Virtual Channel Rowing Charity Challenge
Virtual Channel Rowing Charity Challenge
Virtually row the 22 miles across the English Channel at our relay event and fundraiser for Headway UK - the Brain Injury Charity. Participate as a team or an individual with prizes awarded on the day.
25 Jul, 12:00
Ye Olde Two Brewers,
24 St James's St, Shaftesbury SP7 8HE, UK

Event Sponsors

A big thank you to all the businesses who are supporting this event.


Ye Old Two Brewers

Chris & John have recently taken over the pub and are introducing a new selection of beers and ciders along with home cooked food lunch times and evenings and of course traditional Sunday roasts. Music and live performances are to be a big thing for the boys and they have lots of events planned. We are very grateful to them for letting us hold our event in their lovely beer garden


Hawkers Hill Gym

Hawkers Hill Gym started as a small private facility focusing on strength training and has now expanded to provide provide high-quality and specialist equipment and facilities on the Longmead Insustrial Estate in Shaftesbury.
They welcome everyone of all ages and levels of fitness offering flexible membership options.
Hawkers Hill Gym have kindly loaned their 2 concept rowers and water rower for the day to enable this fundraiser to take place.
Jack will also be on site on the day if anyone has any questions.


Gritchie Brewing Company

Gritchie Brewing Company is a small independent brewery owned by Guy Ritchie, based just down the road in Ashmore. They use natural resources to give people a real taste of Britishness in our brews and have kindly donated some of their beers for our prizes and raffle.


Dorset Sports Massage and Recovery

Sports massage and recovery advice based in Dorset Wiltshire and Somerset. Tom is an experienced triathlete having competed in various triathlon distances so is no stranger to sore muscles! His mobile "treatment at home" business has kindly donated a voucher for a sports massage to one lucky winner!


Ecco Gelato

Authentically made Italian style gelato with a West Country twist. Ecco Gelato opened their Shaftesbury branch at the top of Gold Hill and are a very popular addition to our lovely town. One lucky winner will receive a voucher for some of their delicious gelati or sorbetto in a cone or tub.


Tesco Shaftesbury

Tesco Community Grants fund thousands of local community projects across the UK, helping to fight holiday hunger, tackle mental health, support young people, host community events and much more. Tesco Shaftesbury have donated a family summer hamper for one of our prizes.


Virginia Hayward Hampers

Local employer Virginia Hayward source and supply high quality, beautifully presented luxury food and wine hampers as well as working wherever possible with local food and drink producers to ensure they support other thriving local businesses. We're very lucky to have one of their amazing hampers for one of our prizes.


East Farm Shop and Tea Rooms

East Farm Shop and Tea Rooms pride themselves on stocking local produce sourced from Dorset and the surrounding counties and in season produce from the farm. Relax and enjoy their delicious homemade Cream Teas or locally famous Dorset Apple Cake.
East Farm also has a small camp site perfect for enjoying walks around the surrounding countryside.


Great Dorset Chilli Festival

The hottest day out in Dorset! The lovely folks at the chilli festival have donated two family tickets to their event for our raffle. On 31st July & 1st August 2021 at the new venue of Stock Gaylard theye'll have another great weekend for chilli enthusiasts, food lovers and families. With stalls selling all things chilli, from pepper plants to cayenne condiments; seeds to ceramics; artisan food producers; music; chilli cook-off competition; chilli eating competitions; spicy street food; local ice creams to cool the mouth; local beers to slake the thirst.


Domino Pizza Shaftesbury

Domino's Shaftesbury are dedicated to using quality sourced ingredients and preparing 100% fresh and handcrafted pizzas for each order and one winner will have a voucher for two pizzas! Simply browse our menu online and make your order for pizza delivery or collection in Shaftesbury. Don't forget to use your Pizza Tracker link for a real-time update of your order, from dough to door!


Breezy Ridge Vineyard

Established in 2014, our 5 acre vineyard of 3,500 vines were planted in the Spring of that year. 
In 2016 they produced their first harvest and to date they have produced several vintages of traditional method English Sparkling wines, a rosé classic cuvée alongside a natural Pet Nat and Col Fondo.


Shaftesbury Co-op

Southern Co-op work hard to provide the best in fresh, delicious food but they’re also really committed to making a genuine difference to local communities. From supporting local food and drink suppliers to active engagement with community groups and charities, we strive to build proactive, sustainable partnerships that benefit all.
Shaftesbury co-op have kindly donated several items to go in our raffle.