The Datebook Winter spring 2020 Calendar of Events - Page 6

entertainment to raise funds to provide our life-changing treatment to former servicemen and women dealing with problems such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. The evening begins with a sparkling drinks reception followed by a three-course dinner and entertainment plus a live and silent auction. In aid of Combat Stress. Dress code: Black Tie. Price: £180; Table of Ten £1,700. Tel: 01372 587 148. E-mail: AN EVENING WITH THE SURREY POLICE BAND Guilford, Surrey, 7pm. We’re back at the wonderful Emmanuel Church raising money for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care for an evening guaranteed to leave you with a spring in your step! Tickets: £8 in advance; £10 on the door. Book now by calling Sheila, 07460 623860. E-mail: 28 APRIL ORBIT ABSEIL - Queen Elizabeth Park, Stratford. Experience the most spectacular views of London, whilst dangling in free space 80 metres above the ground! The Orbit stands at 114 metres high (making it the UK’s tallest sculpture) the ArcelorMittal Orbit is a truly spectacular, unique and iconic venue. This challenge is perfect for thrill seekers, daring fundraisers or a massive challenge for those afraid of heights. In aid of Haven House Children’s Hospice. Registration £25; Minimum Fundraising £250. For Further Information Tel: Sophie Bragg, Events Fundraising Officer, 020 8506 3630. 18 INSIDE THE ROYAL MILITARY ACADEMY SANDHURST The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Camberley. In partnership with the Sandhurst Trust, we’re offering the opportunity of a personal visit to the home of leadership. You will receive a tour of the buildings and grounds led by former senior military officers followed by a formal sit-down lunch with our guest speaker. Price: £40. Organised by Combat Stress. For Further Information 24 LONDON CRAFT WEEK London (27th-3rd May). This event will bring together an unparalleled public programme celebrating craftsmanship across the city, where hidden spaces and little-known makers will be revealed alongside galleries and luxury brands. The week will shine a spotlight on centuries old skills and exciting new talent. 27 DEBRA LADIES GOLF DAY Effingham Golf Club, Effingham, Surrey, 8am. Join us to raise funds for DEBRA at a golf day for women at this beautiful course in the Surrey countryside. The course is noted for the fine condition in which it can be found throughout the year. And its chalk subsoil ensures that the course closures, and even temporary greens, are almost unheard of, regardless of rainfall. Tel: Lucie Robson or Ailsa Winter, 01344 771861. E-mail: 30 CO-OPERATION IRELAND GB GOLF CLASSIC - Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Ware, Hertfordshire, at Noon. Located in the 200 acres of Hertfordshire countryside, Hanbury Manor is one of the premier golf courses near London. Enter a 4-ball or individual places. Shotgun Start with a Prize-Giving Dinner following golf. Tel: Winnie Orr to register your interest in this event or E-mail: 30 MAY ROYAL CALEDONIAN BALL Grosvenor House, London. Widely believed to be the oldest charity ball in the world and enjoying Royal Patronage from Her Majesty the Queen, the Royal Caledonian Ball remains one of the highlights of the social calendar and a much anticipated gathering of Scots in London. Tickets are limited. E-mail: 1 Promote Your Special Event I N T H E D AT E B O O K E-mail: Visit The London & UK DatebooK on GREENWICH & BEXLEY COMMUNITY HOSPICE MINI MARATHON Royal Greenwich Park, London. Our Mini Marathon is back! Join thousands of local children at Royal Greenwich Park as they run their own 2.62 miles Mini Marathon to support their local hospice. Registration for our Mini Marathon is now open. This event sells our every year so give yourself a pat on the back for being one of the first parents to register your child. Sponsor: JLL Property Consultants. Registration: £7.50 per child which includes a medal and a JLL sponsored goody bag. Tel: 020 8319 9230. E-mail: 3 BIG FUN WALK 2020 Cherry Tree Wood, East Finchley. Big Fun Walk is North London Hospice’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Each year over 1000 supporters, patients, staff and volunteers take part in the 8.5 mile walk from East Finchley to Westminster in memory of someone special or just to support their local Hospice. More people than ever before took part in Big Fun Walk 2019 and they raised a record amount of £160,000. We’re hoping to increase those figures in 2020! Price: Adult £12.50; 5-6 year olds £7.50. To Register Visit: 3 SPRING GOLF DAY West Hill Golf Club, Surrey. Join us at one of Surrey’s most prestigious golfing venues! West Hill is truly one of Surrey’s oldest gems. The greens have some of the most challenging natural undulations and contribute to the wonderful test of golf at West Hill. The day includes coffee & bacon rolls on arrival, 18 holes of golf, a two-course carvery lunch plus an auction and raffle. Price: Team Entry £440. In aid of The Children’s Trust. Tel: 01737 364324. E-mail: 5 THE CHELTENHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL Montpelier Gardens, Cheltenham (5th-10th). Alongside the Festival bar and market, festival-goers are able to see some of the music scene’s biggest names and best 5 continued… THE LONDON & UK DATEBOOK 27