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Fundraising events organised by St Columba’s Hospice are a brilliant way to get involved with supporting our work. 

Our many fundraising events range from glamorous Ladies Lunches  to challenging cycling events across Scotland, art exhibitions and pub quizzes! Many of our events are perfect for doing with your family and friends, so get involved with our fundraising events and support the Hospice! Email fund@stcolumbashospice.org.uk for further information on any of our events.

View our full Event Guide for 2020, here:


Giant Pub Quiz

Edinburgh Corn Exchange

16th April

April sees the return of our legendary Giant Pub Quiz. Hosted by the fabulous Gooses Quizzes, this is sure to be a fun evening, and with a hot pie and a pint included in the ticket price, spaces are selling fast! Contact the fundraising team now to book your space!


St Columba’s Hospice to Iona!       

27th-31st May 2020

In 2020, our famous Celtic Challenge event will turn 10! To celebrate, we’re heading to Iona once again, giving both newcomers and veterans alike the opportunity to take in some of the finest cycling Scotland has to offer, whilst supporting their local Hospice. 

This event is expected to sell out so contact fund@stcolumbashospice.org.uk to register now! 

A Walk to Remember

Edinburgh to Aberlady

A Walk to Remember is our family (and dog!) friendly sponsored walk, winding its way along the East Lothian coastline to our finish line in Aberlady. There are two distances available, either 13.5 miles from Portobello, or 5.5 miles from Cockenzie.

Dragon Boat Race

Saturday 29th August

Ocean Terminal

Round up a select crew of 17 (including a drummer!) and get fired up on the Forth this August! This is an ideal team building event, and what’s more, it’s an exhilarating and challenging way to raise money for your local hospice! Take to the waves and find out if you and your crew have what it takes to compete for the coveted Dragon Masters trophy.

Celtic Challenge Normandy 2020!
Cherbourg to Ouistreham!

23-27th September 2020

To celebrate the Celtic Chalenge turning 10- we’re taking it abroad! Over four days, participants will cover 200 miles of the scenic French coastline, and soaking up the culture and (hopefully) the sun along the way. For those aspiring Tour de France riders, there is also a bundle deal available allowing you to sign up for both the Celtic Challenge AND the Celtic Challenge Normandy for a reduced price! 

This event is expected to sell out so contact fund@stcolumbashospice.org.uk to register now! 

Firewalk 2020

St Columba’s Hospice Education Centre

Thursday 29th October

In October we’re launching our first ever Firewalk! This is a mind over matter challenge that will see participants walk over coals at temperatures of 1200 degrees farenheit! Spaces are very limited, so to register your interest, contact us today! 

Click here to take part in an event in aid of St Columba’s Hospice, organised by a third party for example the Edinburgh Marathon Festival or the Edinburgh Kiltwalk. 

Click here to find out about organising your own event in aid of St Columba’s Hospice