Feb
1
Wed
28 Miles in 28 Days Swimming Challenge @ LED Leisure Centres
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day
28 Miles in 28 Days Swimming Challenge @ LED Leisure Centres | England | United Kingdom

Do you like swimming?  Fancy keeping up those New Year fitness resolutions and supporting FORCE at the same time?

The LED Leisure Centre 28 Miles in 28 Days Swimming Challenge is to swim a mile a day, every day throughout February – and to raise money for FORCE at the same time.  Your local LED centre will be pleased to record your swim totals for you, and if you want to keep us updated with how you’re doing, we’d love to hear from you.  Please email: Naomi or share a picture via Facebook.

Exmouth, Honiton and Sidmouth LED Centres are all taking part, and have sponsor forms available, or you can set up a online fundraising page for FORCE via: Virgin Money.

Good luck and thank you to everyone taking part.

 

Feb
25
Sat
Coffee Morning and Table Top Sale @ Colyton Town Hall
Feb 25 @ 09:30 – 11:30
Coffee Morning and Table Top Sale @ Colyton Town Hall | Colyton | United Kingdom

The Axe Valley Friends of FORCE group are having their annual Coffee Morning & Table Top Sale on Saturday 25th February. It starts at 9.30am and entry is free.

There will be a variety of stalls, hot drinks and a raffle!

If you have your own items to sell, a table is £5.00. If you are interested in booking a table, please contact either Frances Sell (01297 552721) or Maureen Clode (01297 552851)

Colyton Table Top Feb 17

Pudding Party @ Thorverton Memorial Hall
Feb 25 @ 18:30

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, then Thorverton Memorial Hall is the place for you on Saturday 25th February as there is a Pudding Party starting at 6.30pm.

For £5.00 per person , it’s ‘all you can eat’ – enjoy!

Bingo @ The Tuckers Arms
Feb 25 @ 19:30
Bingo @ The Tuckers Arms | Dalwood | England | United Kingdom

Eyes down for Bingo Night at ‘The Tuckers Arms’ Dalwood on Saturday 25th February from 7.30 pm in aid of FORCE.

£1 will give you 10 chances to win, and there is a professional caller and equipment, a top cash prize of £50 (plus other prizes) – as well as a raffle.

Children welcome.

Organised by the Dalwood 3 Hills Challenge Relay Team.

Feb
26
Sun
Dalwood 3 Hills Challenge @ Dalwood Village Hall
Feb 26 @ 11:00
Dalwood 3 Hills Challenge @ Dalwood Village Hall | Dalwood | England | United Kingdom

FORCE is again set to benefit following the Dalwood 3 Hills Challenge, which takes place on Sunday 26th February – starting off at 11am.

Held under ARC permit number 17/004, the run is (approximately) 10 miles of multi-terrain, around the beautiful, but challenging hills of Dalwood – between Axminster and Honiton.

There is also a Mini Challenge of (approximately) 3 miles, as well as a Fun Run of (approximately) 1.5 miles.

Age restrictions:

Challenge – minimum age 17

Mini Challenge – minimum age 12

Fun Run – open to anyone

For entry costs and further information, please see Axe Valley Runners’ website

Entry Form

 

Mar
3
Fri
Murder Mystery Evening – SOLD OUT! @ Victory Hall
Mar 3 @ 19:30
Murder Mystery Evening - SOLD OUT! @ Victory Hall | United Kingdom

EVENT NOW SOLD OUT!

Could you solve the Little Willey Murder? Ever wondered what kind of detective you would make? Come along to the Kenton and District Friends of FORCE Murder Mystery Evening on Friday 3rd March.

The Kenton Victory Hall doors will open at 6.45pm and the mystery unfolds at 7.30pm (no admission after this time).

Tickets are £10.00 per person and includes supper.

PLEASE NOTE:- There are limited tickets available and the evening is strictly adults only.

Murder Mystery Night – 3rd March

Mar
10
Fri
Fashion Show @ Shebbear College
Mar 10 @ 19:30
Fashion Show @ Shebbear College | England | United Kingdom

Shebbear College invite you to join them for a Fashion Show on Friday 10th March at 7.30 pm in the Assembly Hall in aid of FORCE and CLIC Sargent.

There will be entertainment and Fairtrade refreshments, as well as clothing and accessories.

