We are delighted that Priscilla Bacon 500 Club members NR Health and Fitness are holding their very first Charity Golf Day to raise funds for us.

If you would like to take part, we are pleased to share the details of the day below. Email alexpettengell@nrhealthclub.co.uk to book your place.

Timings:

  • 12:00pm – Registration and bacon rolls
  • 1:00pm – Tee Off Texas Scramble, 18 holes
  • 5:00pm-7:00pm – BBQ, live music, mini golf, golf simulation and family games, (everyone welcome, you don’t need to have attended for the golf.)

Cost (includes green fees, bacon rolls and BBQ):

  • 4 ball teams – £120.00
  • Per person – £40.00 and NR Health and Fitness will find you a team

We are thrilled to have a stand at The Royal Norfolk Show this year. Working in collaboration with the Norfolk Chambers of Commerce, we will have a stand in the Business Hub. This is a fantastic opportunity to connect with the business community, and we can’t wait to see you there!

Amy Wright and other members of the Fundraising Team will be available for a coffee and the chance to discuss your 500 Club membership. Whether you’re already a member, or interested in learning more, it’s a great chance to engage with our team. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet other incredible 500 Club members and see firsthand the positive impact we are making together.

Join us in the Norfolk Business Hub and exhibit alongside some of Norfolk’s finest SMEs.

1,000 visitors are expected over the two-day event.

The Norfolk Business Hub will be located next to the Grand Ring, a prime avenue at the show.

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We are delighted to be hosting the August BLN networking event at Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

Join us for an early afternoon garden get together and tour of our amazing new premises at Colney. Meet likeminded professionals and connect with other local Norfolk businesses.

If you’re looking for Networking opportunities in Norfolk, BLN is a very welcoming community. Members, guests and anyone else with an interest in buying local are all welcome.

BLN members can attend for free, while tickets for non-members costs just £5 per person.

Places are limited, so to book your place, please purchase your ticket at the link below prior to the event to help us confirm numbers and easily sign you in on arrival. If tickets run out and you wish to attend, please email office@buylocalnorfolk.org.uk.

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A special Afternoon Tea offering as we celebrate our fathers and father figures. Available all day.

  • Sausage roll
  • Pork pie
  • Cheese twist
  • Cheese and onion quiche
  • Scotch egg
  • Cheese scone, with red onion marmalade and cream cheese
  • Steak ciabatta, with caramelised onion and mustard mayo
  • Battered mini cod fillets, hand cut chips, tartare sauce and lemon wedge

All served with a pot of tea.

Coffee/soft drinks are available at an extra charge.

Booking is required and closes at 5pm on Thursday 13th June.

£17.95 per person.

To book, please email events@priscillabaconhospice.org.uk or call 01603 331171.

Indulge in a Tapas Evening at the Friends Café!

Join us for an evening of culinary delights created by our talented chefs, Jamie and Martin.

Prepare your taste buds for a sensational Spanish journey through our delicious tapas menu, perfect for sharing with friends and family.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enjoy a delightful evening filled with exquisite food, refreshing drinks, and wonderful company.

Arrival from 7.00pm, with tapas served at 7.30pm.

1 dish £4.50
3 dishes £12
5 dishes £19
Order all 9 and enjoy a free jug of Sangria

Download the menu below.

To secure your place, pre-booking is essential. Call us on 01603 331171 or email events@priscillabaconhospice.org.uk to reserve your table.

tapas evening menu

Yare Valley and Norwich Rotary Clubs are very proud to present the London Welsh Male Voice Choir.

The Choir is delighted to be performing in Norwich again, after a long gap. They will perform many well known Male Voice Choir pieces and will be joined by the Waterbeach Brass from Cambridge.

In the past few years, the Choir has performed in Canterbury, Ely, Stonehenge, The Principality Stadium, and in concerts in Germany.

The Choir will be led by Dr Edward Rhys-Harry, Principal Conductor and Musical Director, and be accompanied renowned accompanist, Annabel Thwaite.

All proceeds from the evening will go to the Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity.

