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Here are our upcoming events. For more information, or to book on any event please phone 0191 442 0833 option ‘0’ or email events@fact-cancersupport.co.uk


Saturday 4 March, Hexham Racecourse
Mad March Mare 2017 with FACT

A fantastic challenge to be involved in, the third year of the Mad March Mare has grown in popularity and is sure to be a sell-out!  Taking place on Saturday 4th March 2016, the Mad March Mare is a muddy fun course with 30 obstacles covering a distrance of 10km (approx 6 miles).  Challenge your friends, family and work colleagues and help us raise money to fight all cancers together.  Only 20 places available to run with FACT at a reduced rate of £37 (over 10% off indidvidual entry price).  There is no obligation to raise sponsorship for FACT, but any donations or help are gratefully received, to fund important cancer support work for people going through cancer.

Sign up here:  http://www.active.com/hexham-northumberland/running/distance-running-races/mad-march-mare-with-fact-2017?int=

Friday 17/03/2017 – 19:00-LATE
Paddy The Punk, The Demi, Consett, Tickets  £6

Get ready to shamROCK!

Highly acclaimed steampunk band Driven Serious will headline this fun Paddy’s Day Race/Band Night, supported by Stiff Little Fingers tribute band Rigid Digits and singer-songwriter Chris Justice. Pre-recorded horse races will play from 7 – 9pm with the opportunity to bet for money or prizes; then the bands will perform from 9:30pm. FREE lucky dip and hot food – beef or veggie burger with Guinness ketchup!

Sunday 11/06/2017 – 14:00 – 17:30

WigWalk, Swalwell Cricket Club / Derwent Walk, Adults (16+): £5, Children 3 and under: FREE, Children 4-15: £3, Family (2 adults and 3 children): £15, Team of 10: £30

Wiggy Wants You!

Wiggy is back for the 5k WigWalk and 1 mile Wiggy Waddle! Whether you walk, jog or run, the WigWalk is the ideal way to boost your fitness, raise funds for FACT and pay tribute to a loved one. At 5pm, we will release 1,000 balloons above the pitch; purchase a message card for a balloon when you sign up via active.com – search ‘WIGWALK’.

After the WigWalk you are invited to Swalwell Cricket Club for their free after-party ‘Rough Diamonds’! Steve Warwick, a top Neil Diamond tribute artist, and The Fabulous Fifi, a fantastic drag act, will entertain you with music from the 60s to present day! Food available to purchase.

Tuesday 04/07/2017 – 10:00-16:00
FACT Field Trip, Birkheads Secret Gardens, Entry £30

Get your wellies on!

This corporate team-building day is the perfect way for your employees to re-connect this summer. Teams will work together to complete strategy-based challenges, memory games, a quiz and a creative practical task. We ask that all participants bring in a teddy bear to donate to the children that FACT support, and the children of the RVI Oncology Unit. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Saturday 19/09/2017 – 19:00-LATE
Consett’s Got Talent, Moorside & The Grove Community Social Club, Tickets £10

“Consett’s Best Night Out” – Vin Welsh

Following the success of last year’s Consett’s Got Talent event, Moorside & The Grove Community Social Club are welcoming more talent from Consett and the surrounding areas to take to the stage! Expect more variety and more surprises! This year the competition has a new and improved format. The celebrity judges will be confirmed nearer the event date – keep up-to-date on Facebook and Twitter. All guests will receive a FREE lucky dip and pie and pea supper! If you would like to be a contestant, please contact Jess on 07510129377 to find out more.

Sunday 24/09/2017 – 11:00-14:00
5k Dog Jog, Leazes Park

On your marks. Get set. WOOF!

Fancy a fun run with your dog? It’s a great way for both of you to keep fit whilst participating in the cutest event FACT has ever hosted! You’ll have no trouble raising sponsorship with Bruno’s puppy dog eyes staring at your friends and family! Ask today for a personalised ‘Sponsor Me’ poster and sponsorship forms (sponsorship is optional). Your route is available to view on the ‘Walk, Jog, Run’ app – just search for: “FACT DOG JOG”; or for those whom are less-techy, there’s arrow signs on the trees! Warm-up session to music (optional) starts at 11am sharp.  Shorter ‘Little Legs’ route for smaller/older doggies.

Friday 27/10/2017 – 12:00-14:00
The GROVEyard, Moorside & The Grove Community Social Club, Tickets£5 / 2 years and under: FREE

Happy Halloween!

You and your little monsters are invited to the scariest spooktastic Halloween party in Consett! Our devilish DJ will play spooky pop songs and top 40 hits, whilst the kids dance and eat themed food from the free buffet. There’ll be loads of games and activities throughout the afternoon, a carved pumpkin competition and a costume competition with two winners… dress to impress!

Saturday 28/10/2017 – 12:00-14:00
Little Monsters, Denise Robertson House, Tickets £5 / 2 years and under: FREE

Happy Halloween!

You and your little monsters are invited to the scariest spooktastic Halloween party in Swalwell! Our devilish DJ will play spooky pop songs and top 40 hits, whilst the kids dance and eat themed food from the free buffet. There’ll be loads of games and activities throughout the afternoon, a carved pumpkin competition and a costume competition with two winners… dress to impress!

Friday 17/11/2017 – 19:00-LATE
A Night with Sue Sweeney, The Demi, Consett, Tickets £10

A Night with the Queen of BBC Radio Newcastle!

Our favourite radio presenter will take to the stage with her hilarious stand-up and amazing vocal talents! Games, raffle and winbola available throughout the night. FREE lucky dip and pie and pea supper! DJ ‘til late.

Sunday 26/11/2017 – 12:00-14:30
Krazy Kingdom Christmas Party, Tickets £5 / 2 years and under: FREE

Merry Christmas!

Treat your little ones to our annual festive party at Krazy Kingdom! Each child will have a 1 to 1 chat with Santa Claus and his elves; and everyone on the Nice List will receive a present from Santa’s magic sack! The whole play area is open for exploring, and a hot lunch is included.

We welcome Kindness Kits, which can include non-perishable food, toiletries, toys or anything else that might brighten the Christmas of a family affected by cancer.

Monday 18/12/2017 – 19:30-21:45
Sing Into Christmas, The Little Theatre Gateshead, Tickets £6

It’s Officially Christmas!

Join Tyneside A Capella and Compass Acapella for night of Christmas carols and pop songs. Both acapella choirs will induce Christmas cheer with music, anecdotes and short histories about their songs. Raffle tickets, snacks and refreshments will be available to purchase throughout the night.


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