Paint the Town Red to support St Wilfrid’s 40th anniversary

On the 29th October, St Wilfrid’s Hospice will be 40. Hundreds of businesses and individuals have already signed up to join in through organising ruby or 40 themed fundraisers, or through decorating or lighting up their premises in red.

  • The pier in Eastbourne will be lit in Red with collections on 28th and 29th October – we are extremely grateful to Sheikh Abid Gulzar for his support
  • Bucklers Café and B12 Bar are organising a whole host of fundraising events including red themed taster menu on the 27th October with a ruby cocktail on arrival, a gin night on the 6th October, and red velvet cake on the menu. For more information please visit /
  • Rajpur Indian Restaurant will be organising a special Elvis night in October
  • La Locanda Del Duca will be doing a special set menu and raffle for the Hospice on 20th October
  • Greaves Gallery in association with Urban Food Service will be holding a wine-tasting event on 14th October
  • Simply Patisserie will be doing a special afternoon tea and a raffle on 4th October
  • Raise the Rafters with Grafters - Ladies Lunch for St Wilfrid's sponsored by Grafters Recruitment. Thursday 21st October with Entertainment from Steve Hewlett (BGT Finalist), Duality and Nina Hewlett. For more information download their poster here.

Click here to see the full list of the businesses and schools taking part.

Have an idea about how you would like to help?

We would love to support and celebrate your plans and help you to raise money:

Email [email protected] or give us a call on 01323 434284

Lots of downloadable resources are available online by clicking here including sponsorship forms and template posters and flyers or send for fundraising pack which includes our special ruby sweepstake.  We can also supply balloons, buckets and collection pots, 40th anniversary banners rollup banners, and T-shirts.

St Wilfrid’s 40th anniversary collections, help needed 

We are holding street collections in the week running up to the 29th of October, if you or any of your friends and family could help out for a couple of hours it would be greatly appreciated. 

You can view the available slots and sign up here

Thank you.

Here is the full list of everyone taking part! Thank you so much for your support!



Smugglers Inn

Metro Bank


Mayo Wynne Baxter

Embassy Lounge

Royal Oak & Castle

Castle Inn

R & R Butchers

Urban Food Service

Eastbourne Pier

Halifax Hailsham

Victoria Place

Cavendish & Co

Bradleys Estate Agents


Go Plastics Pallets



Burnell's Hair Studio

M & S Eastbourne

Grove Experience

Simply Seafood


Dignity Funerals

Grand Hotel Buildings Shops

DB Domestics




Cashmere & Silk

Stone Carpets

River Island

Chatfield Jewellers


Simply Pattiserie

Enterprise Centre

Ravilious Hotel


Fuller & Scott

The Cutting Club

Madeira Windows

The Heron

Designer Notes

HMD Sundyne


Hetsmonceux Castle


Downtown Deli


Barn Stores

La Locanda Del Duca

The Star Inn

Toni & Guy


Divine Hair


Fit By Maria

La Vida


Downland Butchers

Ward Clothing



Lamb Inn

Eastbourne Borough

Express Dry Cleaners

Royal Eastbourne Golf Club

Ross & Co

British Queen

The Marine Pub

Eastbourne Town Hall


Carlisle News

Halo Hair & Beauty

The Lamb Inn

More Radio

EB Framing Centre

Crown & Anchor

The Dolphin Inn

Grand Flowers

Jazz HQ



Bourne Primary School

Sussex Downs College


Willingdon School

Cuckmere House School

Parklands Infants & Juniors

Rocks Park Primary

St John's Meads

Punnetts Town Primary

West Rise Juniors

Manor Primary School

Eastbourne Academy

Cross-In-Hand Primary School