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July 2018

Forget Me Not Flower Appeal

Date: 2nd July - 31st August 2018

With each flower symbolising the life of a special person who is no longer with us, this summer LOROS will be bringing a sea of beautiful iron Forget Me Nots to Leicestershire and Rutland

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Into the Wild

Date: 20th July - 22nd July 2018

Launched as a brand new event last year, Into The Wild received rave reviews so we’re bringing it back and building on this completely unique survival weekend with all new challenges to face in 2018!

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RideLondon 100

Date: 29th July 2018

Join 25,000 like-minded individuals for one of the world’s biggest mass cycling events over 100 miles on closed roads through the centre of London

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August 2018

September 2018

Great Glen wheelbarrow race

Date: 1st September 2018

This year is the 10th anniversary of this very popular event. Enter a team or just come along and join in the fun - spectating is free and we will have lots for you to see and do.

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Skydive Sunday

Date: 9th September 2018

Experience the exhilarating feeling of flying through the clouds from over 10,000 feet at up to 120 mph! It is a truly unforgettable experience.

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Coast to Coast Walk

Date: 15th September - 29th September 2018

Created by Alfred Wainwright, this long distance walk takes you through picturesque villages, rolling hills, immaculate farmland and mountains in the Pennines, the English Lake District and the North Yorkshire Moors.

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Climb Kilimanjaro trek

Date: 20th September - 30th September 2018

Your overseas trekking challenge is to summit the mighty Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain - a magnet for trekkers and climbers the world over. This challenging trek takes us along the beautiful Machame route that approaches Kilimanjaro from the south, through dense tropical rainforest all the way up to the mighty snow capped summit at 5,895m for simply breathtaking views.

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Jazz on the terrace

Date: 29th September 2018

The LOROS special events committee invite you to enjoy an evening of jazz, canapes, hog or lamb roast and a glass of fizz at the Ladywood Estate in Rutland.

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October 2018

Yellow Day

Date: 5th October - 12th October 2018

Show your support for LOROS by turning you and your workplace, school, uni or even your home and friends, yellow! Every penny you raise supports people living with a terminal illness, and their families, where you live and work.

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Leicester Marathon

Date: 14th October 2018

Fancy running the full or half marathon for LOROS? All you need to do is pledge £100 in aid of the Hospice and you can run for free!

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November 2018

Conference - Getting it Right for Patients

Date: 9th November 2018

The NHS is facing a challenge of huge proportions in the growing number and complexity of people that will require end of life care in the next few decades. This one day conference aims to bring cultural challenge and original thinking to issues around patient safety and quality in care at the end of life in order to best meet the needs of patients and their families.

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Vietnam to Cambodia Cycle

Date: 24th November - 4th December 2018

Your cycle challenge is to cycle 400km from the frenzy of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam to the tranquility of Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Intrigued locals will greet you with delight as you pedal through the bustling coconut groves and thriving river communities at the heart of the Mekong Delta and the stilted villages and mysterious temples of Angkor – ancient Khmer relics of a vanished culture nestled in amongst the sugar palm trees.

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December 2018

Santa Fun Run 2018

Date: 2nd December 2018

Run, walk or stroll with over 1.500 Santas on the 5k fun event starting in the town centre to Epinal Way and back again.

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