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Fundraising events at St Columba’s Hospice are a brilliant way to get involved with supporting our work. From our 200 mile cycle across Scotland to our giant pub quiz and art exhibition – there’s an event for you!

If you’d like to book tickets or a place for one of our fabulous fundraising events, please contact the fundraising team on 0131 551 1381 or email us. Or, if you’d like to organise your own fundraising events – click here for inspiration and ideas!

August 2017

Book Shop £1 Summer Sale

Saturday 4  August – Sunday 5 August

10.00 am – to 4.00 pm 

What to pack along with the aftersun and flipflops? From poolside paperbacks, novels, classics biographies and poetry pop along to the £1 Summer Sale. The Goldenacre Book Shop is at 15 Montagu Terrace, EH3 6QR and will be open all weekend.

Summer to Remember Appeal

Sunday 20 August

Lomond Park, Lomond Road, Edinburgh, EH5 3JR

The pennants from the Summer to Remember Appeal will be displayed at our special summer bunting event. Join us for music, cake and afternoon tea to remember a loved one and help support the work of the Hospice. To find out more visit Summer to Remember Appeal 2017 

September 2017

The Edinburgh Kiltwalk
Sunday 17 September

The Kiltwalk is a fabulous fundraising event which hundreds of people take part in. For the first time, you can now take part in the Kiltwalk and raise money for the Hospice! Find out more and sign up today.


October 2017

Studs & Balls
Friday 13 October

Stewart’s Melville Clubhouse, Edinburgh

Another new event for 2017! Come and join us for our first ever sportsman’s lunch – the perfect way to kick off the 2017 Autumn International Tests! Guests will enjoy an afternoon of all things sporty, with a three course meal and top sporting names to keep you entertained. There will also be some fantastic sporting prizes up for grabs, so come along and help launch our brand new event in style! More details to be announced.

Art Friends
20 – 22 October

Edinburgh Academy, Stockbridge, Edinburgh
Free admission

Our Art Friends exhibition showcases the very best of Scottish talent, alongside emerging new artists. The works including jewellery, paintings, prints and sculpture are all for sale, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Hospice. The exhibition will be held in a new venue for 2017, the Edinburgh Academy in Stockbridge, over three days and admission is free. More details to be announced.

November 2017

Giant Pub Quiz
Date TBC

Edinburgh Corn Exchange

£15 per person or £75 for a team of six people.

If you missed our first pub quiz this year, weren’t able to make it along, or if you really love quizzes, this is another chance to win £600 by putting your general knowledge to the test! Tickets include a pie and a pint at the fun and relaxed evening.

May 2018

Celtic Challenge 2018

Register your interest now for our 2018 event and be the first to know when registration opens. The Celtic Challenge is a fantastic fundraising event in which participants cycle 200 miles across Scotland! Register your interest for the 2018 Celtic Challenge – email fund@stcolumbashospice.org.uk or phone 0131 551 1381.

Edinburgh Marathon Festival
May 2018

Are you thinking of taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival? Why not run for St Columba’s Hospice? Fast and flat, the Edinburgh race routes for the 5K, 10K, half marathon and full marathon were voted the fastest routes in the UK by Runners World, ideal if it’s your first time or for running a new personal best. Find out more and sign up here.

Forth Bridge Abseil – 2017 event sold out! Register your interest now for the 2018 event!
May 2018
South Queensferry

Take part in a unique and thrilling fundraising challenge by abseiling 165ft from the iconic Forth Bridge onto the beach below. **Now sold out** Register your interest for taking part in the event in 2018 – email us today.