Events Calendar

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2021 EVENTS

Thursday 11th February 2021

Virtual Valentine’s Wine Tasting For Two

Pace invites you to enjoy a romantic wine tasting with a partner or friend on Thursday 11th February 2021.

This event will be hosted by James from Majestic Wine via Zoom and will showcase four fabulous wines. James will guide you through this tasting experience while answering any questions you may have.

This romantic experience is for two people to enjoy from the comfort of your own home as your wine package will be delivered directly to your door.

Saturday 24th April 2021

The Big Walk **new circular routes**

For the children at Pace walking can be a big challenge, however taking a few tentative steps can lead to much greater independence. YOU can help transform young lives by putting on your own walking shoes and joining us for the 2021 Big Walk.

There is a choice of four routes depending on how many steps you’re willing to take!

  • 18 miles
  • 12 miles
  • 6 miles
  • The Superhero Mile

Put your best foot forward in 2021 and take on this challenge for you and for the children at Pace.

Thursday 27th May 2021

Virtual Masterclass: Cook Along with Professional Chef 

Learn how to make your own Pasta from scratch accompanied by an Italian infused sauce, calzone, and a sweet treat.

Bring the taste of Italy to your kitchen with this brand-new exciting ‘cook along’ event. This is a great way to build your confidence in the kitchen while learning some new skills. The evening will be hosted by Xenia Murray, a freelance Chef and teacher who trained at the prestigious Leiths School of Food and Wine. Xenia has a passion for food education and believes everyone can cook!

Xenia will showcase and guide you through the spring themed menu from the comfort of your own home. You will be able to interact with Xenia and other guests throughout the masterclass and ask any questions you may have.

Thursday June 17th 2021

Summer at Thame Park

This is a fantastic opportunity to venture into this private estate for an exclusive garden tour led by the Head Gardener. These gorgeous

grounds consist of landscape parkland, formal gardens and a boating lake. You will be served tea and coffee on arrival from the gardens pavilion before exploring the hidden secrets and learning about the history of this mysterious estate followed by returning to the pavilion for homemade cake.

Sunday 22nd August 2021

The Vitality Big Half 

The Vitality Big Half is back for another year! The race takes place in Central London and the unique route includes iconic landmarks, starting at Tower Bridge and finishing by The Cutty Sark in Greenwich.

Pace have 3 spaces available for this race and we NEED YOU!

£30 sign up and a £300 fundraising pledge

Why join Team Pace?

As part of our team you’ll receive fantastic support from the moment you sign up all the way until you reach the finish line. We’ll also provide you with:

  • A Pace running vest which you can wear with pride
  • Regular emails to keep you on track with your training and fundraising
  • Top tips
  • A friendly team here to support you all the way to the finish line

For more information click on the register button!

27th - 30th August 2021

The National 3 Peaks Challenge

Get ready for the challenge of a lifetime as you attempt to climb the highest mountains in England, Scotland & Wales over just 3 days!

Trekking 26 miles and ascending 3,000m, this is one serious challenge. You will be rewarded with some of the most spectacular views Britain has to offer, in places more beautiful than you can imagine. This is one almighty feet that will leave you with a life-long sense of achievement like no other!

£349 sign up fee / £350 fundraising target

For more information email kelly.houghton@thepacecentre.org or call 01296 616973

8th - 12th September 2021

La Grande Aventure – Lille Big Cycle

“La Grande Aventure” is an ideal cycle challenge for novice and intermediate cyclists. This four day adventure starts in Amsterdam and travels across The Netherlands, Belgium and into France finishing in the beautiful city of Lille. Cycle for 4 days, across 3 countries, covering 225 miles, for 1 great cause.

For more information or to sign up email kelly.houghton@thepacecentre.org or call 01296 616973.

Friday 1st October 2021

Charity Golf Day

Come along to our annual Charity Golf Day hosted by Buckingham Golf Club.

£240 for a team of four (includes coffee & bacon bap, green fees, buffet dinner, raffle and auction).

Prizes for the first three teams

Other competitions throughout the day

Registration from 11.00 am

Shot gun start at 12.30 pm

Followed by a delicious rolling buffet

We are also looking for local companies to sponsor the event, including sponsoring a hole for £100.

To sign up email kelly.houghton@thepacecentre.org or call 01296 616973.

Thursday 7th October 2021

30th Birthday Dinner Dance

Join us at Notley Tythe Barn, Long Crendon in your finest dress to enjoy an evening celebrating the achievements of the children who access Pace services.

We will share stories from the families as well as running an auction and raffle to help raise vital funds.

Join us and celebrate our 30th birthday as you to relax and enjoy the canapes and arrival drinks, before we sit for our two course meal, followed by coffee and our auction before we hit the dance floor and dance the night away!

Tuesday 26th October 2021

The Pace Quiz Night

After nearly a year of virtual quizzes, we think that you are all ready for a quiz night that isn’t through a screen! We will be hosting a Halloween special Quiz Night on Tuesday 26th October at The Dinton Hermit.

Tickets are £17.50 per person and includes a spooktacular dinner. The Quiz will include five Halloween themed rounds as well as Heads & Tails, Best Sealed Bid and Spaghetti Tower!

To be in with a chance to win the CASH PRIZE and to Show off your new found knowledge, book your team space now! Email Lacey at lacey.bonham@thepacecentre.org.