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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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4/11/2017

Everest Base Camp

Take on this high altitude trek to see the highest mountain on our planet.

2/9/2017

Trek to Machu Picchu

Follow in the footsteps of the Incas and explore one of the most iconic sights of South America.

6/10/2017

Great Wall of China

Trek one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

2/7/2017

UK Skydive Challenge

Join Skydivers across the UK for the biggest adrenalline rush of them all!

8/10/2017

Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

Not just your average park run....

4/3/2018

Vitality Bath Half Marathon

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

30/9/2017

Bear Grylls Survival Race

Not your average Obstacle Race; with a number of survival like twists, supporters can take on this event on their own or in a team.

29/9/2017

Kilimanjaro Trek

At 5,895m, Mt. Kilimanjaro is one of the largest volcanoes ever to break through the Earth's crust. Your challenge is to reach its summit.

17/9/2017

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

26/5/2018

Edinburgh 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.

15/10/2017

Forth Rail Bridge Abseil

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

20/8/2017

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.

22/7/2017

London Triathlon

Join 13,000 particpants at the world's largest triathlon

26/8/2017

South Coast Challenge

Join 2,000 participants taking on 100km, 50km or 25km as a Walk, Jog or Run. Set in some of the finest landscape in the UK

8/10/2017

Kielder Marathon

Enjoy 26.2 miles of beautiful scenery set around Europe's largest man-made lake

8/10/2017

Kielder Half Marathon

Enjoy 'Britains Most Beautiful' route for 13.1 miles set around Europe's largest man-made lake

7/10/2017

Kielder 10K

Enjoy 'Britains Most Beautiful' run around Europe's largest man-made lake

7/10/2017

Kielder Duathlon

Fantastic multi-discipline event set around Europe's largest man-made lake

2/9/2017

TrekFest - Peak District

Trek through rugged countryside as you experience the natural beauty and dramatic scenery

17/9/2017

Worcester City 10k & Half Marathon

Run the award winning Worcester City 10k or the brand new half marathon route!

19/7/2017

Durham City 10k

Enjoy a midsummer evening of running on the cobbled streets of Durham.

24/9/2017

BMW Berlin Marathon

Take part in one of the World Marathon Majorsfor Barnardo's!

9/9/2017

Loch Ken 'Wild Swim'

Barnardoâ¿¿s Scotland is delighted to be the official charity of the Loch Ken â¿¿Wild Swimâ¿¿ events in 2017

22/4/2018

Virgin Money London Marathon

Tick it off your wish list... you know you've always wanted to give it a try!

30/7/2017

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey

With 26,000 riders taking to the closed streets of London and the Surrey hills, the Prudential RideLondon is aiming to be one of the largest cycling events in the world.

20/10/2017

Bhutan Trek

*NEW* The cultural discovery, rewarding trekking and magnificent landscapes make a winning combination....

10/9/2017

Great North Run

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

17/7/2017

Midlands Adoption Information Evening

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

Join us for a friendly chat with the Barnardo's team and meet like-minded people who are also looking to adopt.  You can ask any questions you have and learn more about adopting with Barnardo's.

Location: Brooklands, Great Cornbow, Halesowen, West Midlands B63 3AB

Date: Monday 17th July 2017

Time: 5pm to 7pm

11/9/2017

Midlands Adoption Information Evening

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

Join us for a friendly chat with the Barnardo's team and meet like-minded people who are also looking to adopt.  You can ask any questions you have and learn more about adopting with Barnardo's.

Location: Brooklands, Great Cornbow, Halesowen, West Midlands B63 3AB

Date: Monday 11th September 2017

Time: 5pm to 7pm

6/11/2017

Midlands Adoption Information Evening

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

Join us for a friendly chat with the Barnardo's team and meet like-minded people who are also looking to adopt.  You can ask any questions you have and learn more about adopting with Barnardo's.

