Fundraising Calendar

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MARCH

30 Mar 2017, 7.30pm til late (doors open 6.45pm): Flower Demo

Heswall Hall
Heswall Flower Club presents Elizabeth Graham (national demonstrator) "What A Wonderful World"
Heswall Hall bar will be open to sell cold and hot drinks
Tickets £10 per person (proceeds in aid of the Hospice)
Please email lesley.mather@icloud.com or call 0151 343 9327 to book tickets

APRIL

April is our Make A Will Month
It is an excellent opportunity for you to make or update your Will following any major changes in your life. 

Please download our Make A Will Month 2017 leaflet here. Find out more about why Gifts in Wills are so important to Wirral Hospice St John's.

Sun 2 Apr 2017, 9am start: Half Marathon or 10 Miler
Liverpool
Register for the half marathon or the 10 Miler directly with BTR, then please let us know you'd like to run in aid of us and we'll supply you with a running vest or t-shirt and sponsor forms (or help set up an online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.

Fri 7 Apr 2017: Bag pack & collection
Sainsbury's Neston
9.30-11.30am - looking for 3 x bag packers please
11.30am-1.30pm - looking for 3 x bag packers please
1.30-3.30pm - looking for 3 x bag packers please
Call 0151 343 0778 to volunteer your time, thank you!

Sat 8 Apr 2017, 10am-2pm: Spring Hobby & Craft Fair
Heswall Hall
£15 per stall - STALLS SOLD OUT!
£1 entry for shoppers (pay on door)
Raffle & tombola
Refreshments
Call 0151 343 0778 to book stalls

Tue 11 Apr 2017: Summer Bedding Plants Sale
Help raise funds for your local charity by ordering summer bedding plants from us. Excellent quality at very competitive prices!
Please call 0151 343 0778 for order forms and details. Forms also available from the Hospice’s main reception, fundraising office and our charity shop
Please submit your order by Tue 11 Apr 2017

Plants will be available for collection on Tue 9 May 2-6pm and on Wed 10 May 10am-1pm from the fundraising office

Tue 11 April, 6-7.45pm: Bucket collection pre-match
Tranmere Rovers Football Club
Looking for 12 x collectors please
Call 0151 343 0778 to volunteer your time, thank you!

Fri 21 Apr 2017, 7pm til late: Quiz Night
Brackenwood Golf Club
£3 per person
Teams of 4 max
Call 0151 343 0778 to book tickets or buy them directly at Brackenwood Golf Club

Fri 21 Apr 2017, 7pm til late: Decades Disco - The 70s
OC Club, Knockaloe Hall, Bromborough
£15 pp includes food
Live music, amazing prizes, social acceptance of flares and terrible dancing!
Fancu dress optional. Fun guaranteed!
Call Charlotte on 07787 984632 for tickets

Sat 22 & Sun 23 April 2017, 1.30-4.30pm: NGS Open Garden
Poulton Hall, Poulton Lancelyn, Bebington, Cheshire CH63 9LN
The Lancelyn Green family open their beautiful garden as part of the NGS scheme. It's well worth a visit!
£4.50 entry adults, children free
Homemade refreshments on sale in aid of Wirral Hospice on the Saturday (usually a different charity on the Sunday)

Sun 23 Apr 2017: Virgin London Marathon
London
If you have a ballot place in the world-famous London Marathon and you'd like to run in aid of us, we can supply you with a running vest or t-shirt and sponsor forms (or help set up an online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.

Enter the 2018 London Marathon ballot here.

Mon 24 Apr 2017, 10am-3pm: Clothes Sale
Higher Bebington Road URC CH63 2PL
Free entry
Refreshments on sale
Come along and bag a bargain: new and nearly new clothes. handbags, shoes, jewellery, cards & scarves

MAY

Fri 5 May 2017: Bag pack & collection
Sainsbury's Neston
9.30-11.30am - looking for 3 x bag packers please
11.30am-1.30pm - looking for 3 x bag packers please
1.30-3.30pm - looking for 3 x bag packers please
Call 0151 343 0778 to volunteer your time, thank you!

Sat 6 May 2017, 10am start: Spring City 5km
Liverpool Sefton Park
Register for the 5km directly with Mersey Races, then please let us know you'd like to run in aid of us and we'll supply you with a running vest or t-shirt and sponsor forms (or help set up an online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.

Sat 6 May, 7pm til late: Bongo Baz Dooh-Dah Band Charity Night
Hoylake Social Club 11 Trinity Road, CH47 2BR
Organised by supporter Jane Marsden (proceeds in aid of the Hospice)
Tickets £12 and includes live music, raffles, quizzes, auction and a hot pot supper
Call Jane on 07899 745 778 to book

Sun 7 May 2017, 10am start: Spring City 10km
Liverpool Sefton Park
Register for the 10km directly with Mersey Races, then please let us know you'd like to run in aid of us and we'll supply you with a running vest or t-shirt and sponsor forms (or help set up an online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.

