The Willow Tree Group

Blandford Mental Health Support Group



We are running events to raise funds to cover the costs of continuing to run our group.

Current / Future Events

Willow Tree Group Christmas 2017
the WTG still going strong but badly in need of donations by Paypal if you wish.
We had a great Christmas buffet as can be shown by the photo. Alos on 20th Dec we went for our annual Christmas Meal at the Simla which was enjoyed by all,especially by our oldest member Nora who really enjoys her food.

Donations would be most welcome aht e groups efforts have been halted due to health issues.

WTG enjoys day out at Compton Abbass April 26th 2017
WTG enjoys day out at Compton Abbass on one of our sponcered trip paid for from our generous Donors.April 26th 2017

July 13th 2016 Fish n Chips
Group has a great day and for a change has Fish n Chips, the meal is enjoyed by all and a thoroughly good day for the group overseen by our staff member Florence.
We plan future trips during the year and always look for financial support from anyone willing to keep this worthwhile group going.

Compton Abbas May 2016
We were lucky with the weather and had a great day at Compton Abbas Airfield where we all enjoyed each others company and a great meal, we look forward to more outing in the year.

Group has Xmas meal
some of the members enjoy a Christmas meal cooked by Florence and Vanni

Great Autumn Raffle
the august raffle is now over and £266 was raised for the group

Carboot 10th may


Duke Cheque Arrives
The cheque for the grayson perry sketch arrived today

Our Close Friends Positive Approach Shop to Open 26th May
Positive Approach will open for business 26th May near the archway next to Iceland

Blandford Hospital Fundraiser
we hope to have a fund raiser in Blandford Hospital sometime in June..details to follow later

Sale of the Grayson Perry Sketch
The Grayson Perry sketch sold with an opening bid of £2000 and selling for an amazing £3600. We are so grateful to the artist and to Dukes of Dorchester particularly Amy Brenan who was positive whilst I may have been Pessimistic.
Thanks to all concerned.

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Past Events

Possitive Approach Open Day
Willow Tree Group attend the open day Dec 10th of Possitive Approach to show our support of this worthwhile charitable shop

Christmas Raffle
Another successful raffle for the group was held December 11th and this raised £320.

Great Xmas Raffle

Corn Exchange support of Positive Approach
we will be supporting positive approach
with a sale November 14th in the corn exchange in blandford starting at 9am

Sunny Day out to Swanage
We had a wonderful day out for fish and chips dinner along the seafront and a trip on the Steam Train at Swanage.


Vanni's Birthday Group Trip
The Group treats Vanni to a meal at Compton Abbas

Grayson Perry Sketch Item 112

Grayson Perry Sketch
Grayson Perry Sketch to be auctioned on 16 April By Dukes Auction House we hope it does well

Sale 19th March Blandford Hosptal
Thanks to Blandford Hospital kindly allowing us to run a sale again in thier foyer we managed to raise £153.89 for the group we offer them our thanks.

19th Feb Blandford Hospital sale
another great result thanks to the generousity of Blandford Hospital allowing us to hold the sale at the Hospital, the money made for the group was £165.
We look forward to being back there March 19th.

13 November 2014 Sale in aid of the group

Blandford Hospital Fundraising Sale and Raffle 11th December 2014
This was successfully completed. Our thanks to the hospital for enabling us to have this sale.

Sale of Goods and Raffle Tickets 29th November 2014
Blandford and District Lions have invited us to have a display at their craft fair in the Blandford Corn Exchange on Saturday 29th November 10:00am - 3:30pm.Now completed

Raffle Ending 19th December 2014
The main prize of 2x Anytime Train tickets was won by an employee of Blandford Hospital. £606 was raised.

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