Charity Events Calendar – June 2011

6 June – AROUND THE WORLD IN A DAY
Hilton Worldwide hotels around Europe.
Around the World in a Day is the flagship fundraising event initiated and organised by Hilton in the Community Foundation with the support of all Hilton Worldwide colleagues and hotels. The aim of the event is for all participants to collectively complete the circumference of the earth, 24,905 miles, in one day in aid of local children’s charities, schools and good causes selected by individual Hilton Worldwide hotels. Tel: John Townsend, 020 7605 7642. E mail: john.townsend@hilton.com

7 June – HOUSE OF LORDS vs HOUSE OF COMMONS TUG OF WAR
Westminster College Garden, London at 6pm.
Join us for this exclusive highlight of the Parliamentary Calendar! Guests can enjoy an informal garden party atmosphere while enjoying the thrilling tugs. In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Tel: Rachel Kirkham, London Special Events, 020 7840 4800. E-mail: london.events@macmillan.org.uk

8 June – ART ANTIQUES LONDON CHARITY FUNDRAISER
Albert Memorial West Lawn, London, 6pm.
Art Antiques London First Night Party is supporting the CFAB – Children and Families Across Borders. The evening includes a private view of the Fair at 6pm followed by a dinner at 8pm. Price: Private View £80; Private View & Dinner £300. Tel: 020 3176 0242. E-mail: ga@gaevents.co.uk

8 June – RICHMOND PARK REFLECTIONS
The Belvedere, Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park.
An evening of music, poetry and song relating to the Park in support of the Holly Lodge Centre. 120 guests anticipated. Price: £40/£35. Chairman: David Thomas. Tel: 020 8940 8730. E-mail: hlcinfo@thehollylodgecentre.org.uk

11 June – ST CATHERINE’S HOSPICE MIDNIGHT WALK
St Catherine’s Hospice, Crawley, W. Sussex.
This ladies only Midnight Walk returns this Summer for its 4th year. This event is the biggest fundraiser at the Hospice – a half marathon walk through Horsham. Entry is £15 and every walker will receive a special Midnight Walk t-shirt, refreshments along the way plus a well-deserved medal and breakfast at the finish line! The Midnight Walk is promoted in association with Southern Railway. Tel: 01293 447364. www.stch.org.uk/midnightwalk

11 June – BRITISH GAS GREAT EAST SWIM
Alton Water Park, Ipswich, Suffolk.
With a one mile, half mile or two mile course to choose from this is the perfect event for keen swimmers and water babies. In aid of Macmillan Cancer Care. Join Team Macmillan. www.greatswim.org

12 June – WHITBY GREAT STRIDES COASTAL WALK
Whitby Abbey to Robin Hoods Bay.
This is a 12 mile challenging walk along the beautiful and varied coastline in North Yorkshire and back to Whitby for a well deserved cream tea. In aid of Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Tel: Pat Kilpatrick, 030 0373 1046 or 0781 2086718. www.cftrust.org.uk

12 June – NEW FOREST BIKE RIDE
New Forest, Burley, Hampshire, 11am to 4pm.
This annual bike ride takes place in the beautiful surroundings of the New Forest starting in the centre of Burley. You can choose from the 12 mile or 30 mile routes. Participants also have the opportunity to camp overnight in the field before or after the event. Water stops and cheer stations along the way and well earned refreshments at the end. Price: £8 adult; £5 child; minimum sponsorship £50. In aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care. Tel: 08700 340040. E-mail: events@mariecurie.org.uk

12 June – RBC RACE FOR THE KIDS
Battersea Park, London, 9.30am
There is no age limit and everyone is welcome. Whether you want to walk, jog or run, invite your friends, family and colleagues – get involved in this fantastic Summer run! An event for the whole family. In aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. Tel: 020 7239 3164. E-mail: challenges@gosh.org

14 June – A LECTURE BY ANDREW NEIL
A London Embassy or High Commission, 6.30pm for 7pm.
The International Fundraising Committee of the British presents a lecture by broadcaster, publisher, TV presenter, and company Chairman, Andrew Neil. Organisation to Benefit: British Red Cross. Price: £25. Tel: Alison Last, 020 7877 7115. E-mail: alast@redcross.org.uk