Tue 9 May & Wed 10 May 2017: Summer Bedding Plants Collections
Hospice gardens

Plants will be available for collection on Tue 9 May 2-6pm and on Wed 10 May 10am-1pm from the fundraising office

Thu 11 May 2017, 12-5pm: Clay Pigeon Shoot
North Wales Shooting School
£70 pp includes lunch
Own guns and novices welcome (instructions and training will be given to novices!)
Call 0151 343 0778 for more details and to book
ONLY TWO PLACES LEFT!

Sat 20 & Sun 21 May 2017, 1.30-4.30pm: NGS Open Garden
Inglewood, 4 Birchmere, Heswall, Cheshire CH60 6TN
Sandra & Colin Fairclough open their beautiful garden as part of the NGS scheme. It's well worth a visit!
£4 entry adults, children free
Homemade refreshments on sale in aid of Wirral Hospice

Sun 21 May 2017, 9am start: Chester Half Marathon
Chester
Register for the half marathon directly with Active Leisure Events, then please let us know you'd like to run in aid of us and we'll supply you with a running vest or t-shirt and sponsor forms (or help set up an online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.

Thu 25 May 2017: Golf Day
Caldy Golf Club
£350 per team of four includes dinner
Call 0151 343 0778 to book or if your company is interested in sponsoring the event

Sun 28 May 2017, 9am start: Rock n Roll Marathon & Half Marathon
Liverpool
Register for the marathon or half marathon directly, then please let us know you'd like to run in aid of us and we'll supply you with a running vest or t-shirt and sponsor forms (or help set up an online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.

Sun 28 May 2017: Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run Half Marathon & 10km
Manchester
Register for the 2017 run here: ENTRIES CLOSE ON 6 MARCH 2017!!!
If you have place and wish to fundraise for Wirral Hospice St John's, please get in touch to let us know and we can supply you with a t-shirt or vest and sponsor forms (or help set up an online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.

JUNE

Sun 11 June 2017, 2-5: Afternoon Tea
Dixie Lounge, Prenton Park (TRFC)
£10 per person
Call Sue Withey on 07851 171865 to book

Sun 18 Jun 2017: 5km (10am start) & 10km (11am start)
Port Sunlight
Register for the 5km or 10km directly with BTR, then please let us know you'd like to run in aid of us and we'll supply you with a running vest or t-shirt and sponsor forms (or help set up an online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.

Sun 18 Jun 2017: Wirral Coastal Walk
Seacombe Ferry to Wirral Country Park Visitor Centre at Thurstaston
Distance 15 miles, with interim completion points at 4 and 10 miles
Register for the Wirral Coastal Walk directly with the Rotary Club of North Wirral, then please let us know you'd like to walk in aid of us and we'll supply you with a t-shirt and sponsor forms (or help set up an online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.

Sun 25 Jun 2017, 9am to 4pm: Chester Dragon Boat Festival
River Dee, Chester
Register for the Chester Dragon Boat Race directly, then please let us know you'd like to take part in aid of us and we'll supply you with t-shirts and sponsor forms (or help set up a team online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.

JULY

Sun 2 Jul 2017, 8am start: Liverpool to Chester to Liverpool Bike Ride
Liverpool to Chester
Liverpool – Chester – Liverpool Bike Ride is a non–competitive bike ride which covers a range of distances from 5 miles to 100 miles, for all the family and abilities depending on the chosen route.

If you would like to enter the event in aid of Wirral Hospice St John's, please register directly with the organisers - there are a variety of prices depending on the distance you undertake. Then please get in touch to let us know and we can supply you with a t-shirt or vest and sponsor forms (or help set up an online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.

Fri 7, Sat 8 & Sun 9 Jul 2017: Summer Strum Festival
Hoylake Rugby Club
Family-friendly ukulele festival - see line-up here
Book camping pitches in advance £10 per night (non-hook up but club house bar, toilets and showers facilities available)
Food stalls
Children's face painting & games
Charity raffle and fundraising in aid of the Hospice and MIND
Free entry

Sun 9 Jul 2017, 10am-5pm: It's A Knockout
Inflatable obstacle course based on the hit 70s TV show! Birkenhead Park
£10 entry per person – teams of 6-10 players
Sponsorship of £500 per team requested
Family Fun Day with stalls and children’s inflatables

LOOKING FOR 27 TEAMS TO ENTER!

Call 0151 343 0778 to register teams or if your company is interested in sponsoring our event, or paying to have a suitable stall or attraction at the event

Sat 15 Jul 2017, 7.30pm: Wirral Symphony Orchestra - Italia: Opera
Wallasey Town Hall
The final concert of the season features orchestral, vocal and choral music from some of the greats of Italian opera. The programme will include excerpts from Verdi’s Nabucco, Il Trovatore and La Traviata, and Puccini’s La Bohème and Tosca, including a semi-staged performance of the tragic Act 3.

This concert is held is association with Wirral Hospice St John’s and proceeds will go towards their invaluable work in helping people affected by life-limiting illness.

