Garden Party

Garden Party

Our annual summer Garden Party is back!

A family fun day with loads of fabulous stalls, refreshments and a line up of entertainment to make the day a roaring success.

The fun starts at 12pm on Saturday 7th August in the hospice’s beautiful woodland gardens in Thornton, near Crosby, so get the date in your diary.

We will have:-

  • Market stalls
  • Face painting
  • Kids’ Corner
  • Teddy bear’s parade
  • Gin bar
  • Ice Cream Van
  • Food truck with hot food and cakes
  • Entertainment
  • Raffles and Tombolas, including the popular Teddy Tombola!
Here is the running order for the day...
  • 12pm – Doors open
  • 1pm - MADukes ukulele band
  • 1.30pm – Singer Scott Chapman
  • 2.10pm – MADukes ukulele band
  • 3pm – Teddy Bear’s Parade
  • 4.30pm – Doors close


Please note, there will be no on-site parking for people coming to the Garden Party but parking will be available nearby at Holy Family High School. Visitors will be able to park there and then walk to the hospice.

Can you help?

We are looking for donations of any of the following things to help make the day a great success…

  • Unopened bottles (anything from wine to shampoo)
  • Bottles of prosecco
  • New unwanted gifts
  • New unopened toys
  • Gift bags

If you have anything to donate, please drop it off at the hospice in Thornton or at any of our St. Joseph’s Hospice shops across Merseyside. A full list of our shops and their addresses can be found at here.

For more information, call the fundraising team on 0151 932 6044 or email


Covid Safety


A lot of care and planning is going in to making this event Covid safe for everyone. It will be held entirely outdoors with separate toilet facilities outside of the hospice. There will be no access to the hospice building for visitors to the garden party unless they are visiting a patient in line with our Covid visiting restrictions.

Please DO NOT come to this event if you are displaying any symptoms of coronavirus.