Ticket prices:
£30.00 – Central Nave
£15.00 – Side Aisle (Restricted view, but full sound experience)

Please book at the link below.

If you would prefer to discuss your booking, please call Chris on 01603 702281.

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As part of National Volunteer’s Week, we are thrilled to extend an invitation to our Volunteer Information Morning.

Join us for complimentary coffee and cake, to learn about volunteering opportunities with Helena Scott, our Volunteer Coordinator, and to meet some of our incredible, dedicated volunteers.

Volunteering with us goes beyond helping the Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity; it’s an opportunity for personal growth and can enhance your career development. Join us to discover how you can help us to enhance care for patients and their loved ones at Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

Presented by Revd Dr Nick Garrard, a Rector in Norwich Diocese, and Bishop’s Officer for Christian Spirituality through the Creative Arts.

He holds a PhD in Art History, (Open University), and has broad interests in the field of art and spirituality. He is also a Chaplaincy Volunteer at Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

Email events@priscillabaconhospice.org.uk to book your space.

Are you recently bereaved and would like to understand the way in which grief and loss can affect us in our everyday lives?

This workshop will provide a space to help you make sense of the early stages of grieving so that you can find ways to support yourself, effectively.

Email events@priscillabaconhospice.org.uk to book your space.

The Priscilla Bacon Lodge Summer Fair is back! Join us for a fun-filled day, whilst supporting the Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity.

We have an exciting range of activities, including:

  • Raffle
  • Tombola
  • Book stall
  • Face painting
  • Bug hotel activity
  • Arts and Craft stalls
  • Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity Retail pop-up shop
  • Traditional games like “hook a duck”, “tin can alley”, and “splat the rat”
  • Ice creams
  • Some of our amazing Priscilla Bacon 500 Club members are attending, including Sweet Smiles of Norfolk, NR Health & Fitness Club and Debbie Harrington from Utility Warehouse.

Don’t forget our fabulous Friends Café, who will be serving up BBQ delights, scrumptious cakes, and refreshing drinks.

Disabled car parking only on site. Further parking available off-site at the Quadram Institute, just a 10-minute stroll from Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

For further information please contact: louisearcher@priscillabaconhospice.org.uk.

We are proud to announce that we have partnered with Bike Events for the Norwich 100/60/30 bike ride and have 8 FREE entry places to offer.

In return for your free space, we ask you to raise a minimum sponsorship of £125 per person. You will receive a free Charity t-shirt and lot of support from our fundraising team.

Bike Events offer a medal and refreshments at the end of the event.

To request your free space, please email our Community Fundraiser, Louise Archer, at louisearcher@priscillabaconhospice.org.uk or call 01603 331166.

Once your place is confirmed, we will send you everything you need to start your Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity fundraising.

Photo credit: Mark Coventry

30/60 Mile Route

A beautiful 30 or 60 mile ride in Norfolk’s lovely countryside. Starting from The Forum and taking in the edge of the Broads, touching the coast on the 60, while the 30 mile loops inland taking in a stretch alongside the Bure Valley Railway, before reaching bucolic Ranworth, and then a triumphant return to food, drink and a medal at the Finish – Lower School by the Cathedral. Click here to read more.

100 Mile Route

A classic, (and very beautiful), 100 mile ride around Norfolk. Starting from The Forum and taking in the edge of the Broads, Horsey Mill, the coast, (and some hills!), all the way to Cley, and Blakeney, then a new route through Holt to Blickling Hall before food, drink and a medal back at the Finish – Lower School by the Cathedral. Click here to read more.

Quotes from previous riders

“I was so impressed by every aspect of this event and just wanted to say a huge thank you to all of those involved – the marshals, the motorcyclists, the starters, the welcome committee at the finish, the local venues for refreshments and all of the countless and unseen volunteers that put this event together and made it such a magnificent day.” S.N.

“I wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed the Norwich bike ride. The route was well planned out and signposted, refreshments were plentiful and all volunteers incredibly friendly and helpful. Thank you very much for organising such a wonderful event, I will be sure to sign up for next year’s!” E.B.

