Hills Circle of Friends

We are strong network of supportive individuals offering ongoing hope and help without judgement to people who are seeking asylum.
For South Australia to become a state where refugees can live and be nurtured in a sense of safety and belonging within our community.

Your tireless hard work and generous support has made fantastic achievements possible.

Thank you

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The Calais Jungle Talk

Join us for the Calais Jungle Talk (French refugee camp) with our own hills resident Ali Reid, interviewed by Lainie Anderson Sunday Mail Columnist.

Ali will talk about her working trip to a Calais refugee camp and achievements with refugees.

Thursday June 30th
Stirling Coventry Library
63 Mount Barker Rd, Stirling
From 6pm
Entry by Gold Coin donation
Wine $5 by the glass (supplied by our own Meredyth and Kenn from
Norton Summit Vineyards)
Nibbles to share

(p.s. a group of us will ‘bring a plate’. If you would like to contribute, please let us know: contact@hillscircleoffriends.org)

Calais Refugee Talk Poster

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Alice Through The Looking Glass

Hills Circle of Friends May 2016 movie fundraiser:

Alice Through The Looking Glass


Thursday, May 26th, 6.30pm
The Capri, Goodwood

Adults: $17
Students / Concession: $13
Group of 4: $60

Book Now:

“Alice Through the Looking Glass” reunites the all-star cast from the worldwide blockbuster phenomenon, including: Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska and Helena Bonham Carter along with the voices of Alan Rickman, Stephen Fry, Michael Sheen and Timothy Spall. We are also introduced to several new characters: Zanik Hightopp (Rhys Ifans), the Mad Hatter’s father and Time himself (Sacha Baron Cohen), a peculiar creature who is part human, part clock.

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Film Fundraiser!

The Romans Are Coming!

Join the Hills Circle of Friends for our first movie night fundraiser for 2016.

Four-time Oscar®-winning filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen (No Country for Old Men, True Grit, Fargo) write and direct Hail, Caesar!, an all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Jonah Hill, Scarlett Johansson, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton and Channing Tatum, Hail, Caesar! follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix.

The comedy is produced by the Coen brothers under their Mike Zoss Productions banner alongside Working Title Films’ Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner.


Hail, Ceasar!
February 25, 6:30pm
Capri Cinema (141 Goodwood Rd, Goodwood)
Tickets $17 Adult/ $13 Concession
Buy tickets on the night or secure your seat in advance by buying online from http://www.trybooking.com/179329

Watch the official trailer below:

Hail, Ceasar!

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Successful Tickle Tank Fundraiser!

What an incredible day Sunday’s Tickle Tank fundraiser was – so very successful! Irene Stone-Pearce’s magnificent home and stunning garden saw a constant stream of around 350 people through the gate, entertained by musicians, poets, raffles, plant sales and satiated by Devonshire teas, coffee, cakes and savouries!

Huge thanks go to Irene and her friend Jockie!

Thanks also to all of the musicians and wandering poets and of course all other volunteers who made this day one of the greatest fundraisers our group has ever held!

We raised just over $5000!!

A portion of this money will go towards the Red Cross Refugee Community Gardens Project. The rest will be used to fund ongoing projects supported by Hills Circle of Friends including refugees on Bridging Visas and Temporary Protection Visas in the community.

Thank you so much! Enjoy a few glimpses of the garden below…

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TickleTank Open Garden Fundraiser

TickleTank Open Garden Fundraiser

TickleTank Open Garden 2015

Join us for a delightful day exploring TickleTank open house and garden complete with live music, devonshire tea, wine and plant sales.

All proceeds to refugee and asylum seeker support projects.


November 22nd
10:30am- 4:00pm

$10 Adult
$8 Concession
$25 Family

About Tickletank:

Tickletank, the home and garden of artist and gardener Irene Pearce has delighted and inspired thousands of visitors over many years. This intimate garden is wrapped closely around a number of concrete water storage tanks which Irene herself has transformed into a quirky but comfortable home, decorated with her colourful mosaics and creative artwork made from recycled objects. The garden also features innovative ideas, recycled objects and a marvelous mosaic driveway which adds permanent colour to an already colourful display of hardy cottage perennials and self seeding annuals mixed with Australian native plants and succulents.


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Other Circles Around Adelaide

Don’t live in the Hills but want to support refugees in your area? Here’s a list of other Circles of Friends around Adelaide, and their contacts:

Adelaide CoF Contacts

Link to PDF – Circles of Friends – Adelaide, 2015

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