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Senate House Abseil

Experience the ultimate adrenaline rush with an abseil at Senate House. Don’t miss this thrilling opportunity – book now!

About the event

St John’s Hospice is working with Big Bang Promotions to bring you a truly unforgettable experience in the heart of London, the Senate House Abseil.

The iconic Senate House stands 200ft tall in the heart of Bloomsbury. You may recognise Senate House from major films such as Batman, Fast and Furious and James Bond – its impressive art deco architecture being an inspiration to many. It is set to be a challenge you won't forget and what’s more, as part of Team St John’s you will be helping people in your community to live well for longer.

Before you abseil, you will have a comprehensive briefing from the Big Bang Promotions team, you will be provided with all the specialist equipment you need to complete the challenge.

Please ensure you have read and agree to the Terms and Conditions before signing up to this event.

two people, preparing to abseil, smiling at the camera with their arms in the air.

"I wanted to abseil to raise funds for St John’s Hospice. Supporting families is at the heart of what this unique centre does best. They looked after my dear friend Bernie with extraordinary care and compassion, making her final days comfortable and peaceful."

Lisa, Supporter.

Why abseil for St John’s?

As part of Team St John’s you will receive:

  • A free hospice branded t-shirt.
  • One-on-one support and mentoring to help you with your fundraising.
  • Regular e-newsletters to keep you up to date with all our latest news and activities.
  • On the day support from our dedicated staff and volunteers

Most importantly, your fundraising will help us to reach more people and provide more care. Whether it is supporting a child with a bereavement counselling session following the loss of a loved one, providing a community nurse with new clinical equipment, or providing specialist one-to-one nursing on our Inpatient Unit, your fundraising will enable even more people in our community to live well for longer.

How your support helps

  • £25 could fund a bereavement counselling session for a patient's loved one, providing them with much needed support at the toughest time.
  • £50 could fund a group art therapy session in our Wellbeing Centre, enabling our patients to learn new skills, express themselves and above all else, relax and have fun with one another.
  • £250 could fund a day of expert nursing care from a Healthcare Assistant in our Inpatient Unit.
  • £500 could fund 24-hour at home nursing care for a patient who wants to remain in familiar and comforting surroundings in the later stages of their illness.

Get in touch

If you have a question or would just like to speak to a member of our team about taking on a challenge for St John’s please email us on or call us on 020 3832 1436.

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