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Barnardo's runs events across the UK including gigs and concerts, events for children and families and corporate and networking events. Search for an event near you!

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14/4/2019

Brighton Marathon

Taking in the sights and sounds of the coast, this fantastic route covers Hove and finishes at the famous Brighton Pier. With 26.2 miles to cover do you have what it takes?

17/3/2019

Bath Half Marathon

Join us in the beautiful city of Bath for one of the most picturesque half marathons the UK has to offer!

28/4/2019

The Kiltwalk - Glasgow

Take on the 26 mile Mighty Stride, the 13 mile Big Stroll or the 6 mile Wee Wander from Glasgow to Balloch

2/6/2019

The Kiltwalk - Aberdeen

Take on a Kiltwalk challenge for some of Scotalnd's most vulnerable children

15/9/2019

The Kiltwalk - Edinburgh

Take on the 26 mile Mighty Stride, the 13 mile Big Stroll or the 6 mile Wee Wander around some of the most beautiful sights in Edinburgh

25/5/2019

Edinburgh Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and junior races

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival is one of the biggest running events in the UK with races to suit all fitness levels, from 5km to the full marathon.

9/6/2019

Forth Rail Bridge Abseil

Take part in this unique challenge which allows you to abseil 165ft

18/8/2019

The Kiltwalk - Dundee

Take on the 26 mile Mighty Stride, the 13 mile Big Stroll or the 6 mile Wee Wander around the city of Discovery and it's gorgeous coastline.

25/5/2019

London 2 Brighton

Walk it, jog it, run it! London 2 Brighton is one of the UK's greatest endurance events - it's tough, but achieveable.

4/5/2019

The Isle Of Wight Challenge

Great challenges need great settings - and there's none better than the Island's stunning coastal path.

7/9/2019

Loch Ken 'Wild Swim'

Barnardo?s Scotland is delighted to be the official charity of the Loch Ken ?Wild Swim? events in 2019

28/4/2019

Virgin Money London Marathon

Our applications for the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon are now open!

28/4/2019

Simplyheath Great Stirling Run

Take a tour through Scotland's stunning countryside...

24/3/2019

London Landmarks Half Marathon

London's newest half marathon with all the best sights

10/3/2019

The Big Half

The Capital's newest half marathon from the organisers of the London Marathon

8/9/2019

Simplyhealth Great North Run

The Simplyhealth Great North Run is Britain's largest mass participation event and the world's most iconic half marathon.

6/10/2019

Cardiff University/ Cardiff Half Marathon

The Cardiff Half Marathon is one of the UK's biggest and best road races. The iconic course takes you past Cardiff's most beautiful landmarks.

6/10/2019

Bournemouth Marathon 2019

Running as it should be

27/7/2019

Tough Mudder- Yorkshire

Are you a Tough Mudder?

12/4/2019

Tough Mudder- London North

Are you a Tough Mudder?

21/9/2019

Tough Mudder- London South

Are you a Tough Mudder?

12/5/2019

On Your Bike for Barnardo?s ? The South Wales Bike Ride

Take part in this beautiful ride from Cardiff through the Vale of Glamorgan and raise valuable funds for Barnardo?s Cymru!

4/3/2019

Barnardo's National Choral Competition (National Choral Competition)

Date: March 4th 2019

Location: Royal Festival Hall

18/1/2019

Yorkshire Barnardo's Adoption and Fostering Information Event

Your decision to  foster and/or adopt has the potential to change a child's life

Date: Friday 18th January 2019

Time: 11.00am to 1.00pm with a presentation at 11.30am and 12.30pm

Location: Unit 6, Pavilion Business Park, Royds Hall Road, Leeds, LS12 6AJ

5/2/2019

Yorkshire Barnardo's Adoption Information Event

Your decision to adopt has the potential to change a child's life, and yours

Date: Tuesday 5th February 2019

Time: 5.00pm to 7.00pm with a presentation at 5.30pm and 6.30pm

Location: Unit 6, Pavilion Business Park, Royds Hall Road, Leeds, LS12 6AJ

15/2/2019

Yorkshire Barnardo's Adoption Information Event

Summary

Your decision to adopt has the potential to change a child's life, and yours

Date: Friday 15th February 2019

Time: 11.00am to 1.00pm with a presentation at 11.30am and 12.30pm

Location: Unit 6, Pavilion Business Park, Royds Hall Road, Leeds, LS12 6AJ

5/3/2019

Yorkshire Barnardo's Adoption Information Event

Your decision to adopt has the potential to change a child's life, and yours

Date: Tuesday 5th March 2019

Time: 5.00pm to 7.00pm with a presentation at 5.30pm and 6.30pm

Location: Unit 6, Pavilion Business Park, Royds Hall Road, Leeds, LS12 6AJ

15/3/2019

Yorkshire Barnardo's Adoption Information Event

Your decision to adopt has the potential to change a child's life, and yours

Date:  Friday 15th March 2019

Time:  11.00am to 1.00pm with a presentation at 11.30am and 12.30pm

Location: Unit 6, Pavilion Business Park, Royds Hall Road, Leeds, LS12 6AJ

19/1/2019

Meet the Adopters

Interested in adoption and want to learn more?  Join us on Saturday 19th January 2019 at 10am-1pm in Ipswich where you can meet experienced adopters and hear real life stories and experiences!

Please contact Sarah Polley on: 01206 562438 to book your place!

16/2/2019

Meet the Adopters

Interested in adoption and want to learn more?  Join us on Saturday 16th February 2019 at 10am-1pm in Boreham Village Hall where you can meet experienced adopters and hear real life stories and experiences!

