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Special events taking place across Greater Manchester where you can combine your passion for supporting cancer research, treatment and recovery along with exercise, or some other kind of social event.

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Bubble Rush 2018

The Bubble Rush is a family friendly sponsored 5k run to aid Bolton Hospice. The course starts in a sea of bubbles and features four Bubble Stations along the route where cannons pump out coloured foam to create a 4ft deep bubble bath. Every course is family friendly, so you can run, jog, walk, dance or toddle through the foam.

Date: Sunday 16 September 2018 Time: 11.00 am
Location: Queen's Park, 34 Great Moor St, Bolton BL1 4RU

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Doctor Kershaw's Hospice Colour Blast

Join the most colourful Doctor Kershaw's Hospice event of the year, and walk, run or jog the route whilst being blasted with coloured paint. Fun for all the family!

Date: Sunday 23 September 2018 Time: 1.00 pm
Location: Alexandra Park, Kings Rd, Oldham OL8 2BN

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Breast Cancer Family History Study Day

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is teaming up with Prevent Breast Cancer to bring you the Breast Cancer Family History Study Day 2018.

This informative event will explore topics such as gene testing, medical and surgical preventative strategies and family history MDT. It promises to be an informative day packed full of interesting talks featuring multiple perspectives including medical, surgical, outcome and lifestyle, making it suitable for a range of healthcare professionals. This full day event will include a hot lunch and refreshments.

Date: Friday 5 October 2018 Time: 9.30 am
Location: The Education and Research Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Southmoor Rd, Manchester, M23 9LT

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Parade in the Park

A sister event to the Manchester Midnight Walk, Parade in the Park is open to children of all ages to allow them to remember someone special and raise money for St Ann’s Hospice. It’s the perfect activity to get those little feet outdoors and active, as well as having lots of fun!

Children are invited to put their best foot forward and take part in the 1km sponsored walk, with music and entertainment, game and activities – and plenty of surprises along the way!

Date: Sunday 14 October 2018 Time: 10.00 am
Location: Parr Fold Park, Walkden Road, Walkden, M28 7EA

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The Big Bolton Ball

Bolton Hospice and Bolton Lads & Girls Club are joining forces to hold a very special event this autumn! The Big Bolton Ball will take place in the Premier Suite at the Bolton Whites Hotel.

This is the first event of its kind, where the two biggest charities in Bolton are working together to help local people. The event will include fabulous food, entertainment and an ‘Auction of Promises’.

Date: Friday 3 November 2018 Time: 7.00 pm
Location: Bolton Whites Hotel, University of Bolton Stadium, De Havilland Way, Bolton BL6 6SF

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Think Pink Charity Ball

COST : £65.00

Your ticket will include the following :
Drinks on arrival
3 course dinner
Live entertainment
Games and more.

Guest celebrity appearance.

All proceeds are to be donated to Prevent Breast Cancer,

Situated in the heart of the city, The Midland is a luxury hotel in Manchester like no other. Host to an array of Kings, Queens, Presidents and Prime Ministers over the years, you can rest assured knowing that you’ll be partying the night away in one of most iconic and historic hotels in Manchester.

To purchase your tickets contact Kath on 07919514063 or Alison on 07972246625.

Date: Saturday 5 November 2018 Time: 7.30 pm
Location: The Midland Hotel, Peter Street, Manchester, M60 2DS

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Tough 10 Manchester

The Manchester Half Marathon is set on a super fast, flat course and will be the ideal course for novices and personal best seekers alike. This, in addition to the fact that the course finishes at Old Trafford, home of Lancashire Country Cricket Club, makes this an event you won’t want to miss.

With three levels of toughness available, choose your ultimate running challenge and raise funds for Cancer Research UK.

Date: Sunday 10 November 2018 Time: 10.00 am
Location: Heaton Park, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 0BW

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Christmas Celebration 2018

Taking place again at Manchester Cathedral, this Prevent Breast Cancer event will once again provide guaranteed entertainment for all the family and get everyone into the Christmas Spirit, while raising crucial funds for the charity.

They started last year’s with a musical nativity play performed by local kids and followed this with choirs belting out Christmas classics alongside songs spanning every genre you can think of. Everyone said they couldn’t resist joining in!

The event will feature a festive market place where you can pick up some unique Christmas gifts as well as enjoy a mulled wine and some festive food delights.

Date: Friday 21 December 2018 Time: 6.30 pm
Location: Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester, M3 1SX

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