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Featured Event : St. Luke's to Luke's Walk

Forthcoming Fundraising Events


Big Brew
Jan 1 @ 10:00 am – Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm
Big Brew

If you don’t fancy jumping out of a plane or running 5k then perhaps you can hold a Big Brew for us.


You can get your friends, family or work colleagues together and raise funds for St. Luke’s Hospice.  Big Brew is about enjoying a cup of tea, coffee and delicious cakes or wine, beer and a BBQ or a mixture of all the above with new and old friends.


Your Big Brew can be whatever you want it to be a gathering of friends in your front room, garden party, a community get-together in your local hall or even close your road and have an  street party, it can be so much fun for everyone, young an old.


Whatever you decide to do St. Luke’s will be there to support you.


We have two important week during the year relating to the Hospice Dying Matters Week and Hospice Care Week why not raise funds during those weeks


Dying Matters 14th May to 20th May 2018


Hospice Care Week – 8th October to 15th October 2018


It is simple to register just call me on 01268 524973 or email mailto:dianechester@stlukeshospice.co.uk and I will send you a pack out.

2018 NEW DATE! Wing Walk
Sep 2 all-day
2018 NEW DATE! Wing Walk

Join us to experience something out of the ordinary.  You’ll be strapped to the top of a plane whilst it take off into the skies.  You’ll reach speeds of 100mph with just a seat and strap keeping you on.  Just think of all the amazing views there will be whilst up in the skies.


Family and friends (and pets) are more than welcome to come along and watch as you take to the skies.  There is a grassed area that we will be setting up games for people to play.


£100 deposit £500 sponsorship.

(18 – 65 years old only (over 65 requires a medical form) – weight limit 12.2 stone)

For more information call 01268 524 973 and ask for Joanna in Fundraising or email joannalucas@stlukeshospice.co.uk

Barleylands Fun Walk
Sep 2 all-day
Barleylands Fun Walk @ Barleylands Farm | England | United Kingdom

Join us on Sunday 2nd September for a day of family fun. There is a choice of 2 walks; from a 1 mile suitable for small children and less able people to the 5km walk for walkers more able as it goes through fields and over sties.

Its ABSOLUTELY FREE! Join our team today for free! All we ask is you try to raise some sponsorship whether it be a little or lot.

So what is standing between you are a great day out? Join us today by clicking the register now button or if you would like a bit more info please contact Kerry Chambers on kerry@stlukeshospice.co.uk or call on 01268 524 973


So get clicking and register now! We only have 60 places and they wont last long!


Thames Bridges Trek
Sep 8 all-day
Thames Bridges Trek @ Thames Bridges | London | England | United Kingdom

Enjoy the scenery whilst zigzagging over 16 historic bridges starting at Putney Bridge through the heart of Central London with a mid point stop in Vauxhall for free snacks and a drink. Then it is onto the finish in Southwark past the majestic Tower Bridge.

Registration Fee – £40.00 Sponsorship £175.00


For more information contact Joanne Phillips on 01268 524973 or email: fundraising@stlukeshospice.co.uk

Or click on the link https://www.thamespathchallenge.com/thames-bridges-trek  to book your place.

Thames Path Challenge
Sep 8 – Sep 9 all-day
Thames Path Challenge @ Thames Bridges | London | England | United Kingdom

Follow England’s greatest river, you choose whether you wish to walk, jog or run. Three distances to choose from – Full route 100km heads upstream from Putney bridge past Hampton Court to Runnymede of Magna Carta fame at 50km, then on past wonderful scenery all the way to Henley. Option to choose the distance you wish to complete – 100 km, 50km or 25km.


The 100km can be completed over 24 hours, walking during the day and night (33 hrs max) or over 2 days 50km Saturday and 50km Sunday.




Full Challenge (100km) = Registration fee – £80.00 Sponsorship £425.00

1/2 Challenge (50km) = Registration fee – £60.00 Sponsorship £275.00

1/4 Challenge (25km) = Registration fee – £40.00 Sponsorship £175.00



For more information contact Joanne Phillips on 01268 524973 or email: fundraising@stlukeshospice.co.uk or click on the link https://www.thamespathchallenge.com/the-main-challenge to book your place.

