Walk with us at Girls Night Out, the sponsored walk for women. This year’s walk takes place on Saturday, 14 September.

You'll be able to join thousands of others as they don their pyjamas, a pair of glowing bunny ears and a huge smile and walk 11.2 or six miles through Bury St Edmunds.

Girls Night Out is our biggest fundraiser of the year. In 2018, more than 2,100 women signed up!

At St Nicholas Hospice Care we believe everyone matters in life and death. Your sponsorship money enables us to equip the community, provide care and to strive for something better for people living with dying, death and grief.

Our services are entirely free to all, but this is only possible with continuing support.

 

Remember someone special

At this year’s walk we will remember all those that we have walked for over the years. Please bring your torch for a special Memory Minute before the walk starts. Keep an eye out for our memory boards which will be on Angel Hill and at the Hospice building.

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Online registration has now closed but we’re taking registrations on the night. Come and see us in the Athenaeum, on Angel Hill, between 6.30pm and 7.30pm, to sign up.

Join us and…

  • have a fun night out this September

  • put on your pyjamas (and a pair of comfy trainers)

  • bring a team of your girlfriends

  • follow our dedicated Girls Night Out Facebook page to join our fantastic community of women walkers!

  • bring your smartphone and camera to take photos, then upload them on our Facebook page.

Download the route map

 

Ready to get started with your fundraising? No problem.

  1. First of all, we need you to register. Register yourself, or a team, you are all welcome. You'll be taken to our event registration system.

  2. Next, create a JustGiving page, making sure to tell everyone why you're walking.

  3. Share your JustGiving page with friends and family on Facebook, Twitter and everywhere else. You can also share posts from our Facebook page.

  4. Download a poster to encourage friends and colleagues to take part too.

We'll be publishing more fundraising tips on our blog and on Facebook.

Would you like to help out? We're looking for volunteers.

We need more than 300 people to act as stewards and marshals on the evening. Girls Night Out cannot run without the help of many kind volunteers.

Apply to be a volunteer now.

 

Can you see yourself in the photos from last year's Girls Night Out?
See even more photos on our Facebook page.


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Who takes part?

Here are just a few of the incredible teams and individuals that took part in last year's Girls Night Out. We're proud that many of our walkers return every year, which is helping us to make this year bigger and better than ever before.

The memory minute was such a lovely idea. I do the walk in memory of my grandad and to be able to take the time surrounded by thousands of other women all remembering their loved ones really was something special. It’s hard to put into words how it felt. Other than to say magical.
— Jenna, from Bury
We lost our mum back in October of last year. She was cared for at home by our father, but we will never forget the support we received from the hospice during that time. They came in and within ten minutes it was like we had known them forever. They were just brilliant. When mum died they were there, and for us it was just like having another member of the family with us.
— Donna, from Stowmarket, walking with her sister Nicki and their Slimming World group
We do the walk for our lovely friend Tess. Tess was just one of those people that you couldn’t help but love. She really did light up a room. After a long and bravely fought battle with cancer she passed away. She was just 36 at the time. We walk so everyone can have the care and support Tess and her family did.
— Nina, from Bury, walking with friends Sally and Maria

Ready to be like these walkers?

Gather friends, family, colleagues, gym buddies . . . everyone!


 

About St Nicholas Hospice Care
St Nicholas Hospice Care works compassionately in the fields of life-threatening illness, death and bereavement. We provide practical, medical and spiritual support to local people and their families living with an illness that is long-term or life-threatening; such as cancer, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, heart or lung disease. We can offer everything from a soothing head massage, to advice on benefits to specialist clinical care.