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New Planters a success at Haywards Heath Spring Festival!

Thanks  to everyone who supported us on 22nd April 2018 at the Haywards Heath Spring Festival 

Our new range of Planters proved to be a great success with our current stock of prototype models being sold today at a special price of £20.

Our first batch of prototype planters have now all been reserved but we can take orders for our next production run with the price  increasing to £25 each. Although we will be offering a discounted priced of £45 for a pair!

Current standard colours are blue, willow green, sea grass and cream - but we can provide in a range of customer colours, please get in touch with your requirements via the Contact tab above.

Many thanks to Haywards Heath Town Council for providing this event

Brighton Marathon

Sunday, 9th April 2017

Thank you for all the sponsorship and support for Hannah & Ben at this year's Brighton Marathon on 9 April 2017; it really is much appreciated.

A BIG  thank you to Hannah & Ben too, who not only both achieved PBs on a very hot day for a Marathon,  but also raised well over £600 (and counting) for Friends of Embark. So great results all round!

If you haven't had the chance to sponsor either Hannah or Ben as yet and you wish to do so - don't worry! - they are competing in a number of events throughout the year and their sponsorship pages are still open on BT MyDonate:-



Friends of Embark becomes a registered charity

28th June 2016

Good News Everyone!

Friends of Embark was entered on the register of Charities by the Charity Commission on 28th June 2016

Welcome to our new Trustees and many thanks to all for helping us achieve this status

Brighton Marathon

Sunday, 17th April 2016

We are very fortunate in having 3 Runners at the Brighton Marathon this year raising funds for Friends of Embark.

A Big BIG thank you to Hannah, Ben & Sam. It takes some dedication to complete the training for a Marathon and we very much appreciate your efforts and support.


If you are able to sponsor Hannah, Ben or Sam this year that would be FAB.

Find their personal fundraising pages at BT MyDonate:- 

Up at the O2 Climb.

Friday 11th September, 2015


The Embarkers are going to brave a climb Up at The O2 and will be raising money for Friends of Embark in the process. All Adults with Learning Disabilities they are preparing for their climb on September 11th and looking forward to the great views over London.

They would love you to sponsor them for this challenge and help them to raise funds for Friends of Embark @:-


Haywards Heath Town Council Grant.

June 2016


It is with great thanks to the Mayor and all the members of the Haywards Heath Town Council who have provided a grant to Friends of Embark for the purchase of new equipment to support our Work Experience project at the Yews and also to provide new gardening equipment for the Embarkers to use at their allotment.


Lindfield Village Day

Saturday 30th May, 2015


Many thanks to everyone who supported us at the Lindfield Village Day.

The weather was kind to us. The house mates were proud to be selling their new products - Birdboxes, Bee Houses, and Butterfly Houses along with flower and herb planters.

The Bee Houses proved to be particularly popular and in all our sales reached £440 - a great result!

Work Experience Days - Under Way

March 2014


We are pleased to announce that Friends of Embark is now funding a weekly work experience day at the Yews in Haywards Heath.

This provides focus on going to a place of work. It has also enabled us to extend our product range.

The house mates are proudly modelling their new overalls!

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