A brighter future for children and young people in Darjeeling

Events


  • Sun
    14
    Jun
    2015
    Kaunas, Lithuania

    Micah is running the marathon in Lithuania this weekend, to raise funds for the trust. Micah will be visiting Darjeeling in September to see where the money goes and how it's helping the kids. You can sponsor him here.


  • Fri
    10
    Jul
    2015
    Pontefract & District Gold Club

    DCT's annual golf day. We are looking for 12 teams of four to vie with each other for the privilege of winning the Darjeeling Cup.


  • Tue
    21
    Jul
    2015
    Taal Indian Restaurant, Darfield, Barnsley

    Pontefract Rotary Club has arranged an Indian night. A local restaurant has agreed a reduced fixed price per head (meals provided at cost) and tickets will be sold at £10.00 per dinner plus raffle on the evening.

    They are expected to sell - out the venue which seats 120-140. Funds are being raised for DCT to support Alka Rai who is resident at Kripassara girls home - with nurse training over the next 3 years.

    The event is being held on Tuesday 21st Jul at the Taal Indian Restaurant http://www.thaalrestaurant.com


  • Wed
    22
    Jul
    2015
    6:00 pmBen Nevis

    Chris Beal and Steve Bower have decided to take on the 3 peaks challenge - Ben Nevis (4409ft), Scafell Pike (3209ft) and Snowdon (3560ft) in under 24 hours.

    Starting at Ben Nevis around 6pm on Wed 22nd July.The team has generously agreed to raise funds for DCT. A Just Giving Page will be set up in due course


  • Tue
    28
    Jul
    2015
    Wakefield Chantry Rotary Club

    Wakefield Chantry Rotary Club is supporting us with a £1000 per annum donation for the next three years.

    Trustee Hugh Heron will be presenting to them on Tuesday 28th July with an update on the plans for Phase 2 of the orphange redevelopment and a photo collage of Phase 1.


  • Sun
    04
    Oct
    2015
    Battersea Park

    Join us for a morning Vinyasa flow in the beautiful Battersea Park, London. Our instructor Emma Peel will lead us through an invigorating and energising Vinyasa flow followed by a meditative and restorative Yin sequence.

    Guests will receive an exclusive goody bag full of take home treats including goodies from Positivitea, Healthbox Kitchen, Propercorn, Coyo, Ombar, Ape Snacks and Plenish.

    ALL proceeds will be going to the Darjeeling Children's Trust.

    Book your ticket here.


  • Fri
    13
    Nov
    2015
    Wakefield Girls High School

    Trustee Hugh Heron will be presenting at Wakefield Girl's High School on Friday 13th November.


  • Thu
    19
    Nov
    2015
    Antarctica

    Hi my name is Alan and I am flying in a Ilyushin military jet to Antarctica to run in the Antarctic Ice Marathon on Thursday 19 November

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  • Sat
    23
    Jan
    2016
    Carleton Grange, Pontefract,

    Haggis, Piper, Fiddler, Speeches, Poetry, Singing...

    ...oh and some whisky.


  • Fri
    11
    Mar
    2016
    7:00 pmCarleton Grange, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

    If you happen to be free and fancy grabbing a pint and a tasty piece of pork pie...then come and join us and be transported to another world...not just one presentation, but two:-

    7.30pm - Mike Lucas
    - a highly experienced tour manager with Great Rail Journeys will make a presentation on railway journeys throughout the world... Mike has led on many of them...

    8.15pm ish - a presentation about Darjeeling in North-East India and the work of Darjeeling Children's Trust...how we started, our projects and the impact... a vision in the making.

