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Get into Christmas spirit at our Festive Lunch

Guests are invited to join a hospice for its annual fundraising lunch event this Christmas. The St Richard’s Hospice Festive Lunch takes place on Thursday, December 6 at The Bank House Hotel, in Bransford, near Worcester. Alongside a three-course lunch, guests can do a spot of Christmas shopping as there will be an array of… Read more »

Join us for Santa Dash

St Richard’s Hospice is inviting families and friends to join them for a festive fun-run along the river Severn dressed as Father Christmas. The St Richard’s Hospice Santa Dash takes place on Sunday, December 16 and will see crowds of runners take on the two-mile jog. The route starts at Worcestershire County Cricket Club, in… Read more »

Join hospice team for glamorous Snowdrop Ball

Guests are invited to put on their glad rags and join a hospice team for its glitzy, annual fundraising ball. The St Richard’s Hospice Snowdrop Ball will be held at Sixways Stadium in Hindlip, near Worcester, on Saturday, 17th November. On the night, guests will be treated to a drinks reception, three course meal, grand… Read more »

Fun-runners take on Halloween challenge

Pumpkins, witches, skeletons and zombies descended on a city park for the St Richard’s Hospice Halloween Run – raising more than £5,000. More than 200 fun-runners braved the cold on Sunday, October 28 to take on the course at Worcester Woods Country Park. Friends, families and colleagues dressed up in their most terrifying fancy dress… Read more »

Dig out your dresses for charity wedding ball

Brides are being invited to dig out their dresses and recreate the magic of their special days for a charity wedding ball. Gatehouse Brides, a bridal boutique in Worcester, is holding its first Wedding Ball at 7.30pm on Friday, 26th October at the Wood Norton Hotel in Evesham. The evening gives guests the chance to… Read more »

Take on Severn Valley Walk for hospice

Walkers are being encouraged to sign up for a new hospice challenge this autumn. St Richard’s Hospice is organising a walk along the Severn Way – which follows the landscape of the river Severn – on Saturday, October 13th. Participants can choose from either a four, seven or 14-mile walk, followed by a return journey aboard… Read more »

Friends set to cycle 1,000 miles for hospice

A pair of friends are set to cycle the 1,000-mile John O’Groats to Land’s End challenge – raising money for hospice care. Gareth Andrew and Arti Fiaz, who live in Worcester, will embark on the 10-day ride from John O’Groats on Tuesday, September 18. The duo, who play for Ombersley Cricket Club, hope to raise… Read more »

Thanks to MAPPFEST

A big thank you to the committee of MappFest – the Malvern music festival – for their generous donation of £1,400 in support of our care following the successful 2018 event. Mappfest is a non‑religious, non‑political independent music based festival. Everything is sponsored or donated so every penny raised goes to the nominated charities. Pop these dates… Read more »

Stride into autumn with hospice Severn Way walk

  Walkers are being encouraged to sign up for a new hospice event later on this year. St Richard’s Hospice is organising a walk along the Severn Way – which follows the stunning landscape of the River Severn – on Saturday 13 October. Those who wish to take part can choose from either a 4,… Read more »

Time to tee off for hospice care

A hospice is inviting teams to tee off in aid of its care at a popular annual event in Droitwich. This year’s St Richard’s Hospice Golf Day is set to take place at Droitwich Golf Club on Wednesday 5th September. A total of 16 teams took part in the event last year, raising £7,939  to… Read more »