Mar
26
Sun
‘Message To Mum’ for Mother’s Day @ Darling Buds, 1B Reeds Place
Mar 26 all-day

Darling Buds Florist invite children (young and old) in Cullompton to write a ‘Message to Mum’ and it’ll be posted in one of their special window displays which will be running right up to Mothering Sunday on Sunday 26th March.

£1.00 a message and all proceeds go to FORCE. All messages will also be entered into a raffle and winner will win a small floral display.  (Winner to be announced on Tuesday 28th March).

If your mum is in Cullompton, but you’re not local enough to pop in, you can make a donation online via: Virgin Money and the Darling Buds team will write the message for you.

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

Mar
31
Fri
Big Noisy Spring Fling @ St Thomas Methodist Church
Mar 31 @ 19:30
Big Noisy Spring Fling @ St Thomas Methodist Church | England | United Kingdom

The Big Noisy Spring Fling will be an uplifting concert of popular music performed by Exeter’s own Big Noise Choir, supported by Mervyn Hayes from FORCE – who will be singing songs from the shows.

It will be on Friday 31st March, starting at 7.30 pm (with doors open at 7) at St Thomas Methodist Church.

Tickets are £8 for adults; £5 for children between the ages of 5 and 14; and free for under 5s.

Get your tickets online now – it’s sure to be a great night.

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
2
Sun
Tractor Run
Apr 2 all-day
Tractor Run

We are the main Charity of the Year for Kenn Valley Young Farmers, and they have a Tractor Run planned for Sunday 2nd April, so if you’re in the area, please save the date!

Apr
7
Fri
Supermarket Collection @ Pinhoe Sainsburys
Apr 7 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Supermarket Collection @ Pinhoe Sainsburys | England | United Kingdom

Our Exeter Friends of FORCE group will be at Pinhoe, Sainsburys’ on Friday 7th April with their collecting buckets and stickers!

Please support them if you are doing your Easter Egg shopping that day!

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
9
Sun
Brighton Marathon @ Preston Park
Apr 9 all-day

Good luck and thank you to Trevor Olver and Zoe Woodman, who will be taking on Brighton Marathon on Saturday 9th April for FORCE.

Hope the training is going well.

Supermarket Collection – Alphington Sainsburys @ Alphington Sainsburys
Apr 9 @ 10:15 – 16:00
Supermarket Collection - Alphington Sainsburys @ Alphington Sainsburys | England | United Kingdom

Our Exeter Friends of FORCE group are out again on Sunday 9th April for the second supermarket collection of the weekend. This time, they will be at Alphington Sainsburys’ from 10.15am- 4pm.

Please support them as much as you can by leaving a donation in one of their buckets, in return for a lovely blue FORCE sticker!

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.

The second suggested Spring date is Saturday 22nd April, but if you’d like to join in, we’d love to hear from you – whichever date you choose.

Coffee Morning @ Methodist Church Hall
Apr 22 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Coffee Morning @ Methodist Church Hall | England | United Kingdom

Our Friends of FORCE group in Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton are holding a coffee morning on Saturday 22nd April.

It will be from 10am-12noon at the Methodist Church Hall, Budleigh Salterton.

Please go along and support them if you’re in the area.

Apr
23
Sun
London Marathon @ Greenwich Park
Apr 23 all-day
London Marathon @ 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
6
Sat
Ivy’s Coffee Morning @ Blessed Sacrament Church Hall
May 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Ivy's Coffee Morning @ Blessed Sacrament Church Hall | England | United Kingdom

Ivy would love you to join her for a coffee morning on Saturday 6th May. It starts at 10am until 12noon and there will be a range of crafts, plants and delicious cakes for sale. There is also a raffle and hot drinks available.

She is helping to raise much needed funds for FORCE, so please come along and support Ivy and the charity.

 

 

 

May
11
Thu
CycleJust4U Golf Day @ Woodbury Golf Club
May 11 all-day

The CycleJust4U team have organised a Golf Day at Woodbury Park on Thursday 11th May to support their JOGLE fundraising in aid of The Exeter Foundation, FORCE, Bramble Ward (Women and Child’s Health) and the Dale Palmer Discretionary Trust.

The day costs £260 per team of 4 – and there is also a sponsorship option of £100 per hole.

If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Nick Evans on 07718 779 555 or via:Email

 

May
13
Sat
Riviera Concert Brass Band @ Crediton Congregational Church
May 13 @ 19:30
Riviera Concert Brass Band @ Crediton Congregational Church | England | United Kingdom

The Riviera Concert Brass Band will be playing for your delight with guest vocalist, Mervyn Hayes. It takes place on Saturday 13th May from 7.30pm in the Crediton Congregational Church.

Tickets are £8.00 each and this will include a choice of tea/coffee or a glass of wine!

Our Crediton Friends of FORCE group will be on hand to ensure you enjoy your evening!

 

 

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 (Talaton) on Saturday 20th May, starting at 7pm.

Live music by the Austerity Quartet with special guest act – David Price-Hughes.

Tickets are £10.00 per person and this includes a 2 course buffet. Buy your tickets from Talaton Village Shop or by calling Lyndsey on 01404 850831.

Licensed bar and raffle available.

