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The Sir John Moore Foundation and it's Grade I listed building, provide support and a home for the local primary school. The foundation has four areas in which it works - Heritage (& conservation), Learning (for all), Community (& social wellbeing) and Enterprise (& innovation) Through a diverse programme of events and activities and innovative use of the buildings and grounds it provides social, educational and vocational opportunities for all.

The Sir John Moore Foundation is a registered charity - charity number 510484

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The Sir John Moore Foundation

Film Club starting October

STARTING OCTOBER - Photography & Film Club for Beginners : Spaces limited to 4 Monthly, Tuesdays 6pm-9pm (2nd Tues of each month): For 8+. Join professional film maker James and his protégés to learn about cameras, photography, film making and animations. Plus opportunities to get involved in community, theatre and music activities at the Foundation. Call James for more info 07727224510. Cost £20 per month, to be paid by direct debit.


Lead Thieves Steal our Heritage

Police are on high alert after lead strippers stole irreplaceable lead from our unique 17th Century building on Dec 27th. Call the police if you have any information on 01162222222

Next Event

Followed By:

Montys Travelling Show

20 November 2014

Original songs and new arrangements of classic covers. Plus a special feature of the Neil Young songbook with French instrumentalist Thierry Guillemot. Including German guitarist Martin Rolf. A rare opportunity to see this international band. Call John Montague 07703648007 for more info.

Tickets £10 / conc £8 - book to reserve spaces

Doors 7pm 7.30pm show

01530273629 to book

Followed By:

Comedy Night at Sir John Moore Foundation

21 November 2014

Comedy Night

Acts include:

Gerry K

Jonny Awsum

Ben Briggs

AFC Baggy

and compere Paul Savage

Tickets are £9 in advance

7.30pm doors

8.00pm start.

All info and bookings at www.funhousecomedy.co.uk

Sir John Moore Foundation

Top Street

Appleby Magna
DE12 7AH
01530 273629


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Sir John Moore Foundation September Newsletter



A warm welcome awaits at Sir John Moore Great Hall where we can record live orchestras, choirs and acoustic live preformances. Our sound engineers can capture perfect sound in our unique and vibrant enviroment, Interested?

Contact: 01530 273629



Young people from the Sir John Moore Foundation performed a dance routine and showcased their music and video work at the Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Award ceremony on Thursday 10th April.

The Foundation were joint winners of the Best Exhibition.




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On Thursday 10th April young people from the Sir John Moore Foundation performed a dance and showcased their music and video work at the Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Award Ceremony.

The Foundation were joint winners of the best project.

Click here to see the accompanying video

Thanks to everyone involved.