Location: Brooklands, Great Cornbow, Halesowen, West Midlands B63 3AB

Date: Monday 6th November 2017

Time: 5pm to 7pm

9/9/2017

Thames Path Challenge

Join 5,000 participants heading from Putney Bridge to Henley - Take on 100km, 50km or 25km as a Walk, Jog or Run

23/8/2017

Barnardo's Adoption Information Event

Wednesday 23rd August 2017
Time:  5pm to 7pm
Location:
Barnardo's Adoption Midlands
The Old Exchange
21 Nottingham Road
Spondon
Derby
DE21 7NF

Please call 01332 544711 to book your place and speak to a member of our team

18/10/2017

Barnardo's Adoption Midlands Information Event

Take the first step in helping change a child's life for the better. Join us at our information event where you can learn more about us and the adoption process.

We're here to answer all of your questions and queries, so do come along and meet our friendly team. We believe you can adopt, and so should you!

Date: Wednesday 18th October 2017
Time: 5pm to 7pm
Location:
Barnardo's Adoption Midlands
The Old Exchange
21 Nottingham Road
Spondon
Derby, DE21 7NF

13/12/2017

Barnardo's Adoption Midlands Information Event

We're here to answer all of your questions about adoption. Take that first step and join us at our next information event.

Date: Wednesday 13th December 2017
Time: 5pm to 7pm
Location:
Barnardo's Adoption Midlands
The Old Exchange
21 Nottingham Road
Spondon
Derby, DE21 7NF

13/1/2018

Arctic Adventure

Husky-sledding, cross country skiing and snow shoeing across this breathtaking, snow covered widerness

24/9/2017

London ArcelorMittal Orbit Abseil

Abseil 262ft from one of the most amazing structures in the UK!

23/9/2017

London Marathon Walk

Join us for a 13 or 26.2 mile walk through the most iconic areas of London

1/10/2017

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.

22/7/2017

Meet our Adopters/ Q&A Session - Surrey

These meetings have proven to be an invaluable opportunity to talk informally with Barnardo’s adopters about their experiences of adoption.

You will get the opportunitiy to meet some of our Barnardo's adopters followed by a question and answer session about Barnardo’s and the adoption process led by one of our staff.

Date: Saturday 22 July 2017
Time: 10am-2.30pm
Location: Surrey
Booking: please call 01206 562438 to book your place.

29/7/2017

Gauntlet Games - Brighton

Hilarious obstacle course featuring giant inflatables, slides, foam, swings, water obstacles and real Gladiators!

22/7/2017

Gauntlet Games - Cardiff

Hilarious obstacle course featuring giant inflatables, slides, foam, swings, water obstacles and real Gladiators!

16/9/2017

Gauntlet Games - Manchester

Hilarious obstacle course featuring giant inflatables, slides, foam, swings, water obstacles and real Gladiators!

25/3/2018

London Landmarks Half Marathon

London's newest half marathon with all the best sights

25/11/2017

North East Adoption Information Morning

Date: Saturday 25th November 2017
Time: 10am - 11 am
Location:
1 Lumley Court
Chester le Street
Durham, DH2 1AN

If you are interested in adoption  why not come along to our information morning?

Join us for a cup of coffee and a chat where one of our friendly adoption workers will be able to give you information on

  • adopting with Barnardo's where we link in nationwide to get the right match as standard and have a dedicated family finder
  • our unique support package to include training, a buddy system, settling in sessions and support with schools
  • the assessment process and answer any other queries that you may have

Please call on 0191 4929000 to confirm you attendance

Barnardo's Fostering & Adoption North East rated OUTSTANDING (OFSTED 2015/16)

1/7/2017

Burn Series 2017

RUN, CYCLE, KAYAK at the Burn Series in the beautiful setting of Margam Park, near Swansea in South Wales.

4/3/2018

The Big Half

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

4/7/2017

Yorkshire Barnardo's Adoption Information Evening

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

Date: Tuesday 4th July 2017

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

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

1/8/2017

Yorkshire Barnardo¿s Adoption Information Evening

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

Date: Tuesday 1st August 2017

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

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

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