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Light up a Life Festival

Light up a Life

Christmas is a thought-provoking and reflective time for many many who mourn the loss of a friend or family member. It can also also be a very special time to celebrate an event like the birth of a of child, a marriage or another happy occasion. Blythe House Hospice is inviting you to dedicate lights to celebrate lives or Hospice is inviting you to dedicate lights to celebrate lives or remember loved ones and to support this year's Light up a remember loved ones and to support this year’s Light up a Life appeal.

This appeal, generously sponsored yet again by Tarmac, will see starry white lights shining in and around the hospice from 3.30-11.00pm every evening from 20th November 2016 throughout the festive period.

The Light up a Life festival will take place on Sunday 20th November 2016 at Blythe House, doors will open at 3.00pm. A short service by the Rev'd Richard Mottershead at 3.45pm will be accompanied with a performance by Tideswell Male Voice Choir and followed by the magical moment when the twinkling lights, which adorn the hospice inside and out, are switched on. There will be opportunities to dedicate lights and buy Christmas cards and gifts.

Families and friends are welcome to visit Blythe House before, during, and after the festival to reflect and write messages in the Light up a Life book at the Hospice. To dedicate a light please complete this form or contact the fundraising department at Blythe House for more details.

Light up a Life donation form:
Other title:
Forename: *
Surname: *
Address: *
Postcode: *
Email address: *
Re-enter email address: *
I would like to dedicate a light in remembrance or celebration of:
1. Name
    by (select as appropriate):
2. Name
    by (select as appropriate):
3. Name
    by (select as appropriate):
Donation amount per light:        £

Light up a Life lapel badges
To show your support and help remember and celebrate, Light up a Life lapel badges will be available from reception at Blythe House. If you are unable to visit Blythe House or attend our Light up a Life festival, you can purchase our lapel badges here.
Price £1 each - please enter the quantity required below the type(s) of lapel badge you want to order (free postage when dedicating lights, otherwise £1 postage will be added).

Light up a Life Heart lapel badge
Light up a Life Ribbon lapel badge
Giftaid logo

Boost your donation by 25p of Gift Aid for every £1 you donate.
A £100 donation from you could be worth £125 to us!
There's no extra cost to you and it makes a big difference to us!

I want to gift aid my donation to Blythe House Hospice.

I am a UK taxpayer and understand that if I pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all my donations in that tax year it is my responsibility to pay the difference.

We will send you a Light up a Life card as an acknowledgement of your donation. If you do not wish to receive a card please tick.

Please send me information on becoming a Friend of Blythe House / 59 Club member (please tick).

We want to keep you updated with how your donations make a difference. If you would like to receive further communications from us please tick this box.


Fields marked with a red asterisk * are mandatory.

If you wish to write your own personal message in the Light up a Life book at Blythe House, please call into the Hospice between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday until Thursday 22nd December 2016.