Category: News

HLMT Plant and Craft Stall

Saturday 14th May 2022,  10a.m. – 2 p.m. Outside Crimson Tree, Sherwood NG5 2FX A chance to come and look at and buy a wide range of indoor and outdoor plants and crafts

Zumbathon Saturday 7th May 2022 10.00am – 1.00pm. (doors open 9.30am)

Charm Daley, a HLMT trustee and Zumba instructor, together with a couple of other instructors will be running this fundraising event to celebrate the International day of the Midwife! It will be held in the main hall of the United Reformed Church, 1, Edwards Lane, Sherwood, Nottingham NG5 3AA. Join a bunch of awesome instructors…
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HLMT Newsletter, March 2022

Dear supporters, You will be glad to hear that a lot has happened in the past few months since our Autumn Newsletter, and that several events are already arranged for this year, three of them in May! This newsletter includes news of forthcoming events, developments in Liberia and recent events: A Zumbathon fundraiser on 7th…
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An evening of live music – extraordinary women and more… Louise Jordan, singer-songwriter + Paul Carbuncle support, 28th May 2022 7.30 p.m.

An evening of wonderful music, main hall, United Reformed Church, 1, Edwards Lane, Sherwood, Nottingham NG5 3AA. The theme of Louise’s songs will be “Extraordinary women, lesser known and better known.” They will include journalist Dorothy Lawrence, working-class suffragette from Derbyshire, Hannah Mitchell and Florence Nightingale. Tickets are just £12 and can be booked at

Sherwood Street Market – HLMT stall 20th August 9am – 3pm

This will take place in the car park, United Reformed Church, 1, Edwards Lane, Sherwood, Nottingham NG5 3AA. Further details to follow.

Mistakes Party Saturday 3rd September 2022 from 4.00 p.m.

Nottingham HLMT supporters Bob and Paula are organising a ‘Mistakes Party”! Basically, ‘Mistakes’ can be ANYthing – from a ‘mistaken’ purchase or gift, to hoarded, inherited, no-longer wanted / pre-loved items. They need to be good quality and in good condition and can be toys or books, jewellery (even ‘odd’ bits & pieces), vases, plants,…
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Saturday, 19th November 2022 Boots Orchestra in Nottingham

St. Mark’s Church, Woodthorpe (7:30 p.m.) Concert in aid of The Helen Loewenstein Memorial Trust  Programme Overture to “Mireille”                           Gounod Violin Concerto No 3 in B minor          Saint-Saens Soloist: Megumi Rolfe (violin)                                            Interval Songs of the Sea                                   Stanford (arranged by Dunhill) Funeral March of a marionette           Gounod Norwegian Dances Nos 1 & 2               Grieg Further details…
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Cake Sale by Nottingham City Hospital Maternity Unit Staff, 7th December, 2021

Staff from the maternity team – receptionists, doctors, support workers and midwives – raised £438.87 for The Helen Loewenstein Memorial Trust. They contributed to the buying and selling of cakes, some paying £10 for a small cookie, in order to raise funds for the Trust. The staff all work in the maternity unit where Helen…
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Magazine article on Liberia and the work of The Helen Loewenstein Memorial Trust, December 2021

Carol McCormick, HLMT Trustee and retired Consultant Midwife, has recently written the article below for Issue 171 (Winter 2021) of “Midwifery Matters”, the magazine of the Association of Radical Midwives. It describes the work of HLMT in the context of the economic and maternal health conditions in Liberia, and gives a summary of HLMT’s achievements…
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