Event Ideas

Organising your own event is a great way to raise money for the Fund. Below is a list of just about every type of event we can think of:

Aerobics, Apple Bobbing, Anniversary, Afternoon Tea, Arts & Crafts, As Good as New, Auction of Goods, Auction of Services (from massage to hair cuts), Auction of Promises (walk the dog, wash the car), Alcohol (pub crawls/ beer festivals/donation from every pint), Assault Course

Bad Tie Day, Bingo, Board Games, Baked Bean Bath, Boat Race, Balloon Race, Bowling Night, Bonny Baby Contest, Book Sale, BBQ, Barn Dance, Battle of the Bands, Burns Night, Bus Pull, Beat the Goalie, Bed/Bath Push, Bike Ride, Beer Barrel Roll, Beard Shaving, Boiled Egg Throwing, Biggest Anything, Ball, Beauty Evening, Badminton, Bond Night, Bazaars, Brass Bands, Business Lunches

Cake Stall, Car Wash, Calendars, Carnival, Candle Making, Carol Concert/Singing, Car Boot Sale, Concert, Car Treasure Hunt, Casino Evening, Copper Collection, Chariot Race, Craft Fair, Cricket Match, Children’s Party, Crossword Contest, Classic Car Show, Christmas Draw, Coconut Shy, Collecting Tins, Coffee Morning, Colouring Competition, Cocktail Party, Circus, Cooking, Celebrations, Celebrities, Cowboys & Indians, Crèche, Comedian, Champagne Breakfast

Darts, Dinner, Dance, Demonstrations, Disco, Dogs, Duck Race, Donkey Race/Rides, Daft Games, Distance Running, Decorations, Dressing Up/Down Days

Easter Egg Hunt or Raffle, Eating Marathon, Expeditions, Eyebrows (shaved off!), Escape from (Jail/Police station), Extravaganza, Exhibitions, Entrance Fee

Fasting, Fancy Dress, Fashion Shows, Flower Show, Fencing, Film Nights or Previews, Freebies, Face Painting, Fire Walking, Fairground Rides, Fairs, Fireworks, Football Tournament, Foreign Coins

Garage Sale, Garden Party, Garden Show, Garden Open Days, Guess the Name/Weight/Number, Gala, Golf Day, Ghost Walks, Games Lunch, Game Show Night, Glamorous Gran, Go Kart Grand Prix, Gunge Tank

Halloween Party, Hoopla, Hook-a-Duck, Horse Rides, Hot Air Balloon, Haggis Hurling, Harvest Supper, Hypnotist, Happy Day (anyone not happy gets a fine)

Ice Creams, Indians, It’s a Knockout, Inflatables, Ironing, Indoor Games Night

Jokes, Jams, Jumble Sale, Jail Break, Jewellery Making

Kissing, Karaoke, Kids vs Adults Activity, Key Rings

Line Dancing, Live Music, Look-a-Like Contest, Ladies Night, Left Handed Day, Loose Change Collection

Murder Mystery Nights, Mascot, Market Stalls, Music Event, Medieval, Mile of Pennies, Mini Olympics, Mufti Day

Nature Walk, Nightclub Promotion, No Phones/Smoking/Chocolate/Tea day, Night Under the Stars, Netball Tournament

Opera Night, Outward Bound, Oscars Party

Plate Smashing, Picnic, Puppet Shows, Pool, Penny Jar, Pub Crawl, Piano Playing, Pram Push, Piggy Back Rides, Pantomime, Party, Paint Balling, Pancake Race, Pet Shows, Playstation Play Off, Pub Games, Poetry Reading

Quiz Night (various themes)

Rowing, Rides, Radio, Relaxing Breaks, Raffle, Roller Skating, Race Nights, Rugby Match, Raft
Race, Ramble, Recipe Book, Refreshments, Recycling (phones, cartridges, clothes)

Skateboarding, Skittles, Singalong, Street or Supermarket Collection, Superhero, Swimming, Snooker, Swear Box, Sixties Evening, Street Party, Silence, Slim, Sports Day, Shows, Sales, Santa’s Grotto, Scavenger Hunt, Shoe Shine, Supper, Sponge Throwing, Stationary Cycle, Strawberries and Cream, Street Entertainment, Swap Shop, Sponsored Anything

Trolley Dash, Trolley Tokens, Table Decorations, Teddy Bear Picnic, Theatre, Truck Pull, Tug of War, Table Tennis, Tournaments, Talent Competition, Tenpin Bowling, Tombola, Toy Sale, Table Top Sale, Throwing Competition

Underwear Party, Unwanted Presents, Uniform Day (or Non Uniform Day)

Variety Show, Visits, Voices Events (singing)

Watching the Sunset, Wedding Theme, Wild West, World Cup, Wildlife, Winter, Walks, Woodland Scheme, Wellie Wanging, Water Sports, Wastepaper, Waxing, Windscreen Wash, Wine & Cheese, Wine Tasting, Washing Day (cars, windows etc)

Xmas Hamper, Xmas Fair, X Marks the Spot Treasure Hunt

Yacht Racing, Yard of Ale, YoYo competition

Zodiac Evening

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