Events Calendar

Join one of our local events, sign up for a challenge or attend an event being organised in support of Cornwall Hospice Care. We’re sure you’ll find something that suits you.

Apr 28 SAT

Belmond British Pullman Experience to Dunster Castle

Need help?

Call us on 01726 66868

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Mar 25 Sun
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Charity Boxing Match

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Charity Boxing Match

Boxing match between Malcolm Sabine and John Watson. Tickets £20 available from Touch Gloves Gym 07974 333489. Doors open at 3.30pm and first fight at 4.30pm.
Only the fight between Malcolm & John is a charity boxing match. There are other fights being held on the same evening at this event.

3:30 PM
Redruth
£20 adults £15 children (12+)
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Mar 28 Wed
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Easter Coffee Morning-Marazion

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Easter Coffee Morning-Marazion

Come along and join our Marazion Group for their annual Easter coffee morning. There will be lots of stalls selling various things including cakes. There will also be a tombola and raffle.

10:00 AM
Marazion
£2
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Apr 22 Sun
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London Marathon 2018

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London Marathon 2018

Join the thousands of people taking part in the London Marathon and raise money for Cornwall Hospice Care.

Entries for the 2018 London Marathon ballot have now closed. If you have applied for a ballot place you will hear if you have been successful in early October from London Marathon Events Limited.

We will allocate our Golden Bond places and announce in October when the ballot places are also announced.  Successful applicants will be asked to pay a non-refundable deposit of £100 and raise a minimum sponsorship of £1,800.

Can you do it? Yes you can!

A good level of fitness is required to complete the London Marathon but whatever your ability you can achieve your goal and complete the London Marathon!

What Happens Next?

We will be with you every step of the way in your preparation for the London Marathon 2018. In just a few simple steps, you will be on your way to being part of something special.

  1. If you have been successful in securing a place for the London Marathon 2018 with Cornwall Hospice Care, we will contact you at the beginning of October.
  2. After receiving your deposit, we will send a London Marathon magazine.
  3. You will be sent an email to create a log in to the London Marathon portal where you will be sent information and updates from the event team.
  4. We will be holding a number of London Marathon information evenings, giving you the opportunity to meet fellow runners and asking any questions in the lead up to the event.
  5. We will be on hand to help you with your training for the London Marathon and will organise a number of training runs led by previous Cornwall Hospice Care marathon runners.
  6. Final information packs will be sent to you by London Marathon Events providing you with all you need to know for race day.
  7. Finally, enjoy the race!
Why support Cornwall Hospice Care?

Every year it costs over £5 million to provide the specialist care we offer to our in and out patients. Only 20% of this is funded through a contribution from Cornwall’s NHS Commissioners, in simple terms, the NHS contribution pays for 71 days of care each year. In a calendar year that’s only enough to get us to the 12th March. We rely on the generosity of people like you in Cornwall who leave us legacies, support fundraising events, play our lottery and visit our 32 shops.

Frequently Asked Questions

I have been successful in the ballot – can I run for you?

Yes. Anyone that has been successful in the ballot can still chose to run for Cornwall Hospice Care.

26.2 miles
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Apr 28 Sat
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Belmond British Pullman Experience to Dunster Castle

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Belmond British Pullman Experience to Dunster Castle

Cornwall Hospice Care is pleased to be able to offer a once in a lifetime experience aboard the Belmond British Pullman luxury vintage train on a journey to the stunning country home and subtropical gardens of ancient Dunster Castle.

We invite you to step on board the Belmond British Pullman, sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, and experience the excitement of luxury train travel. From the moment you join us, you are transported to a world of pure indulgence. Take a seat in the vintage carriages that once ran on legendary 1920s services such as The Brighton Belle and The Golden Arrow. Glide through stunning scenery as champagne flows and gourmet cuisine is served. Expect glamour, fun and a dash of adventure.

Is it for me?

Yes! This day experience captures the wonders of train travel at the height of its success. Brunch is served on the outward journey to Somerset, before guest can choose between visiting Dunster Castle or taking in a steam experience along the West Somerset Railway. Champagne and canapes await your return to the Pullman for the journey home, followed by a sumptuous four course dinner with wine.

What Happens Next?

You can expect an experience like no other when travelling on the British Pullman with Cornwall Hospice Care.

1. Call us today to book your place on 01726 66868 (option 3). A £95 deposit will be taken for each guest booking made.

2. You’ll get a confirmation letter shortly afterwards.

3. We’ll be in touch in late February early March for the outstanding balance on each ticket (£300 for each guest).

4. One week prior to departure you’ll receive your ticket as well as confirmation of departure time.

5. Finally, enjoy the day! We’ll have two representatives on board to ensure your day out is perfect.

Why support Cornwall Hospice Care?

