Upcoming Events

We’re always adding new events, so this page will change quite often. Bookmark this page or follow us on social media to make sure you’re up to date with all of our latest news and events.

Ladies Evening 13th June

13 June 7:00 pm
Bowdon RUFC

It’s time for a carnival

Join us on Thursday 13th June 2019 for our ladies evening.

The Marquee Room, Bowdon RUFC

7.00pm until late.

Tickets £40 per person

Include a cocktail on arrival, canapes , 2 course dinner and live entertainment.



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Sky Dive

16 August 8:00 am

Join Team Sidley at this years Sky Dive on the 16th August.

Jump out at 11,000ft for FREE if you raise £400 for Once Upon a Smile.

You will receive fundraising help and support from us right up until the day. We will also be there to cheer you on from the ground!

Please contact angela@onceuponsmile.org.uk / 0161 711 0339 to register your interest or for more information.

Important information: Due to weather conditions, skydives are subject to last minute cancellations and delays when the weather is not suitable or safe for jumping. Please be prepared that you may have a long wait and if your jump is cancelled entirely, then it can be rescheduled to another date. We will keep all of our participants updated and weather updates are also on the Black Knights website.

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Tough Mudder

8 September
Cholmondeley Castle Cholmondeley, Malpas Cheshire , SY14 8HA United Kingdom

Always wanted to take part in Tough Mudder? Why not sign up and raise funds for Once Upon a Smile!

5 kilometres full of the world’s best obstacles sounds fun? Try adding tons of the stickiest, thickest mud you’ve ever seen.

Bring your friends, family and colleagues along to this much-loved venue and raise funds for Once Upon a Smile

Contact angela@onceuponasmile.org.uk for more information.

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6 October 10:00 am
Heaton Park, Middleton Road, Manchester M25 2SW

Run, jog or walk around the 5k Kapow! Superhero Challenge obstacle course.

Take on 10 giant inflatable obstacles – set in the picturesque grounds of Heaton Park in Manchester.

You’ll start at our 4m high climb, then bash your way through the inflatable pole section, crawl through our 10-meter long inflatable tunnels and after you’ve escaped the maze it’s time to take on our 3m inflatable wall before finishing off with a quick bath in the foam pit!

Entry fee- £10 per person and participants are asked to raise a minimum of £50 for Once Upon a Smile.

Please note: All entrants under 16 must be over 1.2m tall and each group of 6 children must be accompanied by at least two adults. Even heroes need a hand every now and then!

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Manchester Half Marathon

13 October 8:00 am

Fancy a challenge? Why not run 13.1 miles in aid of Once Upon a Smile?!

Starting and finishing by Old Trafford, right next to Sidley House! The Manchester Half Marathon is easily the biggest in the region with over 13,000 runners. It’s an event that aims to truly represent all the wonderful people of Manchester!

Entry fee for this event is £35 per person and we ask that all participants raise a minimum of £150 for Once Upon a Smile.

For further information and/or to register please contact angela@onceuponasmile.org.uk

Important Information – Event fees are non-refundable and by signing up to this event you are agreeing to raise a minimum of £150 in sponsorship.

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Chelsea’s Ladies Lunch

7 November 11:00 am
Manchester United

Thursday 7th November 2019, 11am – 4pm
Manchester Suite, Old Trafford – Home of Manchester United

Join chelsea for her annual ladies lunch with fizz, fashion, and fun with celebrity chef and TV host Gino D’Acampo!

The lunch continues to raise funds for two local charities St Ann’s Hospice and Once Upon a Smile.

All tickets are priced at £65 and include:

  • A welcome glass of fizz on arrival,
  • a special 2 course lunch, tea/coffee, chocolates and
  • an amazing goody bag thanks to PZ Cussons.

All tickets are sold and seated on a first come first served basis so don’t miss out.

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