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Be an ‘explorer’ on Safari Walk

A hospice team is calling for giraffe-lovers to join a safari-themed walk around the city this summer. The St Richard’s Hospice Safari Walk will take place on Sunday, July 22 starting from Worcester Racecourse in Grand Stand Road at 10am. Covering approximately either three or six miles, the walk takes in a series of decorated,… Read more »

Hospice chosen as Isoman’s charity of the year

The organisation behind the challenging Isoman Triathlon has chosen St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester as its Charity of the Year 2018. Individuals will be raising funds for the hospice at a number of events this year, including one at Arrow Valley Countryside Centre in Redditch on Saturday 30 June. This is the second year running… Read more »

Weeks away to Woo Fest

One of Worcestershire’s most popular music festivals is returning to the county this summer. Woo Fest – which raises money exclusively for St Richard’s Hospice – will be held on Saturday 7 July at The Drum and Monkey near Upton-upon-Severn and is suitable for all ages. This will be the festival’s fourth year; last year… Read more »

Get set for barn dance!

One of Worcester’s best and liveliest ceilidh bands will be playing at a special barn dance event next month. St Richard’s Hospice will welcome The Whole Caboodle on Saturday 16 June for a fun night of dancing. The lively band is based in Worcester and play traditional and contemporary folk dance tunes and call dances… Read more »

Runners hit the streets on hottest day of year

Hundreds of runners turned out in glorious sunshine to take on the Worcester Full and Half Marathon. The popular race – which is now in its seventh year – took place on Sunday, May 20, and followed a course through the beautiful Worcestershire countryside, starting and finishing at Sixways Stadium, near Worcester. St Richard’s Hospice… Read more »

Sun shines for Worcester Marathon

Hundreds of runners turned out in glorious sunshine to take on the Worcester Full and Half Marathon. The popular race took place on Sunday, May 20, and followed a course through the beautiful Worcestershire countryside – starting and finishing at Sixways Stadium, near Worcester. St Richard’s Hospice was the beneficiary charity for this year’s event… Read more »

Choir raise voices for hospice care

Music lovers are invited to hear the Worcester Male Voice Choir in concert at a special charity performance on Saturday, 19th May. The event takes place in Hampton Lovett, the home of Nicholas Wright, the Choir director who will shortly be retiring from his role. Proceeds from the concert are in aid of St Richard’s… Read more »

Jane to run city marathon on birthday

A dedicated fundraiser is set to run a marathon on her birthday in aid of the hospice which cared for her brother. Jane Fletcher, 48, from Droitwich, is training for the Worcester Full and Half Marathon, set to take place on Sunday, May 20. The mother-of-two will run the scenic 26.2-mile course in aid of… Read more »

Get on your bike for hospice care

Cyclists are being invited to saddle-up for a fundraising challenge in support of hospice care. St Richard’s Hospice, in Worcester, is holding its Bikeathon event on Sunday, July 1 – challenging participants to take on a scenic 16, 45 or 64-mile sportive route. Each route starts and finishes at the hospice in Wildwood Drive, while… Read more »

Join us for our 80s Messy Madness event!

A fun-filled day of bubbles, foam, gunge and fantastic colours will await participants in this summer’s first 80s Messy Madness event in Droitwich. The frothy family fun event on Saturday, August 4 will raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice’s care of patients and their loved ones in the county. Participants are being asked to dress… Read more »