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Our work has contributed to an 82% fall in the number of sudden and unexpected infant deaths in the UK since the ‘Back to Sleep’ campaign in 1991, saving the lives of over 20,000 babies. If all parents were aware of how to reduce the risk of SIDS many more babies’ lives could be saved. Help fund this life-saving work in 2020. Between 12 midday on Tuesday 3 December and 12 midday on Tuesday 10 December donations made to us via the Big Give’s website will be matched pound-for-pound. Click here to set up an email reminder for the Big Give.
Our range of Lullaby Trust Christmas Cards are now available to purchase online. By choosing to send our cards you can support our work and help us get one step closer to achieving our goal of halving SIDS by 2020. You can order from our range of cards here.
Carols by Candlelight
Join us in the stunning St James’s Church, in Clerkenwell London for an atmospheric evening of music and readings on Tuesday 3 December for our annual Carols by Candlelight concert. Music will be provided by BBC Gospel Choir of the Year 2016 finalists, Sing Gospel and Carols by Candlelight favourites, Eaton Square School Choir. We are also thrilled that Lullaby Trust Ambassador Dan Jones, bestselling historian, award-winning journalist and TV presenter, will be returning again to host and read at this year’s event. Tickets are £20 for adults, including a glass of sparkling wine and a mince pie, £10 for children and free for under 5s. Purchase your tickets here.
Santa Run London
Join Team Lullaby this festive season and take part in London’s largest Santa Run in Victoria Park on Sunday 8 December. Santa Run is set to be a brilliant event with festive music, Christmas characters and free mince pies and other refreshments. Every runner receives a free Santa Claus costume before the run and a medal afterwards. You can choose between a 5k or 10k distance. Registration costs £25 for adults and £10 for children aged 15 years and below, and runners are asked to raise a minimum of £100 in sponsorship, to help The Lullaby Trust continue its vital work. More information can be found here.
York Minster Carol Service
Join us for a family carol service at York Minster to remember the lives of babies and young children who have died suddenly and unexpectedly. The service will take place at 2pm on Sunday 8 December and will include a selection of carols and readings. It will be followed by refreshments in the Chapter House. The service is open to anyone and is not ticketed.
Readings will be provided by bereaved family members, Revd Jeremy Fletcher, plus there will be music from Huntington Primary Academy and the York Railway Institute Golden Rail Band.
After the service there will be a remembrance Christmas tree on which people can hang stars in memory of a baby or other loved one and refreshments will be served in the Chapter House.
For more information about the service please email Gill Ryder at GillR@lullabytrust.org.uk.