0191 28 55 999
info@daftasabrush.org.uk
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.

May
16
Mon
Schools bedding plants @ Daft as a Brush House
May 16 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Schools bedding plants @ Daft as a Brush House | Newcastle upon Tyne | United Kingdom

School planning bedding plants at Daft as a Brush House

Many local schools are invited to plant the new bedding flowers at Daft as a Brush House. All the planter boxes have been adopted by local schools, each will be planting their own choice of flowers at the event. Call in for a cup of tea / coffee and meet the children busy planting for summer 2016 !

May
23
Mon
Schools bedding plants @ Daft as a Brush House
May 23 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Schools bedding plants @ Daft as a Brush House | Newcastle upon Tyne | United Kingdom

School planning bedding plants at Daft as a Brush House

Many local schools are invited to plant the new bedding flowers at Daft as a Brush House. All the planter boxes have been adopted by local schools, each will be planting their own choice of flowers at the event. Call in for a cup of tea / coffee and meet the children busy planting for summer 2016 !

Jun
11
Sat
Monumental Music @ Newcastle Grey's Monument
Jun 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Monumental Music @ Newcastle Grey's Monument  | Newcastle upon Tyne | United Kingdom

Bede Wind Orchestra at Grey’s Monument will echo with the sound of music!

The Monument will never be the same again as the Bede Wind Orchestra perform a free open-air concert especially in aid of Daft as a Brush.  There is no compulsory ticket purchases, however, our team of volunteers will be on-hand to take small bucket donations.  So come along and enjoy the music!  Thank you.

Aug
28
Sun
North East Mini Club @ Seaburn Recreation Ground
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
North East Mini Club @ Seaburn Recreation Ground

Join us at the annual Event of the North East Mini Club, Mini Mania at Seaburn Recreation Ground on Sunday 28th August from 10.00am to 4.00pm.
A lovely Bank Holiday Weekend event for all the family. One of the biggest mini events/shows in the North East of England. Clubstands, Traders, top quality catering , Likerty Splits Ice scream ,Entertainment ( Pantasic ), Raffle, Tombola. Main Dealer stands Stratstone MINI, Cooper BMW.

Trophy’s and awards for Best Classic Mini, Best Modern Mini, Best non-Mini, Best Club Stand, Car of the show and more! A real MUST SEE for all Mini and car enthusiasts!

Daft as a Brush will be there with some Ambulances and volunteers to offer friendly advice and fun activities.

Sep
29
Thu
North East United – Talent Night! @ King Street Social Club
Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm
North East United - Talent Night! @ King Street Social Club

The very best of NE live entertainment all on ONE stage in ONE night – Lorraine Crosby, Jr Turner, Trudy, Steve Lee, The Hudson Sisters, Peter Kelly, Jess Wood … and all in support of ‘Daft as a Brush’ Cancer Patient Care & Help Save Frankie Sherwood.

Tickets £6.00 plus booking fee. Buy at http://www.juniorturner.co.uk

Frankie was diagnosed with stage 4 high risk Neuroblastoma and has been through hell these past 18 months with treatment. Sadly news has came that despite recently appearing to be in an improved place of health that he has suffered a relapse and doctors have said they will continue chemo to prolong his life indicating the worst possible outcome for all concerned.

Nov
1
Tue
Daft as a Brush Cake Stall @ Northern Centre for Cancer Care
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Daft as a Brush Cake Stall @ Northern Centre for Cancer Care | Newcastle upon Tyne | United Kingdom


Call in to the Northern Centre for Cancer Care at the Freeman Hospital and visit our Cake Stall!

Everyone welcome to visit our cake stall at the Freeman Hospital – A perfect chance to buy some delicious cakes and sweet items to go with a nice cuppa at home! Perhaps you’re visiting a friend in hospital? Pick up some lovely cakes to cheer up someone special.

Tuesday 1st November, opposite WH Smith at Northern Centre for Cancer Care at the Freeman Hospital

Nov
5
Sat
Bonfire Night and Fireworks @ Higham Lakes,
Nov 5 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bonfire Night and Fireworks @ Higham Lakes,

Enjoy this charity bonfire night in aide of Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care.

Higham Lakes organise a fantastic yearly event and are one of only a few who do this for charity. We will have an amazing display of top quality fireworks from epic and standard along with our fire performer from The Entertainment Directors. We will be selling hot food and drinks, a licensed bar and glow sticks etc.
NO SPARKLERS PLEASE as safety is paramount at this family event.

For more information, please click here.

Gates open at 4pm, bonfire lit at 5pm and fireworks 6pm, pay on the gate.
Adults £5, Under 16s £2.50, Under 4s FREE.

Dec
23
Fri
Little donkey Nativity Walk @ St John Vianneys Church
Dec 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Little donkey Nativity Walk @ St John Vianneys Church

Come along and join in the festive fun with Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care and two donkeys on our Nativity Walk.
The Nativity walk starts from St John Vianney RC Church to the The Church of the Holy Nativity at Chapel House and features the Salvation Army Band as an extra special touch of Christmas cheer!

From 6pm-7pm – Free event, everyone welcome!

 

Apr
29
Sat
Tyne Trail Ultra Race Series @ Deadwater north Kielder
Apr 29 all-day

Take on the challenge of running the length of the River Tyne from Source to Sea.

In support of Daft as a Brush, The Tyne Trail Ultra Race Series are all events following the course of the mighty River Tyne from Source to Sea.  The trail encompasses Northern Europe’s largest man-made lake, vestiges of Roman, early Christian heritage and railway history as well as the regeneration and transformation of one of the world’s most foremost shipbuilding regions, a portion of ticket sales goes directly to Daft as a Brush.

The Tyne Trail Ultra Race Series offers two fully supported challenges from each of the North Tyne and South Tyne sources to sea.

Please note map location above is approximate.

Two ‘Tyne Trail Ultra’ Events available:
• North Tyne 27th April 2017 – Source to Sea 150km, North Tyne Trail 75km.
• South Tyne 30th September 2017 – Source to Sea 150km, South Tyne Trail 75km.

Sign-up and register for the event by clicking this link to the Tyne Trail Ultra website.

 

May
12
Fri
Longhirst Hall Golf Day @ Longhirst Hall
May 12 all-day
Longhirst Hall Golf Day @ Longhirst Hall

Enjoy this fantastic Golf Day with Dawson and Sanderson at Longhirst Hall 12th May 2017.

£180 for a Team of 4 – Including breakfast, warm-up balls, golf and Hog Roast following play.
To enter, a team, please email Graham Chambers: info@longhirsthall.co.uk or call: 01670 791 562

Tickets are limited, proceeds go to Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care.