Events Notice

All of our planned events have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. We trust you will all be safe for yourselves as well as others.  See our coronavirus page for more information. If you would like to hold an online event, please get in touch with our office team via email.

Current Events

No Current Events

Upcomming Events

Evening of Soul – Details to follow

Virgin Money London Marathon – 3 October 2021 – Details to follow

Royal Parks Half Marathon – 10 October 2021 – Read more here.

Current Online Events

  • Growing Older Focus Groups – sign in & register your interest here
  • Golden Jubilee – Transition Event | Scotland – March 2021 more info to follow.
  • Fortnightly Wellbeing Zoom with our  Wellbeing Counsellor
  • Regular Webinars with a panel of ACHD Specialists around the country and guest speakers

Previous Events:

Craft club, Coffee club, Art clubs that have been held regularly

  • 25 February 2021 – Covid-19 Concerns Webinar Part 2
  • 1 February 2021 – ACHD and pregnancy
  • 28 Jan 2021 – Covid-19 Concerns Webinar Part 1
  • 28 May 2020 @ 3 PM – Online Zoom Meeting – The SF Patients Group – Signup via private facebook group
  • 21 May 2020 @ 3 PM – Online Zoom Meeting – The SF Patients Group – Signup via private facebook group
  • 8 April 2020: Live Webinar – Covid 19 and Congenital Heart Disease

Previous Events 2020

(Virtual dates to be arranged) Annual Conference – 3 October 2020

(Cancelled for this year) Little Hearts Matter Open Day and AGM – Birmingham – 14 March 2020 – Link

(Cancelled for this year) Transition Information day: Moving to adult cardiology services – Guys – London 14 March 2020 – Link

(Postponed – to be re-arranged ASAP) An Evening of Soul with Andre Smith – Ipswich – 1 May 2020 – Link

(Cancelled for this year) Ipswich Music Day – 5 July 2020

(Cancelled for this year) Ipswich Maritime Festival – 22 – 23 August 2020

(New date) Royal Parks Half – 11 April 2021 (Running Event) – Link

(Cancelled – Obtaining refund) NightRider London – 6-7 June 2020 (Cycle Event) – Link

Let us inspire you.

Whether it’s a charity walk, a marathon or a quiz, our passionate team of supporters run events across the UK, with a fundraising challenge for everyone. But, if you can’t find anything that suits you, why not hold your own event and put the fun in fundraising?

However, it’s not just about raising money. We also hold events that bring people born with a heart condition together.

Whether you take part in a one-off event or give your time regularly, thank you very much for your support. We couldn’t do what we do without you.

We have lots of unique, fun and inspiring fundraising events for you to get involved with!

Fancy running a marathon? Or taking part in a moonlight walk? Perhaps a pub quiz or a fun day at the bingo is more your speed?

Whatever you want to do, we have a fundraising challenge for everyone.

However, it’s not just about raising money. We also hold events that bring people born with a heart condition together. Whether you take part in a one-off event or give your time regularly, thank you very much for your support. We couldn’t do what we do without you.

Get your business involved!

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Hold your own event!

Each year, our amazing volunteers organise unique and inspiring fundraising events all over the country.

But, if you can’t find anything that suits you, why not hold your own event and put your idea of fun into fundraising?

If you need a little help with inspiration (and how to keep things legal and above board!) we’ve created a handy guide with lots of ideas and advice to get you started. We’ve also included some simple to follow instructions and a handy checklist.  DOWNLOAD HERE.

Whether you organise a one-off event or give your time regularly, thank you very much for your support. We couldn’t do what we do without you. You can even set up a fundraising page with Virgin Money or JustGiving.

Why organise or take part in an event?

Because we need you to!

  • Events get you out and about, meeting new people and taking part in your local community
  • Fundraising events are a great way to have fun and make friends
  • Through events you can make a valued contribution to The Somerville Foundation
  • It can be easy to take part in an event if you keep it really simple. There’s an approach to suit every lifestyle and schedule.

Your contribution makes an incredible difference to people’s lives.

Download our handy guide for some great fundraising event ideas and advice!

Get in touch with us and tell us how you are fundraising for The Somerville Foundation and get a free fundraising pack.  FIND OUT MORE

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