Ben Nevis Trek 2018
Sep 21 – Sep 23 all-day
Ben Nevis Trek 2018 @ Ben Nevis | Scotland | United Kingdom

We have joined up with Skyline Event Management to offer people this fantastic Open Challenge, which will see you making your way up the highest peak in the UK, standing at 1344 metres above sea level. This is a truly spectacular trek which will give you the chance to see some of Scotland’s most breathtaking scenery and witness the magnificent views across the Grampian Mountains, and all for a great cause!

DAY 1:
Glasgow to Fort William. You will be driven to the hotel near Fort William where you will receive a briefing from your trip leader

DAY 2:
Trekking the Summit, the trek will begin at 9am

DAY 3:
Fort William to Glasgow, with breakfast followed by your coach journey home!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate giving us a call, or click on the link below to book your space.


Deadline for places – 30th June 2018




Sponsorship: Registration fee of £99 plus minimum sponsorship £590.00

Abseil Challenge
Sep 22 all-day
Abseil Challenge @ London Orbitial  | London | England | United Kingdom

Abseil Challenge
Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
WHERE: The ArcelorMittal Orbit, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 3 Thornton Street, London E20 2AD

Challenge yourself!
Take in the spectacular views of London from 80 metres up in this truly breathtaking experience. The ArcelorMittal Orbit is right in the centre of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Park, and is known for its striking and unusual design. During your descent you will be looked after by highly trained professionals – allowing you to savor the extraordinary 20 mile views of the city in this unforgettable challenge.

Sponsorship: Registration fee of £70, we ask every one who takes this challenge to pledge to raise £200. Create a Justgiving page to kick start your fundraising

Clacton Music Festival
Oct 5 – Oct 7 all-day
Clacton Music Festival @ Martello Beach Caravan Park | England | United Kingdom

Music festival commencing Friday 5th October. Headline band El Sid performing with Simon Stebbing, Derwent and Ian performing a top set, with support from The Lemontops and Mr Bridger. Friday top of the bill is the Reservoir Mods, with support from The Adaptones and one more to be confirmed.

Other bands include; Kev Lock and Adi Clark in the Live room and Mappy and Paul in the second room, playing all the classics tunes and much more.

Accommodation available – For Caravans call: Sue or Bev on 01255 820372

Wristbands £25 for the whole weekend or £10.00 Friday, £15 Saturday and a £1.00 on the Sunday.

St. Luke’s to Luke’s Walk
Oct 7 all-day
St. Luke's to Luke's Walk @ St. Luke's Hospice | England | United Kingdom

After the huge success of our first ever St. Luke’s to Luke’s Walk, we once again bring you this amazing event. on Sunday 7th October we will start at St. Luke’s Hospice in Basildon, you will follow a beautiful route through Langdon Hills Country Park to our St. Luke’s House in Corringham.

Enjoy a lovely Cream Tea at the House, then you have a choice from getting a lift back to the Hospice on our Mini Bus or return through another beautiful section of Langdon Hills Country Park completing your 10 mile route.



Over 100 walkers joined us last year and we had some wonderful feedback:-

‘Well planned out, everyone was fantastic’

Route through the woods was lovely, so glad the sun was shining’

‘Cream Tea with scones or Coffee… Yummy’

Please make it a yearly event’


Don’t delay! Register today! Join us for an event you will want to be part of!

For more info please contact Kerry Chambers on 01268 524 973 or kerry@stlukeshospice.co.uk

Saharan Mini Adventure
Nov 1 – Nov 5 all-day
Saharan Mini Adventure @ Sahara, Morocco | London | England | United Kingdom

Have you always wanted to do an overseas trek and cannot get two weeks of week?
Look no further we have something perfect for you – A 5 day trek!

A challenging trek against the backdrop of the awe-inspiring Sahara Desert, this short but adventurous trip offers a bite-sized desert experience. Discover Adventure, an adventure travel company, will look after you from when you depart from Heathrow, throughout the trek and your return.
From flat desert floor scattered with ancient fossils, to perfect wind-blown sand-dunes, this trek is diverse and demanding. The vast, unforgiving desert is a truly beautiful place to discover, while the incredible star-strewn night skies are unforgettable, especially with a new moon.
Accompanied by Berber guides and a small caravan of camels, our remote night-camps with camp-fires and Berber singing are often a real highlight of the trip!

Sponsorship: Registration fee of £99 plus minimum sponsorship £1,750

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