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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.

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.

Nov
8
Wed
Christmas Tree Lights! @ Daft as a Brush House
Nov 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Christmas Tree Lights! @ Daft as a Brush House | Newcastle upon Tyne | United Kingdom

Join in the fun when the children turn the Christmas Tree lights on at Daft as a Brush House and sing a few festive carols too!

Brian Burnie will invite local school children to attend the switching on the Christmas Tree Lights at Daft as a Brush House.

Nov
21
Tue
Carols at the MetroCentre @ Metrocentre Gateshead
Nov 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Carols at the MetroCentre @ Metrocentre Gateshead

Join us for some lovely festival carols at the Metrocentre. Local school children will be singing your favourite singing carols at Exhibition Square.

Support the children and Daft as a Brush at this very special event.

 

Nov
25
Sat
1st Riverside Ramble! @ The Schooner
Nov 25 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
1st Riverside Ramble! @ The Schooner

Join in the fun at our first Schooner Riverside Ramble from The Customs House back to The Schooner to raise Money for Daft As A Brush.

Entry fee £15.00 receive a free T-shirt, a beer and a hot meal when you get back from the Ramble. Any surplus will be donated to the charity. Application forms available to download by clicking here

Or, grab one at the bar, or e mail adrian@theschooner.co.uk

 

Dec
14
Thu
Sintons Carol Singers! @ Intu Eldon Square
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sintons Carol Singers! @ Intu Eldon Square

Come along and listen to festive carols by the team at Sintons Law Firm to raise money for Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care! The performance space will be between New Look and Hollister in the new section of Eldon Square (next to the Apple Store).

Bring festive cheer to raise money from the singing for Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care!

Mar
5
Mon
Cheer off Bluebell Bus!! @ Millennium Bridge, Newcastle
Mar 5 all-day
Cheer off Bluebell Bus!! @ Millennium Bridge, Newcastle

Bluebell Bus will leave on March 5th 2018 from the Millennium Bridge in Newcastle.

Come and join in the fun as we set-off on our 7,000 mile journey to promote the Charity Daft as a Bush Cancer Patient Care! A 2 year adventure to travel the length of the coastal footpath walk of both Great Britain and Ireland starting on Monday March 5th 2018. This epic journey is to promote nationally, the Charity Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care transport service nationally. This is free of charge in the Tyne and Wear area, for cancer patients that require to get to and from hospital for treatment.

Come along for a cuppa and biscuit and give us a big cheer – Meet special guests, Daft as a Brush Team and cheers us off – Enjoy the fun at this very special event.

Learn more about this exciting adventure by visiting our dedicated website:
www.daftasabrushbluebellbus.org.uk

Jun
16
Sat
Bede Wind Concert @ Grey's Monument, Newcastle
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bede Wind Concert @ Grey's Monument, Newcastle


***Due to changes in Council policy, this event is now cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience**

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
4
Sat
The Powburn Show! @ Powburn Show
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Powburn Show! @ Powburn Show

Daft as a Brush will be at the Powburn Show on 4th August 2016. Come along and join in the fun at this great event!

The Powburn Show is the first of the annual Cheviot Sheep and Horticultural Shows. Held on the first Saturday of August we strive to provide a day of entertainment for the family. Events include Sheep Classes and Indusrtrial, Flower & Vegetable classes. Other sporting competitions include Pony Jumping & Sports, a Fell Race, Cumberland Wrestling and a Terrier Race & Show

The Marquee hosts a Tea Tent  plus Craft & Food Stalls.  The outside area hosts a car boot sale, further trade stands, children’s show ground attractions and catering vans providing hot roast sandwiches and Fish & Chips.

Tickets: Adults £4, Concessions £3, Children £5-16 years £2.00, Under 5 years fee.
Please buy your tickets at the gates on arrival.

Discover more about the show by visiting: www.powburnshow.com