Supporting each other can sometimes be as simple as joining in, having a load of fun, gaining new friends and doing a massive amount to raise awareness and funds to help people suffering insurmountable difficulties in their lives. Wellbeing in Action put on a varied calendar of creative, challenging, humorous, stylish events each year - every one of them designed to improve wellbeing for participants, as well as support our charitable work. We update this page regularly so keep visiting, or sign up for regular news and join our social media pages. Can't wait to see you at an event soon!
WHEN: SATURDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2020
WHERE: WESTPOINT, EXETER
WHAT: Join 5000 total nutters running either 5, 10 or 15km around a course with 30 wild inflatable obstacles and foam pits! Great fun - family friendly - give your own wellbeing a boost while doing an amazing job raising funds for others.
COST: Special Wellbeing in Action rate £24 - spaces limited so book early.
FEE REFUNDED IN FULL IF ACHIEVING £100 IN SPONSORSHIP & DONATIONS.
or follow this link: BOOK HERE
WHEN: MONDAY 4TH MAY - MONDAY 11TH MAY
WHERE: YOUR HOME!
WHAT: Netflix, Doritos and the false security of those stretchy lounge trousers can suddenly give a mini panic attack when we're all let loose! Don't succumb - use our Lockdown Legs Week to enter our friendly competition. Simply record your steps on your phone, fitbit, health app and screenshot them on each day, starting Monday 4th. Send them to us at the end of Monday 11th by Messenger, with any amusing photos of you achieving your goals, and we'll announce the winner, with a super prize!
ENTRY: DONATE any amount you can afford on our fundraising page here - even £1!
Then join us on our Facebook Event Page to follow the fun! https://www.facebook.com/events/623185068264749/?active_tab=discussion
WHEN: SUNDAY 4th OCTOBER - 10.15am
WHERE: PLYMOUTH HOE
WHAT: Oh we do like to be beside the seaside... though it will be a bit of a blur as you flash by in your best trainers! Sign up for Wellbeing in Action and we'll provide your t-shirt, snack pack and a pile of supporters & mascots to cheer you over the line.
COST: £10 ENTRY FEE
£15 T-SHIRT, MEDAL & SNACK PACK (optional)
ENTRY FEE & RACE PACK REFUNDED IN FULL IF YOU RAISE £60 OR MORE IN SPONSORS & DONATIONS
1. CLICK THIS LINK TO REGISTER WITH THE EVENT ORGANISERS.
2. CLICK THIS LINK TO LET US KNOW YOU'RE IN AND SET UP YOUR FUNDRAISING
ANYONE FOR CRICKET?
WHEN: SUNDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 12 noon - 6pm
WHERE: SOUTH DEVON CRICKET CLUB, NEWTON ABBOT
WHAT: It's our annual family day where we get out the whites, dust off the Pimms jugs and get baking for England while our BBQ turns out delicious burgers and the cricketers whack the willow and dirty their whites in the name of Wellbeing! Watch the match with a pint of cold beer in hand, children can enjoy the face painting and star appearance from their super hero characters and the LOL Dolls - and this year we'll have a star guest appearance by a certain famous cricketer!
COST: FREE event but donation of £2 on entry recommended.
Let us know you're coming on our Facebook Event post. Follow us HERE
WEDDING & WELLBEING SHOW
WHEN: Thursday 1st October - 7-9.30pm
WHERE: Dartmoor Lodge Hotel, Ashburton
WHAT: Fantastic evening of entertainment and inspiration for couples preparing for their weddings and wanting to find ways to boost their wellbeing and support others with mental health difficulties simply by creating their amazing special day. Special consultations for couples who have cancelled or postponed due to Covid19 with support to get you back on track.
COST: FREE ENTRY! Donations welcomed. Wellbeing Pamper Pack for first 50 guests. Fantastic raffle with wellbeing break star prize.
Let us know you're coming: follow us on our Facebook page
WHEN: Friday 23rd October 2020
WHERE: Dainton Park Golf Club
WHAT: Exhilarating entertainment as our fiery volunteers are trained to run across hot coals, braving setting their pedicures in flames as they go! With Bar, BBQ and live music, the evening will be a fantastic, warming celebration of the brave, foolish and gleeful friends who want to see them fry in the name of raising funds for mental health.
COST: £25 Firewalker Entry - Requirement to raise £75 in sponsors & donations. FREE to guests.
To register as a firewalker - please contact Emma: or to let us know you're coming along: follow us on our Facebook page
GIN & HEELS
WHEN: FRIDAY 13th NOVEMBER 7PM - 10.30PM
WHERE: DARTMOOR LODGE HOTEL
WHAT: An evening you might want to get a nominated driver to drop & collect! Chance to discover the secrets of gin, make your own blends and enjoy cocktails and delicious canapes and desserts. With workshops on perfume creation, aromatherapy, lingerie & bra fitting, boudoir photography, make-up & skin care, aesthetic fat freeze and a special auction for designer shoes, bags, spa treats, live music and even a trip to Italy to be won... it's a girl's night out NOT to miss.
COST: Tickets £25 including arrival drink, gin cocktail, canapes, desserts & workshop entry.
MENTAL HEALTH PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION
INFORMATION COMING SOON
END LONELINESS EVENTS
SINGLE MINGLE NIGHT!
IDEAL FOR: Single people aged 21+ either ready to do the single mingle and find their mind-mate, find a whole pile of new friends, or just stretch their social life to the max!
WHEN: SEPTEMBER 2020 TBC
VENUE: GOOD KARMA CLUB POP UP TBC
WHAT: Apply to join a highly relaxed, humorous mix of dining, entertainment, meeting of the minds, with a dash of speed date and a highly entertaining group mingle to end the night. Beautiful styled restaurant, menu courses prepared by young student chefs, live entertainment and ice breakers, and plenty of opportunity to both line up your favourite hot date, while also making a bunch of new friends and starting off some awesome loneliness busting activities.
HOW: Book with the online questionnaire to receive your information and Mingle Pack or visit our Facebook page and join our private single mingle group online if you wish!
IDEAL FOR: People of all ages with a talent, skill or something to share
WHEN: TBC - Coronavirus pending
VENUE: TBC - Newton Abbot & Torbay
WHAT: We're hosting two Generation Share Events - bringing together people of all age groups to facilitate workshops from story-telling, fitness, technology, crafts & sewing, music, cooking and social history. Participants will enjoy learning and educating - passing on traditional skills and local stories and updating with new generation talent, energy and skills. Volunteers may go on to deliver regular workshops - becoming a story teller at the local library, or setting up a yoga or walking group or community choir... we'll be challenging young and old alike to give new things a go together!
HOW: Booking will open on health advice and we will contact schools, colleges, community groups and place information on social media. Follow our facebook page for updates.
CREAM OR JAM FIRST
IDEAL FOR: Aimed at elderly people who rarely get to have social time and who love a good natter, a little music, a bit of foot action, and arguing over whether the cream or jam goes on the scone first!
WHEN: Last Wednesday of each month - 2-4pm
WHERE: South Devon Cricket Club Social Hall
WHAT: Young Volunteers put on an afternoon of music, entertainment and refreshments & support elderly residents to attend for company and laughter. Our young people's social action team provide the catering, music and spend time socialising with the guests, building relationships that extend beyond the afternoon event.
HOW: Free event - simply turn up on the day, though it's helpful to let us know you're coming (for scone numbers!) by emailing: or messaging via our facebook page or the contact page on this website.
NB: Event currently pending health advice - please check before setting off!