Please contact Sarah Polley on: 01206 562438 to book your place!

16/3/2019

Meet the Adopters

Interested in adoption and want to learn more?  Join us on Saturday 16th March 2019 at 10am-1pm in Barkingside where you can meet experienced adopters and hear real life stories and experiences!

Please contact Sarah Polley on: 01206 562438 to book your place!

30/3/2019

Meet the Adopters

Interested in adoption and want to learn more?  Join us on Saturday 30th March 2019 at 10am-2:30pm in Walton-on-Thames where you can meet experienced adopters and hear real life stories and experiences!

Please contact Sarah Polley on: 01206 562438 to book your place!

19/1/2019

Start your family - information event

Providing bespoke high quality specialist adoption services and are rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted. This event will be hosted by our partner; Adoptionplus. Join us to find out more about starting your family with us and the support available.

Date: Saturday 19 January 2019
Time: 11am - 1pm
Location: The PACE Place, Weston Park, Crouch End, London, N8 0TB

23/1/2019

Milton Keynes - information event

At Barnardo’s, we believe that a child’s future should never be defined by their past; every child deserves the chance to fulfil his or her potential. Join us for a chat about adoption, the support we offer and how you can make a difference to a vulnerable child's life. This event will be hosted by our partners; Adoptionplus.

Date: Wednesday 23 January 2019
Time: 6.30-8.00pm
Location: Moulsoe Business Centre, Cranfield Road, Buckinghamshire, MK16 0FH

22/1/2019

Fostering - information event

At Barnardo’s, we believe that a child’s future should never be defined by their past; every child deserves the chance to fulfil his or her potential. Join us to find out more about fostering and get the opportunity to hear and speak to carers themselves.

Date: Tuesday 22 January 2019
Time: 10am - 1pm
Location: Derby House, Lytham Rd, Fulwood, Preston PR2 8JE

24/1/2019

Liverpool - information event

At Barnardo’s, we believe that a child’s future should never be defined by their past; every child deserves the chance to fulfil his or her potential. Join us to find out more about fostering and get the opportunity to hear and speak to carers themselves.

Date: Thursday 24 January 2019
Time: 10am - 1pm
Location: Barnardo's, 7 Lineside Cl, Liverpool L25 2UD

24/1/2019

Information Event - Kent

Join us for a friendly chat about fostering and how you can help make a difference to a child's life.

Date: Thursday 24 January 2019
Time: 2-5pm
Location: Barnardo’s Fostering South East, 128 London Road, Southborough. Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 0PL

As a Barnardo's foster carer, you have access to:

  • a generous and competitive fee
  • a dedicated and qualified social worker with a protected caseload - enabling them to provide a high standard of support and guidance to carers
  • 24 hour support
  • certified and free training (face-to-face and online) tailored to the type of fostering you decide to do
  • planned short break care with a dedicated link carer for when you or the young person need time
  • support groups to connect with other foster carers
  • organisational membership of the Fostering Network.which provides access to an informative website, regluar newsletters and discounted training
17/1/2019

Information Event - Hull

At Barnardo’s, we welcome prospective foster carers from all walks of life.

Our foster carers are from various backgrounds, nationalities, religions and ages. And whether you are single or married, male or female, a homeowner or renting, straight, lesbian, gay, trans or bisexual, it doesn't matter. We believe you can be a foster carer and so should you.

Join us for a friendly chat about fostering and how you can help make a difference to a child's life.

Date: Thursday 17th January 2019
Time: 10-3pm
Location: Charity Zone near to Krispy Kreme, Saint Stephens Shopping Centre, 110 Ferensway Hull, HU2 8LN

26/1/2019

Information Event - Leeds

We're celebrating our 10th year of our fostering week campaign (21-27 Jan 2019). In the past decade, we have helped find loving foster families for children in care over 8,200 times.

Come and meet our friendly team at the Trinity Shopping Centre to find out more about fostering and how you can help change a child's life.

Date: Friday 25th January 2019
Time: 10-3pm
Location: Customer Service Lounge, Trinity Shopping Centre, Leeds, Albion Street, LS1 5AT

28/1/2019

Barnardo's Fostering and Short breaks - Open Evening - Nuneaton office (Barnardo's Fostering and Short Breaks - Open Evening)

Fostering Open Evening

Monday 28th January 2019 - 4pm to 7pm

Venue: Barnardo's, Albion Court, 72 Attelborough Road, Nuneaton CV11 4JJ

tel: 02476641206

Are you interested in Fostering?  Do you think you could support a vulnerable child?

please come along for more information and a chat with a social worker

Please ring to advise us of your attendance.

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26/1/2019

Fostering Information Morning (Fostering Information Event 10 - 11 am)

Barnardo's Fostering & Adoption North East

Saturday 26th January 2019   10 am - 11 am

We deliver a very high standard of fostering training and support.  Join us for a friendly chat, and ask us all of your questions about how we can support you to foster with Barnardo’s

A foster carer shall come along and be available to talk with you on the day.

  • fostering with Barnardo's
  • the types of fostering we do
  • the assessment process and answer any other queries that you may have to include  finance and support
  • Tel 0191 4929000 to register or for further queries
25/1/2019

Derby - drop in session

We've been placing children and young people with loving families for over 100 years - so we know how to best support you as a carer. Join us at our drop in session for more information about fostering and how you could play a pivotal role in changing a young person's life.

Date: Thursday 24 January 2019
Time: 3-7pm
Location: Barnardo’s East Midlands, 21 Nottingham Road, Spondon, Derby, DE21 7NF

We believe you can foster, and so should you.

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