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Enchanted Ladies Lunch

Francis House Children’s Hospice is holding a glamorous Summer Ladies Lunch in June in the spectacular surroundings of the Principal Hotel in Manchester’s city centre.

Monday 20th May 2019

The Barricade Boys

Chick Hunt Champions

Local families track down chicks as part of the Francis House Great Didsbury Easter Chick Hunt.

Wednesday 15th May 2019

Abbie Rowlands with prizes from the Chick Hunt.

Marathon Men

Marathon runners of all ages pushed themselves to the limit and covered hundreds of miles to raise funds for Francis House.

Tuesday 30th April 2019

Ben Hunt running the London Marathon

Knitted chicks come home to roost

Easter chick activity has stepped up a gear with less than two weeks remaining for knitters to get their crafty creations into Francis House.

Wednesday 13th March 2019

Tributes to Sister Austin FMSJ

It is our sad duty to report that Sister Austin died on Tuesday 19th February 2019 at the Franciscan Convent, Blackburn.

Wednesday 20th February 2019

Sister Austin

Albania calls for trekkers

We're holding an information evening for adventurous walkers seeking an unforgettable overseas trip.

Monday 11th February 2019

Francis House Trekking Group