    Key Features

    • The presentations will be held in the small ballroom
    • Entry is free
    • There will be a raffle to raise funds for Darjeeling Children's Trust - main prize - £500.00 vouchers towards a Great Rail Journey of your choice and a pashmina from India
    • Both presentations will last for approximately 30 minute
    • The pork pie is free...you'll have to buy your own pint!
    • Mike will happily explain how to arrange a holiday with Great Rail Journeys
    • Plenty opportunity for questions and answers...or catch us in the bar afterwards
    • Raffle prizes greatly appreciated
    • RSVP....space is limited and I need to know numbers in advance

  • Fri
    08
    Apr
    2016
    10:00 amSt. Alban’s Church Hall, Bristol BS6 7NU

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    Major Wangdi spent his career as a Commissioned Officer in the Indian Gurkhas. Now retired, he is the “man on the ground” for Darjeeling Children’s Trust, a Bristol-based charity which supports young people in India.

    Come along and hear about his life and charity work while he makes a rare visit to the UK.

    Refreshments available (including Darjeeling tea). For more information contact Marilyn at info@darjeelingchildrenstrust.org.uk or just turn up on the day.

    Entry free but donations welcome


  • Fri
    15
    Apr
    2016
    7pm onwardsGrange St. Paul's Hotel, London, EC4V 5AJ

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    There isn't long to go now before the big event, and we wanted to let you know what will be up for grabs in both the live and silent auctions on the night:


    Live Auction

    • A WEEK'S STAY IN A LUXURY APARTMENT IN NARBONNE
    • PRIVATE 6 COURSE TASTING MENU FOR 10 BY A MICHELIN ­TRAINED CHEF (reserve price £500)
    • A WEEK’S STAY AT A LARGE FARMHOUSE WITH POOL NEAR THE LOT VALLEY
    • VIP VELODROME EXPERIENCE WITH A GB GOLD MEDALIST (reserve price £340)
    • AN INDIAN EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME
    • ONE WEEK IN A 4* SWISS SKI APARTMENT OVERLOOKING THE MATTERHORN

    Silent Auction

    • BOLLYWOOD DANCE MASTERCLASS FOR TWO ​
    • BEAUTIFUL BUDDHA OIL PAINTING BY JEAN­-MARC HUSS​
    • A CASE OF COBRA PREMIUM BEER EVERY MONTH FOR A YEAR ​
    • A WEEK’S STAY IN A PEACEFUL CONVERTED BARN IN THE CHARENTE ­MARITIME REGION OF FRANCE ​
    • UPDATE YOUR INTERIORS WITH THREE ICONIC DESIGNER CHAIRS
    • SPEND A DAY BEHIND THE SCENES OF ENDEAVOUR ​
    • LAITHWAITE’S LUXURY DOZEN GIFT SET OF FINE WINES AND CHAMPAGNE ​
    • £1000 WORTH OF VOUCHERS TOWARDS ANY WORLDWIDE GREAT RAIL JOURNEY ​
    • ONE WEEK AT A SELF­ CATERING APARTMENT IN THE HEART OF TUSCANY ​
    • ONE WEEK AT THE SANTA BARBARA GOLF & OCEAN CLUB IN TENERIFE ​
    • TWO LITHOGRAPHS BY WELL­​ KNOWN SWEDISH ARTIST ULF GREDER
    • ‘UNTITLED’ TERRACOTTA SCULPTURE BY PAUL DAY ​

    We will also be holding a tombola loaded with fantastic prizes and goodie bags will be given to each guest at the end of the event.


  • Sun
    24
    Apr
    2016
    London

    Umesh will be running the London marathon on April 24th to raise funds for the Darjeeling Children’s Trust as well as Sense who gave him the marathon place.

    Please visit his justgiving page here.


  • Mon
    02
    May
    2016
    Milton Keynes

    Sirjana will be running the Milton Keynes half marathon on May 2nd to raise funds for the Darjeeling Children’s Trust. Many thanks to her and good luck!

    Please visit her justgiving page here.


  • Fri
    01
    Jul
    2016
    Pontefract & District Gold Club

    DCT's annual golf day. We are looking for 12 teams of four to vie with each other for the privilege of winning the Darjeeling Cup.


