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.

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

Moonlight Beach Walk 
Saturday 14 September 2019
Revitalised and refreshed, the ladies-only Moonlight Beach Walk will return with two route options – 5K or 10k – 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  
Monday 9 December 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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Men’s March  
Saturday 14 March 2020
Fancy a free pasty and pint of Thatchers Gold? 2019’s newest hospice event, the Men’s March will be back in 2020! Take on a 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 top-notch sporting action on pier’s the big screens.
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Strictly Fun Dancing for Weston Hospicecare
Saturday 21 March 2020
Our Strictly Fun Dancing event sees couples take on 10 weeks of dance training to learn two different styles of dance. Each couple then performs at the Grand Finale in the Winter Gardens Ballroom. Dancer recruitment begins soon – email grace.dibden@westonhospicecare.org.uk for details.
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Mendip Challenge 
Sunday 7 June 2020
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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