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Latest FOSSC events

Find out what events our Friends of Shooting Star Chase groups have coming up.  

All our Friends groups are always on the look out for new members but we have had a particular requests from Epsom and Chessington and the Croydon  Group. Please contact Melanie or Taryn for more details on 01932 823100.

Key dates for your diary

The next meeting of the volunteer forum will take place in the evening of Monday, 3 July.


Volunteers needed

Please contact Taryn Davidson at or on 01932 823100 if you are able to help with any of the requests below.

Tuesday, 4 July, Summer Charity Concert, Guildford Baptist Church, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4AZ, 1300 to 1700.  Bucket collecting, serving refreshments, and selling merchandise.  We also need home-baked cakes for this event.  Please label if they contain nuts.

Thursday, 6 July Saddle, Sand, Sea Sponsored Row, Broadgate Centre, London EC2 (outside Liverpool Street Station) 2 hour shifts starting at 0700 and finishing 1900.  Task: Bucket collecting at this sponsored row.

Saturday, 8 July   Malden Fortnight Craft Fair, New Malden High Street.  Any time you can spare between 1200  and 1600 Task:  Assisting Epsom and Chessington Friends Group with their stall of merchandise and tombola.

Saturday, 15 July  Surrey Festival Choir, Dorking Halls, Reigate Road, Dorking RH4 1SG 1800 to 2130 bucket collecting after the concert.  Two volunteers needed and free entry to the concert included! 

Thursday, 27 July  Saddle, Sand, Sea Sponsored Row, Canary Wharf E14,  2 hour shifts starting at 0700 and finishing at 1900.  Task: Bucket collecting at this sponsored row.

Friday, 28, Saturday, 29 and Sunday 30 July, Loseley Garden Show, Loseley Park, Guildford GU3 1HS  0930 to 1230, 1230 to 1430, 1430 to 1730  Task:  Helping on our stall, selling merchandise, tombola and with the plant creche.  Plus you get a ticket to the show!

Sunday, 30 July, Prudential Ride 100, Task:  Cheering our riders  Between 0630 and 1600 in Kingston and 0900 and 1500 in Esher.  Exact locations tba.

Sunday, 6 August, Bedfont Lakes Country Fair, Clockhouse Lane, Bedfont TW14 8QA   1130 to 1445, 1445 to 1800, Task:  Manning our stall and helping to set up or pack away.

Saturday, 2 September  Inflatable 5K, Kempton Park Racecourse, TW16 5AQ.  0830 or 1200 or 1200 to 1530  Task: Finish line marshals, helping at water stations and bag drop.  SSC are the official charity for this event.

Special Requests

A Treasurer and Secretary are urgently need to help the Ham, Petersham and Richmond Friends Group.  If you are interested in helping this lovely group of volunteers, please contact Lynda Daroga on 07879 622189 for further information

We are also looking for collectors particularly in the following areas:  Crawley.   The role includes collecting full cans and replace with new cans in businesses local to these areas. If you might be available please contact Lucy Buckley in the Supporter Care Services team 01932 823115 or email

Thank you!

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