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Event List 2017

Thursday 3rd September – 10th September

Trek Iceland | Trekking the Icelandic Mountains
For further information contact Emma Rapley: 0161 443 2200 emma.rapley@francishouse.org.uk
Click here for more details


Thursday 21st September

Hansons Valuation Days | Coach and Four, Alderley Rd, Wilmslow SK9 1PA

Valuations by antiques experts in return for a donation. Select Thursday’s each month (future dates include Oct 19, Nov 16) Hansons Valuations poster
For further information contact Kate Puc: 0161 443 2200 kate.puc@francishouse.org.uk


Monday 25th September until Sunday 1st October

Recycle Week | Across Greater Manchester and Rossendale

Join in and recycle your unwanted clothes, shoes and textiles at one of our textile banks managed through our partnership with BIU Group. To find your nearest bank click here BIU bank locator


Sunday 29th October until Sunday 10th December

Festival of Christmas Trees | Lowry Outlet, Salford Quays

For further information contact Mary Gillatt: 07876024716


Thursday 19th October

Hansons Valuation Days | Coach and Four, Alderley Rd, Wilmslow SK9 1PA

Valuations by antiques experts in return for a donation. Select Thursday’s each month (future dates include Nov 16) Hansons Valuations poster
For further information contact Kate Puc: 0161 443 2200 kate.puc@francishouse.org.uk


Saturday 4th November

Open Day | Francis House Children’s Hospice 

Our Open Day is a great opportunity to view our fantastic facilities, learn more about the care we provide, and find out how your donations are being used. No children or young people will be in residence on the day.
For further information contact: 0161 443 2200


Wednesday 8th November

At Evening at Greens | Lapwing Lane, West Didsbury

Simon Rimmer and his team of talented chefs will be cooking up an imaginative 3 course dinner at this award-winning vegetarian restaurant.

Tickets £45 pp including arrival drink at 7.30 p.m. For further information and tickets contact Lucy Thompson: 0161 443 2200 lucy.thompson@francishouse.org.uk  View An Evening at Greens poster


Tuesday 14th November

Firewalk for Francis House | Parrs Wood  Entertainment Centre, Didsbury M20 5PG

Part of the Parrs Wood Christmas Light Switch-on event. See the Firewalk 2017 Poster for details.

£20 registration fee, and raise as much as you can. Registration Form

Firewalking Guidelines 2017


Thursday 16th November

Hansons Valuation Days | Coach and Four, Alderley Rd, Wilmslow SK9 1PA

Valuations by antiques experts in return for a donation. The final event for 2017. Hansons Valuations poster
For further information contact Kate Puc: 0161 443 2200 kate.puc@francishouse.org.uk


Friday 24th November

Irish Abroad 2017 | Hilton Deansgate, Manchester

A fantastic evening of entertainment, delicious four course dinner, raffle and auction.

Table of 10 for £1000. For further information contact Ann Billington: 07789 435 330


Friday 1st December

Francis House Christmas Ball | Mere Hotel and Spa
For further information see the Hollywood Christmas Ball flyer or contact Lucy Thompson: 0161 443 2200 lucy.thompson@francishouse.org.uk


Wednesday 13th December & Thursday 14th December

Christmas Carol Concert | Lindow Manor Farm, Mobberley WA16 7DE

Tickets £15 per person.

For further information contact Carole Geary: 01625 583995


Event List 2018

Sunday 22nd April

Virgin London Marathon | London

We have a limited number of charity places available for 2018. If you would like to apply the deadline is 29th September 2017. For further information check out our London Marathon page or contact Emma Rapley: 0161 443 2200 emma.rapley@francishouse.org.uk


Sunday 20th May

Great Manchester Run 10K and Half Marathon | Manchester City Centre

For further information check out our Great Manchester Run page or contact Emma Rapley: 0161 443 2200 emma.rapley@francishouse.org.uk


Sunday 10th June

Cheshire Three Peaks Challenge | Tegg’s Nose Country Park, Macclesfield

Choose from a 13.6 mile trek or a 6.5 mile scavenger trail through the beautiful Macclesfield countryside.

£20pp for longer route, £15pp for shorter route. Under 16s can walk for free!

Further information can be on the Cheshire Three Peaks page or contact Rachel Astill: 0161 443 2200 rachel.astill@francishouse.org.uk