“Thank you for a fantastically well organised event last weekend. This is the first sportive I’ve taken part in since lockdown in March and I think you and the team did an excellent job. I look forward to riding with you at one of your future events.” Mark L.

You are invited to come to remember those whom you love but see no longer.

There will be the opportunity to engage in various remembrance activities including candle lighting, seed planting, writing and quiet reflection.

You are also welcome to add names to our Tree of Remembrance, or share your story with members of the Chaplaincy.

Outside the Chapel is a garden and water feature, where you can rest and find peace.

These are relaxed and informal events. All are welcome and no pre-booking is required.

For more information, please contact Helen Garrard, Lead Chaplain, at elisabeth.garrard2@nchc.nhs.uk or 01603 776633.

Remember the life of someone special at this new event, whilst supporting the Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity to enhance the care for patients and their loved ones at Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

Walk a 5K or 10K route through the surrounding countryside, to finish at Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

10K Walk

10.45 arrival for 11am set off.

5K Walk

11.45 arrival for 12pm set off.

The Friends Café at The Lodge will be open for a BBQ and other refreshments after the walk.

Ticket prices

  • Adult ticket (18yrs+) – £12.50
  • Child ticket (5-17yrs) – £7.50
  • Under 5s – Free
  • Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) £35.00

Closer to the event, we will send you an information pack by email, including a printable sheet on which you can write a message to wear whilst you walk, if you wish to.

On the day, we will provide paper hearts on which messages can also be written. These will be hung in the garden for temporary display, and then buried in the gardens at Priscilla Bacon Lodge after the event.

The exact starting location and parking information will be shared with you closer to the event date.

The registration fee helps to cover the cost of the event, so we encourage all adults who sign up to help raise funds by pledging to raise £75.00 in sponsorship. Participants who raise over £100.00 will receive a branded t-shirt, and those who raise over £200.00 will be entered into a draw to receive Afternoon Tea for two at The Friends Café.

Join our Head Gardener for monthly art workshops in the garden, celebrating the positive effects that gardening, creativity, and the natural environment can have on personal well-being.

Our workshops are inclusive and open to all, offering the opportunity to discover and engage with nature in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Our Head Gardener will guide you through the gardens at Priscilla Bacon Lodge through a series of unique, creative workshops focusing on colour, light, texture, movement, and perspective.

The events will cover a range of activities including drawing, painting, writing, printmaking, and photography, through the use of simple resources that can be taken away to continue work in your own time.

Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear, as most sessions will be outdoors.

The Friends Café will be open for any refreshments and toilet facilities are available.

To help us to plan for numbers, please book your free place at the link below:

book your place

Join our Head Gardener for monthly art workshops in the garden, celebrating the positive effects that gardening, creativity, and the natural environment can have on personal well-being.

Our workshops are inclusive and open to all, offering the opportunity to discover and engage with nature in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Our Head Gardener will guide you through the gardens at Priscilla Bacon Lodge through a series of unique, creative workshops focusing on colour, light, texture, movement, and perspective.

The events will cover a range of activities including drawing, painting, writing, printmaking, and photography, through the use of simple resources that can be taken away to continue work in your own time.

Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear, as most sessions will be outdoors.

The Friends Café will be open for any refreshments and toilet facilities are available.

To help us to plan for numbers, please book your free place at the link below:

book your place

Join our Head Gardener for monthly art workshops in the garden, celebrating the positive effects that gardening, creativity, and the natural environment can have on personal well-being.

Our workshops are inclusive and open to all, offering the opportunity to discover and engage with nature in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Our Head Gardener will guide you through the gardens at Priscilla Bacon Lodge through a series of unique, creative workshops focusing on colour, light, texture, movement, and perspective.

The events will cover a range of activities including drawing, painting, writing, printmaking, and photography, through the use of simple resources that can be taken away to continue work in your own time.

Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear, as most sessions will be outdoors.

The Friends Café will be open for any refreshments and toilet facilities are available.

