fundraising

RockSolidRace

Event Date: 
15/03/2014 - 9:30am
Venue: 
Escot Park

Are you ready to hit this seriously swampy, party filled playground? An obstacle course race like no other – it’s a cocktail of mud, sweat and team work that will push your mettle to the max! You’ve got the option of the 5k Dash or the 10k RockSolid.

The 1,200 acre estate has a few well-placed hills but by and large it’s a flat course with extreme levels of mud. Tie those trainers on tight – you won’t want to be searching around in these swamps! Take on 46 obstacles, many new for 2014; pyramids, 8-foot walls, Arabian walks, icy waters and the Lumberjack sprint. And with 5 water...

Improve life after brain injury with a Christmas pudding!

Authored by Headway Devon
Posted: Tue, 11/27/2012 - 11:10am
Local brain injury charity, Headway Devon, have teamed up with the Ultimate Plum Pudding Company to offer Christmas puddings that will help raise money for local people with disabilities. As well as a Gold Great Taste Award winning traditional plum pudding, the charity is also offering zingy lemon sponge puddings and triple chocolate puddings as an interesting alternative for the festive season. These delicious puddings cost £5.50 each and serve four people. All proceeds from the sales will be donated to Headway Devon's vital work with local people who have survived any kind of brain injury...

Registration now open for the 2013 Exeter Business Games

Authored by Florence Eggins
Posted: Wed, 10/17/2012 - 9:19am
Following the huge success of the 2012 Exeter Business Games , businesses in Exeter are being encouraged to register for the 2013 Games. 24 teams from Exeter-based businesses took part in the 2012 games and with matched funding from Thomson Reuters, this year’s participants raised over £5000 for local charity The Exeter Foundation . The Exeter Business Games will take place during May and June 2013, comprising of various events such as Ten-Pin Bowling, a Pub Quiz and Boat Racing on the Exe. Exeter Business Games Co-ordinator, Debbi Moore, said: “The 2012 games were a pleasure to witness;...

Autumn Craft Fair at Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary

Event Date: 
13/10/2012 - 10:00am
Venue: 
The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth
The Donkey Sanctuary holds it's autumn craft fair on Saturday. The indoor craft fair is a fundraising event and a great opportunity to purchase gifts, including handmade jewellery, cheeses, scarves and pashminas, skincare treats, wood turned items, art, homemade jams and chutneys. You will also be able to have a go at willow weaving with workshops running throughout the day. Refreshments will be available, including a barbecue. Admission £2. Traders call 01395 573156 to book a pitch. www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk

John Nettles to speak at Cathedral's Diamond Jubilee Grand Nave Dinner

Authored by skein
Posted: Wed, 09/26/2012 - 1:13pm
On 12 October, Exeter Cathedral is hosting its Diamond Jubilee Grand Nave Dinner in support of the Third Millennium Campaign, which ensures that the Cathedral and its mission are sustained for the future. John Nettles is kindly giving his time to entertain the dinner guests with readings drawn from the archives and there will be music from David Webb, a former chorister, who is now forging a professional career together with the Cathedral's own musicians, choristers and the Devon County Junior choir. Tickets have been sold out, but there is a waiting list should there be any returns so do get...

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