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May 2022

Take part in our Pen Swap Challenge.

It’s simple. Sign up and start with a Forest Holme Pen.

Swap your pen for a higher value item such as a box of chocolates. Swap your chocolates (example) for an even better item such as a bottle of champagne. Continue in this fashion until our challenge deadline date of Friday 29th July 2022. 

Donate your final item to our fundraising office ready for auction in August.

All participants will receive a certificate. There are also medals and prizes up for grabs!

Date

May 16 @ 8:00 am - July 29 @ 5:00 pm

Address

June 2022

Join us as our ‘Tie a Yellow Ribbon’ event returns to the garden at Forest Holme Hospice.

Make a dedication in memory of a loved one or friend and each symbolic yellow ribbon will be displayed at the hospice throughout the summer featuring the name of the person being remembered and any personal message.

For those who are unable to attend but would still like to make a dedication, the staff at the hospice will happily make it in their absence. You can either do it via our own Tie A Yellow Ribbon portal here or you can download a form to return to us here.

If you would like to buy a Sunflower Badge, please visit our online shop by clicking on the image.

For enquiries, please contact our fundraising office on 01202 670644 or email fundraising@forestholmehospice.org.uk

Date

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Address

Forest Holme Hospice, 5 Seldown Road
Poole, Dorset BH14 9AS
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July 2022

Join us on Saturday 9th July as we work with our friends at Macmillan Caring Locally in Christchurch and take on the Abseil Challenge

Experience an amazing adrenalin rush and take on a 100 metre descent down the side of Portsmouth’s iconic landmark, Spinnaker Tower.

£50.00 Sold out

Date

July 9

Address

Spinnaker Tower, Gunwharf Quays
Portsmouyth, Hampshire PO1 3TT United Kingdom

Do something amazing to support your local NHS hospice and sign up to take part in Get Fit For Forest Holme 2022!

Last year, our amazing team of Get Fit supporters raised almost £20,000 for the patients and families cared for at Forest Holme.

What’s the challenge

Run, walk, skip, hop, cycle, swim, roll or flip, just get physical & get those endorphins pumping. You set the challenge; a goal according to your fitness level at a time that suits you. You could challenge yourself to run 5K each week for a month, take on your very own Hospice Hike, set your own cycling challenge, Or show off your moves and have a 2 hour, 12 hour or 24 hour danceathon.

Your Fundraising

You set your own challenge and your own fundraising target. Sign up, have fun and raise what you can to support your local NHS hospice. Everyone who takes part will receive a very special Get Fit For Forest Holme medal. As an extra little incentive if you raise over £500 we will send you a very very special Forest Holme hoodie.

How to sign up

  1. Visit our Get Fit For Forest Holme Fundraising Page.
  2. Click on the ‘Start Fundraising’ button.
  3. Set your challenge and set up your fundraising page

We will be notified when your page is set up and will be in touch and on hand to support you with your challenge and help you raise as much as possible for Forest Holme Hospice.

So what are you waiting for, get your kit on and Get Fit For Forest Holme.

Date

July 31, 2022 - July 30, 2023

Address

August 2022

Start date: From May 2022
End date: September 2022
Location: Compton Abbas Airfield, SP5 5AP

Do something amazing for Forest Holme Hospice and take part in our next charity Wing Walk day.

Flying with some of the most experienced pilots in the country at speeds of up to 130mph on a Boeing Stearman, the adrenaline fuelled flight is organised by the Wing Walk Company, who are regarded as the modern day equivalent of the Barnstorming Pioneers, who would have travelled the country in the 20’s and 30’s as part of a flying circus.

To sign up there is an entry fee of £50 to secure your place and we are asking everyone who takes part to pledge to raise a minimum of £800 in sponsorship to support Forest Holme Hospice.

