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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!

Date Name (click on each title for more info) Distance from postcode (miles)
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....

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.

4/6/2017

Leith Dragon Boat Challenge

Leith Dragon Boat Challenge is an adrenaline fueled competition for teams of all levels!

30/4/2017

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

4/6/2017

The Kiltwalk - Aberdeen

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

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

28/5/2017

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.

21/5/2017

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.

27/5/2017

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.

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

3/6/2017

TrekFest - Brecon Beacons

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

3/6/2017

Blenheim Triathlon

The UK's 2nd biggest triathlon, held at a beautiful World Heritage Site....

29/4/2017

The Isle Of Wight Challenge

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

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

29/5/2017

Vitality London 10,000

Run 10k through the best sights of London for Team Barnardo's!

17/9/2017

Worcester City 10k & Half Marathon

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

17/6/2017

Edinburgh Nigth Ride

Take on this 50 mile cycle ride around Scotland's capital while it sleeps

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

3/6/2017

River Dee 'Wild Swim'

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

23/4/2017

Virgin Money London Marathon

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

30/4/2017

Fostering - UK Wide

No fostering events near you right now? We still want to hear from you!

Our services across the UK hold fostering events to talk to you about what fostering is, the process of fostering and how Barnardo's can help you on the journey.

If we don't have an event near you at the moment, we'd still love to hear from you, so do get in touch via our online form or call 0800 0277 280.

We believe you can foster, and so should you.
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....

12/5/2017

London to Amsterdam Cycle

*NEW* Take on this classic European cycle from London to Amsterdam - the bike capital of the world.

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.

3/4/2017

Information Evening - Midlands Adoption

We believe you can adopt, and so should you.

Nervous about taking that next step? Join us at our information event where we can answer all your questions about adoption and help you overcome any worries you may have.

Location: Brooklands, Great Cornbow, Halesowen, West Midlands B63 3AB
Date: Wednesday 29th March 2017
Time: 5pm-7pm (by appointment)

22/5/2017

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: 22nd May 2017

Time: 5pm to 7pm

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

3/5/2017

Barnardo's Adoption Midlands Information Event

Date: Wednesday 3rd May 2017
Time: 5pm to 7pm
Location: Barnardo's Adoption Midlands
The Old Exchange
21 Nottingham Road
Spondon
Derby
DE21 7NF

28/6/2017

Barnardo's Adoption Midlands Information Event

Date: Wednesday 28th June 2017
Time: 5pm to 7pm
Venue:
Barnardo's Adoption Midlands
The Old Exchange
21 Nottingham Road
Spondon
Derby
DE21 7NF

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

20/5/2017

Snowden By Night

Experience the sunrise at 1085m, looking out over one of the UK's most beautiful landscapes

17/6/2017

Peel Tower Abseil

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.

29/4/2017

North East Foster Care Information Morning

Saturday 29th April  2017

10am - 11 am

If you are interested in fostering why not come along to our Information Morning?

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

  • fostering with Barnardo's
  • the types of fostering we do
  • the assessment process and answer any other queries that you may have

Please call on 0191 4929000 to confirm your attendence

Barnardo's Fostering & Adoption North East

1 Lumley Court

Chester le Street

Durham

DH21AN

29/4/2017

North East Adoption Information Morning

Adoption Information Morning

Saturday 29th April 2017
10am - 11 am

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 attendence

Barnardo's Fostering & Adoption North East have been rated Outstanding by OFSTED 2015/16

1 Lumley Court
Chester le Street
Durham
DH21AN

12/5/2017

Information event about fostering - Sanderstead Library Croydon (Information event at Sanderstead Library Croydon)

Date : 12.05.17

Time 3 - 5 pm

Address

Sanderstead Library, Farm Fields, Croydon CR2 0HL

Details : Members of the fostering team will be available to talk to potential foster carers about becoming a foster carer

For more information please call Barnardo's Fostering Southeast on 01892 510650

 

 

20/5/2017

Meet our Adopters - Chelmsford

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 20 May 2017
Time: 10am-2.30pm
Location: Chelmsford
Booking: please call 01206 562438 to book your place.

3/6/2017

Meet our Adopters/ Q&A Session - Barkingside

Meet our Adopters - Barkingside

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 3 June 2017
Time: 10am-2.30pm
Location: Chelmsford
Booking: please call 01206 562438 to book your place.

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.

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