Events

Whether you enjoy active events or fundraising in your community, you can get involved in many ways throughout the year and across the country to raise funds for our vision-impaired ex-Service men and women. From marathons to murder mysteries there is something to suit all ages and abilities.

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WWI Battlefields trek

World War One Battlefield Trek

This pioneering trek from France to Belgium will take you through breath taking views of the countryside and trace part of the Western front between the World War One battlefields. This challenge is a memorable and meaningful way to test your limits.

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31 May 2017 - 15 October 2017
Location
France / Belgium
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Cornwall coast to coast

Cornish Coast to Coast Challenge

An exciting new challenge crossing Cornwall from the north to south coast. Immerse yourself in the breath-taking Cornish landscape and history whilst walking from flat riverbanks to secluded valleys. A lovely 24 mile route suitable for all levels.

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02 June 2017 - 24 September 2017
Location
South East
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Worcester Guild Hall - Coffee and Cake Cause

Coffee & Cake for the Cause

Join your local community team to find out more about the work of Blind Veterans UK, what we do in your community and how you can get involved.

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06 July 2017 10:00 - 12:00
Location
Llandudno
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Peddle the prom - Wales

Pedal on the Prom

Pedal 12.9 – 46km to raise funds for Blind Veterans UK’s Llandudno centre.

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15 July 2017 10:30 - 18 July 2017 12:00
Location
Llandudno
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Freedom trail

Freedom Trail

An amazing opportunity to test your limits on this intense trek through a Second World War escape route from France, across the Pyrenees into Spain. This is one of the toughest Second World War escape routes both physically and emotionally and is a challenge not to be missed.

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24 July 2017 - 30 July 2017
Location
France / Spain
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Ride For Life Beyond Sight Loss 2017

The Ride For Life Beyond Sight Loss is an annual motorcycle event riding from the Fire Training College, Moreton-in-Marsh to our centre in Ovingdean, Brighton in support of Blind Veterans UK.

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12 August 2017
Location
Brighton
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A bed of poppies outside of the Llandudno centre

Poppy Field Project

Knit, crotchet and stitch to help our beautiful tribute for the fallen grow.

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01 September 2017 10:00 - 31 October 2017 19:00
Location
Llandudno
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Great North Run 2015

Great North Run 2017

The Great North Run is part of a weekend of sport in the city of Newcastle and is one of the world's best and well attended half marathons. This 13 mile course takes you through the landmarks and sights of Newcastle before crossing the finish line in South Shields. Join us for the world's leading half marathon on 10 September 2017!

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10 September 2017
Location
North East
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A flowery painting from Helfa Gelf – Blind Veterans UK’s Open Studio

Helfa Gelf – Blind Veterans UK’s Open Studio

For the first time, Blind Veterans UK’s Llandudno centre will be taking part in the Helfa Gelf Art Trail, North Wales; biggest open art studios event.

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16 September 2017 10:00 - 16:00
Location
Llandudno
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Revolve24 Brands Hatch Cycle Challenge

Calling all endurance cyclists, can you take the challenge of cycling the iconic Brands Hatch circuit?

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16 September 2017 12:00 - 17 September 2017
Location
Brighton
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The long run home

The Last Leg - The Long Jog Home

Gareth Prytherch has set himself the challenge of running 1434 miles to raise funds for and increase awareness of Blind Veterans UK. Join him for the last leg: a 1.5 or 3 mile run between the Llandudno Cenotaph and Blind Veterans UK’s Llandudno Centre.

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23 September 2017 10:00 - 26 September 2017 12:00
Location
Llandudno
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Royal Parks half marathon

Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

Support Blind Veterans UK by taking part in one of the most scenic runs in the world. The 13.1 mile autumnal route takes you through four of London’s magnificent parks.

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08 October 2017
Location
London
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