Community events

A number of local communities, groups and individuals raise funds to help us deliver more care for people with life-limiting conditions in Gloucestershire by holding their own fundraising events.

We're very grateful for their support and the invaluable funds they help generate for our hospice.

This page lists the community events coming up - get involved and help Leckhampton Court Hospice continue to act as a vital source of care within the local community.


Events calendar 2018


May Day Celebrations

Date: Monday 7th May 1pm start
Location: The Royal, 54 Horsefair Street Charlton Kings GL53 8JH

Details: Music, food and family fun at a popular local pub.

Real Ale Festival

Date: 5, 6, & 7 May
Location: The Plough Inn Prestbury, Mill Street, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL52 3BG

Details: Real Ale Festival with live music, real ales & BBQ. https://www.facebook.com/events/152501188750230/

Work of Heart Garden

Date: 10th-13th May
Location: Malvern Spring Festival, Three Counties Showground, Malvern WR13 6NW

Details: Chance to see the world’s first full size knitted show garden, lovingly created by Clare Young and her global team of knitters to raise awareness and funds for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice. For tickets please visit the Malvern Spring Festival’s website.

Coffee Morning fundraiser

Date & time: Saturday 12th May, 10am - 12.30pm
Location: 2 Kennels Cottages, Boddington Lane, Boddington

Details: Camilla (Margaret) Hope is opening up her home and invites supporters to join her in raising funds for Leckhampton Court Hospice, whilst enjoying a cup of tea/coffee and a piece of cake. There will also be a raffle which will be drawn at 12 noon.

Vintage tea party

Date: Saturday June 9th (afternoon)
Location: Thirlestaine Park Care Home, Humphris Place, Off Sandford Rd, Cheltenham GL53 7GA

Details: Vintage Tea Party

Exfest

Date: 8th from 5pm, 9th & 10th June from 1pm
Location: The Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham

Details: Live music, delicious food, beer festival and their ever popular dog show.

Village Fete

Date: 16 June
Location: The Plough Inn Prestbury, Mill Street, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL52 3BG

Details: More details will follow shortly but get the date in your diaries!

Open garden fundraising event

Date: Saturday 30 June 11am-2pm
Location: Churchdown

Details: Paulette is opening up her garden to raise money. £5 for entry with tea/coffee and cake. All proceeds going to Leckhampton Court. For details email leckhampton.fundraising@sueryder.org

Civvi Ginge Fest


Date: Saturday 7 July and Sunday 8 July
Location: Civil Service, Tewkesbury Road, Cheltenham

Details: Two day fundraising event to raise money for Leckhampton Court in memory of Angela Wakefield. Saturday 7th will be a fun day for the family with food, fayre ground and stalls. Saturday evening will be a comedy evening in the club with multiple acts 8pm-11pm. And Sunday there’ll be music day with bands inside the Civil Service club from 12 noon until 11pm. For tickets email civvigingefest@outlook.com

Cider Festival

Date: 3, 4, 5 August
Location: The Plough Inn Prestbury, Mill Street, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL52 3BG

Details: More details will follow shortly but get the date in your diaries!

Cotswold Festival of Motoring


Date: Sunday 12th August
Location: The Cotswold School, The Avenue Bourton on the Water, GL54 2BD

Details: The inaugural Cotswold Festival of Motoring will be on Sunday 12th August 2018. The Festival is attracting a wide selection of vintage, classic and sports vehicles that will be a huge attraction to an area that is already a prime tourist destination. As well as the vehicle displays for visitors to enjoy, there will be fun for all the family with food and beverages served from classic vehicles, traditional stalls in a Village Fete area, merchandise and music. Organised by the Rotary Club of the North Cotswolds, proceeds will be going to charity and The Cotswold School in whose grounds the event is being held.

Classic Vehicle Festival

Date: Sunday 19th August
Location: Tewkesbury School

Details: More details will follow on the Tewkesbury Rotary Club Classic Vehicle Festival but pop it in your diaries now!

August Bank Holiday Beer Festival

Date: 26th & 27th August from 1pm
Location: The Royal, 54 Horsefair Street Charlton Kings GL53 8JH

Details: Live music, delicious food, beer festival and their ever popular dog show.

Cheltenham Remembers – WW1 commemoration for VAD hospital

Date: Friday 26 October at 7pm
Location: Leckhampton Village Hall, Church Road, Cheltenham

Details: Everyman Theatre and Cheltenham Borough Council are remembering Gloucestershire and World War 1 by putting on a performance called “On the Mend” which we will be touring to Cheltenham based venues that were originally VAD hospitals – of which Leckhampton Court was one. A performance has been arranged to Leckhampton Village Hall the hospice has 30 free tickets to anyone interested in attending the play. Tickets are now available - first come first serve and can be booked at the Everyman Theatre or online at www.cheltenhamremembers.org.uk

Halloween fayre

Date: 27 October
Location: The Plough Inn Prestbury, Mill Street, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL52 3BG

Details: Keep an eye out for further details but get it in your diaries now!

List or run your own Leckhampton Court fundraising event

To list your fundraising or community event in support of Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice here, or if you need help arranging one, please email Alysia Cameron-Price at alysia.cameron-price@sueryder.org.

For materials, tips and advice on fundraising, download our free fundraising kit.