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No place like home – Martlets celebrates return to revamped Hospice with Christmas concert featuring local choirs including Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus

Graham Robson December 6, 2023

Home is at the heart of Martlets’ forthcoming Christmas concert, taking place at All Saints Church in Hove on Tuesday, December 12 and featuring local choirs including Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus. As the Sussex charity prepares to return all staff and patients to its redeveloped Hospice site in Wayfield Avenue, Hove in 2024, it is […]

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Time to say baa-bye – farewell weekend for city’s Shaun by the Sea trail

Graham Robson November 14, 2023

Locals and visitors have a final chance to see all 120 sculptures from the Shaun By The Sea art trail in one location before the artworks are auctioned off in aid of Sussex hospice charity Martlets. The Farewell Weekend takes place at the Brighton Centre from November 24 to 26 and tickets can be bought here for ÂŁ7.50 […]

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Shaun Le Sheep due to return to Farewell Event with baa-rilliant transformation after being vandalised

Graham Robson October 25, 2023

Martlets has confirmed that Shaun Le Sheep will now return for display at their Farewell Event at the end of November.     Shaun Le Sheep, designed by Sara Pope and sponsored by Plus Accounting, was sadly removed from the trail for repairs but is currently undergoing an incredible transformation to make it auction-ready  Martlets, the local […]

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Fatboy Slim aka Norman Cook completes Shaun by the Sea art trail in half marathon sponsored walk for Martlets

Graham Robson September 28, 2023

Hundreds of people gathered to cheer on music legend Fatboy Slim – aka Norman Cook – as he completed a half marathon plus sponsored walk along the Shaun by The Sea art trail in Brighton to raise funds for Sussex hospice charity Martlets.

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Martlets launches baaa-rilliant Shaun by the Sea art trail across Brighton & Hove – a colourful collection of ewe-niquely designed Shaun the Sheep sculptures

Graham Robson September 7, 2023

A colourful collection of ewe-niquely designed Shaun the Sheep sculptures created by local artists has popped up overnight in city landmarks from Hove Lagoon to the Amex Stadium. This free Shaun by the Sea art trail runs until November 5 and presents 42 Shauns in various city locations.

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Norman Cook, Brighton’s own superstar DJ Fatboy Slim, backs Martlets to complete work on new Hospice and keep caring Right Here, Right Now

Graham Robson August 1, 2023

Postcards featuring his handwritten, heartfelt message to people in the city have been hitting doormats this week.
His support comes as Martlets CEO Claire Irving issued an open letter to the community, asking them to stand with Martlets through the cost-of-living crisis and lend their support.

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