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Events and adventures

Challenge yourself in 2020!

Help us raise vital funds by taking part in a Brandon event or the adventure of a lifetime. In partnership with event management specialists, we've selected some exciting challenges which will test your courage, skill, strength, and endurance. Whether you're a thrillseeker and enjoy fast-paced action, or prefer a gentler approach, there's something to suit you.

Some of the events require a minimum amount of sponsorship. Please read the accompanying information for full details.

If you'd like more information on any of our events, please email fundraising@brandontrust.org or call 0117 907 7200.

10,000 feet Skydive

10,000 feet tandem skydive in Devon

9 May 2020 (postponed - date to be rearranged)

Calling all thrillseekers! How about an exhilarating 10,000 feet tandem skydive over Devon? Freefall 5,000 feet at speeds of more than 120 miles per hour before the canopy opens and you experience a tranquil mile-long descent to the drop zone.

Limited places available

We have just 10 places up for grabs. Book your skydive today!

Minimum pledge £395

London to Paris Cycle Ride

London to Paris Cycle Ride

12-16 August 2020

Cycle from capital to capital in this challenging 315-mile charity bike ride! Four days in the saddle will culminate in a stunning finale past in the Arc de Triomphe and down the Champs Elysées, before reaching the pièce de résistance, the Eiffel Tower, which marks the finish line.

Registration fee £125 / Minimum pledge £1,610

TrekFest - The Beacons

TrekFest - The Beacons

19 September 2020

Choose a 25km or 50km route. Whether you walk, jog, or run, you’ll enjoy one of the UK's most beautiful national parks – the Brecon Beacons, South Wales. Full of incredible scenery, rolling countryside, and impressive mountains, Brecon Beacons National Park is also an SAS training ground – expect stunning yet challenging terrain!

Ready to take on this endurance challenge?

Sign up for TrekFest

25km Registration fee £55 / Minimum pledge £130
50km Registration fee £65 / Minimum pledge £220

Big Brandon Bake

Delicious homemade cake

20 September 2020

Do you have a flair for baking? Holding a coffee morning and cake sale is a fantastic way to raise funds and help enhance the lives of people we support.

To sign up, please email fundraising@brandontrust.org. We'll send you a free fundraising kit, packed with tips and ideas to help make your event a success. You can also choose your own event date if you prefer.

3 Peaks Challenge

3 Peaks Challenge UK

2-4 October 2020

This charity challenge is the most highly regarded trekking challenge in the UK! Conquer three of the UK giants - Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike, and Snowdon - climbing around 10,000 feet and walking approximately 22 miles in total. 

Registration fee £75 / Minimum pledge £770

Nailsea Charity Walks & Runs

Nailsea Charity Walks & Runs

11 October 2020

Take part in the Nailsea and Backwell Rotary 9th Annual Nailsea Charity Walks & Runs, and enjoy the local countryside at a pace that suits you. Choose the gentle 5km stroll, a more demanding 10km route, or the 20km challenge.

Registration fee £7. Postponed event from 7 June.

Dalai Lama Trek

Exploring the foothills of the Himalayas

23 October - 2 November 2020

Explore the foothills of the Himalayas and discover the spiritual home of the Dalai Lama! A challenging 52km, five-day trek through North India, in the heart of the world’s highest mountain range, wonderfully rounded off with a visit to the incomparable Taj Mahal - the greatest monument to love ever built.

Registration fee £349 / Minimum pledge £2,848
N.B. Airport tax £250

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