To help us to plan for numbers, please book your free place at the link below:

book your place

Join our Head Gardener for monthly art workshops in the garden, celebrating the positive effects that gardening, creativity, and the natural environment can have on personal well-being.

Our workshops are inclusive and open to all, offering the opportunity to discover and engage with nature in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Our Head Gardener will guide you through the gardens at Priscilla Bacon Lodge through a series of unique, creative workshops focusing on colour, light, texture, movement, and perspective.

The events will cover a range of activities including drawing, painting, writing, printmaking, and photography, through the use of simple resources that can be taken away to continue work in your own time.

Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear, as most sessions will be outdoors.

The Friends Café will be open for any refreshments and toilet facilities are available.

To help us to plan for numbers, please book your free place at the link below:

book your place

Join our Head Gardener for monthly art workshops in the garden, celebrating the positive effects that gardening, creativity, and the natural environment can have on personal well-being.

Our workshops are inclusive and open to all, offering the opportunity to discover and engage with nature in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Our Head Gardener will guide you through the gardens at Priscilla Bacon Lodge through a series of unique, creative workshops focusing on colour, light, texture, movement, and perspective.

The events will cover a range of activities including drawing, painting, writing, printmaking, and photography, through the use of simple resources that can be taken away to continue work in your own time.

Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear, as most sessions will be outdoors.

The Friends Café will be open for any refreshments and toilet facilities are available.

To help us to plan for numbers, please book your free place at the link below:

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A Bereavement Drop-In session at Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

Drop in anytime between 10:00am-12:00pm, everyone is welcome.

This group session is open to anyone who has lost someone important, even if you have not had previous contact with the hospice.

Join us for a coffee and a chat to support one another in a warm, friendly space.

It is free to attend, and refreshments will be available.

To help us to plan for numbers, please book your free place at the link below:

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A Bereavement Drop-In session at Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

Drop in anytime between 1:00pm-3:00pm, everyone is welcome.

This group session is open to anyone who has lost someone important, even if you have not had previous contact with the hospice.

Join us for a coffee and a chat to support one another in a warm, friendly space.

It is free to attend, and refreshments will be available.

To help us to plan for numbers, please book your free place at the link below:

book your place

A Bereavement Drop-In session at Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

Drop in anytime between 10:00am-12:00pm, everyone is welcome.

This group session is open to anyone who has lost someone important, even if you have not had previous contact with the hospice.

Join us for a coffee and a chat to support one another in a warm, friendly space.

It is free to attend, and refreshments will be available.

To help us to plan for numbers, please book your free place at the link below:

book your place

A Bereavement Drop-In session at Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

Drop in anytime between 1:00pm-3:00pm, everyone is welcome.

This group session is open to anyone who has lost someone important, even if you have not had previous contact with the hospice.

Join us for a coffee and a chat to support one another in a warm, friendly space.

It is free to attend, and refreshments will be available.

To help us to plan for numbers, please book your free place at the link below:

book your place

A Bereavement Drop-In session at Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

Drop in anytime between 1:00pm-3:00pm, everyone is welcome.

This group session is open to anyone who has lost someone important, even if you have not had previous contact with the hospice.

Join us for a coffee and a chat to support one another in a warm, friendly space.

It is free to attend, and refreshments will be available.

To help us to plan for numbers, please book your free place at the link below:

book your place

A Bereavement Drop-In session at Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

Drop in anytime between 10:00am-12:00pm, everyone is welcome.

This group session is open to anyone who has lost someone important, even if you have not had previous contact with the hospice.

Join us for a coffee and a chat to support one another in a warm, friendly space.

It is free to attend, and refreshments will be available.

To help us to plan for numbers, please book your free place at the link below:

book your place

Join us in The Friends Café at Priscilla Bacon Lodge to welcome Drs. Sammy Winemaker and Hsien Seow, co-creators of the Waiting Room Revolution and authors of the new book ‘Hope for the Best, Plan for the Rest’, which outlines the 7 Keys to take charge and remain in control after a life-changing diagnosis.