Standard tickets cost £5.00 each, and VIP tickets cost £10.00.

(VIP tickets include refreshments on the table).

Tickets in advance or on the door.

Please contact Fran Lovett to reserve tickets or for more information via: flovett@shebbearcollege.co.uk

 

Mar
11
Sat
Comedy Night with Tank Sherman @ Stowey Arms, Main Road
Mar 11 @ 20:00
Comedy Night with Tank Sherman @ Stowey Arms, Main Road | Exminster | England | United Kingdom

Tank Sherman will be performing at a Comedy Night at The Stowey Arms on Saturday 11th March, from 8pm.

Entry is free, but there will be a prize draw and an auction taking place, with all proceeds to FORCE and Dreamaway.

 

Mar
18
Sat
Spring Great Devon Breakfast 2017
Mar 18 all-day
Spring Great Devon Breakfast 2017

Since 2009 our supporters have served up delicious fare in their own homes or at village halls, pubs, restaurants, a supermarket café, a church and on a farm, raising over £70,000!

Could you join the Great Devon Breakfast brigade?  If you’re interested in getting involved  – however big or small you want to make your event, please contact  Naomi via email, or on 01392 406 153.

If you’d like to attend a Breakfast, our Kenton Friends of FORCE group has already got one lined up for March 18th, so please go along if you can:

Kenton Great Devon Breakfast

 

 

 

Great Devon Breakfast @ Village Hall
Mar 18 @ 08:00 – 11:30
Great Devon Breakfast @ Village Hall | Colaton Raleigh | England | United Kingdom

The team at Colaton Raleigh will be putting on another fantastic Great Devon Breakfast in the Village Hall on Saturday 18th March between 8am and 11.30am.

£5 per person (£3 for under 10s)

To avoid disappointment, please book your tickets by calling Penny on 01395 568 365 or Trish on 01395 708 382.

With huge thanks to Kenniford Farm, Lloyd Maunder and Dart Fresh.

Great Devon Breakfast @ Victory Hall
Mar 18 @ 08:30 – 11:00
Great Devon Breakfast @ Victory Hall | Kenton | England | United Kingdom

Our Kenton Friends of FORCE group will be putting on another Great Devon Breakfast in the Victory Hall on Saturday 18th March between 8.30 and 11 am.

Please go along to support them if you can – it’s always a fantastic morning.

Mar
26
Sun
Music to Move @ Sidholme Music Room
Mar 26 @ 15:30
Music to Move @ Sidholme Music Room | England | United Kingdom

St Davids’ Singers will be delighting you with “Music to Move” at the Sidholme Music Room, Sidmouth on Sunday 26th March at 3.30pm.

Entry is free with a collection for FORCE and the Sidholme Music Room Restoration Fund.

Sidholme Concert 26 March

Apr
1
Sat
Easter Fayre @ The Methodist Church Hall, Teignmouth
Apr 1 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Easter Fayre @ The Methodist Church Hall, Teignmouth

The Teignmouth Friends of FORCE group will be holding their annual Easter Fayre on Saturday 1st April. It will start at 10am until 12noon in the Methodist Church Hall.

There will be lots of stalls including books, gifts, cakes, tombola, toys, plants and much more.

Raffle tickets will be on sale so good luck!

Easter Fayre Teignmouth

Apr
8
Sat
Easter Bingo @ Cotleigh Village Hall
Apr 8 @ 19:30
Easter Bingo @ Cotleigh Village Hall | Cotleigh | England | United Kingdom

Eyes down for Easter Bingo in Cotleigh Village Hall on Saturday 8th April at 7.30 pm in aid of the church and FORCE.

Apr
13
Thu
Supermarket Collection @ M&S Simply Food
Apr 13 @ 09:00 – 16:00
Supermarket Collection @ M&S Simply Food | England | United Kingdom

Our lovely volunteers will be collecting outside M&S Simply Food in Tiverton on Thursday 13th April, so please support them if you are able – thank you.

Apr
22
Sat
Spring Great Devon Breakfast
Apr 22 all-day
Spring Great Devon Breakfast

Since 2009 our supporters have served up delicious fare in their own homes or at village halls, pubs, restaurants, a supermarket café, a church and on a farm, raising over £70,000!

