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Social events

To support the Red Cross, you don’t have to jump out of a plane or run 26 miles.

Every year we organise hundreds of social events all over the UK. Coffee mornings, balls, cake sales, talks at stately homes. Just turn up and enjoy what’s on offer.

Find out how we will spend the money you raise.

London Christmas Fair

Enjoy a luxurious Christmas fair and do all your festive shopping under one roof.

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A man in a jail cell behind bars

Jail and Bail Manchester


20 Nov 2014

Felons wanted … Experience an afternoon of highly entertaining court room drama in one of Manchester’s most unique and fascinating venues.

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Would I Lie To You? Wine tasting with a twist


20 Nov 2014

Wine tasting with a challenge – two alternative descriptions for each wine- you decide which one’s true.

People lying by a pool outside a villa on a sunny day.

Bedfordshire Silent Auction


21 Nov 2014

Don’t miss your chance to bid for one week in this Luxury Villa in Torba, Turkey.

Christmas fair offerings

Bedfordshire Christmas Fair


22 Nov 2014

Celebrate the season of goodwill by coming to our Christmas Fair in Bedford and browsing our gifts.

Christmas fair offerings

Hexham Christmas Fair

26 Nov 2014

A fabulous fair, jam-packed with unique gift stalls, tombolas and much more.

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Christmas Flower Arranging Demonstration


03 Dec 2014

Find your Christmas spirit by attending our floral arrangement demonstrations

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Giggle Aid Northampton


07 Dec 2014

A a cracking of Christmas comedy - starring Terry Alderton, Christian Reilly, Carl Donnelly and many more.

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A Christmas carol celebration


13 Dec 2014

Kick-start the festive season with an evening of Christmas carols.

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Giggle Aid Yorkshire

South Yorkshire

14 Dec 2014

A three hour Christmas comedy gala starring Gary Delaney, Paul Sinha, Christian Reilly, Tom Binns, Simon Bligh, Alfie Moore and Sully O'Sullivan.

The Eiffel Tower at sunset

Parisian Ball

07 Mar 2015

Parisian chic comes to Edinburgh for the 15th annual Lothian Ball.

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The Great Spring Gardening Event

Wormbridge, Herefordshire

29 Apr 2015

A great day out to enjoy the stunning grounds of the Whitfield Estate

An orange rose

Spring Gardening Event Berkshire


14 May 2015

Around 30 exhibitors, including specialist growers and nurseries, show off their most desirable plants of the new season – in these Grade-II listed grounds in Berkshire.

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The Great Summer Garden Event 2015


14 May 2015

Join us for a great day out for gardeners and shoppers alike.

A Medical Emergency Response Team of four rushes an Afghan casualty on a stretcher to a Red Cross ambulance

International Humanitarian Law Summer School

Magdalene College, Cambridge

01 Sep 2016

Learn more about the principles, rules and practical application of international humanitarian law at our three-day course.


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