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Aug
4
Fri
Charity Darts Night @ Conservative Club
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 5 @ 1:00 am
Charity Darts Night @ Conservative Club | England | United Kingdom

Charity Darts Night

Do you like to play darts? Would you like the chance to win £100 cash then you need to come to the Jam Crackers charity darts night being held on the 4th of August 2017 at
The Conservative club
High Street
Leighton Buzzard
Beds
LU7 1EA

The doors open at 6pm with toes at the oche at 7pm.

We are looking for 8 teams of six at £40 a team.  Teams need to book their places now to guarantee their chances of winning the £100 prize fund.

There will be a raffle and buffet plus music continuing into the night and after the comp!

Last year was such a good turnout Jam crackers would love this year to be just as good or even better!

Not into darts? Still come down the atmosphere is electric! Take part in the raffle grab a drink and support local people and business all while raising funds for our chosen charity FUN

We are also looking for kind donations which will go into the raffle on the night! You will be thanked on all of our social media platforms.

 

Sep
15
Fri
Comedy Night @ Families United Network
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Comedy Night @ Families United Network | England | United Kingdom

Comedy Night

Families United Network’s very popular Comedy Night is returning on the 15th September 2017.

Come along and join an evening of laughter, along with the option of a curry.  Alcohol and soft drinks available at the bar.

We have a superb line up of comedians for you.

Brian Higgins – principal interests in life include  himself,  Scottish people, religion and of course drinking – but the difference in Brian’s case is that he is genuinely  funny. Paid no finer a compliment than to be likened to an early Billy Connolly.

BENNETT AARON – Bennett has performed at all the major comedy clubs around the UK as well as entertaining audiences in  Italy, Australia, The  Netherlands, Germany, Poland, South Africa and Hong Kong.

KEVIN PRECIOUS – has performed his stand-up comedy routines at top venues all over the country inc: Jongleurs; the Glee; the Stand; the Comedy Cafe; and the Frog and Bucket. Added to this, he has worked for leading comedy agents such as Off the Kerb and Christian Knowles.

ANDRÉ VINCENT –  is one of those rare entertainers who does it all. Comedian, actor, writer, director, presenter, singer, circus boy…a born show-off.

Doors open at 7Pm, curry on arrival, followed by Comedy.

Tickets are £12.50

Tickets with curry £15

Sep
23
Sat
Skydive @ Hinton Airfield
Sep 23 all-day
Skydive @ Hinton Airfield | Steane | England | United Kingdom

Skydive

Families United Network are looking for adrenaline junkies looking to take on the challenge of jumping from a plane at 10,000ft, doing a tandem skydive.

What’s it like?

Imagine standing at the edge of an open doorway in an aircraft flying at 10,000 feet – the noise of the engines and the wind ringing in your ears with only the outline of distant fields below. Now imagine leaning forward out of that doorway and letting go – falling forward into the clouds, diving down through the air as you start freefalling at over 120mph! Then imagine the peace and quiet as the canopy opens, the steering toggles come down either side of you and you begin a tranquil parachute descent from a mile up in the air, steering yourself back down to the centre of the drop zone below. Imagine being able to do this for FREE whilst harnessed to a professional freefall parachute instructor and at the same time being able to help a worthwhile charity! Stop imagining, it’s real and it’s happening all the time and you can be part of it…

If you are brave enough book your place here

You will need to pay a £40 registration fee to gaurantee your jump, then you will need to raise a minimum of £400 to cover the skydive and for Families United Network to receive approx £140 towards the services we offer families.  You don’t need to stop at £400 as every penny makes a big difference to the charity.

Oct
7
Sat
Firewalk for FUN @ The Axe and Compass
Oct 7 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Firewalk for FUN @ The Axe and Compass | Heath and Reach | England | United Kingdom
Firewalk for FUN 2017

Families United Network is looking for 35 brave people to take part in our FUNdraising challenge and walk across 12ft of hot coals to help us raise £5000!!

The Axe and Compass pub in Leighton Buzzard is hosting the fire walk on 7th October 2017 along with a yummy BBQ.

All firewalkers will benefit from a one-hour pre-event seminar with Firewalk instructor, designed to build lasting confidence and help personal development. Then they’ll take on the 12ft fire pit in front of friends and family! Why not join as a team? Get your friends or work colleagues together for a great night for a great cause.

A previous fire walker for FUN has said that “it is an amazing once in a life time experience. The seminar before is really helpful and gives you great encouragement. I didn’t think i could do it without hurting myself but i was totally painfree after. I would do it again!

Registration fee is £20 and min sponsorship is £140.

If you manage to raise £140 is sponsorship you will receive your £20 registration fee back.

If you would like to accept the challenge please contact us on

info@familiesunitednetwork.org.uk

 

 

 

Oct
27
Fri
Monster Mash @ Leighton Buzzard Rugby Club
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Monster Mash @ Leighton Buzzard Rugby Club | Stanbridge | England | United Kingdom

Monster Mash

Come along to the Jam Crackers Monster Mash 2017.

Being held at:
Leighton Buzzard Rugby Cub
Wrights Meadow
Leighton Road
Standbridge
LU7 9HR

27th October 2017.  7pm til late!

Fancy Dress optional

Tickets are £15 per head

  • Blood Fizz on Arrival
  • Buffet
  • Prizes for the best costume
  • Raffle on the night

Over 18’s ONLY

Families United Network is Jam Crackers chosen charity for 2017. Please come along and support the event.

The event is guaranteed to be a great night, this is the 2nd year that Jam Crackers have held this event. Purchase your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

Purchase you tickets here.