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.

Men’s March  
Saturday 14 March 2020
Fancy a free pie and pint of Thatchers Gold? 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 pie and pint as you enjoy top-notch sporting action on the pier’s 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. Tickets sold out!
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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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Wedmore 40-30
Sunday 5 July 2020

The third Wedmore 40:30 event will take place on Sunday 5 July 2020 and is hosted by the Post & Wicket in Wedmore. Wedmore 40-30 is an exciting cycling challenge that sees bike enthusiasts across the South West take on a breathtaking 30, 40 or 70 mile course across the spectacular Mendip Hills and Somerset levels. There will also be a fun, family-friendly 12 mile course which returns by popular demand.

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Moonlight Beach Walk 
2020 date TBC
After the success of 2019’s revamped event, the ladies-only Moonlight Beach Walk will again offer 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  
2020 dates TBC


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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