Forthcoming Events

Throughout the year, many events take place around the Wessex region which help to raise much needed funds for the Charity. These range from family fun runs and fashion shows to corporate sporting days and celebrity dinners. Our heartfelt thanks go to all of those people who are working so hard to help us help more people.

If you would like more information on our Events or how you can get involved, please contact us on 023 8067 2200 or email

Our Events list is continually changing so please check back regularly for updates!

New Portsmouth Events Throughout the Year!

Please look at our Portsmouth Flyer for information on up coming events in the Portsmouth Area.                  

November 2013

Autumn Wine TastingNovember 8th

At the Atherley Bowling Club, Hill Lane, Southampton. Before you buy your Christmas wines come along and taste some affordable wines under the expert guidance of Wine Educator, Norman Weller. Tickets are £10 per person and are available from Malcolm Harvey on 023 8036 8101. Places are limited so be sure to book early! More Info

Christmas Shopping Open House – Saturday November 9th

Sharon ( is very kindly opening her house to raise funds for Wessex Cancer Trust. 10am to 4pm Saturday 9th November.  Sharon also has a friend selling her Shabby Chic items Inspirations – ( that make ideal gifts. Get all your Christmas shopping done in the comfort of Sharon’s home and have some nibbles and a glass of something nice too!  Please email Sharon if you would like to attend, so that she can cater accordingly and give you the full details.

Christmas Shopping Evening – November 15th

Christmas Charity Shopping Evening in aid of Wessex Cancer Trust on Friday 15th November  7.30pm – 9.30pm at The Ascension Centre, 1 Thorold Road, Southampton, SO18 1HZ. Tickets £3.00. Contact Joanne Tinley for more information

Christmas Craft Fair – Sunday 17th November 

Visit Woodley Village Hall, School Road, Romsey, SO51 7NX from 10.30am to 3.30pm for a lovely selection of local, quality, handmade gifts – idea for Christmas presents. For more information please contact Jane Scarth House on 01794 830374, or email Entry is free but please do support our Raffle.

December 2013

Christmas Carol Service – Thursday 5th  December

Wessex Cancer Trust Christmas Carol Concert – 7.30pm at Romsey Abbey, Hampshire, SO151 8EN. Featuring: Compere Katie Martin, from Radio Solent, Voices of the Forest choir, Romsey Area Youth Jazz Orchestra, Tenor Simon Long  and Wessex Cancer Trust Sing for Life choir. Tickets: £12 per person.  More details

Christmas Floral Demonstration – Thursday 5th  December

Pearsons Estate Agents and Jane Bidwell invite you to a Christmas Flower demonstration. ST John’s Hall, Hythe. TICKETS: £6.00 Includes Hot Drink & Mince Pies. More Info

Christmas Carol Service – Tuesday 17th  December

Wessex Cancer Trust Christmas Carol Service – 7pm at St Thomas’ Cathedral, Old Portsmouth PO1 2HH. Featuring: Compere Tim Daykin from Radio Solent and Wessex Cancer Trust, Chaplain.HMS Nelson Royal Navy Volunteer Band, Simon Long – Tenor and Quay of Sea Voices. Tickets: £8 per person. More Info 

January 2014

Burns Night Barn Dance – Saturday 25th January

Haggis Supper and Dancing to Woodsiders Barn Dance and Ceilidh Band. At Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, Southsea PO4 0RN. 7pm for 7.30pm – Carriages 11.30pm. Tickets £19.50. More Info