Events and Challenges

Sadly, due to the COVID-19, we will not be hosting any events as a group gathering in 2020. There are virtual events on offer. Please see below.

We are also promoting our events now for 2021

Our full events listing for 2020/21 is available on a download. Please click HERE

Virtual Balloon Race

The world’s first 100% eco-friendly virtual balloon race where everything is real except the balloon.

This event is an initiative from West Kent Masons to support We Are Beams.

£3 per Balloon                           

Sponsored by

Balloons will be released Thursday 17th December 2020 from Father Christmas’ Grotto. The race ends on 24th December 2020.

Go online HERE

The Beams Christmas Fayre

When: From 16th November right up until Christmas.

Where: At home, this event is hosted online

Buy your Christmas Shopping from the Beams Virtual Christmas Fayre and support disabled children and families this festive season.

Browse from 100+ of the best independent British brands. You won’t find many of these in the high street.  Brilliantly, they all give 10% to We Are Beams.

Simply go to: https://brilliantlittlebrands.com/pages/beams1

Thank you for your support and Merry Christmas from everyone at Beams 

 

Need to make a Will, but never seem to get round to it?         

Make a Will Week commencing 16th -20th November can help.

(This week will also run in February 2021)

We Are Beams have teamed up with two local Solicitors Argo Life and Legacy and Thackray Williams who have waived their usual fee in return for a donation to We Are Beams.

Having a Will guarantees all your wishes are met including, who will benefit from your money and other processions when you die, and ensure any children are provided for.  It also will allow you to specify funeral arrangements and whether you would like to leave a gift in your will to a charity such as We Are Beams. Continue reading…

 

 

Christmas Virtual Wine Tasting

When: Wednesday 2nd December,  starting at 7pm

Where: At home, this event will be hosted on Zoom

Join We Are Beams for a fun evening of Virtual Wine Tasting

At this unique, fully immersive, online event, you will be guided through five different tasting bottles of wine by a professional sommelier, Matthew Iles – owner and proprietor of Quercus Wines. Matthew Iles will take you on a wine journey across the world, where you will visit vineyards and wine houses all from the comfort of your own home. Continue Reading…

 

 

 

Trivia Christmas Quiz Night

Hosted live on Facebook by DJ Traviss the legendary Kent Quiz Master

£3 per household

Tuesday 22nd December

7.30 pm start

Book online HERE

Just for Fun. we are also awarding a spot prize for the best Christmas table decoration simply take a photo of the decoration and send in the comments on the night. 

The Dickens London Virtual Tour

Date: Thursday 21st January at 7pm

Duration: 1.5 hours  £10 per household

Where: This is a virtual event that will be hosted on Zoom. The tour will take you to Dickensian locations across London

150 years ago, at five minutes to six on Thursday the 9th of June, 1870, an unconscious Charles Dickens began to sob as his breathing suddenly diminshed.

Fifteen minutes later, he gave a deep sigh, a tear trickled from his right eye and ran down his cheek, and his breathing stopped. Charles Dickens, England’s greatest novelist, was dead

Participants will not be confined to any one part of London, but rather, they can follow Dickens from the impoverished years of his childhood, through his teenage years as a lowly clerk, reporter and then journalist, and on through his adult years as he rose to become the second most famous Victorian. Continue reading…

 

Fire Walk 

Date: Saturday 13th March 2021            

Location: Princes Park Stadium, Dartford DA1 1RT

Time: Briefing to take place at 4pm,- Fire Walk will commence at approx. 6pm

Can you take the heat?

A once in a lifetime opportunity, take on the ultimate challenge by walking between 15-20 feet over hot coals at 550 degrees Celsius!

Step outside your comfort zone and help make a difference to over 450 families who access our services. No experience necessary. Please note, walkers must be over the age of 18.

Join us for a memorable evening; why not bring your friends along or perhaps get a team together to take part! Continue reading…

 

 

 

London to Brighton Cycle

Date: Sunday 19th September 2021

Where: London – Brighton

Join us for the South’s iconic Cycle Ride with free lunch, great support and roaming mechanics. And make sure you grab yourself a well-earned drink in the fully licensed event village at the finish line! Experience the beauty of our countryside by cycling 55 miles, finishing at Brighton Seafront.  Fully signed route and bike mechanic support. This event is ideal for those new to cycling and to the elite.

This event is organised by Skyline Events, find out more information about the event here.

Registration: £50 (includes lunch)

Continue reading…

 

Tandem Skydive | Beams

Tandem Skydive

We can now take bookings for 2021 

Get the thrill of a lifetime with a 12,000 feet drop

A Tandem Skydive is an amazing experience that allows you to jump out of a plane securely attached to a very experienced Skydiving Instructor.

After a thorough briefing lasting about 30 minutes, the jump is made from 12,000 feet and includes a freefall of 30-40 seconds before your instructor opens your parachute. You will be given an opportunity to steer however the instructor remains in control at all times.

Go online www.headcorn.com to view a video.

Where does the jump take place?

At Headcorn Airfield right in the heart of Kent with incredible views of the southeast corner of England, the south coast of Essex, and the northern coast of France.

Headcorn Airfield, Headcorn, Kent, TN27 9HX. Tel 01622 891670. READ MORE