Events

Upcoming Events

 

 

Craft 2 Craft Workshop: Basic patchwork techniques - Thursday 18th May, 2-4pm at Netley Marsh

Learn rotary cutting, paper piecing, and other basic skills.

Craft 2 Craft workshops are £10 and include all materials, a cup of tea / coffee and biscuits / cake. Advance booking is essential – please contact 023 80869697 or email us.

Solent Gardeners Fayre, Sunday 4th June, Wide Lane, Southampton

Tools for Self Reliance will be at this event, selling tools and items that have been donated, but are not suitable for our projects in Africa. In order to ensure that they still go towards benefitting the people that we work with, we sell tools that we cannot use in kits at local events, and all funds raised go towards the costs of our vocational training projects in the six countries in which we work.

For more information, please visit the official event page  

Craft 2 Craft Workshop: Tatting - Thursday 15th June, 2-4pm at Netley Marsh

A lace making technique using fine crochet cotton and a shuttle.

Craft 2 Craft workshops are £10 and include all materials, a cup of tea / coffee and biscuits / cake. Advance booking is essential – please contact 023 80869697 or email us.

New Forest Folk Festival, 5th-9th July, Plaitford

Tools for Self Reliance will be at this event, selling tools and items that have been donated, but are not suitable for our projects in Africa. In order to ensure that they still go towards benefitting the people that we work with, we sell tools that we cannot use in kits at local events, and all funds raised go towards the costs of our vocational training projects in the six countries in which we work.

For more information, please visit the official event page

Netley Marsh Steam and Craft Show, 21st-23rd July, Netley Marsh

Tools for Self Reliance will be at this event, selling tools and items that have been donated, but are not suitable for our projects in Africa. In order to ensure that they still go towards benefitting the people that we work with, we sell tools that we cannot use in kits at local events, and all funds raised go towards the costs of our vocational training projects in the six countries in which we work.

For more information, please visit the official event page

New Forest Show 25th-27th July, Brockenhurst

Tools for Self Reliance will be at this event, selling tools and items that have been donated, but are not suitable for our projects in Africa. In order to ensure that they still go towards benefitting the people that we work with, we sell tools that we cannot use in kits at local events, and all funds raised go towards the costs of our vocational training projects in the six countries in which we work.

For more information, please visit the official event page

The Oak Fair, 26th-27th August, Stock Gaylard

Tools for Self Reliance will be at this event, selling tools and items that have been donated, but are not suitable for our projects in Africa. In order to ensure that they still go towards benefitting the people that we work with, we sell tools that we cannot use in kits at local events, and all funds raised go towards the costs of our vocational training projects in the six countries in which we work.

For more information, please visit the official event page

The South Coast Challenge, Friday 26th – 27th August, Eastbourne

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This challenge takes on some of England’s finest scenery along the South Downs Way. Distances range from 100Km, to 25km.

Registration fee £65 – £175 depending on distance + suggested sponsorship of £200

To register and for more information contact: Nuisha or call 02380 869697

Walk the Test Way, Date TBC, Romsey

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Enjoy scenic views of the beautiful river Test, with its white chalk streams and walk through picturesque villages.  There are various distances available from 5 miles to 25.5 miles.

Registration fee £12 + minimum sponsorship of £50

To register and for more information contact: Nuisha or call 02380 869697

Tough Mudder London South, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September, Crawley

Tough Mudder is a 10-12 mile mud and obstacle course designed to drag you out of your comfort zone by testing your physical strength, stamina, and mental grit. With no podiums, winners, or clocks to race against, it’s not about how fast you can cross the finish line. Rather, it’s a challenge that emphasises teamwork, camaraderie, and accomplishing something.

Two of our very own staff team will be taking on the challenge to raise funds for Tools for Self Reliance, and would love more people to join their team!

Registration fee £99 approx depending on package + suggested sponsorship of £200.

To register and for more information contact: Nuisha or call 02380 869697

 

Tea for Tools 9th - 15th October

Join us in raising funds for our projects in Africa by holding a tea party in aid for Self Reliance. From a small tea break to large party, all funds raised will go directly towards our work and make a real difference. To register your interest in receiving a fundraising pack, contact Nuisha or call 023 80869697.

The Great South Run, Sunday 22nd October, Southsea

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This iconic 10 mile run takes you through the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, home of HMS Victory, past Spinnaker Tower, and finishes on the seafront.  A 5K option is also available.

We can provide guaranteed places.   

To register and for more information contact: Nuisha or call 02380 869697

Dorset Do, 23rd September, Ringwood

Tools for Self Reliance will be at this event, selling tools and items that have been donated, but are not suitable for our projects in Africa. In order to ensure that they still go towards benefitting the people that we work with, we sell tools that we cannot use in kits at local events, and all funds raised go towards the costs of our vocational training projects in the six countries in which we work.

For more information, please visit the official event page

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