  • Sat
    03
    Sep
    2016
    Yorkshire

    DCT treasurer, Robert Adams, will be climbing the three Yorkshire peaks. 24 miles, 5,000 feet of climbing all within 12 hours.


  • Sun
    02
    Oct
    2016
    6:45 pmKathmandu Restaurant, Bristol

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  • Sun
    06
    Nov
    2016
    Old Deer Park Richmond

    Klodi will be running the Richmond half marathon on November 6th to raise funds for the Darjeeling Children’s Trust. Many thanks to her and good luck!

    You can sponsor her here

  • Sun
    04
    Dec
    2016
    4:00 pmRani Restaurant, Finchley, London

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  • Sun
    23
    Apr
    2017
    London

    Trustee Andy Carr is running the London Marathon in April to raise funds for the trust. You are can sponser him here

  • Sun
    23
    Apr
    2017
    London

    Shreena will be running the London Marathon on 23rd April to raise funds for the Darjeeling Children’s Trust. Many thanks to her and good luck!

    You can sponsor her here.

    Here are some photos of her after a recent half marathon which she ran in two hours and five minutes.

  • Thu
    01
    Jun
    2017
    Fri
    30
    Jun
    2017

    Chhaya Patel has set herself the challenge to do 12,000 steps a day throughout June, her birthday month. She has asked her family and friends to donate to the trust instead of buying her birthday presents!

    Chhaya, thank you very much - the Trust really appreciates your generosity!

    Check out here sponsorship page here.

  • Sat
    01
    Jul
    2017
    Pontefract & District Gold Club

    DCT's annual golf day. We are looking for 12 teams of four to vie with each other for the privilege of winning the Darjeeling Cup.


  • Thu
    19
    Oct
    2017
    Farringdon

    Euromonitor based near Farringdon, are fundraising for the trust. Thank you for your hard work.

    Below are just a small sample of the prizes on offer…

    • 3 course dinner for 2 at the Museum of London
    • Free Exhibition entry for 2 at the British Museum
    • Theatre Tickets
    • 2 x Sony Headphones
    • A free bottle of wine at Santore Italian Restaurant on Exmouth Market
    • Free haircut at the Klinic
    • 2 pizzas, 2 sides, 2 desserts and 2 drinks at Pizza Pilgrims
    • Free game of football and cocktail at Café Kick
    • Mini barbeque
    • Ice cream maker
    • 12 week body boss plan
    • Gym box day pass
    • Pandora earrings

  • Fri
    20
    Apr
    2018
    7:00 pmThe Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London, E1 8GP

    Please join us for a night of entertainment and fundraising to celebrate the Darjeeling Children’s Trust 10th Anniversary.

    The trust has transformed the life of many children in Darjeeling with their amazing work and through the generosity of their supporters.

    When: Friday 20th of April 2018 – 7:00 pm until late

    Where: Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, 45 Prescot Street London E1 8GP – Map and access info here

    The evening will feature:

    • CHAMPAGNE & CANAPE RECEPTION
    • THREE COURSE MEAL
    • LIVE INDIAN DANCING
    • LIVE AUCTION
    • SILENT AUCTION
    • TOMBOLA
    • GOODY BAGS

    Buy tickets for DCT Fundraising Ball

  • Sun
    27
    Jan
    2019
    Frogmore Street Bristol

    Come and join us for dinner on Sunday 27th January at Namaste Nepal restaurant, Frogmore St, Bristol. Namaste provides a taste of authentic Nepalese cuisine, and the evening will raise funds for the walls and windows of the new girls’ dormitories at the Kripasaran Children’s Home in Darjeeling. Tickets are £25pp and include a delicious two-course meal. Contact info@darjeelingchildrenstrust.org.uk for more information and to buy tickets.”

  • Sun
    13
    Oct
    2019
    Oxford

    James, Ian, Gary, Adam and Dave will be putting their best trainers forward to raise money for children and young people in Darjeeling. Good luck everyone!

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