Fundraising Events

 
2019 Sportsman's Dinner
Fri, 25/10/2019
Our annual Sportsman’s Dinner is held on Friday 25th October 2019 at the Carlton Hotel, Prestwick. Our compere for the evening will be Scottish television and sports broadcaster, Dougie Donnelly who will present a very special question and answer session with Scottish former football player, manager and director Walter Smith who is best known for his management of Glasgow Rangers and the Scottish National Team!   We'll also have comedy from top after dinner speaker and comedian John Gilligan. The evening will also feature an auction with some fantastic lots up for grabs.   We are, once again, indebted to our partners, Main Event Sponsor; Gallagher for their continued generous support. Tickets for this event are SOLD OUT however if you would be interested in donating an auction or raffle prize towards the event or to be added to our waiting list please contact Graeme on 01292 288488 or email events@ayrshirehospice.org ARE YOU GAME!?
 
 
The Kelpies Supernova Run
Fri, 08/11/2019
We would be delighted if you would like to take part in the Kelpies Supernova Run in aid of Ayrshire Hospice.  Please click here to register: www.supernovarun.com/events/the-kelpies For t-shirts or running vests, please contact the community fundraising team on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.
 
 
The Kelpies Supernova Run (1)
Sat, 09/11/2019
We would be delighted if you would like to take part in the Kelpies Supernova Run in aid of Ayrshire Hospice.  Please click here to register: www.supernovarun.com/events/the-kelpies For t-shirts or running vests, please contact the community fundraising team on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.
 
 
The Kelpies Supernova Run (2)
Sun, 10/11/2019
We would be delighted if you would like to take part in the Kiltwalk in aid of Ayrshire Hospice.  Please click here to register: www.supernovarun.com/events/the-kelpies For t-shirts or running vests, please contact the community fundraising team on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.
 
 
Winter Fair
Sat, 16/11/2019
Ayrshire’s biggest Christmas Craft Fair is back!  With over 80 stalls it’s the ideal shopping opportunity with lots of unique gift ideas, beautiful cards and sweet treats!   Enjoy a full day out with live entertainment, bottle stall, tombola and of course a raffle!  With many children’s activities including face painting and Santa’s Grotto it’s perfect for all the family.   To complete the day visit the all new petting corner with reindeer from Ayrshire reindeer centre! (Included in admission) Come along and join in with the Christmas spirit of the Ayrshire Hospice Winter Fair. Admission £3 under 5's go free 10.00 – 4.00pm Stall holders - Our Winter Fair is now fully booked for stalls but we are still accepting applications for the reserve list.  To apply online please click the link: /winter-fair-form/ Please ensure you read the terms and conditions carefully before applying. Terms and Conditions  Alternatively you can download an application form, complete it and post it in to us. Application Form If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Claire at retail@ayrshirehospice.org or call us on 01292 288 488. Thank you for your interest in our event.  
 
 
Light up a Life Christmas Concert
Sun, 24/11/2019
We will be holding our fifth annual Light up a Life Christmas Concert in the stunning Troon Concert Hall. This is a wonderful opportunity to support your local hospice, enjoy performances from acts across Ayrshire and remember loved ones at what can be a poignant time of year.  Acts to be revealed in due course!  For more information or to reserve tickets please contact Lyn on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.  Remember a loved one…support a hospice.
 
 
2020 Burns Supper
Fri, 31/01/2020
Our Burns Supper is being held on Friday 31st January 2020 in the heart of Burns country in the fabulous Brig o'Doon House Hotel. Speakers We have a number of top singers and entertainers lined up to entertain you in true Burnsian style! Our chair for the evening is the fabulous Linda Ormiston OBE, Immortal Memory by Sheila Gilmore, Toast to the Lassies by Duncan Crawford and Reply to the Lassies is still to be confirmed.  You will also enjoy a number of recitations by Drew Cochrane. Tickets Tickets are £65 and includes a drinks reception on arrival, a magnificent 4 course meal, tea or coffee and shortbread.  Tables seat 10- 12 guests - please note smaller parties may be asked to share.  Don't miss out on what promises to be a highlight in the Burns calendar! Additional ways to support the event We have a fabulous opportunity to become the new Main Sponsor for this prestigious event in Ayrshire. Or if you would be interested in donating an auction or raffle prize or taking an advert within our programme we would be delighted to discuss these opportunities to support the hospice with you in more detail. Contact Us For more information please contact Graeme on 01292 288488 or e-mail events@ayrshirehospice.org 
 
