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According to UNICEF figures, 20% of the world’s child population will never attend school.

School in a Bag is a simple solution created to help poor, orphan, vulnerable and disaster affected children throughout the world. Each SchoolBag is filled with stationery, learning resources and eating utensils that will enable a child to write, draw, colour, calculate, express themselves and above all learn.

An education for these children could be their passport to a life out of hardship and poverty.

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SIAB Supporter: ‘Blog in a Bag’ No. 4 – Simon Pearson aka ‘Ted’
Posted on Monday September 29, 2014

Here’s the latest ‘Blog in a Bag’ from long-term (two wheeled) supporter Simon Pearson. This year he led the Chilthorne Domer to Paris charity cycle challenge, and here’s all about it from ‘the man out front’… I recently took a week off work and on my return customers politely, but probably without really caring, asked […]Read More

Last Night of the Proms to support School in a Bag
Posted on Thursday August 14, 2014

Last Night of the Proms returns to Yeovil The Rotary Club of Yeovil is once again bringing the Last Night of the Proms concert to the town, this annual celebration of popular classical music and good old British patriotism taking place at the Octagon Theatre on Friday 5th September. This year’s show features the British […]Read More

Home Farm Fest 9 Breaks All Records
Posted on Friday June 20, 2014

This year’s Home Farm Fest was a resounding success, breaking records for the second year running in terms of the amount raised for the Piers Simon Appeal, the charity behind the event which runs the School in a Bag initiative. The total amount raised from the 2014 event came in at an impressive £27,418. Ticket […]Read More

Extra music venue added for this year’s Home Farm Fest
Posted on Friday May 30, 2014

A fourth music venue has been added for this year’s popular Home Farm Fest, which takes place from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th June, providing even more music and entertainment for your money! Named ‘Avant Garde’, it will be located in the Home Farm Cider Barn and will provide a broad range of music and […]Read More

Home Farm Fest 9: Hoody and T-Shirt Pre-order
Posted on Friday May 09, 2014

Four weeks today, Home Farm Fest 9 (HFF9), the biggest annual fundraising event for School in a Bag and the Piers Simon Appeal will kick off with Posh Frocks and Wellies on Friday June 6th.  Since the inception of the festival in 2006, branded clothing has always been a popular hit with the punters and […]Read More

Tickets go on sale for Home Farm Fest 9
Posted on Thursday April 03, 2014

Tickets are now on sale for this year’s popular Home Farm Fest music festival, now in its ninth year, which will take place from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th June. Organised by Somerset-based disaster relief charity the Piers Simon Appeal, which runs the ‘School in a Bag’ initiative, the family-friendly outdoor music festival has grown […]Read More

SIAB Supporter: ‘Blog in a Bag’ No.3 – Hilary Corless
Posted on Tuesday April 01, 2014

As you know the SIAB Supporter: ‘Blog in a Bag’ posts are usually posted on the 28th of each month – however, this March edition has been saved until April 1 for good reason………..please read on Hello there, I am incredibly honoured that Luke has asked me to write this third supporter’s blog and tell […]Read More

Disaster relief charity lends a hand closer to home in a ‘first’ for the Piers Simon Appeal
Posted on Tuesday March 25, 2014

A Somerset based disaster relief charity has turned its attention much closer to home, donating £1,500 to the D1200 Flooding Appeal to help those affected by the recent flooding in the county. This is the first time that funds from the Piers Simon Appeal – which usually provides aid to poor, vulnerable and disaster affected […]Read More

SIAB Supporter: ‘Blog in a Bag’ No.2 – Scott Quilter
Posted on Monday March 03, 2014

Well hello there boys and girls and thank you to Lucas for asking me to be ‘Blog in a Bag’ no. 2. So, let me tell you a little about myself and what I have done for the charity, and how I continue to support it. My name’s Scott Quilter, and I am a full […]Read More

Luke and Evie Simon take on the Yeovil Half Marathon
Posted on Thursday February 06, 2014

Inspired by my good friends Randall Haime and Jenni Yang who towed their 5 and 7 year old children on tag-alongs attached to their bikes in the 2013 SIAB charity cycle challenge to Brussels, this is my effort – to push my daughter Evie (2 years and 6 months on race day) in a jogger […]Read More