Surrey Sands organise a number of support groups and events across Surrey. Please note:

  • You must be a member to attend support groups

    Please contact the helpline (07817 410075) or email to register, get more information, and access our support services.

  • Membership and events are free

    As a self funded group within the National Charity we politely request an annual donation to help cover the costs and venue charges for holding support groups.

Support groups

You can visit any of our support groups to meet other bereaved parents. These groups are hosted by Befrienders across Surrey. Parents may attend at any point after their bereavement to share experiences and gain mutual support.

Some groups are for parents only and others are child friendly suitable for taking siblings along to. Mums who are pregnant again may attend any of the sessions, or our ad-hoc pregnant again groups, but we respectfully ask you to advise the host if you are attending a group so that we can inform others accordingly. Contact the helpline for information and see below for dates of the next meeting in each location.

Fundraising events

Upcoming fundraising events are:

Surrey Sands events

Every year Surrey Sands hold events including

  • Bubble Release – A summer picnic and bubble release to remember our babies.
  • Wave of Light – taking part in the global Wave of Light to mark the end of Babyloss Awareness Week.
  • Snowflake Service – Our annual Christmas service, a time for us to meet and remember our much loved babies. The service is open to all faiths or none.

The dates of events currently scheduled are:

Other events

and other national remembrance events. This includes:

  • There are Baby Memorial Services held at most of the local hospitals
  • The Sands Garden Remembrance Service is an annual event held at the National Memorial Arboretum, offering anyone affected by the death of a baby the opportunity to meet with others in a peaceful atmosphere.

The dates of events currently scheduled are:

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