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Event List 2018

Whether it’s knitting, running, walking, lunching, golfing or being entertained, we have fundraising events to suit all tastes!

We hope you’ll take part in an event and enjoy supporting Francis House.


Friday 13th July

Captain’s Charity Golf Day | Lymm Golf Club

Teams of 4, shotgun start 1 p.m, prizes, evening meal at 7 p.m. and guest speaker Duncan McKenzie (ex Everton, Leeds Utd). £40 per head (£160 a team). Further details contact: office@lymmgolfclub.co.uk

Lymm Golf Club Charity Day poster


Thursday 19th July

Hansons Antiques Valuations | Coach and Four, Wilmslow

Free valuations by a Hansons valuer. Bring along your antiques, jewellery, ceramics and collectibles, learn their history and their value. Voluntary donations to Francis House. Valuations held between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Coach and Four, 69/71 Alderley Road, Wilmslow SK9 1PA.

Further dates on a Thursday every month include 16th August, 20th September, 18th October and 15th November

For more information contact Kate Puc in the fundraising office: 0161 443 2200.

Hansons Valuations poster July to Sept


Throughout September

STEPtember | Fundraising activity

Take part in the Francis House STEPtember Challenge and complete 10,000 steps across the 30 days of September!

To find out how to join in by visiting our STEPtember page.


Thursday 6th September

Annual Golf Day | Stockport Golf Club

For more details or to express interest in entering a team contact Lucy Thompson: 0161 443 2200

Stockport Golf Day poster 2018


Friday 28th September

Golf Day | Lytham Green Drive Golf Club, Lytham St. Annes

Texas Scramble teams of 4, Win £150 golf equipment voucher, Team prizes, Auction, 2 Course dinner at 6.30 pm, Large screen for showing Ryder Cup. Registration £35 for members, £53 for non members. Registration 10am. To book contact Jim Savage: 07738 785535

Supported by Kingsland Drinks, Francis House charity partner of year. Charity Golf Poster


Saturday 3rd November

Open Day | Francis House Children’s Hospice, Didsbury 

Join us on a tour of Francis House and Francis Lodge and see how your donations help us to support hundreds of families from across Greater Manchester. Pop along at any time between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. For more information contact the fundraising office on 0161 443 2200.

Read about our Open Day in April HERE


Wednesday 5th December

Memory Lights | East Didsbury Methodist Church

For more information contact Pauline Armitage: 0161 434 7252


Friday 7th December

Francis House Christmas Ball | The Mere Golf Resort and Spa

Read about our 2017 Hollywood Ball HERE For more information contact Lucy Thompson: 0161 443 2200 lucy.thompson@francishouse.org.uk

Save the Date Flyer


Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th December

Carols at the Farm | Lindow Manor Farm, Mobberley

Get into the festive spirit and enjoy an evening of Carols. For more information contact Carole Geary: 01625 583995 carolegeary@aol.com