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    Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary!

    Come and join us for Hamlet, our 4th MAD Shakespeare in the Garden Event in Gerrards Cross £10 or £7 concession Contact Ruth Webber 01753 880541 for tickets and details

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    Gerrards Cross Barclays are MAD

    ‘Twas the week before Christmas and all through the land The people were out shopping for their festive plans. They bought turkeys and sprouts and presents and trees There were so many people they wanted to please: A holiday for mum, a playstation for dad, And then gifts for the children, unless they’ve been bad. […]

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    MAD diary: the final instalment–better late than never!

    Day 6 Today we are back at Old Kampala Primary School, as we were on Friday. One of our team members is not present, this is not due to illness or exhaustion (though we are all experiencing the latter). It is because he is off visiting the farm that Making A Difference has set up […]

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    Has the Bucks Advertiser gone MAD?

    Last week the Bucks Advertiser highlighted the work of Making A Difference through our August sports team.  Their article describes our work with our partners, CRANE, the development of the farm over the last year, and the great work done by our team of volunteers who went to Kampala in August. Many people (including the […]


    MAD Diary: The next few days

    Day 3 This morning the sports day is held in Old Kampala.  As the crane flies, we are not 5 minutes from the Manhattan Guest House (Don’t let the name fool you. It’s in Kampala, we promise).  Unfortunately, Kampalan traffic has a mind of it’s own and our journey to the playing field takes a […]


    MAD DIARY: The First Few Days

    Kampala, a city of over 1.6 million people living and working in an intricate maze of buildings, is where we have made our home for the next 10 days. Each day we shall travel to a new district of this colossal city and partner with CRANE as they facilitate a series of sports and games […]

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    Reaching Our Goals

    Exactly 1 week from today, 10 members of the South Buckinghamshire community will be well on their way across Kampala, Uganda, to help facilitate and run a series of children’s sports and games programmes. Unlike a sports day here in South Bucks, the Making A Difference team will have to function without many of the […]

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    Shakespeare proves he’s still got it

    This Saturday past, June 21st, in fair Gerrards Cross where we lay our scene,  Making a Difference and the Festival Players put on a performance of A comedy of Errors, by William Shakespeare. The intended purpose of this event was twofold: – To create a family-friendly, exciting community event in the heart of South Buckinghamshire. – […]

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    Matched Funding: Shakespeare For Sports

    AMAZING NEWS: This Saturday, June 21st, Making a Difference is playing host to The Festival Players as they perform the seminal and laugh-a-minute Shakespearean classic, A Comedy of Errors. Thanks to a generous private donation and a grant from Vodafone UK, we are excited to announce that we have matched funding for this particular event. […]

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    A Race Worth Running

    On May the 11th, 2014, the town of Gerrards Cross hosted its annual Fun Run. Over 1300 runners from the South Bucks area set off on the 5k run, but none were quite so beautifully noticeable than the team representing Making a Difference. The team, assembled in the weeks prior to the run, consisted of […]