This event will feature a reading from the book, Q&A session and chance to get your books signed.

This event is for patients and families, health care providers and members of the public.

To book your place email events@priscillabaconhospice.org.uk or call 01603 776600.

Please note: you must pre-order a copy of the book, (£16.99), at registration by 24th April to guarantee a signed copy.

Join our Head Gardener for monthly art workshops in the garden, celebrating the positive effects that gardening, creativity, and the natural environment can have on personal well-being.

Our workshops are inclusive and open to all, offering the opportunity to discover and engage with nature in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Our Head Gardener will guide you through the gardens at Priscilla Bacon Lodge through a series of unique, creative workshops focusing on colour, light, texture, movement, and perspective.

The events will cover a range of activities including drawing, painting, writing, printmaking, and photography, through the use of simple resources that can be taken away to continue work in your own time.

Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear, as most sessions will be outdoors.

The Friends Café will be open for any refreshments and toilet facilities are available.

To help us to plan for numbers, please book your free place at the link below:

book your place

We are delighted to have been chosen to benefit from funds raised with the sale of refreshments on the green next to 1 Woodside Cottages at this NGS open gardens event. We will be there selling teas, coffees and a selection of delicious homemade cakes.

Entry to the gardens costs £7.00 for adults and children are free.

1 Woodside Cottages is a small white painted Victorian cottage and its garden is packed with colourful cottage garden plants which grow side by side with fruit and vegetables. A pond fits neatly into the design and supports many frogs each spring. Even the resident chickens are decorative!

18 Conesford Drive This garden lies behind a 1960s architect designed modernist house and is an oasis of calm and tranquility. A pool with white water lilies, herbaceous plants, climbers, shrubs and trees have been chosen to give the space a Japanese feel.

14 Conesford Drive Cottage garden style borders with plants specifically chosen for dry shade (under silver birch trees) and dry sun on the steeply sloping banks. Terraced vegetable borders constructed from sleepers. Drifts of plants to create interest and contrast.

  • Newly opened this year.
  • Cashless payment available.
  • Town garden.
  • Wildlife garden.

Book ahead at the link below, or just turn up on the day.

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We are delighted to have been chosen to benefit from funds raised with the sale of refreshments at this NGS open garden event. We will be there selling teas, coffees and a selection of delicious homemade cakes.

Entry to the garden costs £6.00 for adults and children are free.

A two acre tranquil garden surrounding Manor House (not open) that has been developed by the owners for over 30 years. Mature trees, colourful herbaceous borders, dell garden, potager style vegetable plot, pond, a 15 acre wild meadow walk and wonderful thatched C18 barn.

Wheelchair access to teas and terrace overlooking garden.

Book ahead at the link below, or just turn up on the day.

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We are delighted to be returning to the beautiful Stody Lodge Gardens for a second year to raise funds by selling teas, coffees and a selection of delicious homemade cakes at their open garden event.

This year, Stody Lodge Gardens has teamed up with local auction house and antique valuers, Bishop & Miller, to host an “Antiques Roadshow” style affair. The team of specialists will offer free valuations of small, portable items such as paintings, jewellery, watches, silverware, medals, coins, ceramics and textiles. Anyone curious for a valuation is encouraged to bring portable items to see what they might be worth – treasures are sure to be discovered!

Entry to the garden costs £9.00 for adults and children under 12 are free. Advance tickets can be purchased at the link below, or you can pay on the gate by cash or card.

The full 14-acres of Stody Lodge’s renowned rhododendron gardens are at visitors’ disposal, alongside admiring the wonderful antiques that are being valued on the main lawn.

  • Free car park
  • Dogs on leads welcome
  • Plants for sale (cash only)
  • Toilets on-site
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We host music performances at The Friends Café once a month, which are kindly organised by Ward Volunteer, Eve Garrard.

They last approximately one hour, so why not come and join us for some great music and tasty treats from the café?

We are currently running a Cream Tea deal for £5.00, and we always have a great selection of delicious homemade cakes, and hot and cold drinks available.

