Fundraising Events

 
Kiltwalk
Sun, 29/04/2018
We would be delighted if you would like to take part in the Kiltwalk in aid of Ayrshire Hospice.  Please click here to register: http://www.thekiltwalk.co.uk/events/glasgow-2018/ For sponsorship forms, t-shirts or running vests, please contact the community fundraising team on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.
 
 
2018 Turnberry Pro Am
Fri, 04/05/2018
Our Pro-Am Tournament will be held on Friday 4th May 2018 on the Championship Ailsa Course at Trump Turnberry Resort.  Wilson’s Auctions are very kindly sponsoring the event again this year and we are very grateful for their support. Book now to reserve your team - you and two friends will accompany a PGA Professional in a team around the course in the tournament.   In the evening, we will welcome you to our Pro-Am Prize Giving Reception in the Caledonia Ballroom.  There will be an arrival drinks reception followed by a sumptuous three course dinner. Afterwards you will be entertained by a well known after dinner speaker.   Teams cost £1500.   Book now to avoid disappointment.   We hope you can join us! To book your team call us on 01292 288488 or email events@ayrshirehospice.org      
 
 
Bubble Rush
Sun, 06/05/2018
The 5k course starts in a sea of bubbles and features four Bubble Stations along the route with cannons pumping out coloured foam to create a deep bubble bath. The course is family friendly, so you can run, jog, walk, dance or toddle through the foam. Pushchairs and wheelchairs are more than welcome!   Early bird tickets (500 available) Adult    - £16 Junior  - £7 Family - 42   Full price tickets Adult    - £20 Junior  - £10 Family - £50   Register now at this link.  Follow the instructions and you will find a drop-down menu to choose 'Ayrshire Hospice' as your selected hospice: https://www.princeandprincessofwaleshospice.org.uk/event-article/family-events/bubble-rush 
 
 
'Ladies Who Lunch' at Seamill Hydro Hotel (8)
Thu, 10/05/2018
You are invited to join the 'Ladies Who Lunch' at Seamill Hydro Hotel where you will always receive a warm and friendly welcome.  The club provides a wonderful opportunity to make new friends, listen to entertaining guest speakers and enjoy a beautiful lunch while raising money for your local hospice.  With £10 annual membership and £18 for lunch per month, the club meets every second Thursday of the month, 12 noon for 1pm (September to June) at Seamill Hydro Hotel. Today's speaker will be Cecily MacLagen who will be giving a talk on "Working with Quechur Inidians in Peru". To join or for more information, please contact Lyn on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.
 
 
Ladies Lunch Club at Western House Hotel (7)
Wed, 16/05/2018
You are invited to join the Ladies Lunch Club at Western House Hotel in Ayr where you will always receive a warm and friendly welcome.  The club provides a wonderful opportunity to make new friends, listen to entertaining guest speakers and enjoy a beautiful lunch while raising money for your local hospice.  With £10 annual membership and £16 for lunch per month, the club meets every third Wednesday of the month, 12 noon for 1pm (September to June) at Western House Hotel in Ayr. Today's speaker will be Jean Duffus who will be giving a presentation on "Pet Portraits and Arts & Crafts". To join or for more information, please contact Lyn on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.
 
 
2018 Starlight Walk
Sat, 19/05/2018
Let’s get glowing! Calling all you star gazers!  It’s time to get yourself into gear ready for the 2018 Starlight Walk!  2018 will be a very special years as it will be 10th year of the walk!  Therefore we have lots of celebratory ideas planned.  The date for the walk in Saturday 19th May from Ayr Racecourse and as usual there will be three routes to choose from; 13 miles, 9 miles and 4 miles. We are delighted to announce that Ayr Audi will once again be the main event sponsor. Colin McArdle will be there to keep you entertained on the night.   Registration opens on Monday 15th January with our early bird discount available until Wednesday 28th February (£15 for adults £7.50 for children – thereafter £20 for adults and £10 for children) Once registration is open you will be able to register online at www.ayrshirehospice.org or call us on 01292 288488.  So why not kick away those January blues and kick start your fitness for 2018 and sign up for the Starlight Walk and join us in celebrating this very special event! Please note you will not receive your entry pack until after the 1st March 2018. Conditions of Entry • Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult. • We will issue each participant with a sponsorship form of which we anticipate they will raise sponsorship for the Ayrshire Hospice. There is no minimum sponsorship but we hope that each participant will try to raise £100. However we are extremely grateful for any amount raised.• We will accept photocopied or downloaded registration forms.• You cannot register on the night and participants must have an official sponsor form.• Registration forms must be completed and signed - one per person. Registration fees are non refundable.• The Starlight Walk is not a race. No walkers are allowed to run or jog and no walker must pass the lead vehicle(s). No pets allowed.• Any photograph taken at the Starlight Walk may be used for publicity purposes.• By completing the form, you indicate your consent to receiving information and marketing messages from us. The Ayrshire Hospice does not share or sell any of our supporters details.• After the Starlight Walk we print all participants names in our local newspapers; mainly the Ayrshire Post, Kilmarnock Standard and Irvine Herald. If you do not wish your name to be printed please let us know.• You are not permitted to use any sponsorship money you raise in relation to your entry in the Starlight Walk to pay for expenses. All sponsor money must be passed directly to the Ayrshire Hospice by Friday 27th July 2018. The Ayrshire Hospice is not liable for any accident, injury, loss or damage incurred during participation. Any participant who has a concern about his/her physical condition is advised to consult their own doctor before taking part in the event.  
 
