Fundraiser for Alice’s Malawi project

January 27 2019
Fundraiser for Alice’s Malawi project

A FUNDRAISER is being held to support a community project in Africa set up by a Thornbury woman.

Alice Leaper, who was born and grew up in the town, runs the non-profit Butterfly Space to improve the lives of people in Malawi. Her biggest project, now nearing completion, is a primary school in the country.

A fish and chip supper and a quiz has been organised by the Thornbury Methodist Players to raise funds for the project. It and takes place at Thornbury Methodist Church on Saturday February 16, at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £10, with 6 people on a team.

For tickets and information contact Mandy Clapp on 01454 414749 or Gill Leaper on 01454 411910.

For further information on the work of the project, visit

Picture: Alice Leaper, who grew up in Thornbury, with school children at the community project she set up in Malawi.