“It’s going to be great fun, a real challenge for participants and an amazing opportunity to enjoy an incredible, exhilarating experience” – fundraisers have the chance to abseil 45 feet down one of the most iconic buildings in Norwich

Daredevil fundraisers have the chance to hit new heights and show their support for charity. East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) is organising its next Norwich abseil event next March.

Plucky participants have the chance to abseil 45 feet down one of the city’s most iconic buildings – The Forum. All money raised from sign-ups and sponsorship will go to EACH, which has three bases, including The Nook, in Framingham Earl.

The Norwich abseil, open to adults and children aged 14 and over, is taking place on Sunday, 24th March.

“We’re very excited to be bringing back our abseil at The Forum,” said EACH Events Fundraiser Emma Cook.

“It’s going to be great fun, a real challenge for participants and an amazing opportunity to enjoy an incredible, exhilarating experience – something to remember forever.

“It’ll help raise vital funds for our charity and my advice would be to book up and confirm your place as soon as possible. Bring your family and friends along to support you or why not sign up as a team.”

EACH held an abseil at The Forum in 2017, 2018 and 2019, before Covid hit. In total, 225 people took part, raising more than £32,000. Participants can select a one-hour time slot between 10am and 4pm.

Entry is normally £20 but an early-bird discount rate of £15 is available until the end of November. Each abseiler is asked to commit to raising sponsorship of £100.

Book now to confirm your place by heading here.

Any under-18s must be accompanied by an over-18 spectator and full training will be provided by Howard Adventure. There is no weight limit but the harness must fit correctly. The maximum harness sizes are 60” (waist) and 38” (leg).

Notes to Editors

“EACH has made us all feel part of an extended family and, thanks to staff and fellow families, we’re not alone with problems. We always leave The Treehouse feeling positive, stronger and thankful.”

  • We care for children and young people with life-threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk, and support their families.
  • We offer families flexibility and control over where they receive their care and support, including where their child dies – at home, in hospital or at one of three hospices at Milton (Cambridge), The Nook (Norfolk) and The Treehouse (Ipswich).
  • Our family-centred approach includes specialist nursing care, symptom management support, short breaks, wellbeing activities, therapies and counselling, all meeting the individual needs of the child, young person and whole family.
  • We are recognised as leaders in our field, with a reputation for excellence and commitment to pioneering development and innovation.
  • We rely on voluntary donations for the majority of our income and this year need to raise £5.8 million from fundraising and £6.5 million in income from our shops. The year before the pandemic we received just 16% of our total income from statutory sources.
  • EACH Royal Patron –Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales.
  • For more information about EACH, including forthcoming events and how you can help raise funds,visit each.org.uk or call our Suffolk fundraisers on 01473 917965.

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For further information about this release please contact:

Matt Plummer | Media and PR Manager | 07738 328058 | Matt.Plummer@each.org.uk


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