In 2017 we celebrated our 30th Anniversary. Northern Lights started the celebrations early on 1st December 2016 when we launched the Lapland Challenge.
We are also planning lots of events throughout the year, as a result we hope to have 30 different events. So we need your help with organising and supporting the events. If you would like to organise or help with an event please contact us.
Supporters for the year…
Northern Lights are pleased to announce that Neston Strummers have selected us as their chosen charity for 2017.
Neston Strummers are a small and very friendly ukulele loving group based in Little Neston on the Wirral. They meet every Thursday evening to learn new skills and practice new songs. They have only been going as a group since September 2014 we are loving every minute of it!
We look forward to working with Neston Strummers on some fund-raising events throughout the year.
Northern Lights are pleased to announce that The Tudor Rose have selected us as their chosen charity for 2017.
A destination for friendly get-togethers and family outings, The Tudor Rose serves classic pub food in a warm and homely setting.
We look forward to working with The Tudor Rose on some fund-raising events throughout the year.
She is also an amateur photographer and artist who in December 2014 went to Abisko Park in Sweden and took some photos of the Northern Lights. The London Photo Show in December exhibited a few of her photos, which are available for sale. Esther will make a donation to Northern Lights Charity for each Northern Lights print sold. Many thanks Esther for supporting Northern Lights. Please take a look at the her website.
Rust 2 Rome Banger Rally – RAISED £3838.74
Our supporters do amazing things to raise funds for Northern Lights and we’re here to tell you about one brave challenge being undertaken by three (mad) men and a rust bucket!
Who are these intrepid (crazy) travellers you may well ask? They’re calling themselves: Team Range Pig and are – John Clarke, his dad Tony Clarke (mechanic) and Graham Thompson.
Rust 2 Rome will push them to their limits, tax their ingenuity and test their resourcefulness from start to finish! John, Tony & Graham are funding the trip themselves but would love you to sponsor them. Every penny will encourage them along the way. Please donate via MyDonate using all those rusty ol’ coppers down the back of the sofa.
Events for the year…
BARN DANCE – Saturday 4th February 7:30pm Till Late – RAISED £1250.00
Tickets are just £8 for the Barn Dance at Neston Civic Hall are now on sale. The Barn Dance features Shave The Donkey, with the Mersey Morris Men performing and a Hot Pot Supper.
LAPLAND CHALLENGE – All Year
The Committee of Northern Lights have challenged themselves to the Lapland Challenge. The challenge is to walk/run/swim/cycle the distance to Lapland between 1st December 2016 and 30th November 2017.
Calling all ladies – if you would like to join us for our 3rd ladies night at Kri Kri in Neston for a fun evening with friends, excellent food and of course just a little wine, then tickets are £25, please email us if you are interested as seats are very limited.
PARKGATE CARNIVAL – RAISED £9400.00
Parkgate Carnival will include a Kid’s Amusement area, a Music Festival, a Craft and Food Fair, and Entertainment Arena. As well as a Human Table Football Competition, a Cake competition, a Wimbledon Afternoon Tea and more.
After the outstanding success in 2015 of the Go South Abseil, Northern Lights have managed to secure another chance to be involved with this fundraising opportunity.
Abseiling 100 feet down Leasowe Lighthouse will provide you with unbelievable views across the river.
30TH ANNIVERSARY CHARITY BALL – Saturday 2nd December 7pm Till Late
Join us for our annual ball at Thornton Hall, 3 course meal with music from Monty Duo and Dave Bladen, charity auction and bottle raffle, tickets are £42.50. Please download the Booking Form and return it to us with the deposit to reserve your table.