Joining one of our events, or setting up your own fundraiser could be the best fun you have all year whilst helping those less able than yourselves!

Take a look at our events calendar at what exciting events you can get involved in or use our handy downloadable fundraising guide with tips to organise your own event.


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September 2017

The Diamond Ball

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Formby Hall Golf Club,
Ambassador Suite, Formby L37 0AB
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Diamond Ball

Organised in aid of Rainbow House by parent Lisa Maddison. Arrival 7pm for 7.30pm. Tickets £50 per person To include: Arrival drink, 3 course meal & glass of wine, live band 'The Wickermen' and fantastic auction & raffle prizes. Tickets/Enquiries contact Lisa Maddison: 07962 599603

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Great North Run – Newcastle

September 10
Great North Run

Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne the 13.1 mile route takes runners through the city centre towards the River Tyne where thousands of people will cross over the iconic Tyne Bridge, where if you're lucky, you might get a glimpse of the Red Arrows passing overhead. From there runners will travel through Gateshead while being entertained many bands on the run. The route, lined by thousands of supporters, leads runners to South Shields where at the top of Prince Edward Road…

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The Gauntlet Games

September 16 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Heaton Park,
Gauntlet Games

The Gauntlet Games is coming back to Manchester’s Heaton Park. After the success of the 2016 event the Gladiators can’t wait to battle even more of you in 2017, and with heaps of new and crazy obstacles in store, you’d be mad to miss out. Venue Address: Heaton Park, Middleton Road, Manchester M25 2SW Venue highlight: The water zone half way around the course – there will be all kinds of crazy water and inflatable based obstacle challenges for you. You…

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Hero Assault Course

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Avenham Park,
Preston, PR1 8JT
Hero Assault Course

Calling All The Heroes... Hero Assault Course is coming to Preston to bring out the best in people. The qualities of a Hero include helping others, displaying acts of bravery and to build camaraderie amongst the people! Our course is delivered by Ozonefit Military Fitness Preston, and therefor designed and built here by Royal Marine Commandos and Army Engineers to be challenging yet forgiving for all abilities. Be prepared for your mission which involves water sliding, crawling, climbing and jog/running…

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October 2017

Chester Marathon

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chester Racecourse,
Chester CH1 2LY
Chester Marathon

The multi-award winning and UK’s only international marathon from the historic Roman/Medieval international destination City of Chester. Race day will also include the 26.2km MBNA Chester Metric Marathon and the MBNA Chester Mini-Marathon. Enter online here: and then contact the Fundraising Team at Rainbow House for a fundraising pack by post.  Alternatively you can download and print your pack from our DOWNLOADS page at home. Both races start at Chester Racecourse, Chester, CH1 2LY. You can transfer your place to…

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Manchester Half Marathon

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Emirates Old Trafford,
Lancashire County Cricket Club
Manchester, M16 0PX
Manchester Half Marathon

A superfast course, great entertainment, outstanding crowd support and glorious finish at Emirates Old Trafford, the home of Lancashire Cricket Club, plus a medal and a technical t-shirt for all finishers! How do I enter the Manchester Half Marathon? How much does it cost? Entries for the Manchester Half Marathon 2017 are on sale now.  Entries will be limited to 15,000, with the price set at £36.00 & £34.00 for affiliated runners. Rainbow House does not currently have any charity…

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November 2017

Masquerade Charity Ball

November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 11:55 pm
The Villa Country House Hotel,
Moss Side Lane, Wrea Green
Preston, Lancashire PR4 2PE United Kingdom
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Join us for our biggest event of the year and enjoy a 3 course meal and entertainment at The Villa Country House Hotel, Wrea Green. Evening to Include: Drinks reception , 3 course meal, bacon roll at midnight, entertainment by ‘The Jersey Tones’, Zanda Magic, DJ and fabulous dancing show girls. PLATINUM PACKAGE - £1,000 1 Table of 10 people 3 Bottles of wine 3 Course meal & coffee/tea VIP drinks reception Premium location Half page advert in event brochure Premium…

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December 2017

Christmas Fair

December 3 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rainbow House,
Salt Pit Lane, Mawdesley
Ormskirk, Lancashire L40 2QX United Kingdom

Save the Date Sunday 3rd December 2017 11am-3pm Santas Grotto Childrens Games Craft Stalls Refreshments Dj & Music Entertainment More details TBC

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March 2018

Husky Trail Lapland

March 31, 2018 - April 7, 2018
Lapland Husky Trek

Organised by Global Adventure Challenges.  Please check their website for more detailed information. 31 Mar 2018 - 7 Apr 2018 Option A - Registration Fee £449 + Min Sponsorship £4000 Option B - Registration Fee £449 + Self Funding £2000 Day 1 – Depart UK for flight to Tromso. Transfer to Dog Sled Centre and overnight in Lavvo. Day 2 – Transfer to start point. Sled to Camp 1. Distance – 30km Day 3 – Sled through Isdalen (Ice Valley)…

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April 2018

Great Manchester Marathon

April 8, 2018
Emirates Old Trafford,
Lancashire County Cricket Club
Manchester, M16 0PX
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Great Manchester Run

  A superfast course, great entertainment, outstanding crowd support and glorious finish at Emirates Old Trafford, the home of Lancashire Cricket Club, plus a medal and ASICS technical t-shirt for all finishers! Limited entries will be available at a special opening price of £45 and as a pre-registered customer you will have the best chance to secure one of the discounted places. Once these places have sold out the entry price will increase to an opening price of £50. This price…

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