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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.

Newton Hall Women’s Institute @ Newton Hall Women's Institute
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
7:00 pm
Discover Daft as a Brush with Brian Burnie. A fascinating and humorous talk by Daft as a Brush founder, Brian Burnie on why and how the charity was initially set-up to support those in need...
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Ladies Knitting Stall @ Freeman Hospital
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Ladies Knitting Stall @ Freeman Hospital | Newcastle upon Tyne | United Kingdom
10:00 am
Call in to visit the Ladies Knitting Stall at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle. The ladies have a stall to sell various knitted garments at the Freeman Hospital. Your chance to support Daft as a Brush...
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River Tyne Trail Big Launch @ Deadwater and Garrigill
Apr 19 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
River Tyne Trail Big Launch @ Deadwater and Garrigill | Deadwater | United Kingdom
11:00 am
The River Tyne Trail – From sources to sea official launch of the book! The River Tyne Trail-From sources to Sea official launch of the walk. Ceremonial Start Tuesday 19 April at 11.00am from Tynemouth...
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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
10:30 pm
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...
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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
10:30 pm
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...
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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
10:30 am
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...
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North East Mini Club @ Seaburn Recreation Ground
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
North East Mini Club @ Seaburn Recreation Ground
10:00 am
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...
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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
6:30 pm
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...
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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
10:00 am
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...
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Nov 5 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bonfire Night and Fireworks @ Higham Lakes,
4:00 pm
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...
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Little donkey Nativity Walk @ St John Vianneys Church
Dec 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Little donkey Nativity Walk @ St John Vianneys Church
6:00 pm
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...
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Tyne Trail Ultra Race Series @ Deadwater north Kielder
Apr 29 all-day
Tyne Trail Ultra Race Series @ Deadwater north Kielder
12:00 am
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...
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Longhirst Hall Golf Day @ Longhirst Hall
May 12 all-day
Longhirst Hall Golf Day @ Longhirst Hall
12:00 am
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...
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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
4:00 pm
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...
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Carols at the MetroCentre @ Metrocentre Gateshead
Nov 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Carols at the MetroCentre @ Metrocentre Gateshead
12:00 pm
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...
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Nov 25 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
1st Riverside Ramble! @ The Schooner
12:00 pm
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...
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Sintons Carol Singers! @ Intu Eldon Square
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sintons Carol Singers! @ Intu Eldon Square
11:00 am
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...
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Cheer off Bluebell Bus!! @ Millennium Bridge, Newcastle
Mar 5 all-day
Cheer off Bluebell Bus!! @ Millennium Bridge, Newcastle
12:00 am
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...
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Daft as Brush Garden Party @ Daft as a Brush House
Jun 9 @ 12:00 am – 4:00 am
Daft as Brush Garden Party @ Daft as a Brush House | Newcastle upon Tyne | United Kingdom
12:00 am
Daft as a Brush grden Party Saturday 9th June 2018 from 12 noon until 4.00pm. Come along and join us for an afternoon of fun, frivolities, entertainment and much more! Featuring various stalls, tombola/prizes, ukulele...
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Bede Wind Concert @ Grey's Monument, Newcastle
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bede Wind Concert @ Grey's Monument, Newcastle
1:00 pm
***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...
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Five Bridges Walk @ Gateshead Quayside
Jul 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Five Bridges Walk @ Gateshead Quayside | Newcastle upon Tyne | United Kingdom
1:00 pm
Join the Daft as a Brush 5 Bridges Walk! If you would like to walk from Gateshead Baltic and this route covers the Five Bridges across the River Tyne.  Money raised through donations will go...
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The Powburn Show! @ Powburn Show
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Powburn Show! @ Powburn Show
9:00 am
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...
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The BIG Daft Night out!! @ The Lancastrian Suite
Sep 7 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
The BIG Daft Night out!! @ The Lancastrian Suite
7:30 pm
Hope to see you there at the BIG DAFT NIGHT OUT in aid of Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care FRANKIES CAFE Plus support With Keith Martin Compere/DJ 19:30 – 00:30, Friday 7th September...
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The Great North Run @ Great North Run
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Great North Run @ Great North Run
9:00 am
Support all our runners at the Great North Run ! Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne the 13.1 mile route takes runners through the city centre towards the River Tyne where thousands of people will cross...
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Last Night of the Proms 2018! @ Newcastle City Hall
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Last Night of the Proms 2018! @ Newcastle City Hall | Newcastle upon Tyne | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
Back by popular demand – Daft as a Brush Last Night of the Proms Newcastle City Hall 2018! Don’t miss this magnificent event at Newcastle City Hall, Last Night of the Proms concert raising funds...
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Schools Proms Event @ Newcastle City Hall
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Schools Proms Event @ Newcastle City Hall
2:00 pm
Schools and youth orchestras from Newcastle upon Tyne and South Tyneside are joining forces to take part in the Daft as a Brush Schools Prom at 2.00p.m. on Sunday 14 October 2018 at the City...
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Christmas Lights Switch-On !!! @ Daft as a Brush house
Nov 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Christmas Lights Switch-On !!! @ Daft as a Brush house  | England | United Kingdom
4:00 pm
The Daft as a Brush annual Christmas Tree Lights Switch on, is due to take place on Wednesday 7th November at 4.30pm, here at Daft as a Brush House! Join in the fun with some...
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Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Carols at the Freeman Hospital @ Freeman Hospital | United Kingdom
10:00 am
Join Daft as a Brush for a charming Carol Concert at the Northern Centre For Cancer Care in the Freeman hospital. Children will be singing your favorite festive carols from 10am-12pm. Seghill First School with...
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