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Burn's Supper - Saturday 23 January - 7pm
At Leyland Golf Club - organised by Matron Sue Sherlock. Five course gala dinner, traditional piping in of the haggis, disco and dancing. Tickets £25 pp available from the Baby Beat Office (01772 524414).
Band Night - @ Method, Corporation Street, Preston - Thursday 4 February - 7pm
Organised by Manchester University Medical Students "Helping Hands" - funds to be divided between Baby Beat and Medics Ball. Tickets available from Ricky @ firstname.lastname@example.org or Karen Entwistle 01772 524414 (RPH internal no 4414).
Glovers Bar, Preston - Friday 26 February - An Evening of Live Music with Radio One DJ Dev
Organised by Jane Wignall and Rob Binns. Free entry with live band Coco Shackle - come along and join in the fun.
The Baby Beat Winter Ball - Friday 5 March - 7pm
Black Tie Ball at Barton Grange Hotel, Garstang Road, Barton. Once again organised by Sandra Allan, one of Baby Beat's main supporters and for the third year running, this fantastic event is always a sell out. Artist: The fabulous Stephen Bayliss with 4 Course Dinner, Auction and Raffle. Tickets: £45 each available from Sandra - 01995 640185 or Tonya - 01772 653257.
Charity Fundraiser - St Anthony's Club, Fulwood - Saturday 6 March - 7.30pm
Organised by Nicola Roberts. Fun packed evening to include Karaoke, Bingo and much more.
Charity Caberet Night & Disco "Elvis Presley Tribute" - Saturday 13 March 7.45pm - 12.30am
At Preston Grasshoppers, Lightfoot Lane, Fulwood in association with the Wooden Spoon. Organised and compered by Tony Slater with Royal Auctioneer John Lavelle. Tickets £10 available from Tony 01772 200181 or Karen 01772 524414.
Fashion Show - Marriott Hotel, Broughton, Preston - Monday 12 April - 7pm
Organised by Baby Beat's main supporter, Sandra Allan. Show by Almarice of Winmarleigh. Stalls from 7pm Show 7.30pm Tickets: £7.50 available from Sandra 01995 640185/01772 653257 or Karen 01772 524414 (RPH internal ext 4414).
Preston Lady Farmers Union Charity Evening - 21 April - Time TBC
As part of their year long support, the Ladies will be organising a charity evening which will include fashion show and raffle. More details to follow.
Fashion Show - Shaw Hill Golf & Country Club - Wednesday 21 April
Organised by Tatters of Longton. An exclusive collection of Ladies' fashion and accessories for all ages.
Commences 7.30pm Tickets £8.00 (includes a glass of wine on arrival). Available from Tatters of Longton 01772 619520 or Sue Sherlock 07899 791982.
Dress Down Day and Raffle - Barclays Bank (Radbroke Hall) - Friday 30 April
Organised by Matthew Spinks. Employees will be donning their 'casuals' with Barclays Bank matching the amount raised on the day.
Morris Minor Run - Saturday 1 May - Monday 3 May
Organised by Andrew Fowler, events organiser for the Lancashire Branch of the Morris Minor Owner's Club, five cars (which are over 40 years old) will be taking to the roads in honour of Baby Beat. The 250 mile journey will start in Preston and travel around the Lakes before returning to Preston.
If you would like to sponsor Andrew, his Son Jack and the team, please contact Karen Entwistle 01772 524414 (RPH internal no 4414).
Keswick to Barrow 40 Mile Walk - Saturday 8 May
Organised by David Burton a group of nine people will be taking part in this 40 mile walk in aid of The Appeal. To sponsor David and his pals, please go to: www.justgiving.com/keswicktobarrow.
Car Boot Sale/Cake Sale - Sunday 23 May - Rufford
Organised by Abigail Clucas, selling bric a brac, refreshments and cakes at Rufford car boot market to raise funds for Baby Beat.
Graduation Ball Raffle - Saturday 29 May
As part of their continued support, a group of medical students will be organising a raffle for Baby Beat at their graduation ball.
South African Comrades Marathon - Sunday 30 May
Dr Matthew Cooper will be taking part in one of the world's toughest athletic challenges in aid of The Appeal, with 12 hours to complete the 56 mile course. To sponsor Matthew please go to www.justgiving.com/Matthew-Cooper3.
London to Paris Bike Ride from 2 - 6 June
Mr Sean Hughes and Sue Sherlock will be pedalling their way to Paris on this 300 mile bike in aid of The Appeal.
To sponsor Sean and Sue please go to:
Ladies Day Royal Ascot - 3 day trip . Departs 16 June - Organised by Baby Beat's major fundraiser Sandra Allan
Admission to the Grand Stand, visit to Oxford, 2 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast at Watford Hilton 4 star hotel. Includes coach travel throughout. All this for £299!
For more information or tickets, please contact Sandra 01995 640185/01772 653257.
Fun Run/Walk In The Park - Sunday 27 June - Haslam Park
The Helping Hands group (4th Year Medical Students) from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals have organised this Fun Run/Walk. 10am registration, for a 10.30am start. Entry: £5 for adults £3 for students/children. 'Medical theme' fancy dress optional. Application forms/fees available from and returned to Karen Entwistle 01772 524414 - Baby Beat Office.