 
2020 Overseas Trek - SHT Arctic Trek
Thu, 05/03/2020
Taking place from the 5th-10th March 2020 you will travel to Rovaniemi in Finland before beginning your three-day adventure.   The Arctic trek is considered “the best challenge ever” where you’ll make friends for life, take home memories that no pictures can impart, and where you will be part of something very few others will experience. If trekking up to 70km in temperatures as low as -30 degrees whilst dragging your equipment behind you in a pulk and sleeping in a tent along the Arctic Circle sounds amazing, then this perfect challenge for you! In addition to the tougher side of the challenge, there will also be the opportunity to tick off a few popular bucket list items; see some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery and glistening snowdrifts, spend a night in the Arctic Snow Hotel, catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights, but there is no guarantee that you will get to meet Santa Claus when you visit his official home town Rovaniemi. Minimum sponsorship for this trek is £3,700 with a £350 deposit For more information and fundraising targets please contact our Events team on 01292 288488 or e-mail events@ayrshirehospice.org
 
 
2020 Kilimanjaro Trek
Fri, 06/03/2020
It’s hard to believe it’s almost ten years since we last climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in March 2010 and we’re getting geared up for a very special 10th anniversary trek to, once again, take on the mighty mountain in Tanzania in March 2020! The trek will progress over six days along the Machame Route which is the most popular route on Kilimanjaro. Machame’s draw is in its scenic beauty. This route does have its challenges but with the correct training and preparation it’s sure to be the experience of a lifetime! Take it from me it’s pretty spectacular! Departing on 6th March for ten days, you’ll trek for six days and be able to experience many different surrounds including rainforest, heather and open moorland, baron moonlike landscape, the strange but beautiful Senecio Forest, the mighty Barranco Wall and the rocky ascent towards Uhuru Peak in darkness.  Minimum sponsorship for this trek is £4,505 with a £395 deposit.  Your fundraising can include events, activities and personal sponsorship and the fundraising team can help you with tips, tricks and ideas on how to raise your funds. If you’d like further information or have any questions, please contact the fundraising team on 01292 288488 or email events@ayrshirehospice.org
 
 
Edinburgh Marathon Festival
Sat, 23/05/2020
Entries for EMF 2020 are now open - https://www.edinburghmarathon.com/ The Edinburgh Marathon Festival will take place on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 May.  Why not take part in aid of the hospice?  When signing up, we can provide you with sponsor forms, running vests, t-shirts and more to promote your fundraising. 
 
 
Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2020
Sun, 24/05/2020
Entries for EMF 2020 are now open - https://www.edinburghmarathon.com/ The Edinburgh Marathon Festival will take place on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 May.  Why not take part in aid of the hospice?  When signing up, we can provide you with sponsor forms, running vests, t-shirts and more to promote your fundraising. 
 
 
2020 Sahara Trek
Sat, 17/10/2020
An amazing opportunity to take part in a fabulous eight-day challenge across Morocco which will take on a five-day exhilarating trek along dried-out riverbeds of the Sahara, from oasis to oasis.  Trek deep into the Sahara over giant sand dunes and past towering mountains. Our route will snake its way through the desert’s emptiness, and along ancient irrigation channels that are still in use today. You’ll get the chance to camp out under the star-lit African sky, enjoy Moroccan feasts and might even catch the sight of a shooting star! And, to finish off this one-off trip, we will spend our last day and night in the colourful city of Marrakech. The Sahara Trek takes place between 17th - 24th October 2020 with a minimum sponsorship for this challenge of £2,305 plus £195 deposit. If you’d like further information or have any questions, please contact us on 01292 288488 or email events@ayrshirehospice.org