0191 28 55 999
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Daft as a Brush House
Gosforth, Newcastle, NE3 2DR

Daft as a Brush Special Events

Join in the fun with daft as a Brush at our special events available throughout the year. From walks and talks to concerts to special evening dinner events, this is a perfect opportunity to support this local charity.

Some of our events require a ticket to be purchased, please contact Daft as a Brush House to purchase. A selection of events are free and all are welcome to attend. Please note, spaces are limited so please inquire as early as possible. Please click on the events below to discover more information. Our thanks to all our amazing volunteers, local businesses and institutions for their continued support.

Jun
29
Sat
Daft as Brush Garden Party @ Daft as a Brush House
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Daft as a Brush Garden Party Saturday 29th June 2019 from 11am until 4.00pm.

Don’t miss the annual Daft as a Brush Garden Party with very special ‘imperial’ guests from the Star Wars 99th garrison!!  Enjoy an afternoon of fun with music, buffet, treats, stalls and games all in aid of Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care.

Members from the Star Wars 99th Garrison will be available for photos and selfies! Don’t miss out!

Entry includes buffet, glass of wine or soft drink. £5 adults, £1 children. Pay on the day! All proceeds go direct to the charity. You cna download our poster to share with friends, pop on your work or school notice board – Click here to download the PDF poster (<1mb).

Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care offers staffed custom-made vehicles to transport outpatients, free of charge, to and from Hospital who are undergoing Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy cancer treatment.

 

Jul
20
Sat
Daft as a Brush Five Bridges Walk @ Gateshead Quayside
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join the famous Daft as a Brush 5 Bridges Walk!

A perfect event for the whole family! Join us from the Baltic, Gateshead – This walk covers the Five Bridges across the River Tyne.  Money raised through donations will go to Daft as a Brush. Registration fee for walk only £4 if before 20th July 2019 and £5 on day of the walk, includes water, certificate and badge.

Download the Application Form by clicking here
Download the Sponsorship form by by clicking here
Download the Gift Aid form by by clicking here

Nov
7
Thu
Living North’s Christmas Fair Newcastle @ Kingston Park Stadium
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Living North's Christmas Fair Newcastle @ Kingston Park Stadium | England | United Kingdom

Daft as a Brush at The Living North Christmas Fair Newcastle (7th-10th November 2019)

Living North’s Christmas Fair brings you the North East’s biggest shopping and social event of the season.

We are thrilled to be invited! Festive food halls featuring the finest artisan food producers and shopping marquee crammed full of unique gifts which you can’t find on the high-street. As always, the Christmas Fair will also feature Chef demonstrations from some of the North East’s most renowned Chefs.

Brand new venue of Kingston Park Stadium for 2019’s Christmas Fair, home to the Newcastle Falcons. 
Opening Hours
Thursday, Friday and Sunday: 10am–4pm
Saturday: 10am–5pm

Buy tickets in advance by clicking here.

Brocksbushes Christmas Fayre @ Brockbushes Farm Shop
Nov 7 @ 11:00 am – Nov 10 @ 4:00 pm

Brocksbushes annual Christmas Fayre is on Thursday 7th – Sunday 10th November and Daft as a Brush are their chosen charity of the year!
We’ll be there!! Pop along to experience this magical event and chat to our volunteers on the day to discover more about our charity and the people who make it so special.

Free entry and free parking!

Three huge marquees filled with all sorts of wonderful things for Christmas, including food & drink, decorations, gifts and crafts. We hope to see you there!

Discover more at: https://www.brocksbushes.co.uk/

brockbushes Christmas Fayre

brockbushes Christmas Fayre

Nov
11
Mon
Christmas Lights Switch-On !!! @ Daft as a Brush house
Nov 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Daft as a Brush annual Christmas Tree Lights Switch on, is due to take place on Wednesday 11th November from 4.00pm – 5.00pm, here at Daft as a Brush House!

Delighted to welcome members of the Bede Wind Orchestra who will be playing festive music! Join in the fun with some carol singing, juice and biscuits for the children as we switch on over 40,000 festive lights to brighten up Gosforth! Each light represents a single cancer patient journey!

Please note; there will be no parking on site.

Dec
2
Mon
Magic Lights at Mountsett House!! @ Mountsett House
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Really looking forward to Christmas Magic at Mountsett House!!
Hope to see you on Monday 2nd December from 6pm at Mountsett House, Burnopfield (NE16 6AZ) for the BIG Christmas light switch-on!!!

Each year, santas, elves, reindeer, snowmen and more come alive with thousands of lights courtesy of Derek and Elaine Armstrong from Tyne Valley Motorhomes – A HUGE Christmas Light Show for everyone to enjoy!

Brian Burnie is retuning from his walk to switch-on the lights. This year, Derek and Elaine have kindly chosen Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care as their charity to support, anyone will have the opportunity to make a donation to the Charity. Mounsett House is behind the New Plough, you REALLY can’t miss it!

Dec
10
Tue
Carols at the Freeman Hospital @ Freeman Hospital
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Daft as a Brush for a charming Carol Concert at the Northern Centre For Cancer Care in the Freeman hospital. Children from Wyndham Primary School & Cragside Primary Schools will be singing your favorite festive carols from 10am-12pm.

Make a small donation or simply come along for some festive cheer and enjoy this great atmosphere!

Look forward to seeing you!!!

Dec
17
Tue
Carols at the Freeman Hospital @ Freeman Hospital
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Daft as a Brush for a charming Carol Concert at the Northern Centre For Cancer Care in the Freeman hospital. Children from Seghill First School & St. Peters RC Primary School will be singing your favorite festive carols from 10am-12pm.

Make a small donation or simply come along for some festive cheer and enjoy this great atmosphere!

Look forward to seeing you!!!

May
1
Fri
Charity Golf Tournament @ Bedlingtonshire Golf Club
May 1 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Charity Golf Tournament @ Bedlingtonshire Golf Club | England | United Kingdom

Daft as a Brush Golf Charity Tournament is back for 2020! – Tuesday 4th August 2020 from 8.30am
Bedlingtonshire Golf Club, Acorn Bank, Hartford Road, Bedlington, Northumberland, NE22

“Texas Scramble” 4 x person (s) team, gents / ladies / or mixed. Entry fee only £100 per team, to include a meal.

Book on-line via BRS at www.bedlingtongolfclub.com
Further information contact Peter Tracey: pm.tracey@btinternet.com


Nov
4
Wed
Christmas Lights Switch-On! @ Daft as a Brush Hosue
Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Christmas Lights Switch-On! @ Daft as a Brush Hosue | England | United Kingdom

Daft as a Brush Christmas lights shine through the Coronavirus Darkness

The 50,000 Christmas lights at Daft as a Brush House, will be switched on at 5.00pm Wednesday 4th November 2020, by Mr. Len Gibson the 100 year old War Veteran.  Ann Dawson the widow of Stan who used the bring the Christmas Tree each year plus James Cookson who has kindly donated the Christmas tree for many years.

Due to the restrictions of social distancing there will be no school children this year.  If you’re passing, give a big cheer at 5pm!