Every year it costs over £5 million to provide the specialist care we offer to our in and out patients. Only 20% of this is funded through a contribution from Cornwall’s NHS Commissioners, in simple terms, the NHS contribution pays for 71 days of care each year. In a calendar year that’s only enough to get to the 12th of March. We rely on the generosity of people like you in Cornwall who leave us legacies, support fundraising events, play our lottery and visit our 32 shops.

For every ticket sold we could pay for four hours of unrivalled specialist care from one of our nurses, helping patients who are terminally ill.

Downloads
Itinerary

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Poster

Download our trip poster and share with family friends today

Frequently Asked Questions

When will I receive my ticket?

You will receive you ticket no later than 5 working days before departure.

Can I book a specific seat or carriage?

Unfortunately not, we are not able to allocate seating nor a preference for carriage.

When will know the departure times from either Penzance or Truro station?

Departure times will be confirmed with your ticket, no later than 5 working days before departure. We are unable to advise specifics earlier than this due to National Rail scheduling. Anticipate an early start.

When in the rest of the ticket price due?

We will be writing to our guests in late February early March for the remaining £300 due per person.

What is the dress code?

This is your time to look fabulous, come dressed in smart casual attire or go over the top with vintage costume. Remember, you can never be overdressed with Belmond. We request that you do not wear jeans or trainers.

Dunster
£95 deposit. Total ticket price £395
Easy - no training required
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May 12 Sat
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Great Wall of China Trek

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Great Wall of China Trek

“You have not lived if you have not been to the Great Wall”, or so the Chinese saying goes, and its not surprising why! The Great Wall of China has been voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Stretching for 6,000km, it zig zags its way across China, snaking across mountains and through valleys.

One of the best charity treks. the Great Wall of China trek takes you through the mountains, over watch towers, historic battlement stations that are well off the tourist trail. The Great Wall provides a fantastic backdrop to some fantastic trekking.

The most amazing of fundraising events also enables us to ‘lend a hand’ by repairing a section of the Wall that is currently being reconstructed. All trekkers will place a brick in the newly restored section of the wall, ensuring our own place in the Great Wall of China.

 

Can you do it? Yes you can!

A good level of fitness is required for this trek and training is advised. Trekking on the Great Wall of China is hard due to the amount of steps each day – it can sometimes take an hour just to trek 1km!

What Happens Next?

We’ll be with you every step of the way in your preparation for the Great Wall of China Trek. In just a few simple steps you can be part of this once in a lifetime trek!

1. Sign up today, with our trusted partners Global Adventure Challenges who work with us  to organise and run the Atlas Mountain trek. You will need to choose payment option A or B*

2. You will receive an email from Global Adventure Challenges to let you know that your application has been successful.

3. We will send you regular updates with fundraising information, training guides etc.

4. We will hold an information evening for the Great Wall of China Trek, giving you the opportunity to find out more, ask us any questions you may have and meet fellow trekkers.

5. Any fundraising support you need, we will be on hand to help.

6. 3-6 months before heading off on your Great Wall of China Trek, Global Adventure Challenges will send you a pre-departure pack which will include all the final information you need before you go.

7. Enjoy the trek!

Why support Cornwall Hospice Care?

Every year it costs over £5 million to provide the specialist care we offer to our in and out patients. Only 20% of this is funded through a contribution from Cornwall’s NHS Commissioners, in simple terms, the NHS contribution pays for 71 days of care each year. In a calendar year that’s only enough to get us to the 12th March. We rely on the generosity of people like you in Cornwall who leave us legacies, support fundraising events, play our lottery and visit our 32 shops.

£56 could pay for three hours of unrivalled specialist care from one of our nurses, helping patients who are terminally ill.

£37 could pay for one Lymphoedema appointment to ease swelling and symptoms for someone with cancer.

£23 could pay for an hour with our bereavement counsellor, supporting families  through the loss of a loved one.

Downloads
Great Wall of China Itinerary

Download a detailed itinerary to find out more about the trek.

Great Wall of China Kit List

Download a kit list for the trek.

Great Wall of China Hints & Tips

Handy hints and tips!

Great Wall of China Training Guide

Download the training guide.

Frequently Asked Questions

What support is available to help me reach my target?

The fundraising team is on hand to help you achieve your target and to make sure your event is as enjoyable as possible for you. We want you to be as successful as possible so you can fund as much care as possible, and we have lots of ideas, hints and tips to help you spread your target and break it down in to small manageable bite size chunks.

How old do I need to be to take part?

To take part in the Great Wall of China Trek you need to be 18 years and over.

Option A - Registration fee £299 + Minimum sponsorship £2,700 Option B - Registration fee £299 + Self Funding £1,350
Moderate/Difficult - Training required
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Sep 12 Wed
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Atlas Mountain Trek

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Atlas Mountain Trek

Jbel Toubkal stands at 4167m with stunning views over the Atlas Mountains and as far south as the Sahara Desert.

