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Category: Past Events

HLMT Plant and Craft Stall

Saturday 14th May 2022,  10a.m. – 2 p.m. Outside Crimson Tree, Sherwood NG5 2FX The sun shone, the stall attracted many people to look at and buy a wide range of indoor and outdoor plants and crafts. and raised over £1,100 for HLMT. Big thanks to Carol, Charm, Leonie, Liz, Pete, Roger and Stella for…
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Zumbathon Saturday 7th May 2022 10.00am – 1.00pm. (doors open 9.30am)

Charm Daley, a HLMT trustee and Zumba instructor, together with four other instructors ran this fundraising event to celebrate the International day of the Midwife! Three hours of non-stop, high-energy, fun-filled Zumba, with over thirty women taking part, having either raised their own sponsorship or donated to Charm’s fundraising page. A raffle, featuring a signed…
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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.

A packed hall was treated to an evening of wonderful music by Louise Jordan and Paul Carbuncle. The theme of Louise’s songs was “Extraordinary women, lesser known and better known.” They included journalist Dorothy Lawrence, working-class suffragette from Derbyshire, Hannah Mitchell and Florence Nightingale. Paul’s folk-punk medley included a brilliant self-penned song about the hostile…
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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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HLMT stalls at events on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th December 2021

The Helen Loewenstein Memorial Trust set up stalls at two really good Christmas markets/fairs over the weekend – at Woodthorpe Park and Bestwood Village. Staffed by trustees and supporters, the Trust made almost £400 towards grants to pay for the study fees of trainee midwives in Liberia . Such a good result. Thanks to everyone…
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An evening of Live Music on Saturday 27th November 2021

HLMT organised a cracking night of music on 27th November. Three bands – Ajar, The Strawberry Jammers and Lowered Tones – played three great sets with Nick Loewenstein doing a great job on sound. On a raw cold night 50+ hardy supporters were treated to a night of high-class, varied music. As a result a…
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HLMT Stall at the Nottingham Green Festival on 12th September 2021

The Helen Loewenstein Memorial Trust ran a really successful stall at the Green Festival, featuring a wide variety of indoor and outdoor plants, Liberian Lapa fabric handmade greetings cards, bags, bunting, lavender bags, cushion covers, dresses, skirts and shirts, arts and crafts, jewellery and much more. The festival was really well run and joyous. HLMT sold…
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Presentation of HLMT mugs to midwifery staff in Nottingham on International Day of the Midwife 2021

On 5th May the International Day of the Midwife, Pete Loewenstein, Pippa MacKeith and Stella Nickolay presented 20 HLMT mugs to the staff of the Maternity Unit of the City Hospital, Nottingham on behalf of HLMT trustees.  Helen Loewenstein worked in the unit for seven years. The mugs were paid for by the trustees of…
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Plant and Craft Stall, 17th April 2021(outside Crimson Tree, Sherwood, Nottingham)

On a sunny day, HLMT trustees Carol McCormick, Charm Daley, Pippa MacKeith, Roger Williams and a number of brilliant supporters held a wonderfully successful stall. It attracted dozens of buyers and raised over £1500, sufficient to fund a trainee midwife’s training fees for two years! A BIG thank you to Carol McCormick and everyone else…
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Newsletter November 2020 from the Helen Loewenstein Memorial Trust – HLMT Online Shop Open, Liberian developments, New Trustees, generous friends of HLMT, successful online Music Festival Dear friends and supporters Covid-19 has impacted on everyone and everything this year including our Trust. Nonetheless the work of HLMT has continued to develop well, and since our…
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