Could you join the Great Devon Breakfast brigade?  If you’re interested in getting involved  – however big or small you want to make your event, please contact  Naomi via email, or on 01392 406 153.

Apr
23
Sun
London Marathon 2017 @ Greenwich Park
Apr 23 all-day
London Marathon 2017 @ Greenwich Park | England | United Kingdom

This year’s London Marathon is on Sunday 23rd April and we already know that Trevor Olver, Heidi Wills, Wayne Edwards and Andrea Hone will be running for Team FORCE, so huge thanks and good luck to them.

If you also have a place, and would like to run for FORCE, please let us know by emailing: Naomi Cole or call 01392 406 153.

May
5
Fri
Fezex Golf Day @ Crediton Downes Golf Club
May 5 all-day
Fezex Golf Day @ Crediton Downes Golf Club | Hookway | England | United Kingdom

Attention golfers! The Fez Army invite you to join them for the Fezex Cup 2017 on Friday 5th May at Crediton Downes.

Tee times are from 10am until 3pm.
A four ball costs £180, whilst hole sponsorship is £150.

Bacon baps and coffee on arrival, 18 holes of golf, a two course meal, and lots of great prizes to be won.

May
20
Sat
30th Anniversary Party for FORCE @ Talaton Parish Hall
May 20 @ 19:00
30th Anniversary Party for FORCE @ Talaton Parish Hall | Talaton | England | United Kingdom

As part of her year of fundraising to mark FORCE’s 30th, Lyndsey Trimmer and her fantastic Talaton team will be putting on an Anniversary Party in the Parish Hall on Saturday 20th May, starting at 7pm.

There will be live music, a licensed bar and a buffet with desserts.

Further details to be confirmed, but please save the date for now.

Jun
2
Fri
Woodburystock Music Festival @ The Maltsters Arms
Jun 2 @ 17:00 – Jun 3 @ 22:30

Woodburystock – the ever-popular two-day festival of music and fun in aid of FORCE at The Maltsters Arms will take place on Friday 2nd June and Saturday 3rd June.

Confirmed acts so far: Mistreated, Julian Piper, Nine Pound Catfish; Andy Mills; Mice in a Matchbox; Gareth Hedges; Josie Lloyd; Doctor’s Orders; Bad Knees Blues Band; Brent Hutchinson; The Sugar Shakers and of course the fabulous Travelling Bluesburys!

Please keep an eye on the Woodburystock website or Facebook event for further updates, as well as here.

Jun
4
Sun
Reach for the Sky
Jun 4 all-day

75-year old John Hounsell from Ottery St Mary and friends are teaming up to complete a skydive on Sunday 4th June to celebrate FORCE’s 30th anniversary, and they would like you to join them!

If you are interested,  please contact Skydive Buzz Ltd for details regarding booking and paying for your jump, or you can contact John on 07976 749391 or 01404 813837 or Ruth on 01404 812899 to discuss the team’s plans.

If you would like to support their fundraising, you can make a donation via: Virgin Money, or there will be collection pots appearing soon in various shops in Ottery St Mary and the surrounding area.

You can also follow updates via: Reach for the Sky

Good luck John and thank you!

 

Jun
25
Sun
The Nello 2017 @ Topsham Rugby Club
Jun 25 all-day
The Nello 2017 @ Topsham Rugby Club | Topsham | United Kingdom

The Nello 2017 will take place on Sunday 25th June.

Please go to our new cycling pages for more information – http://www.forcecancercharity.co.uk/events/the-nello/

Nello poster 13.01.17

 

Jul
22
Sat
Darren Harries Rugby Legends Tag Feztival @ Exeter Saracens, Exhibition Fields, Summer Lane
Jul 22 all-day
Darren Harries Rugby Legends Tag Feztival @ Exeter Saracens, Exhibition Fields, Summer Lane | Exeter | England | United Kingdom

The 2017 Darren Harries Rugby Legends Tag Feztival will take place on Saturday 22nd July at Exeter Saracens, Exhibition Fields, Summer Lane – and is sure to be another fantastic day.

Further details to follow, but please save the date.

Aug
5
Sat
The Fez Ball 2017 @ Sandy Park Stadium, Sandy Park Way
Aug 5 @ 19:00
The Fez Ball 2017 @ Sandy Park Stadium, Sandy Park Way | Exeter | England | United Kingdom

After the huge success of this year’s event, the Fez Ball 2017 will take place on Saturday 5th August at Sandy Park.

