Owen Poem Abseil for Sheffield Live at Home

6 April 2019
Sheffield, UK

Owen Poem Abseil for Sheffield Live at Home

Take on this daring 140ft abseil down the Owen Building in Sheffield City Centre

The Owen Building is an iconic feature on the Sheffield skyline. Enjoy stunning views across the city before you bravely make your decent past the words of Andrew Motion’s poem ‘What If?'

 

Take on this challenge to raise vital funds for our Sheffield Live at Home Scheme, providing support for older people in the local community to reduce loneliness and isolation.

 

Find out more about our Live at Home services

 

Highlights

140ft abseil past the iconic poem 'What If' by Andrew Motion 
Perfect for individuals, teams, couples, families, friends and colleagues
A challenge for both beginners and experienced abseilers

 

What's included

Professionally organised abseil, safety briefing, guidance and equipment
Fundraising pack, sponsorship form and fundraising support
Best For Ages t-shirt
Event day support and plenty of cheering!

 

Before signing up for the Steel City Abseil please read the Terms and Conditions for the event.

 

 

Location

Venue

Owen Building,

City Campus,

Sheffield Hallam University,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB

Event Essentials

General Information Date of event: Saturday, April 6, 2019 Contact number: 0114 2583440 Course detail:
140ft abseil

Your Entry

Registration fee: £25

 

Minimum sponsorship: We ask that you pledge to raise £100 in sponsorship. 

 

 

Before signing up this event please read the terms and conditions

 

For more information about this event please call 0114 258 3440 or email Rebecca.Slow@mha.org.uk

Event Registration

Time slots:

9am-10am: SPACES AVAILABLE

10am-11am: SPACES AVAILABLE

11am-12pm: SPACES AVAILABLE

1pm-2pm: SPACES AVAILABLE

2pm-3pm: SPACES AVAILABLE

3pm-4pm: SPACES AVAILABLE


We ask that you arrive at least 30 minutes before your allocated time slot.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

No experience required

 

The minimum age to take part in this event is 16 years of age, under 18’s must have a parent or guardian present and they must sign a permission slip on the day of the abseil.

 

Participants must weigh 130kg / 17 stone or less

 

All safety equipment is provided - helmets, harnesses, ropes etc

 

Fully qualified and experienced instructors

how your money helps

By fundraising for Best For Ages, you are helping to connect older people in communities that care. Every penny of your donation will go further to reduce loneliness and isolation across the UK as well as funding award-winning music therapy in our dementia care homes. To learn more about our life-enhancing work, please visit the Your Impact page.

 

1

£6 could help us deliver a week's Telebuddies service, providing a regular phone call to check on five isolated older people living alone.

2

£50 could train a volunteer befriender for an isolated older person.

3

£180 could fund a Music Therapist for a day, working to reduce anxiety in four 1:1 sessions and one group session.

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