Bringing families together
Each year we organise a number of events for all to enjoy. Read more to find out what events we are holding in 2018:
Saturday 23rd June, 10am - 4pm. Candlelighters Charity Day @ Sherburn Aero Club. This fantastic event is totally free to all Candlelighters families and there is so much to keep you entertained; from flying high in planes and helicopters to reaching 180mph in an elite range of sports cars. Sherburn Aero Club also generously provides a buffet for all the families, face painting & much more!
Thursday 23rd August, 12pm - 3pm. Picnic in the Park @ Kirkstall Abbey. Candlelighters invites all families affected by childhood cancer to Kirkstall Abbey for our annual Picnic in the Park! Enjoy a picnic whilst lounging in the sunshine and of course there will be lots of fun & games too!
Saturday 25th August, 12pm - 2pm. Family Fun Day in Hull @ North Bransholme Community Centre. A family fun day for all those families living in Hull who have been affected by childhood cancer. There will be children's games and activities, a bouncy castle, taster massage, a tea party and lots more.
Tuesday 30th October, 1pm - 3pm. Halloween Party @ The Square: Our annual Halloween party for patients and siblings; there is always lots of smiles, slime & scares! A frightfully good afternoon for all!
Saturday 10th November, 12pm - 2pm. Family Fun Day in Hull @ Venue TBC. A family fun day for all those families living in Hull who have been affected by childhood cancer. There will be children's games and activities, taster massage, a tea party and lots more.
Sunday 2nd December, 1pm - 5pm. Candlelighters Christmas Party @ Royal Armouries: this is kindly hosted by the Leeds museum at no cost to the charity. The event is for all patients on treatment and their brothers and sisters, they even receive a gift from Father Christmas! Look out for the date for the 2018 party - which will be confirmed soon!