Join us for a unique and amazing experience starting in the Berber village of Imlil, visiting fantastic waterfalls and heading high into the Atlas Mountains to climb the highest peak in North Africa. You will stay in refuges along the route to the summit before heading back to Marrakech for a celebratory meal at your hotel.

Can you do it? Yes you can!

A good level of fitness is required for this trek. Although this is a short trek it is still challenging as it does involve altitude and difficult terrain. Anyone who leads a healthy lifestyle should be able to complete the challenge.

What Happens Next?

We’ll be with you every step of the way in your preparation for the Atlas Mountain Trek. In just a few simple steps you can be on your way to trekking the highest peak in North Africa.

1. Sign up today, with our trusted partners Expedition Wise Ltd who work with us  to organise and run the Atlas Mountain trek. You will need to choose payment option A or B*

2. You will receive an email from Expedition Wise Ltd to let you know that your application has been successful.

3. We will send you regular updates with fundraising information, training guides etc.

4. We will hold an information evening for the Atlas Mountain Trek, giving you the opportunity to find out more, ask us any questions you may have and meet fellow trekkers.

5. Any fundraising support you need, we will be on hand to help.

6. 3-6 months before heading off on your Atlas Mountains Trek, Expedition Wise Ltd will send you a pre-departure pack which will include all the final information you need before you go.

7. Enjoy the trek!

*please note when choosing payment option B we ask you to commit to raising £550 in sponsorship to support our work.

Why support Cornwall Hospice Care?

Every year it costs over £5 million to provide the specialist care we offer to our in and out patients. Only 20% of this is funded through a contribution from Cornwall’s NHS Commissioners, in simple terms, the NHS contribution pays for 71 days of care each year. In a calendar year that’s only enough to get us to the 12th March. We rely on the generosity of people like you in Cornwall who leave us legacies, support fundraising events, play our lottery and visit our 32 shops.

£56 could pay for three hours of unrivalled specialist care from one of our nurses, helping patients who are terminally ill.

£37 could pay for one Lymphoedema appointment to ease swelling and symptoms for someone with cancer.

£23 could pay for an hour with our bereavement counsellor, supporting families  through the loss of a loved one.

Downloads
Atlas Mountain Trek Itinerary

Download a detailed itinerary to find out more about the trek.

Atlas Mountain Trek Kit List

For more information on what to pack for the trek download the kit list now.

Expedition Wise Q&A's

Do you have more questions about the trek? Download the guide for your questions to be answered.

Training Guide

Do you need more information on the best way to train for the Atlas Mountains Trek? Download the helpful training hints and tips guide today.

Frequently Asked Questions

What support is available to help me reach my target?

The fundraising team is on hand to help you achieve your target and to make sure your event is as enjoyable as possible for you. We want you to be as successful as possible so you can fund as much care as possible, and we have lots of ideas, hints and tips to help you spread your target and break it down in to small manageable bite size chunks.

How old do I need to be to take part?

To take part in the Atlas Mountains Trek you need to be 18 years and over.

Option A - Registration fee £325 + Minimum sponsorship £1,000 Option B - Registration fee £325 + Self Funding £450*
Moderate - Training required
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Sep 22 Sat
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Grand Canyon Trek

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Grand Canyon Trek

The Grand Canyon Trek is an exceptional charity challenge experience, to one of the best natural wonders of the world.

Your spectacular Grand Canyon Trek starts in Sedona Canyons with an acclimatisation trek in Red Rock State Park. The next day sees you trekking down into the Grand Canyon from Hualapai Hilltop into the Haversupai region of the Canyon passing amazing waterfalls, red stone canyon walls and travertine formed steams. Your basecamp is near to the awe inspiring famous Haversu Falls. In the Canyon, you will have two days trekking along, through and down into its depths using streams, rock beds, chains and ladders down waterfalls, and even swimming to reach the base of the Canyon. You can even trek up to the Esplanade with a bird’s eye view of the Canyon and its multiple levels. Your challenge finishes in Las Vegas via the historic Route 66

Can you do it? Yes you can!

A good level of fitness is required for this trek. Although this is not a difficult trek it is still challenging as there are some steep sections and exposed overlooks on various trails. Anyone who leads a healthy lifestyle should be able to complete the challenge.

What Happens Next?

We’ll be with you every step of the way in your preparation for your Grand Canyon Trek. In just a few simple steps you can be on your way to trekking one of the natural wonders of the world.

1. Sign up today, with our trusted partners Expedition Wise Ltd who work with us  to organise and run the Grand Canyon Trek. You will need to choose payment option A or B*

2. You will receive an email from Expedition Wise Ltd to let you know that your application has been successful.

3. We will send you regular updates with fundraising information, training guides etc.

4. We will hold an information evening for the Grand Canyon Trek, giving you the opportunity to find out more, ask us any questions you may have and meet fellow trekkers.

