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The Arrival Party

After walking 1,032,843 steps, David arrived in Hastings as planned 30 days after leaving South west France. We had a great event lined up for him and for the people walking his last day with him from Pevensey Bay. They were greeted by 30 guests including the media, VIPs, family, friends and of course Violet […]

A day at the races

Friend’s of the founders held a day-at-the-races in their garden and invited all of their friends to a tear-and-share lunch. It was a great atmosphere and everyone was very enjoying the races and getting involved. The Tombola had donated items up for grabs and  was very successful. A fulfilled afternoon with 485.00 euros raised. Thank […]

Bingo Night

James and Jayne had offered David (&Greg) a bed for the night for day2 of his W4V challenge. They also said, ‘why not do a bingo night at the campsite?’ That’s a great idea his wife said!.... He had already walked 60km over 2 days by this evening and then he and his wife Suzette […]

Violet’s Fete

Julie and Simon were amazing hosts of Violet’s Fete. There were many stalls, therapy tents, food, cakes, bar, tea and coffee and live music. everyone either gave their time, their profits or a donation to AV. So many people came and bought, ate, drank, played and just had a brilliant time. Such an awesome day […]

Music Night

A fantastic evening with food, drink and a Live band, the Moonshine boys. Lots of Dancing and fun had by all. A super 85 euros was raised

A Night at the Races!

Race night with Heather and Eddie where the weather was terrible, so we all kept positive and moved inside! It was really enjoyable and all the people enjoyed the fun and laughter. Thank you for all your support in raising 472.00 euros

Yoga Afternoon

A lovely relaxing afternoon with Debs in the Salle in Soutiers. People came and stretched, And breathed in and breathed out.... ahhh lovely. everyone had a really great experience and left feeling calm and peaceful.. With all your support we raised 166.00 euros!  

Fun Auction

A great idea by Jan. Ask people to donate their unwanted items and have an auction for AV… lots of amazing people donated a vast range of items, from a tea caddy to a weekend in a night in a chateau, from a hand painted picture to a weekend holiday.... The crowd was small, but […]

Dog Walk

Our local dog trainer wanted to help us raise some money, so he invited people and their dogs to have a walk through the local forest for a sponsored dog walk. It was well attended and a fabulous 140 euros was raised.

Pamper Day

An afternoon of foot spas,  Mini facials, Head, foot or hand massages and lots of Neal Yard products to sample and buy. Julie donated all profits to us and everyone had a lovely time. A super 65 euros was raised.


TLC Gites 3 La Coudrette, St Maurice, Etusson

Velo4Violet is open to anyone who might want to set their own personal challenge and ride for the Association. The distance is up to you. The fundraising target is also up to you. Where you go, who you go with, and how you get there is up to you. All we ask is that you […]

Wacky animals racing night

Le Nouveau Bar de la Poste L'absie

What a great evening! Lots of fun was had and a superb 211,44 euros raised. Thank you for supporting this event and a special thank you to our host Julie.

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