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Paddington to meet fans at London’s Paddington Station

Posted: 7 February 2017 18:54 pm
If you’re planning a trip via Paddington Station this Friday, 10 February, then come and meet Paddington!TM. The nation’s favourite marmalade-loving bear from Peru, and mascot of children’s charity Action Medical Research, will be appearing at intervals throughout the day in ‘The Lawn’ area of the iconic London station....

A very special friendship

Posted: 12 September 2016 14:29 pm
This year we are celebrating 40 years of fundraising with Paddington BearTM. The much-loved bear from Darkest Peru has been at the heart of our fundraising ever since his creator, Michael Bond, met the charity’s founder, Duncan Guthrie, in 1976. Paddington always likes to help wherever he can and so, after chatting over the matter with Mr Bond,...

Action Medical Research launches treasure hunt to celebrate anniversary

Posted: 5 August 2016 08:23 am
Horsham-based children’s charity Action Medical Research has launched a treasure hunt in the town to celebrate 40 years with Paddington BearTM as its official mascot. A set of specially designed stickers have been hidden in small plastic tubs around the maze area of Horsham Park as part of a geocache-style treasure hunt which will run from...

Charity celebrates 40 years with mascot Paddington Bear

Posted: 17 June 2016 09:55 am
Action Medical Research is on the hunt for members of Paddington’s Make It Grow club as it celebrates 40 years with its official mascot Paddington BearTM. Paddington has been at the heart of fundraising for the UK-wide children’s charity ever since his creator, Michael Bond, met Action’s founder Duncan Guthrie back in 1976 and his...

iTS Leadership to walk from Paddington to Paddington for Action Medical Research

Posted: 15 April 2016 08:05 am
A team from iTS Leadership in Bearsted are preparing for a 15-mile sponsored walk through central London for a UK-wide children’s charity. They will be following the route of the London Underground Circle Line from Paddington back to Paddington as part of a bid to raise at least £2,500 for Action Medical Research, Paddington BearTM...

Take fundraising to new heights with Paddington’s favourite UK charity

Posted: 13 October 2015 09:57 am
A charity is urging walkers to join Team Paddington and conquer the UK’s highest mountains to raise funds to help save and change the lives of babies and children. Action Medical Research is seeking teams of four to six people - at least three climbers and a driver - to take part in its Three Peaks Challenge from 2-3 July 2016. The...

Youngsters urged to ‘bring your bear’ for Action Medical Research

Posted: 11 September 2015 08:29 am
Schoolchildren are being urged to bring a bear for the day in support of Action Medical Research. The children’s charity wants youngsters to bring their favourite cuddly toys to school in honour of its mascot, Paddington BearTM.  Bring your Bear is a fun and educational event that raises vital funds for the charity to help...

Charity celebrates birthday of mascot Paddington Bear

Posted: 25 June 2015 09:34 am
Children’s charity Action Medical Research is celebrating the birthday of its faithful mascot Paddington BearTM on 25 June. Paddington has been at the heart of fundraising for Action Medical Research ever since his creator, Michael Bond, met the charity’s founder, Duncan Guthrie, in 1976 and his friendly face has helped to attract...

Paddington to support his favourite charity on his home turf

Posted: 11 June 2015 13:15 pm
Action Medical Research’s mascot Paddington BearTM will be the guest of honour at a dragon boat race in Paddington Basin to raise funds for the children’s charity. The Paddington Partnership Dragon Boat Regatta, on the evening of Thursday, 18 June, is in its 15th year and this is the second time it has donated the proceeds to Action Medical...

Lights, Camera…Action!

Posted: 5 February 2015 15:21 pm
Lights, Camera…Action! New ‘Bring your Bear’ schools pack includes Paddington™ Movie Stickers Paddington Bear has been at the heart of fundraising for Action Medical Research ever since his creator, Michael Bond, met the charity’s founder, Duncan Guthrie, in 1976 and this year he's been starring in the...

Paddington wear?

Posted: 28 October 2014 13:30 pm
Davina McCall to unveil new PaddingtonTM ‘look’ for Action Medical Research’s Mascot on the Paddington Trail TV presenter Davina McCall has designed a new suit to adorn her very own Paddington as part of London’s Paddington Trail, to celebrate the UK release of the Paddington film on 28 November this year. A steadfast supporter...

Paddington Exhibition at Horsham Museum

Posted: 8 October 2014 14:01 pm
Paddington Bear™ has been at the heart of fundraising for UK children’s charity Action Medical Research since 1976. As the charity’s HQ is based in Horsham, the lovable bear is thrilled that the local museum will be featuring the ‘Paddington Goes to the Museum’ exhibition from 16 October until 31 December 2014. Paddington...

Paddington makes a final plea for donations as he returns from a charity tour with Action Medical Research

Posted: 22 September 2014 16:03 pm
Paddington makes a final plea for donations as he returns from a charity tour with Action Medical Research Paddington BearTM is heading home after a successful mission during which he visited more than 100 sick children and babies in support of his favourite UK charity Action Medical Research. The famous bear, who is set to hit the big screen...