The current dates available (on a first-come-first-served basis) are:

May 27 / 28 / 29

July 1 / 2 / 3

August 12 / 13 / 14

September 2 / 3 / 4

Please note: You must be between 18 – 75 years of age and weigh no more than 85kgs (13st 4lb) to take part in this event.

How to sign up: You can sign up for a place online by clicking here. Once signed up we will send you a Forest Holme T shirt and will be on hand to support you with your fundraising to help you reach (and hopefully smash!) your fundraising target.

For more information: Contact Charlie charlie.james@forestholmehospice.org.uk or call 01202 670644

Date

August 1 - December 31

Address

Compton Abbas, Wiltshire

Join our team and take part in the Dorset Plane Pull for Forest Holme Hospice Charity.

Teams of 20 people enter to pull a Boeing 737 weighing in at 35,000 Kg a distance of 50 metres to raise funds for charity.

The gates open at 10am and the event finishes at around 17:30.

The plane pulls take place all day, only stopping for an hours lunch break and 13:00.

What else is there to do on the day?

Plenty – we’ve got a load going on throughout the day. Like a DJ and live bands, as well as a children’s entertainer – all for free. For a small fee little ones can get their face painted or hop onto the bouncy castle.

If you’re feeling peckish be sure to get something from Signature Catering who provide delicious food and drink all day.

£10.00 11 tickets left

Date

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Address

BH23 6EA, European Skybus, Bournemouth Airport
Hurn, Dorset BH23 6EA United Kingdom
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September 2022

Various dates available
Location: Airfield Camp, Salisbury, SP4 9RY

Sign up to take part in a Skydive to support Forest Holme and experience the ultimate adrenaline rush as you free-fall at over 150mph.

Skydives are available throughout the year and can be arranged for a date that suits you. To sign up there is an entry fee of £50 to secure your place and we are asking everyone who takes part to pledge to raise a minimum of £350 in sponsorship to support Forest Holme.

Please note: You must be aged 16 or over to tandem skydive but participants aged 16 – 17 will require consent from a parent or guardian. The maximum weight for a tandem skydive is 16 stone.

On the day of your jump, please be prepared to spend the full day at the parachute centre. Parachuting is a weather dependent sport. If you are unable to jump on the date of your course, alternative dates will be made available.

How to sign up: You can sign up for a place online by clicking here. Once signed up we will send you a Forest Holme T-shirt and will be on hand to support you with your fundraising to help you reach (and hopefully smash!) your fundraising target.

For more information: Contact charlie.james@forestholmehospice.org.uk or call 01202 670644

Date

September 1, 2022 - September 30, 2023

Address

Airfield Camp, Salisbury, SP4 9RY

The September Summer Spectacular Charity Ball hosted by our friends at Simplify Consulting.

Three course dinner, live music, live dancing, auction and a raffle.

£75 per person.

Date

September 3 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Address

Hilton, The Hilton Hotel
Botley Road, Southampton SO30 3RS
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October 2022

Start date: 8th October 2022
End date: 9th October 2022
Location: Bournemouth’s Lower Gardens, BH2 5AH

In 2021, our amazing Run Bournemouth team raised over £6,000 to help support patients and their families at Forest Holme. We are now looking for our next team of Forest Holme runners. So if you’re looking for a reason to become a future Run Bournemouth team member, then look no further!

There are several different distances you can choose to take part in, which are listed below, with their individual fundraising targets:

Half Marathon – £250.00

10k – £150.00

5k – £50.00

Junior Races – £50

Dog Jog – £50

How to sign up: You can register for a place with Forest Holme by visiting the Run Bournemouth website here. It’s free to register for a charity place in the event with us. Once signed up we will send you a Forest Holme T-shirt and will be on hand to support you with your fundraising to help you reach (and hopefully smash!) your fundraising target.

For more information: Contact Charlie charlie.james@forestholmehospice.org.uk or call 01202 670644

Date

October 8 - October 9

Address

Bournemouth’s Lower Gardens
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