5. Any fundraising support you need, we will be on hand to help.

6. 3-6 months before heading off on your Grand Canyon Trek, Expedition Wise Ltd will send you a pre-departure pack which will include all the final information you need before you go.

7. Enjoy the trek!

*please note when choosing payment option B we ask you to commit to raising £1,000 in sponsorship to support our work.

Why support Cornwall Hospice Care?

Every year it costs over £5 million to provide the specialist care we offer to our in and out patients. Only 20% of this is funded through a contribution from Cornwall’s NHS Commissioners, in simple terms, the NHS contribution pays for 71 days of care each year. In a calendar year that’s only enough to get us to the 12th March. We rely on the generosity of people like you in Cornwall who leave us legacies, support fundraising events, play our lottery and visit our 32 shops.

£56 could pay for three hours of unrivalled specialist care from one of our nurses, helping patients who are terminally ill.

£37 could pay for one Lymphoedema appointment to ease swelling and symptoms for someone with cancer.

£23 could pay for an hour with our bereavement counsellor, supporting families  through the loss of a loved one.

Downloads
Grand Canyon Trek Itinerary

Download a detailed itinerary to find out more about the trek.

Grand Canyon Trek Kit List

For more information on what to pack for the trek download the kit list now.

Expedition Wise Q&A's

Do you have more questions about the trek? Download the guide for your questions to be answered.

Training Guide

Do you need more information on the best way to train for the Atlas Mountains Trek? Download the helpful training hints and tips guide today.

Frequently Asked Questions

What support is available to help me reach my target?

The fundraising team is on hand to help you achieve your target and to make sure your event is as enjoyable as possible for you. We want you to be as successful as possible so you can fund as much care as possible, and we have lots of ideas, hints and tips to help you spread your target and break it down in to small manageable bite size chunks.

How old do I need to be to take part?

To take part in the Grand Canyon Trek you need to be 18 years or over.

Option A - Registration fee £595 + Minimum sponsorship £3,300 Option B - Registration fee £595 + Self Funding £2,300
Moderate - Training required
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Oct 14 Sun
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Royal Parks Half Marathon

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Royal Parks Half Marathon

Join the 16,000 runners in this amazing Half Marathon starting and finishing in London’s Hyde Park, passing some of London’s most iconic landmarks and through four of the eight picturesque Royal Parks – Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James’ Park and Kensington Gardens.

Can you do it? Yes you can!

A good level of fitness and training is required to complete Royal Parks Half Marathon but whatever your ability you can achieve your goal and complete the half marathon!

What Happens Next?
  1. Sign up today by emailing our events team.
  2. You will receive a notification letting you know that your registration was successful.
  3. Create an online fundraising page through Everyday Hero – a link will be sent to you via email.
  4. Share your fundraising page with your friends and family.
  5. You will receive regular event updates and a final race day update with all you need to know to take part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon 2018.
  6. We will also hold an Information Evening for all participants in the run up to the event.
  7. Any fundraising support you need, we will be on hand to help.
  8. Finally, enjoy the run!
Why support Cornwall Hospice Care?

Every year it costs over £5 million to provide the specialist care we offer to our in and out patients. Only 20% of this is funded through a contribution from Cornwall’s NHS Commissioners, in simple terms, the NHS contribution pays for 71 days of care each year. In a calendar year that’s only enough to get us to the 12th March. We rely on the generosity of people like you in Cornwall who leave us legacies, support fundraising events, play our lottery and visit our 32 shops.

£56 could pay for three hours of unrivalled specialist care from one of our nurses, helping patients who are terminally ill.

£37 could pay for one Lymphoedema appointment to ease swelling and symptoms for someone with cancer.

£23 could pay for an hour with our bereavement counsellor, supporting families  through the loss of a loved one.

Downloads
Route Map

Take a look at the route by downloading the map today.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an age limit to take part?

All participants must be at least 17 years of age on race day to take part.

Do you provide running vests?

Cornwall Hospice Care would love you to run in our branded running vests and will include your running vest in your registration fee.  All we need to know is your vest size and this will be mailed to you in advance of the run.

14/10/2018
London
£25.00 registration fee £350.00 minimum sponsorship
13.1 miles
Training required
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Frequently Asked Questions

What support is available to help me reach my target?

The fundraising team is on hand to help you achieve your target and to make sure your event is as enjoyable as possible for you. We want you to be as successful as possible so you can fund as much care as possible, and we have lots of ideas and hints and tips to help you spread your target and break it down in to small manageable bit sized chunks.

What I want to do isn’t listed here, can I still do it?

Yes of course you can.  We’ll even support you with anything you need just the same as if you took one of our charity places.