15 June – PIANO RECITAL
The Savile Club, London, 7.30pm to 11pm.
Pianist Nathan Williamson, one of the UK’s most individual and versatile young artists, will perform in the beautiful Rococo surroundings of the Savile Club in a special concert for The Cure Parkinson’s Trust. Guests will enjoy a champagne reception in the Drawing Room before heading to the wonderful Music Room for the recital followed by a three-course dinner created by the Savile’s Chef. Tel: Emma Derham, 01923 264976. E-mail: emma@cureparkinsons.org.uk

17 June – HADRIANS WALL HIKE
Northumberland (17th-19th).
We invite you to join us as we retrace the steps of the Romans and witness their great feat of engineering by trekking along the central section of ancient Hadrian’s Wall in Northumbria. Although the trip will be tough, the sense of achievement will make it all wroth while. In aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. Tel: 020 7239 3164. E-mail: challenges@gosh.org

18 June – GREAT NORTH SWIM (18th-19th)
Lake Windermere, Cumbria.
The UK’s biggest outdoor swimming event. A one mile outdoor swim in beautiful Lake Windermere. This is a brilliant challenge for all swimming abilities, from first timers to Olympic champions.
Cardiac Risk in the Yound (CRY)
Tel: Becci or Laura, 01737 363222. E-mail: events@c-r-y.org.uk
Marie Curie Cancer Care
Join the Daffodil Team. Tel: 08700 340040 E-mail: events@mariecurie.org.uk

18 June – HOPE’S DOGS NIGHT
Wimbledon Stadium.
Experience the thrill of Greyhound racing in the trackside area or enjoy a three-course dinner in the new restaurant overlooking the track. All money raised will be used to help disabled, poor and exploited children in the UK and overseas. In aid of Hope for Children. Tel: Rachel Simkin, 0844 7799774. E-mail: rs@hope.4c.org

23 June – BREATH TAKING BALL
The Savoy, London, 7pm.
A breathtaking evening with a champagne reception, gourmet food, fine wine and live entertainment to celebrate the event’s 5th year anniversary. In aid of Asthma UK. 300 guests anticipated. Price: £150. Tel: Rosie Lightfoot, 020 7786 4998. E-mail: specialevents@asthma.org.uk

24 June – CITY ABSEIL
Holborn, City of London.
A 200 ft abseil in the City with panoramic views over London for those who have the urge to do something extraordinary. In aid of British Red Cross. Tel: Emma Blake, 020 7382 4653. E-mail: eblake@redcross.org.uk www.redcross.org/cityabseil

26 June – 10k RACE & FUN RUN
Victoria Park, Hackney, London.
Take part in this annual event – a great atmosphere with music, refreshments and all runners will be awarded with a medal. 1,500 participants anticipated. Price: £5, £18. In aid of Barts & The London Charity. Tel: Lucy Roshler, 020 7618 1726.
E-mail: lucy.roshier@bartsandthelondon.nhs.ulc

27 June – SUMMER IN THE CITY
Mansion House, London.
Summer in the City promises a fantastic evening in the beautiful surroundings of the Mansion House. The evening will begin with a champagne reception followed by exclusive entertainment. After a special Summer dinner, the event will conclude with an auction of unique prizes, which will raise money for our work responding to emergencies. In aid of Save the Children. If you are interested in buying a table. Tel: Vicky Fallon, 020 7012 6400.
E-mail: specialevents@savethechildren.org.uk

29 June – LONDON 2 PARIS CYCLE CHALLENGE
London – Paris (29th-3rd July).
This event is an amazing experience and by the time you head home, you will have not only have helped fund research to save lives but also made fabulous memories and gained some life long friends from other team members! In aid of Kidney Research UK. Price: £99. Tel: Cheryl Lockyer, 08456 121226. E-mail: events@kidneyresearchuk.org

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One Response to Charity Events Calendar – June 2011

  1. Cina says:

    Super!