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Born Free Events 2016

'Heaven and Earth' Christmas Concert

(C) George Logan

11th December

The Royal Chapel, Windsor Great Park


A wonderful way to conclude Born Free’s Year of the Lion and the 50th Anniversary of the Premier of the film.  We hope you will join Virginia at a special evening of Christmas music and readings, in the charming and intimate setting of the Royal Chapel in Windsor Great Park. Readers are Virginia McKenna,  Elizabeth Counsell, Clive Hayward and David Simeon.  The choir will be The Royal Chapel Singers.

Tickets £15

Available from Born Free - call 01403 240170 or email

Proceeds from the concert will go to the Born Free Foundation and to the Royal Chapel.

Refreshments afterwards and the opportunity to buy Born Free merchandise.

This is a rare opportunity to visit Her Majesty’s private Royal Chapel, which she attends on Sundays.

1. Venue & Directions

The concert is in the Royal Chapel, Windsor Great Park.  Entry to the Chapel is via the Bishopsgate entrance to the Great Park, which is at the end of Bishopsgate Road in Englefield Green, near Egham in Surrey. The nearest station is Egham & there are taxis from there. 

2. Security

There are police at the Gates who will stop and check all cars. For this reason, anyone buying tickets will need to provide car details in advance: make, colour, registration number and the name of the driver.

3. Photography

Because the Chapel is so rarely open to the public, security is tight and we therefore need to ensure that photography in and around the Chapel is strictly forbidden and that anyone failing to comply with this will be required to leave.

Born Free Events 2017

Just Walk

Just Walk is Across the Divide’s own charity challenge which allows individuals to raise money for the charity of their choice.

Just Walk starts and finishes from the dramatic backdrop of Goodwood Racecourse, in Chichester, West Sussex. All of the routes are circular, and take on the rolling hills and landscape of the West Sussex Countryside including sections of the South Downs National Trail on most routes.

Taking place on: 13th May 2017

Ethical Travel and Volunteering

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 at 10:00

United Kingdom


Compass- Ethical - Travel and Volunteering.

In association with Born Free and Blood Lions.

Are  you looking to volunteer abroad this year or may be looking for that great safari adventure in Africa?

This event offers advice & information for people who are interested in international volunteering and want to make sure that what they do is of value to themselves and the people they work with. There are now loads of ways to get involved in international volunteering. You might be taking a gap year after school, or a career brake from your job, you might have been given the chance to have a sabbatical or you might have retired and be looking for new adventures. Whether you have a few weeks or a few years there are now loads of organisations that will help you find a volunteer programme.

But some of these programmes are much better than others. While volunteers intentions are nearly always good, this does not mean that all volunteer prorgammes are good. Indeed there are some programmes, out there that can be said to do more harm than good.

On the day there will be speakers such as Will Travers OBE from The Born Free Organisation along with the screening of the documentary Blood Lions plus representatives from ethical volunteer agencies and  projects.

The day is set to empower you with knowledge to help you make informed decisions...

Register here:

Born Free Foundation
Broadlands Business Campus, Langhurstwood Road
, Horsham, RH12 4QP, UK - Charity Reg. No. 1070906

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