A group of ex-art students of Somerset College of Art in the 1960’s, decided to hold an exhibition of their work and titled it the ‘Then & Now’ at the CICCIC Gallery. Whilst organising the exhibition, the students were told of the untimely death of Geoff Rigden, an abstract artist and a much admired past student from the 60’s who had died in January 2016.
If you think climbing up Kilimanjaro to Uhuru Peak to raise funds for schools in Africa and head and neck cancer patients is enough, think again!
The 2016 London Marathon takes place on Sunday the 24th of April. We are proud to say, we have three fantastic runners who are raising money for Saving Faces.
Kuldeep Rehal sadly passed away on the 29th of July after a battle with cancer. Since then his family and friends have been banding together to raise funds and awareness for Saving Faces.
This seven man crew will set sail in a Cornish Gig boat and row 50 miles non-stop for 12 hours across the English Channel from Nieuwport to Ramsgate in their attempt to raise £20,000 towards beating cancer. The catch? Not one of them has ever rowed before!
In 2004 Chris Lewis-Smith had cycling accident which required him to have extensive facial reconstructive surgery. “I hadn’t had time to put my hands out to break my fall,” Chris explained. “Instead I broke my jaw, smashed the bridge of nose, fractured my left eye socket, lost all my front top teeth and a lower front tooth.” Not one to stay down, he thought the best way to raise funds for Saving Faces was on his bike. He signed up for London to Paris in 2010, but he didn’t stop there!
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Restaurant owner Shah Ahmed came up with a truly novel way to support Saving Faces after his Mum was diagnosed with cancer.
In July 2011, Jeremy Antscherl, a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon specialising in facial trauma tackled one of the toughest stages of the Tour de France to raise funds for the new National Facial Injury and Disease Study Centre.
Thank you to all our supporters at the 2006 London Marathon. View the photos from the event below: