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.
Wednesday 31st January
Bucket Collection | Manchester City Etihad Stadium
5:30 p.m. start – Collection before the match between MCFC and West Bromwich Albion at 8pm
To register your involvement, or for more information contact Chris Swinton: 0161 443 2200 firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday 5th March
Easter Chick Appeal Deadline | Francis House Children’s Hospice, Didsbury
We need your knitted chicks sending in to us by Monday 5th March for us to distribute and sell to raise funds before Easter. For more information check out our Easter Chick Appeal page or contact Rachel Astill: 0161 443 2200 email@example.com
Sunday 18th March
Wilmslow Half Marathon | Wilmslow
Sunday 22nd April
Virgin London Marathon | London
Monday 23rd April
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
Sunday 20th May
Great Manchester Run 10K and Half Marathon | Manchester City Centre
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!
Thursday 14th June
Bridge Drive | Mobberley
Saturday 16th June
Concert in the barn Mobberley
Tuesday 19th June
Ascot lunch | Mobberley
For further information on the above events contact Carole Geary: 01625 583995 firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 23rd June
Ladybridge Singers Gala Concert | Holy Trinity Parish Church, Horwich
Featuring a broad selection of music and a performance from guest violinist, Matthew Chadbond. Raffle tickets and refreshments on offer. Starts 7:30 p.m.
Tickets £8 on the door or contact Harry Ainsworth: 01942 811021
Friday 29th June
Francis House Ladies Lunch | The Principal Hotel, Manchester city centre
Arrival drink, stalls, delicious 2 course lunch, accompanied by music from DJ Darren Proctor in the stunning surroundings of The Principal Hotel. Fashion show by Fuzzy Goose boutique, fundraising auction and more. Tickets £55 per person or £550 per table. Tickets including a goodie bag £60 pp or £660 per table. To book contact Lucy Thompson: 0161 443 2200 email@example.com
Sunday 8th July
Summer Concert in Aid of Francis House | Gorton Monastery
The Gorton Philharmonic presents ‘An Afternoon at the Movies’ concert from 2.30 p.m.
Tickets £15 per Adult, £4 per accompanied Child. For more information and to book visit http://www.gortonphil.co.uk/8-july-2018/
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
Friday 7th December
Francis House Christmas Ball | The Mere Golf Resort and Spa