Our events

Each year, we host a variety of different events to help raise funds for the hospice. By tapping into the support of local businesses, who help support our events through sponsorship, we’re able to create fun, engaging ways for our local community to support the hospice.


We have several different events that are held throughout the year. To find out more about each event, click on the buttons below.

Men’s March  
Saturday 9th March 2019
Fancy a free pasty and pint of Thatchers Gold? Brand new to 2019, the Men’s March! Take on the 10 mile walk from the Grand Pier to Sand Point, passing through Weston Woods and Sand Bay on the way. On your return, you will be welcomed back with a pasty and pint as you enjoy England’s penultimate Six Nations game against Italy.
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Strictly Fun Dancing for Weston Hospicecare
Saturday 23rd March 2019
In our second Strictly Fun Dancing event couples take on 10 weeks of dance training to learn two different styles of dance. Each couple will then perform at the Grand Finale in the Winter Gardens Ballroom. Tickets to the glamorous occasion will be on sale in the New Year.  
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Mendip Challenge 
Sunday 2nd June 2019
The ​Mendip ​Challenge ​is ​an ​exciting ​sponsored ​event ​for ​those ​looking ​to ​have ​fun, ​challenge ​themselves ​and ​raise ​money ​for ​Weston ​Hospicecare. ​The three ​routes ​- ​30, ​20 or ​10 miles ​- ​are ​open ​to ​all ​individuals, ​teams, ​families ​and ​dogs ​and ​take ​you ​along ​the picturesque ​West ​Mendip ​Way ​in ​the ​Somerset ​hills. 
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It’s A Hospice Knockout! 
Sunday 14th July 2019
Back by popular demand – It’s A Hospice Knockout! This fun event see teams of 6 – 10 people battle for glory by taking on giant obstacles, a large foam pit and one another. Only one team can be crowned as the It’s A Hospice Knockout champions.  
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Moonlight Beach Walk 
Saturday 14th September 2019
Revitalised and refreshed, the ladies-only Moonlight Beach Walk offers a 5K or 10k route along Weston Beach and will feature fantastic entertainment throughout. Join hundreds of local women as we light up the night sky with sparklers during the walk.  
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Light Up a Life  
Returning in 2019
Our annual Light Up a Life appeal is an opportunity for us to remember loved ones who are no longer with us. It’s a special and emotional evening of remembrance which also raises money for Weston Hospicecare, meaning we can continue to support those with life-limiting illnesses and their family and friends.  
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