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St Nicholas Hospice Care brings you our brand new Sunset Walk!

As the sun sets over the beautiful streets of Bury St Edmunds and music floats in the air, join family, friends and colleagues to take on our new 10km or 15km challenge.

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Every step to the beat raises vital funds

Whether you walk in memory of a loved one, or for your local hospice, your steps will raise vital funds to help those facing dying, death and grief.

Currently you can sign up for the event at a reduced rate of £12 for adults, £7 for children aged five to 17 and under-fives go free. This earlybird offer finishes on April 2.

All those aged under 18 must walk with an adult.

On 22 June, come along to a brand new festival-themed walk around the heart of Bury St Edmunds.

Walk to the beat and together, share music, memories and incredible stories.

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Choose a 10km or 15km route around Bury St Edmunds

Starting and finishing in the Abbey Gardens, where you will find eating and drinking areas, stalls, merchandise and a selfie area. Make sure to get there early to soak up the atmosphere and take some great pics!

Both routes will set-off from 6pm, after music and a warm-up.

 

Celebrate your impact and memories of loved ones

Throughout the route, make sure you spot the special QR codes to see the incredible impact your fundraising makes with stories and videos from those who have received care from the Hospice.

In-memory: In your sign-up pack, you will receive a t-shirt and paper lantern that we would love you to personalise and share memories of your loved one on. There will be a special opportunity to place your lantern in remembrance en route at the Hospice.

 

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Community-friendly event

The Sunset Walk is for anyone wishing to support those St Nic’s helps everyday. An event suitable for all ages and abilities – a friendly, fun and supportive atmosphere for all.

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Music will be at the heart of our new event

Join us for a lively atmosphere, and step to the beat as local musicians and entertainers keep you energised throughout your walk.

 

Everything you need to get ready

Read our Frequently Asked Questions

You can read our FAQS here and the full event Terms and Conditions here.

You can also get in touch with us by emailing events@stnh.org.uk.

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Make an impact by raising sponsorship

We encourage all participants to raise sponsorship to support the work of St Nicholas Hospice Care, and aim for a minimum target of £100.

What your fundraising could support

To give you an idea of the impact you could achieve with your fundraising:

  • £100 could help pay for our Community Nursing Team to visit a patient in their home.
  • £250 could help pay for specialist one-to-one bereavement counselling sessions for someone grieving the loss of a loved one.
  • £500 could help fund specialist care nursing support on our inpatient ward.

 

Our Sunset Walk is proudly sponsored by Greene King

Greene King has been brewing and distributing award winning ales and beers from its home in Bury St Edmunds since 1799.  It is now the country’s leading pub company and brewer with c. 2,600 pubs, restaurants and hotels across England, Wales and Scotland and employs more than 1,200 people in its home county of Suffolk, and 39,000 nationwide.

Greene King is passionate about its purpose to ‘pour happiness into lives’; for its customers, its teams, its pub partners, its suppliers and for the communities in which it operates and serves. Find out more here.