14th - 16th March 2014
The Worlds Largest Festival About Whales, Dolphins and Marine Life
Friday 14th is “Born Free” Friday at Whalefest
Join the huge, afternoon, celebrity-led Brighton procession to “free” back to the sea a young Orca “Morgan” who is held in captivity in Loro Parque, Tenerife.
Saturday 15th – Whalefest Opens!
11:45 - Our Founder, Virginia McKenna and Director of Rescue and Care, Alison Hood will take to the main stage to talk about the released two captive bottlenose dolphins “Back to the Blue”
19:30 - Our President, Will Travers joins former SeaWorld trainer and BlackFish star Sam Berg and other speakers in BlackFish – The Director’s Cut Find Out More
Whalefest have generously offered a £2 discount on tickets for Born Free supporters. To claim your discount simply enter BornFree when prompted to enter the promotional code.
Also, Alive Gym in Brighton is organising a day’s training and classes to raise money for WhaleFest and Born Free. The events will be held on Wednesday 12th March.
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
DMS present 'a fusion of music and dance' in support of both the RSPCA Birmingham Animal Centre & Hospital and The Born Free Foundation. With music to suit all tastes; from classical to rock, from Elgar to Queen, from Buble to Sande and ELO.
Featuring the Birmingham Community Gospel Choir and special celebrity guests and a finale of reggae and motown.
Tickets: £6 / £12 / £15.50 / £18.50
To book or for more info please contact DMS on 01564 772 831, www.dorridgemusicschool.com or THSH Box Office on 0121 345 0603, www.thsh.co.uk (Please note bookings may be subject to a transaction fee.)
Friday 21st March - Evening
BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly
Join Virginia McKenna for this Classic Film Screening
With special guests and celebrity host
7 pm for Welcome Drinks Reception and Canapés
Dress code: Suits and Cocktail Dresses
Cash bar available afterwards, plus Born Free merchandise and silent auction
Saturday 29th March
Lauren St John and Virginia McKenna talk to Nicolette Jones
Saturday 29th March
Tickets: £6 - £15
Monday 5th May
11:30 - 16:30
Wildlife Rocks is an event that celebrates wildlife. It's a fantastic day to share wildlife experiences with celebrities and wildlife enthusiasts through music and talk .
Join Will Travers, Virginia McKenna and the Born Free team. You will have a great day and leave the event knowing that wildlife really does Rock.
30th June – 6th July
We were overwhelmed by the response to our request to do nothing for charity last year. We had photos uploaded and fundraising events taking place all around the world.
Join us for 30 winks and do nothing for charity!
Sign up here
4th & 5th JULY 2014
Blissfields is a family friendly music festival near Winchester. Born Free Foundation is proud to be the chosen charity partner for 2014, and very happy that the theme will be 'Walk on the Wildside'.
For tickets, please visit http://www.blissfields.co.uk/tickets/
For more info please visit our dedicated Blissfields Festival page
A CHARITY SUMMER BALL
Saturday July 12th 2014
Pride Park Stadium
Dinner, dancing, spectacular cabaret.
Tickets only £50.00!
Book a table of 10 and pay for only 9!
Our auction will once again be with James Lewis of Flog it! Cash in the Attic and the new “Put Your Money where your Mouth is!!” & patron of The Born Free Foundation
Special Guest Virginia McKenna OBE
Enquiries and cheques to
Val Hackett & Mike Carey
10 Cricket Close
Tel 01283 701727
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Download the invitation form here
3 – 12 October 2014
Join Born Free Foundation CEO Will Travers, OBE (subject to availability) for the ultimate adventure! Conquer Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain and 19,340ft at the snowy summit. This momentous climb will be the challenge and experience of a lifetime.
Enjoy wonderful wildlife and spectacular views, and raise funds to protect lions and elephants. Includes safari in Amboseli National Park – world-famous for elephants, helping build a lion-proof boma (enclosure), plus celebratory lunch with our team.
Deposit: Reg fee £765* + Min sponsorship £350
Born Free Foundation
Tel: 01403 240170