Ticket Prices: £14.50 Standard – £12.50 Over 60s – £6.50 Under 16s
£1 reduction if purchased in advance from:
Linghams – Heswall
Hoylake News – Hoylake
Usher Travel – Liscard
Ezards Electrical – West Kirby
Floral Pavilion Box Office – 0151 666 0000 (booking fees & group discounts may apply, check when ordering)
Orchestra Members & Enquiries – 0770 200 5409

Sat 22 Jul 2017: Wirral Open Golf Championship
Brackenwood Golf Club
All competitors must pay a green fee or show their contract on the day of the event. Visiting Players and Prizes winners must produce a valid handicap certificate on the day. Players over 18 handicap may enter but must play off the Maximum Handicap on the day. Competitors must be 18 yrs or over to play in this competition.

ENTRY FEE £12 (includes buffet - email brackenwoodgolfclub@hotmail.co.uk

Proceeds in aid of our Hospice, Brackenwood have supported us for more than 30 years through their Open Golf Tournaments



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EPTEMBER

Fri 8 to Sun 10 Sep 2017: Whistle Stop Tour of Wirral

Fri 8 Sep 2017: Arrowe Park 5 Miler (7pm start)
Sat 9 Sep 2017: Thurstaston Country Park 8 Miler (10am start)
Sun 10 Sep 2017: Wirral Half Marathon (9.30am start Birkenhead Park to New Brighton)
Register for the Whistle Stop Tour of Wirral directly with BTR, then please let us know you'd like to run in aid of us and we'll supply you with a running vest or t-shirt and sponsor forms (or help set up an online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.



Sat 9 & Sun 10 Sep: Tough Mudder North West 12 miles & 5 miles
Cholmondeley Castle, Malpas, Cheshire , SY14 8HA
Register for the 12 mile or 5 mile events directly with the organisers, then please let us know you'd like to run in aid of us and we'll supply you with a running vest or t-shirt and sponsor forms (or help set up an online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.



Sun 10 Sep 2017, 9.30am start: Wirral Half Marathon & 10km
Birkenhead Park to New Brighton
Register for the Wirral Half Marathon or 10km directly with BTR, then please let us know you'd like to run in aid of us and we'll supply you with a running vest or t-shirt and sponsor forms (or help set up an online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.

Sun 17 Sep 2017, 11am-1pm: Car Boot
Hospice grounds & Clatterbridge Hospital car parks
Pitches £10 per car
Free entry & parking for shoppers
Refreshments on sale
Call 0151 343 0778 to book

Sun 24 Sep 2017, 2pm start: Scouse 5km
Liverpool
Register for the Scouse 5km directly with Mersey Races, then please let us know you'd like to run in aid of us and we'll supply you with a running vest or t-shirt and sponsor forms (or help set up an online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.

OCTOBER

Sun 1 Oct 2017, 9.30am start: Mersey Tunnel 10km
Liverpool to New Brighton
Register for the Tunnel 10km directly with BTR, then please let us know you'd like to run in aid of us and we'll supply you with a running vest or t-shirt and sponsor forms (or help set up an online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.

Sun 8 Oct 2017, 9.30am start: Chester Marathon & Metric Marathon
Chester Racecourse
Register for the event directly, then please let us know you'd like to run in aid of us and we'll supply you with a running vest or t-shirt and sponsor forms (or help set up an online sponsorship page if you need advice). Call 0151 343 0778, thank you.

Fri 13 Oct 2017: Glow with the Flow
West Kirby to Hoylake, circular 5mile route
Girls (aged 10+) £5 and women (18+) £10 earlybird, £15 standard entry

Sat 28 Oct 2017: Children's Halloween Party
Details TBC

NOVEMBER

Sat 4 Nov 2017, 10am-2pm: Winter Hobby & Craft Fair
Heswall Hall
£15 per stall - STALLS SOLD OUT!
£1 entry for shoppers (pay on door)
Raffle & tombola
Refreshments
Call 0151 343 0778 to book stalls



Wed 29 Nov 2017: Flower Demonstration
Heswall Hall
Details to follow

DECEMBER

Sun 3 Dec 2017: Light up a Life switch-on service

Hospice gardens
Families and friends from our local community brought together to remember the thousands of loved ones our lights represent
Books of Honour on display from 4pm, gift shop, refreshment tent and fundraising tent also open
Free parking in all nearby (Clatterbridge hospital) car parks for the afternoon

Tue 5 Dec 2017: Light up a Life memorial service
St James Church, Albion Street, New Brighton CH45 9LF
We will be holding a special Light up a Life church service to remember loved one
It is free to attend this event but places must be reserved in advance, please call 0151 343 0778 to reserve places.

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Wirral Hospice is Sainsbury's Neston Charity of the Year 2016/17!
Really pleased to be working with such a fantastic team at Neston, watch this space for key dates of fundraising activities we'll be collaborating on! Thank you to everyone who voted for us to partner with Neston; we're extremely grateful and the relationship will make a big difference to our patients and their loved ones.

 

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