Events and Challenges
Please find our full events listing for 2021/2022 below.
Get the thrill of a lifetime with a 12,000 feet drop.-Various dates available for 2022.
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. Continue reading…
WORLD SMILE DAY
It’s been tough recently but now is the time to smile!
To celebrate World Smile Day, we would like you to do something that makes you happy. This could be a run in the park, a duvet day, bingeing on a box set or calling a friend to say ”Hello”.
Then just make a donation to Beams. Click HERE to find out more.
We support over 450 disabled children and their families throughout Kent, providing respite care, family advice services and playschemes. We are here to make the children smile.
So why not “Do What Makes You Happy!” and Beam for Beams!
Christmas Wreath Making Workshop
TUESDAY 7TH DECEMBER
This workshop will be held at We Are Beams, starting at 10.30am and will finish by 12.30pm
Enjoy a morning of festive fun whilst learning how to create your own luxury fresh seasonal wreath.
In this hands-on workshop, florist Paula from Paula Florists will be providing her know-how expertise.
Places are limited and cost £40 per person which includes the materials to create your own wreath, refreshments and minced pies.
Venue: 38-40 St David’s Road Hextable Kent BR8 7RJ
Click HERE to register.
Saturday 26th March
Take on the ultimate challenge by walking between 15-20 feet over hot coals at 550 degrees Celsius! Join us for a memorable evening; why not bring your friends along or perhaps get a team together to take part.
Early-bird Registration (until 25th December): £25
Registration (after the 25th December): £30
Minimum Sponsorship: £75
Join #Team Beams and receive:
• A fundraising pack and support from our Community Fundraiser, providing tips and materials to help you reach your goal.
• An opportunity to visit our respite centre in Hextable.
• A once in a lifetime opportunity to push yourselves out of your comfort zone!
Click HERE to register.
Please note, walkers must be over the age of 16 to participate. Click HERE to download the UK Firewalk FAQ.
LONDON LANDMARKS HALF MARATHON
SUNDAY 3rd APRIL
Join Team Beams and run London’s central half marathon through Westminster and the City with a stunning landscape of iconic landmarks. The event is not your average half marathon! From cultural landmarks and heritage to the city’s quirky and hidden secrets, runner get to explore the capital on a route like no other!
The race starts by The Strand, finishes by Downing Street and has fabulous views of London’s most iconic landmarks including Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, Nelson’s Column, the Gherkin, the Shard, the Tower of London and the London Eye.
Places are limited and we recommend booking ASAP to avoid disappointment.
Click HERE to find out more and to register.
Hangloose for Beams
Sunday 15th May 2022 – 9.30AM
Back by popular demand! Experience the ultimate adrenaline rush! If you want to do something incredible to raise much needed funds for We Are Beams – now’s the time to book your flight of a lifetime!
Measuring 724 meters, you’ll depart from a 15 meter high tower sitting atop a 40 meter cliff, you will fly at high speeds alongside the famous Bluewater chalk cliffs and over the stunning lakes and nature areas on your amazing flight. Brought to you by the team behind the Zip Line over the Eden Project in Cornwall, you’re in safe and experienced hands.
This event is for over 8’s only. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by a guardian that is over the age of 18. The minimum weight is 35KG. You will be weighed on the day.
Early-bird Registration (until 20th November): £35
Registration (after the 20th November): £40
Minimum Sponsorship: £150
Click HERE to register now!
LONDON TO BRIGHTON CYCLE
SUNDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER
Are you brave enough to take on Ditchling Beacon? Join us for the South’s iconic cycle ride with free lunch, great support and roaming mechanics. 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) Minimum Sponsorship: £150.00
Join #TeamBeams and receive:
- A fundraising pack and support from our Community Fundraiser, providing tips and materials to help you reach your goal.
- An opportunity to visit our respite centre in Hextable.