Events and Challenges
We have events planned to suit everyone. From abseiling, running, walking, to having a themed party in the garden with children.
Our full events listing for 2018 is available on a download. Please click here
Dare for Dreams
Challenge Abseil Event
Saturday 28th April 2018
We are hosting an Abseil event like no other in the country at the ARCELORMITTAL ORBIT at the Olympic Park, London E20 2AD.
Be prepared to feel FEAR with this exciting challenge.
• It’s the UKs highest 80 metre free-fall abseil
• ArcelorMittal Orbit is the UK’s tallest Sculpture
• Breathtaking views from The Gherkin, St Pauls, Canary Wharf, Wembley Stadium & the O2 as well as many other London landmarks stretching over 20 miles.
This abseil requires physical exertion and strength and is not recommended for sufferers of vertigo.
Make a child’s dreams to have some fun in their life come true by supporting We are Beams, a local charity supporting disabled children and their family.
£50 deposit/ Raise £200 sponsorship/ Gift vouchers available
You can also see a YouTube video here
Charity Walk for Peace
Sunday 29th April 2018
Royal Windsor Great Park-5km walk
Beams is one of the nominated charities to receive donations from this wonderful event.
The walk for peace is an initiative of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association-part of the Uk’s oldest established Muslim Community.
All organisers are volunteers and every penny raised goes directly to charity. No admin costs are deducted.
Disabled access, dogs allowed, ample parking, free to enter, all ages and abilities.
Free to enter you just raise sponsorship funds which will come to Beams and be match funded.
Beams are organising a coach to take families to the event so that we can all be together and travel in comfort
Register online at charitywalkforpeace.org Fundraising pages are www.justgiving.com/cw-fp
Just give us a call to say you have signed up so that we know you are coming or e-mail email@example.com
Make a Will Day
You can book a time slot with Kelly Duke, a Solicitor from Argo Life and Legacy and discuss how you can make provisions for your family should the worst happen to you in the future. Kelly is offering to produce a Standard or Mirror Will Free of charge in return that you donate a requested amount to BEAMS to support our work with disabled children instead of paying their fee.
Kelly Duke a solicitor from Argo Life and Legacy will be at Allsworth Court to help you make a Will at various dates as follows:
April 5th 2018
August 9th 2018
She has offered her time for free to support the charity, in return for a donation from you to We are Beams instead of a fee.
We have 1-hour slots available from 9am-5pm, so first to book will get their preferred allocated time.
Please e-mail fundraising if you would like an appointment to see Kelly during the day or call Caroline Brinkman at We are Beams for more details or see our page on Making a Will with useful downloads here.
We are taking bookings now for Sunday 29th April 2018 onwards.
Experience the thrill of freefall from 12,000 ft whilst being harnessed to a qualified instructor. Tandem is suitable for those who wish to try skydiving without the constraints of having to train for a parachute jump. This is a great way to celebrate that special birthday or milestone.
Raise £450 and you can skydive for FREE
We can help you to fundraise to cover all cost. Just give us a call.
Colour Dash 2018
Sunday 8th July 2018
Jeskyns Community Woodland, Gravesend
Family 5K fun run. You can run skip or walk around the park and we will throw coloured powder at you at every 1km marker.
Early bird prices available so book early! Book online here
Mad Hatters Tea Party
Friday 3rd August 2018
Allsworth Court, Hextable
Fun family event. Full use of all facilities at Beams. Magician, fun stalls, Disney characters, Storytelling
Bring your own picnic
‘Great Beams Bake off’ will be a part of the event.
Bake a cake and enter the competition.
£4 per ticket or £14 per family.
Call us for the Beams Bake Off and you can book the Mad Hatters event online here
Charity Race Night
Saturday 13th 0ctober 2018
A great family night out. Raffle, All welcome.
Bring your own nibbles
Christmas Music Extravaganza
Friday 14th December 2018
St Peter’s Church, Hextable
An evening of music, pop and Christmas carols, poems to celebrate the festive season.
Mulled wine, hot chocolate and mince pies
£2.50 per person. Book online here