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New Bright Space opens at ellenor hospice in Dartford

February 21, 2018

We officially opened a new Bright Space for children at the ellenor hospice in Dartford on Wednesday 14th February. The Bright Space is a carefully designed creative therapies area for children with life-limiting or life threatening conditions to engage in play and music therapy, and find comfort and distraction from pain or distress. “Creating a dedicated …Read More

Bright Space at Salisbury Women’s Refuge Officially Opens!

February 13, 2018

The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children officially opened a new Bright Space for children at Salisbury Women’s Refuge on 1st February 2018. The Bright Space is located within the family room at the refuge and provides an inviting and homely play area for the children. It includes a home corner for role play, books, art …Read More

Run, jog or walk #ForBrightSpaces

January 24, 2018

Determined to be fit? Exercise and fresh air are hugely beneficial to your mental and physical well-being; you could do even more good by combining being active with fundraising for Bright Spaces! To get inspired check out http://www.parkrun.org.uk/ to find out about free 5K running events in parks all over the UK. There are no …Read More

Tracy’s Story

January 18, 2018

In this short video, our Bright Space Manager talks about her experience of creating Bright Spaces.

Bright Space at HMP Brixton Opens!

October 2, 2017

  The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children officially opened a new Bright Space at Brixton Prison on September 22nd. The Bright Space is located in the children’s area of the family room at the prison, and provides a welcoming and child-friendly environment in which children can relax, play and build relationships with their families. Abby Sloan, …Read More

New Bright Space Opens at Isleworth Crown Court

September 22, 2017

    The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children officially opened a new Bright Space at Isleworth Crown Court on September 19th. The Bright Space is located within the family waiting room used by child witnesses prior to entering court, where they can also be interviewed or review their Achieving Best Evidence interview. The renovation includes …Read More

Partnership with Refuge Announced

September 12, 2017

The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children is delighted to announce an extension of its partnership with Refuge, the domestic violence charity.  The Foundation has provided Refuge’s outreach community workers with mobile Bright Spaces to provide enriching play opportunities for children of all ages, when their mothers are accessing outreach services in their communities. A top concern …Read More

Bright Space Opens for Northamptonshire Refuge

September 11, 2017

The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children celebrated the opening of a new Bright Space at Eve’s domestic violence refuge in Northamptonshire on August 18th. The Bright Space, which was designed by the children living at the refuge, has transformed the garden into an enriching and fun environment for play and relaxation.  It includes new surfacing, a …Read More

Donations in the Wake of the Grenfell Tower Tragedy

July 12, 2017

We have been deeply moved by the tragedy at Grenfell Tower and felt compelled to something to make a difference to the children and families affected. We worked with Bright Horizons nurseries and offices across the country that filled more than 100 boxes with donations from staff and families at locations including Manchester, Surrey, Cambridge …Read More

The Bright Space Impact

May 1, 2017

Bright Horizons Foundation for Children conducted our 2017 annual partner survey in March, to evaluate the impact of our Bright Spaces on our partners, and the children and families we collectively support. Almost half of our partners responded, from a cross section of organisations, including homeless shelters, domestic violence refuges, prisons and the police service. …Read More

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