this year, Jill and Gwyn are walking from Bath to London to
raise awareness of breast cancer, the existence of Positive
Action on Cancer and Little Gift Theatre's 'Time Bomb'. The
walk begins on Thursday October 3rd and the duo arrive in London
on October the 13th. Jill and Gwyn will be performing 'Time
Bomb' once on route (7th October, Royal County Best Western
Hotel, 4-8 Duke Street, Reading - 7.00pm) and on the 15th at
the Royal Marsden Hospital in London - Julian Bloom lecture
theatre, 1.00-2.00pm. Ring 01373 455 255 to book.
the mouse over the route for itinerary info. Click for departure
and mileage info.
for Health' is a joint fundraising initiative. Jill Miller is
the founder of Positive Action on Cancer and co-founder of Little
Gift Theatre Company. Gwyn Harwood is a peripatetic teacher who
works with children of travelling families, integrating them into
main stream education; she is also co-founder with Jill of Little
Gift Theatre Company.
Action on Cancer is a free professional counselling service based
in Frome and serving the west country. PAC supports all people
directly or indirectly affected by cancer.
Gift Theatre Company began it's life in 1998 and has devised a
play 'Time Bomb' which is about the realities of living with breast
cancer. The play is based on the real life experiences of Jill
and Gwyn who have both had breast cancer and subsequent mastectomies.
Gwyn Harwood and Jill Miller - co-founders of Little Gift
Theatre Company Jill is also founder of Positive Action
2 Gwyn and Jill in Little Gift Theatre's
'Time Bomb'. They will be performing the highly acclaimed
play about the realities of living with breast cancer
en route - at Reading, on the 8th and twice in London
on the 14th & 15th October.
3 All kitted up and ready to roll.
Waterproofs have generously been donated by Mole Valley
Farmers. Pictured with Jill & Gwyn are Nick Powell
- Business Centre Manager (Mole Valley Farmers - Standerwick)
and Vince Pidgeley, fundraiser with the Hike for Health
4 Getting ready to rumble requires
sensible footwear. Gwyn& Jill try out boots
which are kindly being donated by Andy Brunton, General
Manager of AM Todd Company, Shepton Mallet.
women's walking boots were donated by Andy Brunton, General Manager
of AM Todd Company of Shepton Mallet, and their waterproofs were
sponsored by Mole Valley Farmers of Standerwick.
raised from this joint initiative will help to sustain the free
counselling service and enable the theatre company to offer more
subsidised performances to health professionals, schools, colleges
and conferences throughout the UK.
anyone would like to help with fundraising, join in the walk for
a mile or two, join the team for general assistance with the walk
or have a unique fundraising idea, then please contact Positive
Action on Cancer, using the contact details below.