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.
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.
It’s A Hospice Knockout!
Sunday 14th July 2019
Back by popular demand – It’s A Hospice Knockout! This fun event, now at a new venue in Weston Cricket Club, 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.
Robin Hood Challenge
Saturday 17th August 2019
Archery meets paintball in an action-packed full-day event for teams of 8 people. Enjoy a morning of training games and an afternoon of head-to-head battles with your rival teams as you compete for a slot in the semi-finals and a chance to be crowned winners of the first ever Robin Hood Challenge.
Moonlight Beach Walk
Saturday 14th 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.
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.
Returning in 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.
Strictly Fun Dancing for Weston Hospicecare
Returning in 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. More details coming soon…