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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!

April 2017

The Giant Pub Quiz – Thursday 27 April, 6.30pm
Edinburgh Corn Exchange

The St Columba’s Hospice Giant Pub Quiz is always a fantastic sell-out evening! Test your general knowledge with your teammates and be in with the chance of taking home the £600 cash prize for 1st place! More details to follow.




May 2017

cc-posterCeltic Challenge 2017 – 10 – 14 May

Will you be part of an extra special Celtic Challenge team as we celebrate our 40th year? Cycle with us from Edinburgh to Iona – 200 miles across Scotland in four days. This fundraising event is a favourite for our supporters who like to be active and take on a real challenge! Find out all the details about Celtic Challenge 2017.

For more information, or to register, email fund@stcolumbashospice.org.uk or phone 0131 551 1381.



stand up fundraising eventsStand Up for St Columba’s Hospice – NEW DATE – Friday 26 May
Prestonfield House, Edinburgh

Our glittering evening of live stand up comedy and entertainment is not to be missed! Join us at Prestonfield House for this fantastic night, including a fabulous three course dinner, live music and dancing in the the small hours. Find out more and book your table online today.



Edinburgh Marathon Festival – 27 – 28 May

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 – Sunday 28 May
South Queensferry

Take part in a unique and thrilling fundraising challenge by abseiling 165ft from the iconic Forth Bridge onto the beach below. The Forth Bridge Abseil is a real adrenaline rush for the daring and the ultimate challenge for the rest of us! No previous experience is necessary to take part and no training is required! Sign up by getting in touch.

June 2017

A Walk to Remember – Saturday 17 June
Through the city of Edinburgh

Whether you are walking honour or celebrate a life well lived and much loved, join us on A Walk to Remember. On the 12.5 mile or seven mile route through the hidden heart of the city of Edinburgh, join us for this family and dog friendly fundraising event. The date for our 2017 event will be announced in the autumn.

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.

Vintage Fair – date TBC

In keeping with our anniversary year, we will be hosting a vintage fair reflecting the 1970s in style. Browse a variety of vintage stalls, kick back with some classic cocktails or boogie to some of the finest records ever released! A fully themed event harking back to days gone by. More details to be announced in the summer.

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.