 
2018 Starlight 10K Run
Sat, 19/05/2018
We are excited to share our exciting new 10K run as part of our 10 year celebrations for the 10th Land o' Burns Starlight Walk.  Yes... that's right we're calling on all you athletes and runners to join in the Starlight 10K Run on Saturday 19th May 2018.  The run will start slightly earlier than the walk at 8.00pm with check in open from 6.30pm at Ayr Racecourse.  Entry fee is £20 for adults and £10 for under 16's. Please note this event is unsuitable for under 12's. You'll receive an event t-shirt, medal, water, banana and chocolate bar after the run.  We'll also be timing the run if you'd like your time after you're finished.  We only have 500 places available so book early to avoid disapointment. If you choose to fundraise as part of your participation we can provide sponsor forms or you can set up a justgiving online fundraising page at https://www.justgiving.com/ The run will start and finish at Ayr Racecourse.  It will proceed on a similar route to the Starlight Walk before meandering into Craigie Park and the University Campus before taking in three laps at Dam Park.  Afterwards the run proceeds towards Dalmilling and then over to the Racecourse to finish.  Please get in touch if you have any further questions or queries.  Tel:  01292 288488 or Email:  events@ayrshirehospice.org  Conditions of Entry Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult. Please note this event is unsuitable for under 12's. You cannot register on the night. For safety reasons no pets are allowed. Any photograph taken at the Starlight Run may be used for publicity purposes. After the Starlight Run we will print all participants names in our local newspapers; mainly the Ayrshire Post, Kilmarnock Standard and Irvine Herald. If you do not wish your name to be printed please contact us. You are not permitted to use any sponsorship money you raise in relation to your entry in the Starlight Walk to pay for expenses. All sponsor money must be passed directly to the Ayrshire Hospice by Friday 27th July 2018. The Ayrshire Hospice is not liable for any accident, injury, loss or damage incurred during participation. Any participant who has a concern about his/her physical condition is advised to consult their own doctor before taking part in the event.  
 
 
Edinburgh Marathon Festival (3)
Sat, 26/05/2018
We would be delighted if you would like to take part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival in aid of Ayrshire Hospice.  Please click here to register: https://www.edinburghmarathon.com/ For sponsorship forms, t-shirts or running vests, please contact the community fundraising team on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.
 
 
Edinburgh Marathon Festival (2)
Sun, 27/05/2018
We would be delighted if you would like to take part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival in aid of Ayrshire Hospice.  Please click here to register: https://www.edinburghmarathon.com/ For sponsorship forms, t-shirts or running vests, please contact the community fundraising team on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.
 
 
2018 Summer Ball
Sat, 02/06/2018
Our fabulous Summer Ball is on Saturday 2nd June 2018 at Trump Turnberry Resort.  Tickets are sold out for this very popular event, however if you would like to be added to our waiting list please let us know and we will be in touch if anything becomes available.  We are delighted to announce Dowhill Farm, Seafield Stores and Seafield Pharmacy are our new main sponsor and we are very grateful for their support towards this fabulous event. Our guests will be welcomed to an arrival drinks reception before enjoying a sumptuous dinner and big band entertainment into the small hours with a few surprises on the night too! We have sponsorship opportunities available, advertising opportunities in the event programme, and would gratefully receive any auction or raffle prizes.  If you would be interested in supporting the hospice in this way we would be delighted to hear from you, please contact Mary or Justine on 01292 288488 or e-mail events@ayrshirehospice.org.    
 
 
'Ladies Who Lunch' at Seamill Hydro Hotel (9)
Thu, 07/06/2018
You are invited to join the 'Ladies Who Lunch' at Seamill Hydro Hotel where you will always receive a warm and friendly welcome.  The club provides a wonderful opportunity to make new friends, listen to entertaining guest speakers and enjoy a beautiful lunch while raising money for your local hospice.  With £10 annual membership and £18 for lunch per month, the club meets every second Thursday of the month, 12 noon for 1pm (September to June) at Seamill Hydro Hotel. Today's guest will be Olive Lindsay who will be performing "Songs from the Shows". To join or for more information, please contact Lyn on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.
 
