Fundraising

Male Voice Choirs are on song for Ark

A show of musical man power and generosity resulted in a wonderful concert and a fundraising boost for Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Basingstoke Hospital Male Voice Choir (BHMVC) and Hart Male Voice Choir joined forces and were on song for Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

All Saints’ Church, in Southern Road, Basingstoke, was the venue for the charity concert on the evening of Wednesday, November 15 – and the generous donations from everyone who came along to enjoy the free event resulted in £769 being raised for the good cause.

Atomic Rapture to perform Blondie classics for Ark

They are a great tribute band - and now Atomic Rapture are set to perform Blondie classics at a special charity night that will help Ark.

Saturday, January 13, 2018 is the date for the diary as Atomic Rapture perform live at the Apollo Hotel in Basingstoke.

A night of fabulous music is in store for everyone who comes along to the concert, which will raise funds for Ark and Help For Heroes - two charities that are supported by drummer Dave Taylor and colleagues at leading Basingstoke-based company Centerprise International.

Bison and Zizzi serve up support for Ark

Basingstoke Bison players, fans and the team at Zizzi Restaurant have served up a fundraising boost for Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Long-time Bison sponsors Zizzi opened their doors to Bison fans on Wednesday, November 8, for the latest of their popular nights which saw some of the Herd become waiters for the evening.

Bison head coach Doug Sheppard and several members of the team were on hand to serve, and chat to, some of the loyal fans of the Herd who came along to the Top of The Town restaurant.

Jane portrait goes to a very good home

It couldn't have gone to a more appropriate new owner – a painting of Basingstoke author Jane Austen is now hanging in pride of place in the home of the borough’s ‘first lady’ also called Jane.

Mayoress Councillor Jane Frankum is the proud owner of the lovely picture of the world-famous author after her sons, the borough’s Mayor Cllr Paul Frankum and Tony, successfully bid for it in an online charity auction that has raised funds for Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Atomic Rapture on song for Ark

They are a great tribute band - and now Atomic Rapture are set to perform Blondie classics at a special charity night that will help Ark.

Saturday, January 13, 2018 is the date for the diary as Atomic Rapture perform live at the Apollo Hotel in Basingstoke.

A night of fabulous music is in store for everyone who comes along to the concert, which will raise funds for Ark and Help For Heroes - two charities that are supported by drummer Dave Taylor and colleagues at leading Basingstoke-based company Centerprise International.

Memorable Rotary concert raises £6K for Ark

An award-winning Belgian choir delivered a spectacular performance at a Rotary-organised concert – delighting a packed church and resulting in a £6,000 boost to Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

All Saints Church in Odiham was the splendid setting for the concert by the internationally-renowned Lyricanto Choir on Saturday, November 4.

The special event was organised by The Rotary Club of Odiham and Hook and The Rotary Club of Colfontaine-Borinage in Belgium. Rotarian and accomplished organist Jean-Michel Sapin was one of the key figures in bringing the choir to Odiham.

Hospital panto players' show of support for Ark

It's nearly pantomime season - oh yes it is - and this year, Ark Cancer Centre Charity is proud to be one of the chosen charities that the wonderful Hampshire Hospitals Pantomime Players (HHPP) will be supporting.

Ark, North Hampshire Medical Fund, and The Pink Place will all benefit from this year's HHPP panto - and, as ever, it's set to be a fun, entertaining and memorable show.

Male voice choirs team up to support Ark

Basingstoke Hospital Male Voice Choir (BHMVC) and Hart Male Voice Choir are set to deliver an Autumnal boost for Ark Cancer Centre Charity by performing at a special joint concert.

All Saints’ Church, in Southern Road, Basingstoke, will be the venue for the charity concert on the evening of Wednesday, November 15 – and everyone who comes along is in for a marvellous musical feast.

Beaufort Financial quiz delivers boost for Ark

They are great Our Partner supporters of Ark Cancer Centre Charity – and now the team at Beaufort Financial have delivered another boost to the good cause by organising a successful Charity Quiz Night.

The Tea Bar in London Street, Basingstoke, was the venue for the latest fundraiser, and 12 teams from various local businesses took part.

Bison and Zizzi serve up treat for fans and Ark

Sherfield School Basingstoke Bison players are set to serve up a treat for fans of the Herd and a fundraising boost for Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Long-time Bison sponsor Zizzi will be opening their doors to Bison fans on Wednesday, November 8 for the first of three charity nights which will see some of the Herd become waiters for the evening. 

Bison head coach Doug Sheppard and several members of the team will be on hand to serve, and chat to, the diners who come along to the popular Top of The Town restaurant in Basingstoke.

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