Paddington™ visits Brighton in new appeal for children’s charity, Action Medical Research

Posted: 7 August 2014 16:25 pm
Children’s favourite, Paddington Bear™, paid a visit to delighted young patients at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, August 5, as part of a new UK tour to raise vital funds for Action Medical Research. The charity’s mascot, who is set to hit the big screen later this year, spent the morning with kids at the...

Paddington™ launches new appeal for children’s charity, Action Medical Research

Posted: 6 August 2014 19:11 pm
Paddington Bear is packing up his famous suitcase and setting off for a summer adventure in support of UK charity, Action Medical Research. The charity’s mascot, who is set to hit the big screen later in the year, will begin a tour around UK hospitals this August to visit sick children and babies in a bid to raise vital funds for breakthrough...

Join the fun and celebrate Paddington Bear’s birthday

Posted: 20 June 2014 16:04 pm
Children’s charity, Action Medical Research is calling on the nation to help celebrate its mascot’s birthday later this month. Paddington™, the lovable furry friend from all our childhoods, celebrates his summer birthday on Wednesday 25 June this year. There are two ways that people can get involved and help ensure that Paddington...

Meet Paddington Bear™ and support his favourite UK charity: Dragon Boat racing event at Paddington Basin

Posted: 23 May 2014 10:12 am
The 2,000 year-old legend of Dragon Boat Racing will be taking place at Paddington Basin on the evening of Thursday 12 June. The event has been running at Paddington since 2000 and will this year be supporting children’s charity Action Medical Research, Paddington Bear’s favourite UK charity. Paddington Bear himself will be making an...

Paddington Bear stars in unique App to raise money for Action

Posted: 1 October 2013 09:03 am
A new, fun, innovative and FREE phone and web app will enable people to buy uniquely personalised T-Shirts featuring their favourite children’s characters while raising money for good causes. Action Medical Research and its fundraising mascot Paddington Bear are extending their partnership for the T-Shirt Booth app, which will enable young fans...

The ‘real deal’ charity Christmas cards

Posted: 3 May 2013 10:18 am
Charity Christmas cards are big business, but are they all the real deal? Children’s Charity Action Medical Research is for 2013 launching a unique range of Christmas cards, from which ALL profits will go to the charity to help fund vital research for sick babies and children. The cards will be launched on Tuesday 14 May at Progressive Greetings...

Paddington and One Stop team up again to support children’s charity

Posted: 13 March 2013 13:00 pm
Paddington Bear and One Stop are again teaming up in 2013 to mobilise support for the UK children’s charity, Action Medical Research. From 15 March to 15 May, all One Stop shops are placing Paddington-themed collection boxes on their countertops to raise valuable funds. The nation’s favourite bear is the mascot of the charity which finds and...

Paddington Bear – Action Medical Research’s mascot – celebrates his summer birthday

Posted: 22 June 2012 16:46 pm
Join in Paddington’s birthday celebrations by visiting his wish list http://www.action.org.uk/support_us/company_support/paddington_bear
  Paddington Bear celebrates his summer birthday on Monday 25 June.   When he was first found by the Brown family at Paddington station, the small bear wasn’t sure how old he was....

Paddington hopes you will give generously to his favourite charity

Posted: 29 March 2012 14:33 pm
Action Medical Research’s mascot Paddington Bear is mobilizing support for the children’s charity which hopes to raise £10k in eight weeks.   From Monday 23 April to Monday 11 June, all One Stop shops are placing Action Medical Research collection boxes on their countertops to raise valuable funds for the charity. One Stop is a...

Paddington - charity mascot, voted the nation’s favourite character

Posted: 23 March 2012 16:59 pm
The small bear from Darkest Peru, who we have all loved for so many years, is now officially the nation’s best having been voted the favourite animated character in the UK. Children’s charity, Action Medical Research’s mascot, has beaten an impressive shortlist including Aleksandr Meerkat and Super Ted. The announcement was made at...

Paddington takes to the Olympic 2012 tracks

Posted: 16 March 2012 14:03 pm
The traveler in Paddington Bear is back from Darkest Peru and is all set to make an exciting journey to the Olympic Stadium on 1 April. Children’s charity Action Medical Research’s mascot has been voted by the public to be one of 10 charity mascots taking part in a 100m race as part of the Gold Challenge Olympic Stadium Event. The event...

Paddington urges schools and nurseries to take part in Bring your Bear event

Posted: 11 March 2011 14:15 pm
Paddington Bear is encouraging primary schools, nurseries and children’s groups across the UK to register to take part in his annual Bring your Bear event this summer to raise vital funds for his favourite children’s charity, Action Medical Research.

The Bring your Bear concept is simple and fun. Just choose a day from May onwards when the...
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