Party for FORCE – 20th May

 

May
27
Sat
Cream Tea @ Public Hall
May 27 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Cream Tea @ Public Hall | England | United Kingdom

Come along and enjoy a scrumptious cream tea at the Public Hall, Budleigh Salterton on Saturday 27th May.

The Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton Friends of FORCE group will be on hand from 2pm -4pm to serve you with tea/coffee and yummy cream teas and cakes.

Please go along to support them if you can.

Jun
1
Thu
Afternoon Tea @ Cadhay Gardens
Jun 1 @ 14:00 – 17:00

Lyndsey Trimmer and her lovely team will be putting on an Afternoon Tea at Cadhay Gardens near Ottery St Mary on Thursday 1st June from 2pm – 5pm.

Why not wander around the beautiful gardens of Cadhay and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea with your family and friends?

The fantastic La La Choirs will be performing and there will be a variety of stalls – including plants, books & a tombola.

Free entry to the gardens.

Treat yourself to a relaxing afternoon out.

Please telephone Lyndsey 01404 850831 for more information.

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!

 

The Smuggler @ The Bike Shed
Jun 4 all-day
The Smuggler @ The Bike Shed | England | United Kingdom

Bike Shed presents a sportive exploring some of North Devon’s most breathtaking roads, tackling historic coastal routes exploited by smugglers of old.

The Smuggler rides take in stunning alpine style climbs, jaw dropping views, quiet roads and the finest North Devon food to fill your tummies and fuel your engine.

Choose from the 40, 50 or 80 mile routes – with entry costing £30 in advance, or £35 on the day.

Huge thanks to The Bike Shed for their continued support of FORCE and North Devon Hospice at this event.

If you are taking part and would like to collect sponsorship for FORCE, you can set up a personalised page via our Virgin Money event.

 

 

Jun
17
Sat
Street Collection
Jun 17 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Street Collection @ England | United Kingdom

The Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton Friends of FORCE group will be having a street collection in Budleigh Salterton on Saturday 17th June from 10am – 1pm.

Any donations will be gratefully received.

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

The Nello 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 08.03.17

Nello Entry Form 2017

 Nello Sponsor Form 2017

 

Jul
19
Wed
CycleJust4U JOGLE
Jul 19 – Jul 29 all-day

The CycleJust4U team will start the 900+ mile journey from John O’Groats to Lands’ End on July 19th.

They will be raising money via  The Exeter Foundation, which will then distribute monies to the team’s chosen charities –  FORCE, Bramble Ward (Women and Child’s Health) at the RD&E Hospital, and the Dale Palmer Discretionary Trust.

If you would like to support the team, please visit their Virgin Money page.

You can also follow their progress via their Facebook page or on Twitter.

As part of their training, Tony Walker and Joe Willcocks will also be joining FORCE for ‘The Nello’ on Sunday 25th June.

Thanks for all you’re doing gents, and good luck with everything.

 

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.

Jul
29
Sat
Leawoodstock Music Festival @ Leawood House
Jul 29 @ 19:00
Leawoodstock Music Festival @ Leawood House | Bridestowe | England | United Kingdom

By kind permission of Mr and Mrs Coward, Leawoodstock will take place on the Leawood Estate, Bridestowe on Saturday 29th July from 7pm until late.

There will be live music from Georgia and the Tools, Bounty Hunter, Cameron Mills, Jody Ford and Barry Vinnicombe; a bar and a hog roast.

Free camping is also available.

Tickets cost £10 in advance (to include entrance and hog roast) or £15 on the gate, and the event is in aid of FORCE and POOCH (Plymouth Oncology Outpatients and Chemotherapy).

Tickets available from:

Leawood – 01837 861 203

Dave Hocking – 07899 916 959

Michaela Pyle – 07521 734 944

or in Bridestowe Post Office

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 Heather and Sarah on 01392 402875.

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

Knock Out entry form 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
23
Sat
Street collection
Sep 23 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Street collection @ England | United Kingdom

Exmouth Friends of FORCE are having their annual street collection on Saturday 23rd September in Exmouth town centre from 10am-1pm.

Please support them if you can.

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
15
Sun
Great West Run @ Exeter Arena, Summer Lane
Oct 15 @ 13:48

Exeter’s Great West Run takes an exciting 13.1 miles route through the heart of Exeter. This half marathon has it all; a journey through the city centre, followed by pretty country lanes and stunning views across Exeter.

New for 2017 the event also boasts a stadium finish, with the race village, and start/finish moving to Exeter Arena Athletics Stadium.

FORCE is again proud to be one of the charity partners, so if you’d like to join Team FORCE and fundraise for your local cancer charity, please contact Oly via email or on 01392 406 150.

If you already have a place, and would like to raise sponsorship for FORCE, please do so via our Great West Run 2017 Virgin Money page.

 

 

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!

Oct
28
Sat
Coffee Morning @ Methodist Church Hall
Oct 28 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Coffee Morning @ Methodist Church Hall | England | United Kingdom

Our Friends of FORCE group in Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton are holding a coffee morning on Saturday 28th October.

It will be from 10am-12noon at the Methodist Church Hall, Budleigh Salterton.

Please go along and support them if you’re in the area.