Tickets cost £55 each or £500 for a table of 10.

For more information,  please see: Fez Ball

Aug
12
Sat
The Final Shebang Ball @ Tiverton Rugby Club, Bolham Road
Aug 12 @ 19:30

The Final Shebang Ball will be at Tiverton Rugby Club on Saturday 12th August, starting at 7.30 pm.

‘Leave Before Dawn’ will be performing, and there will be a DJ and lots of dancing – fuelled by a hog-roast and a buffet.

There will be square games and a raffle, and the night will again be raising money for FORCE and ELF.

Formal dress please – no jeans.

Early bird tickets are available from now until the end of March at £15 from Tracy on 07880 313 461, or from the ELF Charity Shop in Tiverton.

Final Shebang Facebook event

Aug
26
Sat
Jurassic 10K Run @ Lime Kiln Car Park
Aug 26 @ 09:00
Jurassic 10K Run @ Lime Kiln Car Park  | Budleigh Salterton | England | United Kingdom

The Jurassic Coast 10k is a stunning run, encompassing part of the Jurassic Coast footpath, river paths and rural tracks.

with UKA registration number 2658926, the run is generously sponsored by Peak Physio and David Lloyd Exeter.

The next JC10k will be held on Saturday 26th August 2017.

‘A must do race! Organisation MUCH better than some of the bigger events I have entered, great value. Am planning next years holiday around this race!’

Jurassic Coast 10k  is not for profit and all money raised after costs is donated to FORCE Cancer Charity, a wonderful local charity that has played a vital role in local cancer services for over 20 years.

In 2016 we raised £2585 plus gift aid.

The special nature of the event makes for a very fun and friendly day which everyone enjoys.

The run starts at Budleigh Salterton in East Devon.

For more information, please visit the website: Jurassic Coast 10k

Sep
2
Sat
It’s a Knockout 2017 @ Topsham Rugby Cub
Sep 2 all-day
It's a Knockout 2017 @ Topsham Rugby Cub | Topsham | United Kingdom

It’s a Knock Out is returning to this year in aid of FORCE Cancer Charity on Saturday 2nd September at Topsham Rugby Club.

Come and take part in this amazing day – teams of 10 are needed to take part. The entry will be capped at 72 teams – 720 participants who must be over 17 years of age.

12 wet and dry obstacles will be used in the games to jump over, jump through and run around! All you need to bring is a sense of humour, fancy dress, a tent, a mascot and a joker!!!

The entry price is £25 per person – for full details and to enter please print the form and return it to us, or contact Sarah Daniels on 01392 403066.

Why not watch our video to see what you could be doing! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mya32LNB8Uo

Knock Out cover sheet 2017

 

Sep
9
Sat
Great Devon Breakfast @ Woodbury Salterton Village Hall
Sep 9 all-day

The Woodbury Salterton Great Devon Breakfast will be on Saturday 9th September in the Village Hall.

Further details to follow, but please mark your diary!

Sep
16
Sat
Great Devon Breakfast @ Talaton Parish Hall
Sep 16 @ 08:30 – 12:30
Great Devon Breakfast @ Talaton Parish Hall | Talaton | England | United Kingdom

The ever-popular Talaton Great Devon Breakfast will be in the Parish Hall on Saturday 16th September.

Full details to be confirmed at a later date, but please save the date as it’s always a fantastic start to the day.

Sep
30
Sat
Great Devon Breakfast @ Charter Hall, Market Street
Sep 30 @ 08:30 – 12:00
Great Devon Breakfast @ Charter Hall, Market Street | England | United Kingdom

Following the success of last year’s event, the Okehampton & District Lions Club will be putting on another Great Devon Breakfast in the Charter Hall, Market Street on Saturday 30th September.

Further details to follow, but please make a note of the date.

 

Oct
19
Thu
Honiton Lions Ladies Pamper Evening @ St Rita's Centre, Ottery Moor Lane
Oct 19 @ 19:00

The 2017 Honiton Lions Ladies Pamper Evening in aid of FORCE and Hospiscare will be on Thursday 19th October from 7 pm, with the usual mix of complementary therapy treatments and refreshments available, along with various stalls.

Watch this space – tickets just £5.00!