Community Events

Date: Sunday 4th June 2017
Time: 3pm kick-off
Location: Daventry Town Football Club, Browns Road, Daventry, NN11 4NS

This charity football match is in aid of our local air ambulance. There is also barbecue and refreshments available.

For more information call Stan Park on 07402 161286.

Date: Saturday 10th – Sunday 11th June 2017
Time: 11am to 6pm both days
Price: £4 donation allows entry to all gardens for both days and under 16s go free.
Location: Ashby de la Zouch

Ashby de la Zouch is hosting its 10th anniversary of the annual open gardens, raise money for two local charities, Hospice Hope and The Air Ambulance Service. Come and visit our beautiful gardens, with a vast array of stunning and unusual plants in glorious locations. This year a new garden has joined the event along with Ashby Allotments.

Take the opportunity to see what can be achieved in a typical “town” garden like yours. Plants and cake are for sale or simply pop in for some free gardening advice!

Date: Saturday 17th June 2017
Time: 7:30pm
Location: St Mary’s Church, Wirksworth, Matlock DE4 4DQ
Price: £8 (including light refreshments)

Join the local community of Wirksworth for a Summers Evening of Music, in aid of DLRAA and The Nightingale Unit at The Royal Derby Hospital.

Featured the Gresley Male Voice Choir and soloist Karl Harper.

Tickets are available from Joanne Flint on 01629 826 339 or 07761 624 049.

Date: Saturday 17th June 2017
Time: 7.00pm
Location: The Village Hotel, Dolomite Avenue, Coventry, CV4 9GZ
Price: £20 each including food and disco

Date: Sunday 18th June 2017
Time: Gates open 9.30
Location: Colpman’s Farm, Islip, NN14 3LT
Price: 50 bird sporting £20 per round or 50 bird flush £20 per team of four

Oundle Young Farmers have been running their Annual Charity Clay Shoot since 2010 and have, so far, raised an amazing £28,460.39 for charity, including continued support for the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.

Thanks again to Mr Charles Stopford-Sackville the event will once again be held at Colpman’s Farm, Islip, Thrapston, Northamptonshire.

For more information and updates on the event please head over to their Facebook page or contact Amelia on 07565 213 933 or Nicole on 07950 252 779.

Book-tickets-button-smallDate: Sunday 25th June 2017
Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: Carsington Water nr. Ashbourne
Price: Free entry, free to exhibit, all donations to the local air ambulance

Join us for the first local air ambulance Classic & Heritage Vehicle Show set in the beautiful setting of Carsington Water with fun for all the family.

Email for further information.

Date: Sunday 1st October 2017
Time: Race starts at 11.00am
Prices: Below – early bird discounts are available.

Join runners of all ages and abilities in this run through picturesque Beacon Hill, Woodhouse Eves near Loughborough.

Prices are below and you can find out more information on their website.

  • Adults 10k = £22 (UK Athletics registered members discount £2)
    • Early bird discount of £4 is available up to 31st August 2017 and up to 30th September of £2.
  • Adults 3k = £12
    • Early bird discount of £3 is available up to 31st August and up to 30th September of £2.
  • Juniors 3k = £9
    • Early bird discount of £2 is available up to 31st August and up to 30th September of £1.

There are also special 3k rates available up to 30th September for a family of 4 – £28 and a family of 5 – £33 (These are not available on the day).

If you’re hosting your own event we’d love to know about it so we can add it to our list for you to share.

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