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Zip Wire

Zipe wire from the iconic Tyne Bridge

Date: 1st and 2nd April 2017

One of our more popular bronze challenges amongst the adrenaline junkies is the Zip Wire event from the historic Tyne Bridge in Newcastle. The event will be a great way of raising money whilst crossing another activity off your bucket list!

What is involved?

The opportunity is provided by Zip Slides UK, who have over eight years of experience of organising safe and successful zips, particularly from the Tyne Bridge. The zip wire involves abseiling diagonally 30 metres above the River Tyne for a length of 230 metres.

Can anybody take part?

Due to safety restrictions enforced by Newcastle City Council, the minimum age of entry requirement is 16. As a result, any participant aged between 16 and 18 would require parental consent to participate. Other than this age restriction, anybody else would be permitted to partake.

How do I obtain more information and express an interest to complete the challenge?

In order to express an interest in this event, visit the Zip Slides UK Website and pay your registration fee which is £45.00 per entrant. Once you have done this, you can complete the St. Oswald’s Hospice registration form which can be found on our website in order to ensure we can provide you with support and information to ensure your fundraising challenge is a success. Alternatively, you can contact us via telephone on 0191 246 9123 and speak to somebody from our fundraising department.  

Step 1: Visit the registration page to sign up and pay your registration fee of £46 per person.

Step 2: Once your booking is confirmed, complete our registration form to secure your place with us or call us on 0191 246 9123.

Bronze Challenge Sponsorship

For Bronze challenges, we ask that you raise a minimum sponsorship of £100 towards our work with North East families. We can help you every step of the way, just make sure you have filled in our registration form so we can contact you about your fantastic challenge.

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updated: 29 December 2015