Performances are free to attend and anyone is welcome to come along.

June’s session will take place outside in the garden courtyard and our performers are local folk band, The Upbeat Players. We look forward to welcoming you!

We are delighted to have been chosen to benefit from funds raised with the sale of refreshments at this NGS open garden event. We will be there selling teas, coffees and a selection of delicious homemade cakes.

Entry to the garden costs £5.00 for adults and children are free.

The garden at Bishop’s House is a four acre walled garden dating back to the 12th Century. Extensive lawns with specimen trees. Borders with many rare and unusual shrubs. Spectacular herbaceous borders flanked by yew hedges. Rose beds underplanted with hosts, meadow labyrinth, organic kitchen garden, herb garden and bamboo walk.

  • Plants for sale.
  • Cashless payment available.
  • Wheelchair accessible over gravel paths and some slopes.

Book ahead at the link below, or just turn up on the day.

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Palm Sunday Service with distribution of Palm Crosses.

All are very welcome to attend.

If you would like to speak with a member of the Chaplaincy team, please contact chaplain@nchc.nhs.uk or visit the Chaplaincy office at Priscilla Bacon Lodge.

A Charity Golf Day organised by Priscilla Bacon 500 Club members, NM Finance, in aid of the Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity and Norwich Community Sports Foundation.

Entry Fee – £375 per team, or £100 each.

Entry Fee Includes:

  • 18 holes of golf on the Valley course
  • Goody bag
  • Tea, coffee & bacon rolls
  • 3 course dinner – to include a silent charity auction for a wide range of items and experiences

The Competition:

There will be 18 teams of 4 players, with registration at 11am and the opportunity to buy Mulligans. Shotgun start, promptly at 1:00pm.

Be in it, to win it…competitions on the day:

3 x Nearest pin on the 4th, 15th & 17th
1 x Longest Drive on the 13th Hole
9 Hole Putting Competition
Beat The Pro 7th Hole

Sponsor a Hole

Fancy sponsoring a hole to promote yourselves to all attendees, while supporting the two charities? Email rae.marsh@nmfinance.co.uk or fill in the registration form.

All are welcome to a service to connect, sing, give thanks and to remember, as our annual event in the beautiful Norwich Cathedral returns.

There will be contributions from staff members, volunteers and Trustees from the Priscilla Bacon ‘Family’ and Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust. The Chamber Choir of Norwich Lower School will lead the music.

As we reflect, remember and look to the future, please join us to pay tribute to Priscilla Bacon Lodge and to support our work to improve hospice care for the people of Norfolk.

Complimentary drinks and mince pies will be available after the service.

This event is free of charge and no ticket is required, however it would be extremely helpful for catering purposes and the smooth running of the event, if you could e-mail events@priscillabaconhospice.org.uk to let us know you will be attending.

There will be a collection for the Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity during the evening.

The Norwich City Community Sports Foundation’s annual 10km event, Run Norwich, returns on Sunday 8th September 2024.

The award-winning road race takes place in the heart of Norwich’s beautiful and historic city centre. Capacity for the event is set at 8,500 entrants and all places have sold out.

If  you purchased a place and would like to use it to fundraise for the Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity, we would be delighted to have you on the team! Please get in touch with our Fundraising and Events Coordinator, Louise at louisearcher@priscillabaconhospice.org.uk.

We will supply you with a free branded t-shirt or vest to run in, and support you every step of the way with your fundraising.

This amazing, unique event is back in Norwich for 2024

Boing, bounce, crawl, climb and slide your way around a 5K course featuring some of the largest, most extreme and enjoyable inflatables ever created. Suitable for participants and families of all athletic abilities and it is not a race, it’s all about having fun!

Finishers receive a medal, pair of socks and a multifunctional headscarf.

If you can raise at least £125 in sponsorship money, we can offer you a FREE place and a branded t-shirt or vest!

If you would like children’s places, we can discuss this with you when you enquire.

Please e-mail louisearcher@priscillabaconhospice.org.uk to get your place.