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Getting involved in our Light up a Life appeal is a wonderful way to remember a loved one - whether they received care from our Hospice or not - at Christmas time. You can support our appeal by dedicating a star in return for a donation, attending one of our special services to celebrate and remember someone you love, or by lighting up our Night Sky. You can choose whether you would like a star to hang in our beautiful gardens until the twelfth night or appear in the digital Night Sky (details below).  If you would like to request a star to hang in the garden please call 01708 723593.

Our Light up a Life Night Sky shows the view from Saint Francis Hospice, across the hills to London. Be a part of Light up a Life and dedicate a star in memory of your loved one. You can make it personal by adding a photo and your own words. Then, their star will shine brightly in the sky for the whole festive period. 


Light up a Life is when we gather together to think of those special people who are no longer with us. It’s a chance for local people to celebrate the lives of those they have lost and to share memories. It’s a time to take a moment to reflect and remember the precious moments we had with them and to support each other at Christmas time. We offered three services just before Christmas, all of which were incredibly well attended.