Category Archives: Fundraising

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 […]

Musala Trek 2011

Trek participants

Sponsored climb to the top of the highest mountain on the Balkans in aid of the new Social Medical and Training Centre in Sofia. Mountains by moon-light, thunderous hail storms, giant goats, sparkling icy streams in flowery meadows, manic mosquitoes and Turkish toilets…what an amazing adventure!

Trek up Mt Moussala raises over £10,000

Nicola Ashurst, Geoff Wallis, and eight Bulgarian friends walk to the top of the Balkans We started 4,500 feet above sea-level, higher than Ben Nevis, at the well known ski-resort of Borovets.  Our gently sloping path wound upwards through fragrant pines and little meadows ablaze with mauve, pink, yellow and blue wild flowers, and grass […]

Bulgarian concert raises more than £2,500!

A Musical Evening with a Bulgarian Flavour, which took place at Upton House, in Tetbury, Gloucestershire on Saturday, raised more than 2,500 pounds to go towards the building of the new medical, educational and training centre in Sofia . Commenting on the successful evening, Geoff Wallis, honorary secretary of Bulgarian Partners Trust, said that in […]

Grand Auction raises more than £5,000!

The Grand Auction, hosted by Bulgarian Partners Trust and Fair Investment Company in Bristol last week, has raised more than 5,000 pounds to help people living in poverty in Bulgaria. BBC Points West presenter Dave Harvey (pictured with Fair Investment Company directors James and David), did a great job as auctioneer, inciting several tense bidding […]

Cultural Tour 2008 part 4 – Last Day!

After a well-earned lie in, we gathered at Sofia Baptist Church to share worship with the children, see pictures of Geoff’s fundraising skydive, and think about the issues around giving ourselves and our resources. A guided tour of the new social, media and training centre in the afternoon made us realise just how big this […]