Remember a loved one this spring with a Forever Snowdrop

Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity has partnered with Waddesdon Manor to launch a very special event to remember loved ones and raise funds for local hospice care this Spring.

A stunning temporary display of 500 bespoke 3-headed metal snowdrops will be installed at the Aviary Gardens at Waddesdon Manor in March. Each Forever Snowdrop will represent the life of a loved one and has been uniquely designed and hand crafted by British Ironworks.

Mark Blandford-Baker, Chief Executive of the Rothschild Foundation, said, “The Rothschild Foundation is proud to host this poignant installation for Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity. The Hospice was our Charity of the Year in 2019, and we are delighted to be able to continue our relationship. We hope that visitors will find the installation a tribute and a comfort during their visit as they walk around the gardens at Waddesdon.”

The Charity is offering you the opportunity to be a part of this event by purchasing one of these limited Forever Snowdrops, which also includes an invitation to a private viewing of the display on Monday 21st March whilst the grounds are closed to the public.  The Forever Snowdrop installation will then remain on display to the general public for two weeks. And once the installation is removed, you will be able to take the flower home to display as a Forever Snowdrop keepsake.

Michelle Merrison, the charity’s In Memory Manager, told us, “We wanted to give families something as special and unique as their loved one; a timeless keepsake that represents the love and memories treasured forever.

“We are overjoyed to be able to display these somewhere as magical as Waddesdon Manor and be given an opportunity to reflect and honour those no longer with us in such a visually beautiful way.”

The money raised from the display will help raise vital funds for hospice care, ensuring that the Florence Nightingale Hospice team is there to support patients and their families through the toughest times.

Dedicate your Forever Snowdrop at or call 01296 429975 for more information.


About Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity

Florence Nightingale Hospice is located at Stoke Mandeville Hospital and provides first class specialist palliative care which is accessible and free of charge to those with a life-limiting illness in Buckinghamshire. The Hospice also provides other services such as their new FNH@Home services, providing end-of-life care for patients in their homes, Florrie’s Children’s Team respite care for families, the Day Hospice and Bereavement Support.

Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity commits to raise over £1,000,000 annually to ensure the continued funding of local in-patient and at-home palliative care services.

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