 
Roon the Toon
Sun, 10/06/2018
We would be delighted if you would like to take part in Roon the Toon in aid of Ayrshire Hospice.  Please click here to register: http://www.roonthetoon.com/ For sponsorship forms, t-shirts or running vests, please contact the community fundraising team on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.
 
 
Great Women's 10K (1)
Sun, 10/06/2018
We would be delighted if you would like to take part in the Great Women's 10K in aid of Ayrshire Hospice.  Please click here to register: http://www.greatrun.org/great-womens-run For sponsorship forms, t-shirts or running vests, please contact the community fundraising team on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.
 
 
2018 Arran Cycle
Sat, 16/06/2018
Get on your bike for the Ayrshire Hospice and join our annual Arran Cycle on Saturday 16th June 2018. The Isle of Arran offers a challenging cycle for all abilities and we have two routes to choose from depending on your personal cycling ability and choice; 56 miles or 35 miles. There will also be regular rest stops along the way for you to refresh and refuel before finishing with a celebratory BBQ and drinks at the Douglas Hotel in Brodick. The £30 registration fee covers all expenses involved in administering your place and it is not refundable. Registration fee includes ferry fares, support cycle team and vehicles, snack stop refreshments and lunch at the halfway point. Please note that your £30 registration fee is not a donation to the Ayrshire Hospice and we will issue each participant with a sponsorship form of which we anticipate they will raise sponsorship for us. There is no minimum sponsorship but we hope that each participant will try to raise as much as they can. The Douglas Hotel have kindly agreed to offer their premises as our base for the start/finish of the cycle. We will also have the use of changing and showering facilities if you wish. There will be a celebratory BBQ afterwards from 2pm where a burger and a beer (or alternative soft drink) will be available to all participants. To book the BBQ with your cycle cost will be £40. Any friends or family for who wish to join you for the BBQ can do for a cost of £12.50. For more information or to register, please call Graeme on 01292 288488 or email events@ayrshirehospice.org Conditions of Entry In registering, you confirm your undertaking to raise sponsorship and remit all sponsorship money raised to the Ayrshire Hospice. You declare that you are medically fit, will abide by the instructions of the group leader(s) and understand that you are entering this challenge entirely at my own risk. We request that all participants wear a cycle helmet, those who don’t cannot take part! You are not permitted to use any sponsorship money you raise in relation to your entry to pay for expenses. All sponsor money must be passed directly to the Ayrshire Hospice by Monday 3rd September 2018. Should you, for whatever reason, not take up your place, all sponsor forms and sponsor money collected must be forwarded to the Ayrshire Hospice. Travel arrangements, itinerary etc may be subject to change without notice although we will strive to keep you informed of any changes as they arise.  The interests and reputation of the Ayrshire Hospice are of paramount importance. Places on the Arran Cycle can be withdrawn at the discretion of the Ayrshire Hospice if the organisation believe it is in the best interests of the charity. Any photograph/video footage taken on the Arran Cycle may be used for publicity purposes.  The Ayrshire Hospice does not sell any of our supporters details. The Ayrshire Hospice is not liable for any accident, injury, loss or damage incurred during participation. Any participant who has a concern about his/her physical condition is advised to consult their own doctor before taking part in the event.
 
 
Ladies Lunch Club at Western House Hotel (9)
Wed, 20/06/2018
You are invited to join the Ladies Lunch Club at Western House Hotel in Ayr where you will always receive a warm and friendly welcome.  The club provides a wonderful opportunity to make new friends, listen to entertaining guest speakers and enjoy a beautiful lunch while raising money for your local hospice.  With £10 annual membership and £16 for lunch per month, the club meets every third Wednesday of the month, 12 noon for 1pm (September to June) at Western House Hotel in Ayr. Today we will finish the 2017-2018 session with some musical entertainment. To join or for more information, please contact Lyn on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.
 
 
Afternoon tea by the sea
Thu, 16/08/2018
Following on from the success of the past three years, with over 300 guests in attendance, we are returning for a wonderful afternoon at Seamill Hydro Hotel on Thursday 16th August.  This year's afternoon tea will be held in the stunning Firth Pavilion at Seamill's beautiful resort. More information on the day's activities to follow. There will also be a chance to do some shopping at our lovely stalls as well as enjoying the beautiful sea views. Please contact Lyn on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org for further information.
 
