There are a number of fantastic events each year, raising awareness and vital funds for Solace Women’s Aid. Here are some of the upcoming events which you can support to help us provide life-changing services to more women and children affected by abuse.
Stand Up 4 Women
15 May 2017
After a fantasic set of events last year, we’re pleased to announce Stand Up 4 Women: 2017 Remix showcasing more funny women helping to rise awareness about domestic abuse and fundraise for Solace Women’s Aid. The event will be at the Ten Bells Pub in Whitechapel, with tickets priced at £7 on the door.
South Coast Challenge
26-27 August 2017
Sign up for this fantastic challenge and take on some of England’s finest scenery while raising vital funds for Solace. You can do the full 100K as well as half and quarter options. It’s tough, achievable, and incredibly rewarding. Join 2,000 adventurers for an amazing Bank Holiday weekend and push yourself!
Thames Path Challenge
9-10 September 2017
The Thames Path has beautiful scenery steeped in history – a superb backdrop for a festival of challenges. Push yourself on the ‘Thames Path Challenge’ – it’s 100km from Putney Bridge to Henley – or Half & Quarter distance options. Sign up online and raise for Solace Women’s Aid to help women & children in London.
Royal Parks Half Marathon
8 October 2017
Don’t miss the chance to support and run for Solace Women’s Aid at our first ever Royal Parks Half Marathon! Run through historic London, through Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, passing stunning sites like the Royal Albert Hall and Buckingham Palace
Rock Against Violence
Watch this space for more details about our flagship fundraising concert. Now in its 6th year, this event is run by our fundraising committee and raises vital funds for Solace Women’s Aid
Women of the World Festival
10th – 12th March 2017
We’re pleased to back at this year’s Women of the World Festival at the Southbank Centre. The event champions gender equality, celebrating the achievements of women and girls everywhere and examining the obstacles that keep them from fulfilling their potential.We’ll be in the marketplace area talking about ending violence and abuse, our services & ways you can get involved.
Blue Skies Exhibition 2017
We’re pleased to announce that Blue Skies, a photography exhibition by women who have experienced violence, will be coming to the Camden Image Gallery in January. Artists from participatory arts charity Spare Tyre have collaborated with women from Solace Women’s Aid to explore themes of hope, transformation and aspirations through visual art and digital photography.
The National Lottery Awards
Solace Women’s Aid Silver Project has made the finals of the National Lottery Awards 2016.
Stand Up 4 Women
Over the course of two weeks, there were five fabulous comedy nights which featured over 50 women to raise money for Solace Women’s Aid. A huge thanks to the all the women who took part and supported this event.
Folk Against Violence
Folk Against Violence, the new night from the team behind Rock Against Violence, was a fantastic night. The phenomenal acts and a stunning venue transported the audience from the urban chaos of Kings Cross to a wonderful wilderness of folk music. The generosity of everyone involved meant over £2750 was raised to support more women and children affected by abuse in London.