Free Masons - Chairman Mr Raymond Cookson - Nominated Charity of the Year
As part of his year's reign as Chairman, Mr Cookson has chosen Baby Beat to benefit from fundraising. More details to follow.
Clothes Swap Party - Preston City Church (North Road) - Monday 2 August - 6.45pm
Simply bring your clothes/shoes/accessories that you no longer wear and swap them. Minimum of 3 items per person - £2.00 entry. Stallholders will be selling new items on the night also For more information and tickets please contact the event organisers Laura - 07708 917126 or Suzanne - 07908 161257 (email: email@example.com).
Sportsmans Dinner - Guest Speaker Ex Footballer Dave Watson - Saturday 7 August - Sitting Goose Inn (Bartle)
Proprieter, Ryan Cookson has organised this prestigious event. With 3 Course Dinner and Comedian Austin Knight.
Commencing 7.30pm for 8.00pm dinner. Tickets £35 pp - tables of 10 available @ £350 from Ryan - Tel 01772 690344 or from Karen Entwistle 01772 524414.
Annual Charity Golf Day - BEA Construction Consultants - Monday 13 September - With Mark Lawrenson
This prestigious annual golfing event will take place at Ormskirk Golf Club once again in aid of The Appeal.Teams of four are invited to join Baby Beat's Patron, Mark Lawrenson and friends in the battle at what has become an important date in the golfing calendar. More information available from Danny Hamer - 01772 728971 or Karen Entwistle - 01772 524414 (More details to follow).
Preston Baby, Kids & Family Lifestyle Show - Preston College - Saturday 25 September - 11.30am
The Baby, Kids & Family Lifestyle Show is a one stop-shopping event for you and your family. It's a day-out where bumps, babies and kids are the topics of the day, kids could bounce, tumble and join in the fun activities & lots of messy play while mums and dads shop, sample, try and buy without the kids getting bored. It's a fun day-out for all the family & a special day for mums to be. For more info www.therealmumsguide.com Proceeds of the raffle to go to the Baby Beat Appeal.
Charity Football Match - North West Army Recruitment Office versus North West Ambulance Service - Date to be confirmed
One of Baby Beat main supporters, Col Willan has once again organised this fabulous event in aid of The Appeal. The two teams will be battling it out for the third year running at Leyland FC. Free entrance with auction and raffle in the bar after the game. More details to follow.
40th Birthday Charity Disco - Claire Kerr and Sarah Haskell - Saturday 25 September
Twins Claire and Sarah kindly offered to raise funds by hosting their 40th party with all proceeds to The Appeal. They charged family/friends in lieu of presents and also organised a raffle.
'Babes in Slings' Sponsored Walk - Monday 11 October - Organised by Louise Day
Starting at Riverbank Children's Centre and finishing in Avenham Park, mums and their babies will take part in this sponsored walk. This event is organised by Louise Day who also runs a company making baby slings - www.lifftslings.com.
To sponsor the babes and their mums please go to http://www.justgiving.com/LancashireBabySlingers
Preston Baby, Kids & Family Lifestyle Show - Saturday 23 October - Preston College (Fulwood Campus)
The event to go to for all mums-to-be and new mums. Stalls, products, services that would be of interest to local parents. Raffles draw and baby/mum competition.
Birthday Bash - Friday 29 October
Belinda Corner has kindly offered to raise funds in lieu of birthday presents.
PNE versus Millwall - Saturday 27 November - Collection
Preston North End have invited Baby Beat into the ground to collect.
"An Italian Christmas" - Ferrari's Restaurant (Longridge) - Friday 3 December
Organised by Sandra Allan, Baby Beat's main fundraiser. This fantastic evening will include 3 Course Italian Gala Dinner, entertainment from classical pop group Ti Amero and Disco. Tickets £29.95 available from Sandra Allan 01995 640185 or Karen Entwistle 01772 524414.
Sunday 5 December - Barton Grange Garden Centre - Fellside Churches Carol Concert
Christmas celebrations with mulled wine and mince pies 6.30pm for 7pm. Organised by Carolyn Johnson and hosted by Barton Grange Garden Centre. Tickets £5 available from Barton Grange 01995 642900 or Karen Entwistle 01772 524414.
Monday 6 December - Curry Evening - Opening of new restaurant Rivaj, Wrightington
Organised by restaurant owner Badrul Alom and fundraiser Tia Ferrigno, the opening of this new and exciting restaurant (sister to the Sagar, Bamber Bridge). Exclusive buffet and live Indian music is free with a £5 entrance fee (donated equally between Baby Beat and Rosemere) Buffet available between 5.30pm and 11pm Rivaj - 278 Moss Lea Rd, Wrightington 01257 426648.
Tuesday 21 December - Mark Lawrenson autograph signings - St Georges Shopping Centre
Patron, Mark will be signing autographs with all proceeds to Baby Beat. Come along and meet BBC's Match of the Day pundit and have your photograph taken with him. 12noon - 2pm.