News and Events

Join us in the elegant surroundings of Newark’s Carriages café for an evening with widely published local author Megan Taylor. With three novels already out, plus one on the way, a short story collection, her stories regularly winning competitions and featuring in literary magazines, Megan will give us the benefit of her experience, read from her work and answer any questions.  After the interval she will give a taster creative session where you will be encouraged to fire up the imagination, develop an idea and produce a short piece of work of your own.  Tickets cost just £7.50 and can be p

Date posted: 6th June 2019

There's just 7 weeks to go until the Great Notts Bike Ride on Sunday 23rd June 2019 and we still have some Charity Places for you to raise money for Think Children at this fantastic family-friendly event in the beautiful Nottinghamshire countryside. Choose your ride!  The Sheriff 125 Miles The ‘Little’ John 100 Miles  The Maid Marian 75 Miles The Friar Tuck 50 Miles  The Robin Hood 25 Miles  Join us and make a difference to children’s lives across Nottinghamshire. All the money you raise will help local children who are struggling to cope with emotional issues at home or school.

Date posted: 7th May 2019

Think Children have a fantastic opportunity to shine a spotlight on the amazing work we do for the emotional health of children across Nottinghamshire. Think Children is a charity partner for the well-known annual Great Notts Bike event on June 23rd 2019 and we have a limited number of free places on the 25, 50, 75, 100 or 125 mile rides.

Date posted: 25th March 2019

Think Children had a really positive start to the New Year, receiving generous donations from not one but two local community organisations in one day. A Christmas Tree Charity Appeal held by the Farndon Residents Environment Group raised £974.40 for the children’s charity and also £296 was raised at a Carols On The Green evening on December 19th, also in Farndon, organised by a group from the village’s St Peter’s church and Farndon Residents Environment Group.  Think Children offers an early intervention service for local children who may be struggling to cope with emerging emotional, soci

Date posted: 15th January 2019

We are thrilled to announce we have been chosen as one of the charity partners for the Great Notts Bike Ride 2019. Whether you are a keen cyclist or fancy a family fun ride, if you are interested in a charity place on one of the 5 different rides - from 25 miles to 125 miles, please email Sarah at for more details.  

Date posted: 19th December 2018

Keep up to date with all our latest news, events, campaigns and ways you can help us to help local children with our bi-monthly Think Children newsletter now available on the Think Children website - just click through to the link on the Home Page - or see the attachment below. Email us if you'd like to be added to our mailing list to receive future editions. Happy reading!

Date posted: 8th November 2018

Great news! We’ve registered with easyfundraising, it’s a great site where you can help Think Children raise funds simply by doing your everyday online shopping!Over 3,300 big name retailers are included, such as Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, eBay, Boden and M&S.Every time you shop, we receive a small donation to say ‘thank you!’ It’s completely free and over £20M has been raised for causes just like us so far.We want to raise as much as possible so please sign up and help us at

Date posted: 20th September 2018

A lovely surprise for Think Children staff with a cheque for £59.10 from Lombard Medical Centre in Newark, who held a book sale in their waiting room.

Date posted: 18th September 2018

Big thanks also to Elston Village Shop for donating £23.41 from their collection tin. If you would like a collection tin for your shop, restaurant or community venue, please get in touch 01636 676887.

Date posted: 29th August 2018

Thanks so much to St James's Place for their generous donation of £2,500 from their local allowance fund, which will greatly benefit our #emotionalwellbeing service for children in the #Worksop area. Paul Burrows of St James's Place kindly visited our offices to present the cheque in person to our Development Manger, Wendy Walton-Towle.

Date posted: 21st August 2018