Other Events

17 October 2016 - 17 October 2020
Walking for Health
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Time : 12am - 2pm Every monday
Location : Holton Lee
Type of Event : Activity

Join us for a gentle stroll around Holton Lee taking in some of the fantastic scenery. Led by George Hinton from the RSPB.
Free - no need to book
Meet at the Coffee Shack.

Contact Details
Organisation :
Livability Holton Lee
Contact Name : Shirley Walker
Tel : 01202 625562
Email : swalker.holtonlee@livability.org.uk
Website : http://www.holtonlee.org


18 April 2018 - 22 April 2018
Volunteer Forum & Well Being Festival
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Time : 10-4pm
Location : The Sovereign Shopping Centre, Boscombe
Type of Event : Free table/stalls & Free Confidence building & Well-being workshops

FREE table/stalls to fundraise, recruit volunteers, raise awareness etc available in sovereign centre for Bosc-commUNITY EARTHDAY & WELL BEing & on Weds 18 & Thurs 19th there will be free workshops and other opportunities to benefit volunteers, i.e; if volunteers have come with their organisations to help run stalls they also can pop-in to talks, discussion and workshops or try an affordable 'bite sized' therapy or treatment. We used to run training for those helping run the event and this time we are inviting ALL local volunteers & their managers, carers & unpaid/low wage workers to join us - saying thanks to unsung heroes in our Bosc-commUNITY!

Contact Details
Organisation :
Community Event Network
Contact Name : Sam the paperwork fairy
Tel : 01202386348
Email : Paperworkfairy@me.com
Website : http://https://tinyurl.com/print-to-help-fairies


21 April 2018
Neon Run Poole
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Time : 7pm
Location : Poole Park
Type of Event : 5k fun run

The annual Dorset Neon Run is returning for its second year of splashing a little colour across Poole Park. The event is for all abilities, so whether you prefer to run, walk or jog this event is perfect for you. Join up to 1,000 other neon runners by making a difference for Diverse Abilities, Dorset’s disability charity.
We cannot change people’s disabilities but you can help us make their lives fun and fulfilled. Sign up today for just £25 and you could be helping to make a difference to not only children and adults with disabilities, but their families too.

Sign up today at www.dorsetneonrun.com/poole/.

Contact Details
Organisation :
Diverse Abilities
Contact Name : Amy McBrayne
Tel : 01202 718 266
Email : events@diverseabilities.org.uk
Website : http://www.dorsetneonrun.com/poole/


04 May 2018 - 22 June 2018
8 Week Mindfulness Course
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Time : 1300 - 1400
Location : Poole Yoga Centre
Type of Event : Mindfulness Course

This is the 8 week MBSR course which stands for Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. The course is taught and guided by Vicky Walduck from Bangor University.
Highly recommended to help with stress, anxiety, depression, negative thinking, to increase general well being and much more.
Vicky has a Masters degree in Mindfulness and is a member of the UK register of mindfulness based training organisations.

Contact Details
Organisation :
Bournemouth Mindfulness
Contact Name : Vicky Walduck
Tel : 07722 557050
Email : bournemouthmindfulness@gmail.com
Website : http://www.bournemouthmindfulness.org


23 June 2018
Giants Head Marathon 2018
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Location : Cerene Abbas Giant area, Dorset
Type of Event : Marathon trek

Voted as Marathon of the Year in 2014 by Runners World, the Giants Head Marathon has become one of the most known challenges in the world not only for its exceptional hilly trail route around the Cerene Abbas Giant area of Dorset, but also for its infamous water station based at 20 miles. Places for this event sell out every year, so sign up today on behalf of Diverse Abilities and be part of this iconic challenge.

Diverse Abilities is an independent, not for profit organisation working together with families to help meet the needs of local people, of all ages, with physical and learning disabilities.

We cannot change people’s disabilities but you can help us make their lives fun and fulfilled. Sign up today for just £10 and you could be helping to make a difference to not only children and adults with disabilities, but their families too.

Sign up today at www.diverseabilities.org.uk/giant-head-marathon/

Contact Details
Organisation :
Diverse Abilities
Contact Name : Amy McBrayne
Tel : 01202 718 266
Email : events@diverseabilities.org.uk
Website : http://www.diverseabilities.org.uk/giant-head-marathon/


01 July 2018
Totally Wiped Out 2018
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Location : Canford School
Type of Event : Obtacle challenge

Combining the best elements of Total Wipeout and Gladiators, Diverse Abilities brings you the biggest and bounciest challenge in Dorset. Can you take on the infamous Big Red Balls or survive the inflatable assault course?

This year, we have child size versions of the course so this is an event for the whole family to enjoy. Sign up for just £6 per person and help us to continue bringing smiles to the wonderful adults and children that we support living in Dorset (earlybird price is valid until 1st April 2018).

Diverse Abilities is an independent, not for profit organisation working together with families to help meet the needs of local people, of all ages, with physical and learning disabilities. We cannot change people’s disabilities but you can help us make their lives fun and fulfilled.

