Skydive for Get A-Head in 2017

Posted by Anne-Marie on January 11, 2017

If running or cycling is not your thing, then why not astound your family and friends with an extreme feat of bravery in 2017 and take on a Skydive instead. Date: Saturday 10th June 2017 Location: Hinton Airfield, Brackley, Nr Banbury Oxfordshire Registration fee: £30 Minimum sponsorship pledge: £350 Places available: 24       “Get A …Read more

Calling All Runners

Posted by Anne-Marie on January 10, 2017

Calling all runners! It’s now time to think about booking your place on one of the fantastic Birmingham Great Run 2017 Events. The Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k is on Sunday 30th April 2017 and takes place in Birmingham City Centre.  The 6.2 mile event will see new and experienced runners take to the streets as …Read more

Get A-Head Patient Group Christmas 2016

Posted by Anne-Marie on December 19, 2016

Get A-Head Patient Group held a very successful Christmas party on Friday 9th December 2016, at the Tally Ho Banqueting and Conference Centre in Birmingham. Over 90 patients and friends attended the evening and lovely food and drinks were enjoyed by all. On the evening there was a raffle and guess the celebrity hiding under …Read more

Variety Ball 2016

Posted by Anne-Marie on December 8, 2016

Saturday 26th November was a very special evening in the Get A-Head calendar; it was the evening of our Variety Ball and helped us raise a phenomenal £45,000. Over 500 guests arrived looking glamorous and handsome in their evening dress and were welcomed to the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, with a drinks reception supplied by Purity …Read more

Variety Ball 2016 – Volunteer Opportunity

Posted by Anne-Marie on November 14, 2016

Are you looking for the chance to experience a Black Tie event and help us raise funds to support patients suffering with Head & neck disease, then this volunteer opportunity may be for you.   Where: Birmingham Hilton Metropole, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, B40 1PP When: Saturday 26th November 2016 Commitment: One evening     …Read more

Little Ukulele Has Big Ideas

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 5, 2016

A Ukulele club in Solihull is organising a “Charity Ukulele Extravaganza” to raise much needed funds for Get A-Head. The event is being held at the Land Rover Sports & Social Club in Solihull, on Sunday 18th September 2016. The fun will kicks off at 4:00pm and Ukulele clubs from around the Midlands will be …Read more

Volunteer Opportunity

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 1, 2016

  What:  Reiss Clothing Sample Sale Where:  The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Birmingham, B9 4AA When:  Thursday 29th September – Sunday 2nd October 2016 Commitment:  Thurs – Sat  Mornings (8.45am – 3pm) or Afternoons (1.45pm – 8pm) Sun                 Morning (9.45am – 2.30pm) or Afternoon (1.30pm – 6pm) …Read more

Variety Ball 2016 – Sponsors

Posted by Anne-Marie on August 23, 2016

The Sponsors for our Ball are very important to us.  They help us to pay for those extra touches without having to take funds from our fundraising pot.   We would like to pay special thanks to our wonderful sponsors, without whom this event would not be possible.  To find out more about who our sponsors are, please …Read more

Competition Time 2016!!

Posted by Anne-Marie on August 3, 2016

It’s competition time and we are offering a fabulous opportunity to win 2 tickets to the Variety Ball 2016. Just email the answer to the following question to getaheadcharity@uhb.nhs.uk by 15th September 2016.  For terms and conditions please see below. How much did Phil Williams raise running the Geneva Marathon this year? (Hint – you’ll find …Read more

London Marathon 2017

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 26, 2016

Calling all runners! It’s now time to apply for your place for the Virgin Money London Marathon 2017.   The run, which takes place on Sunday 23rd April 2017, starts in Greenwich Park. Get A-Head runners will travel the route that takes in iconic landmarks including Cutty Sark, London Bridge and the London Eye before …Read more

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