Primrose Memory Walk

7 July 2024

Walking together in celebration of our loved ones.

Bring your family and friends together and walk in memory of your loved ones at the Primrose Memory Walk at Hanbury Hall on Sunday 7th July 2024. With every step you will be creating new memories while changing the lives of terminally ill people – now and into the future.

Join us for a colourful, emotional and uplifting family-friendly walk and receive your very own yellow Memory Walk t-shirt and Dedication Sign for you to personalise with details of your loved ones. When you cross the finish line you will receive a seed medal which you can plant, so you can watch your achievement grow!

There are two routes available, a short accessible stroll or a longer route which takes you around Hanbury Hall’s grounds and up to the glorious views from Hanbury Church. Suitable for individuals, families and groups of all ages and abilities, dogs are more than welcome too!

Registration fees are £15.00 per adult, £10.00 per child or £60.00 for a group ticket for 6 people.

We looking forward to seeing you on Sunday 7th July 2024

Or contact the Primrose Hospice Fundraising Team on 01527 88979

Location Hanbury Hall, School Lane, Hanbury, Worcestershire, WR9 7EA

Timings:  – Registration is between 9.00am and 9.45am

                  – Warm up is between 9.45am and 10.00am

                  – The walk will commence at 10.00am

The Walk: The route is a circular walk around the stunning grounds of Hanbury Hall. The main route is mostly flat terrain through open fields, measuring approximately 3 miles and should take the average walker an hour. Part of this the route includes a steep climb to the amazing views from Hanbury Church, this part of the route is optional. There is a shorter, accessible route available. Marshalls will be on hand throughout the route to advise you.

On the day registrations are welcome, however, please note unfortunately, we will not be able to guarantee we will have enough T-Shirts and medals for participants who have registered on the day.

Children: All people under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult (person over the age of 18 years of age) at all times.

Dogs: We warmly welcome our four legged friends but please note that they must be kept on a lead at all times.

We spoke to Sam and Noah Lawley who have recently signed up for our Memory Walk and have been fundraising for us.

Sam knew about Primrose Hospice through her workplace, but had never used our services. Unfortunately her Mum (Noah’s Nanny) was diagnosed with a life-limiting illness and sadly died in 2023.A family including a young boy and girl, with an elderley lady and a lady with blonde hair.

Since then Noah and Freya – his sister, have been coming to Primrose Hospice to take part in the group support we offer to children and young people who are experiencing bereavement or have a family member living with a life-limiting illness.

Sam: “From the last 12 months I really now know how important your support is. Like I say, the support you’ve offered to the children is amazing. You can ring and you speak to somebody and you’re welcome all the time.” 

We asked Noah what his favourite part of the groups were and he loved the kickboxing – which we offer several times a year. He was also able to make a memory book full of memories of his Nanny which he can keep forever.

Noah: “When I’m here I can talk about my feelings and it’s very different to school. It makes you feel better when you talk more.

I was nervous to come here at first but now I really enjoy it. I’d say to other people, don’t be nervous to come here, they aren’t going to bite! I’ve learnt that if I randomly feel sad I have something to take my mind off it.”

Unfortunately, we know there are many more families out there like Sam, Noah and Freya who may be going through the hardest time in their lives. With your support through our Memory Walk we will be able to support more patients and families when they need us the most.A lady with blonde hair with her son aged approximatley 9.

Sam: Grief touches everybody doesn’t it and this event will bring us all together for the same purpose, which I think is really lovely.”

We are looking forward to seeing Sam, Noah and their friends along with the rest of our community at our new Primrose Memory Walk.

If you have any questions, or would like to volunteer at this event, please feel free to contact the Primrose Hospice Fundraising Team on 01527 889796 or events@primrosehospice.org

Primrose Hospice & Family Support Centre offer care and advice to patients living with a life-limiting illness and support families in the Northeast Worcestershire area.

As an independent charity, we rely on the support of individuals and businesses to help us raise the £1.95 million needed each year for us to provide our services free to our local community.

Thank you for your support.

The Primrose Memory Walk is kindly sponsored by Thomas Brothers