 
2018 Grand Canyon Trek
Fri, 24/08/2018
This stunning challenge is a real adventure where you will see the Grand Canyon at its most magnificent. The challenge involves trekking 66km, over five days, into the canyon along the classic Bright Angel and Kaibab Trails, visiting the iconic Lake Powell and ending this incredible journey in Zion National Park. This is a challenge to a corner of North America that will without a doubt take your breath away. On completion, you will travel back to the glamour of Las Vegas to celebrate the end of the challenge in style and explore this iconic city before flying back home the following day. The hospice trekking party will depart the UK on Friday 24th August returning on Saturday 1st September 2018. We’d love for you to join us and take on this fantastic challenge whilst raising much needed funds for the hospice! Minimum sponsorship for this challenge is £4,000 with an initial registration fee of £299.00. We know fundraising such a large amount is always daunting but we have Graeme Strawhorn on hand to help you along with your fundraising. Graeme will be happy to offer you tips and tricks on organising your own fundraising events and will happily provide posters, tickets and other materials to help you towards your fundraising goal. Once you get going there’ll be no stopping you! Get in touch and take on the challenge of a lifetime and raise much needed funds for the hospice! For more information contact Graeme on 01292 288488 or email events@ayrshirehospice.org
 
 
NAAC Bigger Better 10K
Sun, 02/09/2018
The North Ayrshire Athletic s Club 10K is back.  What's more, this year there is a new 2K for children aged 6-15 years and an 800m fun run for children under 6 years. Click here to register for this event.
 
 
Pedal for Scotland
Sun, 09/09/2018
We would be delighted if you would like to take part in Pedal for Scotland in aid of Ayrshire Hospice.  Please click here to register: https://www.cycling.scot/pedal-for-scotland For sponsorship forms, t-shirts or running vests, please contact the community fundraising team on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.  
 
 
Kilwalk Edinburgh
Sun, 16/09/2018
We would be delighted if you would like to take part in the Kiltwalk in aid of Ayrshire Hospice.  Please click here to register: http://www.thekiltwalk.co.uk/events/edinburgh-2018/ For sponsorship forms, t-shirts or running vests, please contact the community fundraising team on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.
 
 
Great Scottish Run (1)
Sat, 29/09/2018
We would be delighted if you would like to take part in the Great Scottish Run in aid of Ayrshire Hospice.  Please click here to register: http://greatscottishrun.com/ For sponsorship forms, t-shirts or running vests, please contact the community fundraising team on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.
 
 
Great Scottish Run
Sun, 30/09/2018
We would be delighted if you would like to take part in the Great Scottish Run in aid of Ayrshire Hospice.  Please click here to register: http://greatscottishrun.com/ For sponsorship forms, t-shirts or running vests, please contact the community fundraising team on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.
 
 
Go Purple
Fri, 12/10/2018
We're getting ready for our seventh annual Go Purple day on Friday 12th October 2018 and hope you'll join us. It's easy to get involved, so why not hold a "dress down purple" day, bake a purple cake, take a purple selfie and donate...whatever you do, just go purple! Last year Go Purple raised over £27,000 thanks to the groups and organisations across Ayrshire that took part. Some held "wear it purple" days, wore purple wigs, held purple ice cream making contests and enjoyed purple themed afternoon teas!  We would love it if you, your workplace or school could take part in Go Purple this year. We want to build as much momentum as possible and would like to invite you to post Go Purple selfies leading up to the event and on the day. You can post pictures on our Facebook page @AyrshireHospice, use #gopurple2018 on Twitter or email photos to community@ayrshirehospice.org. For more purple fundraising ideas and support materials contact the community fundraising team on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org. Mandy Yule, Chief Executive of the Ayrshire Hospice said: "Go Purple is a fantastic fundraising initiative which unites communities across Ayrshire with everyone getting involved and having fun. The support we get is fantastic and I'd like to encourage everyone to Go Purple in whatever way they like - take pictures and tell us what you're doing!"
 
 
Winter Fair
Sat, 17/11/2018
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 - If you would like to apply for a stall at our Winter Fair 2018 please first read our Terms & Conditions then complete the online application form: To apply online - click here To download application - click here 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 (1)
Sun, 25/11/2018
We are returning to the Grand Hall in Kilmarnock on Sunday 25th November 2018 at 7pm following the success of our three previous Light up a Life Christmas Concerts. The evening will include performances by individuals and groups from across Ayrshire.  The evening will be a wonderful opportunity for everyone to come together to remember loved ones at what can often be a very poignant time of year. Doors open at 6pm where hospice Christmas cards, calendars and raffle tickets will also be available. For tickets please contact Lyn on 01292 288488 or email community@ayrshirehospice.org.