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2021 News

big yellow and talbot

Thank you to Talbot and Big Yellow

We are very grateful to our corporate partners for supporting our work in different ways. We’re delighted that Talbot Underwriters have generously match funded the

Christmas campaign 2021 for play

Christmas campaign

Throughout December we will be sharing information, on our website and our Facebook page, about the 2022 Theatre in Education tours we are planning of

2021 christmas card designs

DSMF Christmas cards

With Christmas approaching you can support the DSMF when buying cards from…/daniel-spargo-mabbs-found… – there is a great selection of printed cards & ecards, including these two new

Nikki's first day - resized

Nikki – our new Administrator

We are really happy to welcome Nikki Adamson to join Team Dan as our new administrator. Nikki will be working alongside Amanda, organising our drug

DSMF Quiz night 2021 poster - cropped for FB


Our annual fundraising quiz will be on Saturday 27th November at 7pm in the Emmanuel Centre, South Croydon, and we’d love you to come if

mission transition graphic resized

Blog #6: Tackling transition

Our Mission Transition programme came about in 2017 and was an instant hit with those who used it, with its mix of drama and other

foundation-conversations - from steven

Keeping the conversation going

Moving to virtual learning platforms has not been a bad thing for the DSM Foundation. First and foremost, we have been able to keep providing

Marcus Ascott and Croydon College with permission

Blog #3 2020 vision: Dan’s play

One of the first things Dan’s family did after he died was commission a play about what happened to him, in a true testament to

GCSE drama spec set text lists

#ILYM GCSE set text

We were so excited to hear just before Christmas that Mark Wheeller’s play that tells Dan’s story will become a GCSE drama set text next


Blog #1 Here we go!

Welcome to our very first blog, the start of a regular slot. This new year begins with unprecedented challenge, with another national lockdown as the