Sign up today at www.diverseabilities.org.uk/totally-wiped-out-2018/


Contact Details
Organisation :
Diverse Abilities
Contact Name : Amy McBrayne
Tel : 01202 718 266
Email : events@diverseabilities.org.uk
Website : http://www.diverseabilities.org.uk/totally-wiped-out-2018/


29 July 2018
Prudential RideLondon - Surrey 100
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Location : London/Surrey
Type of Event : Cycle

We are thrilled to have charity places in this incredible closed road event which starts at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and then takes you on a journey through central London and into the stunning countryside of Surrey. The event is well known for its fantastic support from the public and with a final finish via The Mall, you’re sure to hear the roaring crowds of London after you have completed your incredible achievement.

Diverse Abilities is an independent, not for profit organisation working together with families to help meet the needs of local people, of all ages, with physical and learning disabilities right here in the heart of Dorset.

We cannot change people’s disabilities but you can help us make their lives fun and fulfilled.

Sign up today for just £20 and you could be helping to make a difference to not only children and adults with disabilities, but their families too.

Sign up today at www.diverseabilities.org.uk/ride-london.

Contact Details
Organisation :
Diverse Abilities
Contact Name : Amy McBrayne
Tel : 01202 718 266
Email : events@diverseabilities.org.uk
Website : http://www.diverseabilities.org.uk/ride-london


02 September 2018
Lyme Splash
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Location : Lyme Regis and Lyme Bay
Type of Event : Swimming Event

Join Diverse Abilities at this open water swim challenge from Lyme Regis to Charmouth. The route is 1.7 nautical miles / 3.15k around part of the beautiful Jurassic Coast.

Diverse Abilities is an independent, not for profit organisation working together with families to help meet the needs of local people, of all ages, with physical and learning disabilities right here in the heart of Dorset.

We cannot change people’s disabilities but you can help us make their lives fun and fulfilled. Sign up today for just £15 and you could be helping to make a difference to not only children and adults with disabilities, but their families too.

Sign up today at www.diverseabilities.org.uk/lyme-splash and help us to continue bringing smiles to the adults and children we support.

Contact Details
Organisation :
Diverse Abilities
Contact Name : Amy McBrayne
Tel : 01202 718 266
Email : events@diverseabilities.org.uk
Website : http://www.diverseabilities.org.uk/lyme-splash


14 September 2018
Diverse Abilities Rugby Lunch 2018
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Location : Hoburne Park
Type of Event : Fundraising entertainment event

The infamous Diverse Abilities Rugby Lunch is once again back for 2018 and will be taking place at Hoburne Holiday Park, Christchurch. Join our rugby lunch and enjoy networking, a three-course meal, auction, games, plus listen to great anecdotes & life stories from our rugby celebrity guests.

Diverse Abilities is an independent, not for profit organisation working together with families to help meet the needs of local people, of all ages, with physical and learning disabilities right here in the heart of Dorset.

We cannot change people’s disabilities but you can help us make their lives fun and fulfilled. Individuals seats are £70 or if you would like to take a table at this exclusive event, the price is £550.

Book your place today by calling the team on 01202 718 266.

Contact Details
Organisation :
Diverse Abilities
Contact Name : Amy McBrayne
Tel : 01202 718 266
Email : events@diverseabilities.org.uk
Website : http://www.diverseabilities.org.uk/rugby-lunch-2/


07 October 2018
Bournemouth Marathon Festival
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Time : 10am
Location : Bournemouth seafront
Type of Event : Marathon

The event has rapidly become one of the top marathons to do in the UK due to its beautiful and quick route. You’ll get the chance to take on costal views with a spectacular finish amongst the crowds at Bournemouth Pier.

Apply for a guaranteed charity place today with Diverse Abilities and you will be helping us to continue meeting the needs of local people, of all ages, with physical and learning disabilities right here in the heart of Dorset.

You could be part of #TeamDiverse from just £17.50 today. Get in touch with the events team on 01202 718 266 and be part of something amazing.

Contact Details
Organisation :
Diverse Abilities
Contact Name : Amy McBrayne
Tel : 01202 718 266
Email : events@diverseabilities.org.uk
Website : http://https://diverseabilities.org.uk/bournemouth-marathon-festival-2/


18 November 2018
Wimborne 10
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Time : 10.30am
Location : Wimborne,Dorset
Type of Event : 10 Mile Run

We are delighted to be the chosen charity partner for the Wimborne 10. The 10-mile road race sells out every year and is limited to just 500 runners.

Be a part of this local challenge and run for Diverse Abilities for just £10.

Diverse Abilities is an independent, not for profit organisation working together with families to help meet the needs of local people, of all ages, with physical and learning disabilities right here in the heart of Dorset.

We cannot change people’s disabilities but you can help us make their lives fun and fulfilled. Book your place today by calling the team on 01202 718 266.

Contact Details
Organisation :
Diverse Abilities
Contact Name : Amy McBrayne
Tel : 01202 718 266
Email : events@diverseabilities.org.uk
Website : http://www.diverseabilities.org.uk/wimborne-10/