20 years of the Calendar Girls
How a group of amazing women raised £5 million for blood cancer research.
How Calendar Girls all began
John Baker was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in February 1998. He sadly passed away aged 54 after just a few months of treatment.
Tricia's idea was to produce a playful twist on traditional WI calendars.
Awards, stage and screen
The Calendar Girls' story was in the national newspapers for three weeks.
The Calendar Girls musical
In 2012, Gary Barlow and Tim Firth began writing songs for a musical based on the tireless fundraisers.
How I became a Calendar Girl
Angela Knowles shares the story of how she joined with her friends to raise £5 million (and counting) for blood cancer research.
The Girls gala night dazzles to celebrate five years
The Girls musical gala night celebrated five years of the musical which tells the story of the Calendar Girls.
It's a wrap
After an incredible nationwide tour, Calendar Girls The Musical ended on 23 November 2019.
Thank you to all our volunteers
A huge thank you to the 400 wonderful volunteers who took part in our bucket collections, raising an incredible £200,000 of vital funds into blood cancer.
Your time, effort and generosity will make a huge difference to people with blood cancer. Thank you.