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                                              Leukaemia Busters are delighted to announce

An Evening with Bill Bryson OBE  

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 This event will take place on Wednesday 24th October 2018 at 6.00p.m. at The Bow, Harbour Hotel, Southampton SO14 3QT

Hear one of the UK's best loved writers of non-fiction talking about travel, science, language and history.  

Bill Bryson is a best-selling author whose books have sold more than 15 million copies and been translated into more than 30 languages. His bestselling travel books include The Lost Continent and Notes from a Small Island, which in a national poll was voted the book that best represents Britain, while his science book, A Short History of Nearly Everything won the 2004 Aventis Prize of the Royal Society and the Descartes Prize, the European Union’s highest literary award.

While Bill was born in Des Moines, Iowa and was raised and educated there, he has spent most of his adult life in England. Before becoming a fulltime freelance writer in 1987, he worked as a journalist, principally on The Times. From 2006 to 2012 he was president of the Campaign to Protect Rural England and has also been on the board of directors of English Heritage. In 2006 he was awarded an honorary OBE and in he has honorary degrees from Drake University and Oberlin College in America and from eleven British universities.

Tickets will include a reception drink and 3-course dinner.

Details of ticket prices and packages will be released in the next few weeks.  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if you wish to be kept informed or with any queries you may have.


Purbeck Odyssey 2018

We can confirm that Purbeck Odyssey 2018 will take place on Saturday June 30th based at Harmans Cross Village Hall.

The routes will be the same mix of distances,including countryside and coastline as in 2017 with the shortest just around 2.5 miles from Harmans Cross to Corfe Castle and the longest, 26 miles from Harmans Cross to Swanage and then around the stunning Purbeck coastline to St Aldhelm’s Head before turning back cross-country to Harmans Cross.    The three shorter routes will also continue to include a trip on the Swanage Steam Railway.

For further details click here

Come along and join us for an enjoyable day out in the Purbecks and raise funds to help us to continue our life-saving research.


PIC0111Skydive for Leukaemia Busters in 2018!

Our annual Skydive Day is booked for Saturday May 19th.

Come along to the Old Sarum airfield and take part in one of the most exhilarating challenges available.   Go Skydive will train you and then take you up to 10,000 feet in their plane. You and your instructor will then freefall before freeing your parachute and drifting back down to the airfield. 

Click on this link to see the video of William's Skydive on June 3rd - if that doesn't inspire you nothing will!!!      Click Here

If you can't make May 19th, you can skydive for Leukaemia Busters any time with GoSkydive at Old Sarum in Salisbury or any other skydive school throughout the country.  Simply sign up with your local airfield and then let us know and we will send you sponsorship forms and provided you raise a specified amount of sponsorship may even help you out with the cost of the dive.  

GoSkydive would welcome anyone who wishes to jump for Leukaemia Busters - simply click here or give them a call on 01722 568755 and book a jump.  


Great Romantics - Bruckner and Wagner at Romsey Abbey


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We are delighted to announce that on 27th October at 7.30p.m. the Charity Symphony Orchestra, under conductor Craig Lawton, will be performing to raise funds for Leukaemia Busters.  

The programme will consist of:

Wagner - Overture to the Flying Dutchman

Wagner - Good Friday Music from Parsifal

Bruckner - Symphony No. 8

Tickets £15.00 (£12.00 concessions) available on the door or in advance.  Contact details for tickets will be published here early in 2018.