Events and Challenges

Sadly, due to the COVID-19, we will not be hosting any events as a group gathering in 2021. There are virtual events on offer. Please see below.

Our full events listing for 2021 is available on a download. Please click HERE

Take on the 25 Challenge for Beams!

When: From 25th February 2021

We Are Beams have been providing care to the most vulnerable families of disabled children for 25 years in 2021. Please help us to reach our £25,000 fundraising target so that we can help more disabled families in your local community.

We are asking you to join THE 25 CHALLENGE for Beams. Set your own challenge, or take part in any activity involving the number 25 and donate or fundraise for Beams.

Get fit, lose weight and look after your mental health

People of all ages are taking on The 25 Challenge with a host of activities – from walking, running or cycling 2.5 miles, to holding online workouts with 25 friends. Or why not join one of our events including Virtual Boxercise, the London to Brighton Bike Ride or our Virtual Mental Health Course?

The ideas and options are endless!

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Easter Biscuit Boxes

Thursday 1st April

Enjoy a box of delicious biscuits hand-baked by Jane Lindsey from Hummingbirds. Celebrate Easter by supporting We Are Beams and help us to continue the vital services we provide disabled children and their families. 

Please CLICK HERE to order your Easter themed biscuit (£9 per box).

You will need to collect your biscuits from our reception at We Are Beams on Thursday 1st April between 10.30am and 1pm. This is a click and collect service. If you are unable to collect, please contact fundraising@wearebeams.org.uk as we may be able to accommodate delivery requests.

 

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea 

Friday 12th March 

Celebrate Mother’s Day by enjoying a delicious Afternoon Tea from the comfort of your own home.

Due to restrictions, we are unable to hold our annual Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at our respite centre in Hextable this year.
Instead, you can enjoy an afternoon of delightful treats from your own home in the knowledge you are helping us to continue the vital services we provide for disabled children and their families.

Lovingly put together by Master Baker, Jane Lindsey from Hummingbirds, your Afternoon Tea for just £15 per person, will include sandwiches, cream scones, cakes and a quiz. Current members will receive a 10% discount – £13.50 per person. Book your ticket, click HERE.

You will need to collect your Afternoon Tea from our reception at We Are Beams on Friday 12th March between 10.30am and 1pm.  This is a click and collect service. If you are unable to collect, please contact fundraising@wearebeams.org.uk as we maybe able to accommodate delivery requests.

Byron Bay, Australia Virtual Tour

Thursday 18th March, 7.30pm – 9pm

A minimum donation of £10 per household to join.

Escape the cold, dark British winter and join us as we travel over 9,443 miles to sunny New South Wales, Australia. Explore the wonders of Australia’s stunning coastal town Byron Bay from the safety and comfort of your own home. In this virtual experience, you’ll get a taste of the Byron that locals love – from the gorgeous beaches and waterways to the hidden gems in the Shires eclectic villages. While traveling to Australia at the moment is just about impossible, this is the next best thing. The tour will be led by the local tour company “Locally” live from Australia.

The tour will be conducted over Zoom – you will need to have downloaded the Zoom app in advance in order to join the Virtual Tour.

Once you have registered your booking, you will be sent an invite and a password to join the tour.

Anyone can attend but under 18s must have an adult present

This event is guaranteed to sell out so book your place now, click HERE to book now!

This is a fundraising event for We Are Beams, raising vital funds so that we can continue to support over 450 families of disabled children. Thank you.

 

 

Fire Walk THIS EVENT IS NOW CANCELLED UNTIL AFTER THE PANDEMIC PERIOD

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…

 

 

 

Boxercise class

Boxercise with Rumbles Boxing Academy

Sunday 20th March, 10AM

Get fit, have fun and join us for our first ever Boxercise class! Pro boxer and boxing coach, Billy Rumbol of Rumbles Boxing Academy will put you through your paces. Allll from the comfort of your living room

The event will take place over Zoom – you will need to have downloaded the Zoom app in advance in order to join the event. Once you have registered your booking, we will send details to join the class

Anyone can attend but under 18s must have an adult present

Minimum donation of £5 per household to join, click HERE to book now!

This is a fundraising event for We Are Beams, raising vital funds so that we can continue to support over 450 families of disabled children.

Kindly sponsored by RJ Power 

 

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)

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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