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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.


Saturday 27th October until Sunday 9th December

Festival of Trees | Lowry Outlet, Salford Quays

Now in it’s 12th year the annual Festival of Christmas Trees will be on display featuring dozens of beautiful trees decorated by groups, businesses, sports clubs and even celebrities! Browse the trees or place a bid and the highest bidder gets to take home their favourite tree in time for Christmas!

To take part in decorating a tree this year download a Festival of Christmas Trees registration form today! For more information contact Mary Gillatt: 07876 024 716


Thursday 15th November

Hansons Antiques Valuations | Coach and Four, Wilmslow

The final Free valuations day for 2018 by a Hansons expert 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.

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

August to November Hansons Valuations poster


Wednesday 5th December

Memory Lights | East Didsbury Methodist Church

For more information visit our page Memory Lights or contact Pauline Armitage: 0161 434 7252


Friday 7th December

Francis House Fire & Ice Christmas Ball | The Mere Golf Resort and Spa

A super cool night of red hot entertainment. Enjoy an ice cold arrival drink before sampling the delights of a 3 course meal. Entertainment by compere Sarah Powell and live auction by the fabulous Thomas Plant from televisions ‘Bargain Hunt’. Live Music and carriages at 1.30 a.m.

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

7th Dec Fire & Ice Christmas Ball 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