Overgate Hospice

Overgate Colour Run 2019

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If you haven’t heard of a Colour Run get ready to be amazed! This year, this fun family event will be held on Saturday 13 July at Savile Park, Halifax. It consists of a 5km route with runners being doused in coloured intervals culminating in a ‘Colour Party’ at the finish line.

The Overgate Colour Run celebrates its sixth year in 2019 and they are looking forward to making it the most colourful yet! Since it began in 2014 the Overgate Colour Run has seen more than 5,000 supporters take on the 5km course raising over £180,000 for the Hospice.

Registration for this year’s event is now open and you could be on the start line as we get colourful for Overgate.

Click here to register online or call the Overgate team on 01422 387121.

Overgate Garden Party Sunday 12 May

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Overgate Hospice will be holding a garden party in the beautiful grounds of the hospice on Sunday 12 May, 12:00pm-4:00pm. There will be stalls, food and drink and musical entertainment to make this a very enjoyable day.

TJ Walsh bus company is running a FREE bus service from the Halifax Bank on Commercial Street, Halifax every hour from 12:00pm-3:00pm to the hospice at Hullen Edge Road, Elland HX5 0QY.

Overgate Firewalk 2018

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Brand new for 2018, on Saturday 8 December, 5:00pm-8:00pm at Overgate Hospice, see Firewalkers jump out of their comfort zones and into the fire!

The fire is real. The embers are red hot. Temperatures reach over 500 degrees C.

Run by the two times Guinness World Record Holder, Scott Bell there will be a 1 hour pre-walk Seminar.

On 28 November 2006 Scott Bell set a new Guinness World Record for the ‘Greatest fire walking distance’ by walking 100 meters (328 feet). Scott was totally unharmed and had no signs of any injuries.

Entry is £30 per person with a pledge to raise £150 sponsor money.

Call the Overgate team on 01422 387121 or e-mail fundraising@overgatehospice.nhs.uk

 

‘The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace’ at Halifax Minster

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Overgate Hospice Choir is proud to be presenting Karl Jenkins’ moving work on the one hundredth anniversary of the end of World War One on Saturday 13 October, 7:00pm at Halifax Minster.

‘The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace’ is a powerful and compelling account of the consequences of war and the world’s hope for peace. Commissioned for the millennium by The Royal Armouries and dedicated to the victims of the Kosovo crisis, this work is a contemporary example of a mass based on the 15th century French song L’homme armé (The Armed Man). Set within the framework of the Christian mass, The Armed Man, uses both sacred and secular texts.

The choir will be joined by the Youth Orchestra of Musica Kirklees (was Kirklees Music School) and their Music Director Thom Meredith.

The choir will also be joined by three treble soloist from the Halifax Minster Choir; Rosie Barber, Martha Hill and Madison Tasker.

Tickets at £12 are available from:

  • Overgate Hospice, 30 Hullen Edge Road, Elland HX5 0QY
  • Harveys of Halifax, Commercial Street, Halifax HX1 1LJ
  • Shoesmiths, Commercial Street, Halifax HX1 1BE

Overgate Hospice Fundraiser at Westgate Arcade

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The fundraising team from Overgate Hospice will down at Westgate Arcade from Thursday 16 August to Saturday 18 August.

Harold the Hospice Hare will be there along with Teddy Tombola and Hook a Duck.

You can sign up for Midnight Walk and Firewalk and the Overgate Lottery.

Westgate Hamper Raffle – prizes worth over £200.

It’s going to be amazing and for such a worthy cause!

Overgate Hospice – Midnight Walk 2018

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Overgate Hospice‘s flagship event, the Midnight Walk, invites supporters to take on a 7 or 13 mile walk starting at, you guessed it, midnight! The routes are different each year and remain a secret until the night, and walkers are welcomed back to base with a bacon butty, refreshments and the famous Midnight Walk goody bag!

Registration for the 2018 event, taking place on Saturday 8 September and starting at Northbridge Leisure Centre in Halifax, is open now. Click here to register online or call our team on 01422 387121 or email fundraising@overgate.nhs.uk.

If you would like to advertise the event you could display this downloadable Midnight Walk Poster 2018.

 

Overgate Mountain Bike Challenge

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This year’s Mountain Bike Challenge is an 18 or 26 mile route of testing terrain around some of Calderdale’s best tracks and bridleways.

Registration for the 2018 event, which is taking place on Sunday 24 June and starting at Overgate Hospice, is open now.

Click here to register online, or call the Overgate team on 01422 387121.

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Overgate Colour Run 2018

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If you haven’t heard of a Colour Run get ready to be amazed! This year, this fun family event will be held on Saturday 7 July at Savile Park, Halifax. Itconsists of a 5km route with runners being doused in coloured intervals culminating in a ‘Colour Party’ at the finish line.

The Overgate Colour Run celebrates its fifth year in 2018 and they are looking forward to making it the most colourful yet! Since it began in 2014 the Overgate Colour Run has seen more than 5,000 supporters take on the 5km course raising over £180,000 for the Hospice.

They will be welcoming back their host, Bazz, as he brings the most colourful party of the year to Calderdale. Our main event sponsors Orchard FM are also back along with Cornerstone Recruitment as a new event sponsor this year.

Registration for this year’s event is now open and you could be on the start line as we get colourful for Overgate.

Click here to register online or call the Overgate team on 01422 387121.