Home page Skip to navigation Site map About us Contact Us News Events Families Proffesionals Support us Donate Shop Accessibility information Access Keys Join us Skip to content Search

print header
Increase text size a a a
Family login

Ollie Wade - Free

Ollie Wade

Ollie Wade

When 18 year old Ollie Wade, from Winchester, composed his song ‘Free’ he was getting ready to say a final farewell to his beloved brother, Ben who sadly passed away at the age of 19. 

Now he is preparing to perform the track for the Duchess of Cambridge during her special visit to Naomi House Children’s Hospice on 29 April.

It was while Ollie and his family were waiting to attend Ben’s funeral that Ollie decided to write a song to say a personal and moving goodbye to his big brother. Ollie shut himself in his room with a guitar, keyboard and notebook, and didn’t leave until he had composed the perfect tribute to Ben.

The first time anybody heard the track was at Ben’s funeral. Ollie later performed the song at a Naomi House remembrance service held in Winchester Cathedral.

Free is available to download on iTunes from the beginning of Children’s Hospice Week (26 April) and costs just 79 pence, with all profits going to support other life-limited and life-threatened children and young people at the Hampshire based hospice.

Download Free from the iTunes Store now.

back to news listing

What's on...

Southampton Rainbow Run 2015


Contact list

Not sure who to talk to at Naomi House?

Visit our contacts list »


Volunteers play a vital role at the Naomi House. Take a look at how you could be involved.

Work with us

Naomi House and Jacksplace are rewarding places to work and volunteer.  Take a look at our current opportunities and find out more about working or volunteering with us.

Sign up for enews


Sign up for the latest news and events from Naomi House and Jacksplace.

Subscribe to Naomi House eNews

lottery news events