The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event, where the charity asks people across the UK to hold a coffee morning and raise money for people living with cancer. In 2016 the charity’s coffee mornings raised a staggering £29.5 million. Since the first Coffee Morning in 1990, the Coffee Mornings have raised over £165.5 million for Macmillan.
The St John’s College School PA’s Macmillan Coffee Morning took place in the wonderful location of the St John’s College Master’s Lodge on 29 September and a huge £1,081 was raised for the charity through generous
Forms 3 and 4 enjoyed their first Thursday Afternoon Speaker session of the year with conservationist and documentary film maker, Mr Fergus Beeley, who enthralled them with his passion for nature and knowledge of wildlife.
Mr Beeley is an Ambassador for Steppes Travel, a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society, president of the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival and Patron of Flamingo Conservation Rift Valley. He has worked with Sir David Attenborough on many films including the landmark series, ‘Life of Birds’. He was Executive Producer and presenter of many award winning films for BBC