her string quartet Leto from the Birmingham Conservatoire entertained us with a programme of British and Bulgarian pieces performed exquisitely. A wonderful three-course folk-buffet followed, […]

Sponsored trek to the top of Snowdon

Snowdon Trek June 2012

Sponsored walk to the top of the highest mountain in Wales in aid of the new Social Medical and Training Centre in Sofia   We arrived at Pen y Pass soon after 8.00am and were delighted to secure the last five spaces in the hugely popular car-park, consoling ourselves with the thought that the exorbitant […]

Emmaus Bristol holds a Solidarity Day

Emmaus Bristol helps the homeless re-establish themselves in life, and selflessly has adopted the Bulgarian Partners Trust as their charity to give to! They held a Solidarity Day on 13th October, donating the £1,000 proceeds of the day’s trading to help those worse off than themselves ! Rebekah Barker & one of the Emmaus Companions […]

Midsummer Soiree Fund Raiser

on 20th June we held our Midsummer Soiree at Avon Gorge Hotel, Bristol, overlooking Brunel’s famous Clifton Suspension Bridge with champagne, canapés, good conversation, and wonderful violin-playing by 14 year-old Ann-Marie who stepped in at the last minute.