Event


Abseil

20/09/2019 - 10:00 to 21/09/2019 - 16:00
Golden Jubilee Building, King's College Hospital, London, SE5 9RS

Have you got a head for heights? Are you looking for a personal challenge this year? Whatever your reason, sign up to take part in the King's College Hospital Charity abseil taking place on Friday 20 September and Saturday 21 September and help support patients and families at a time when they need it the most.





Location: Golden Jubilee Building, King's College Hospital, London, SE5 9RS
Registration fee: £30
Minimum sponsorship: £100

When you abseil for us you will receive:

• A fundraising pack full of tips and advice.
• Support from our dedicated fundraising team.
 

 



Abseil FAQs

This is a great challenge! If you have a question and it’s not on this help sheet, please call Charlotte Wood  on 020 3299 8013

 

When and where is the Abseil?

Friday 20th and Saturday 21st September 2019 at King's College Hospital, the Gold Jubilee Building.

 

How long does it take?

You will need to turn up 30 minutes before your abseil time slot to register, get kitted up and have some training. The abseil itself will take place at your allotted time. All of this will take a maximum 1 hour 30 minutes.

 

What time can I do the Abseil?

Registration on the day will begin at 9.30am. The first abseil will take place at 10am and the last at 3pm. You can ask for a specific time when registering to take part.

 

What should I wear?

Comfortable clothes! No skirts or dresses to be worn. Trainers are recommended, no heels or slip on shoes. Long hair should be tied back and jewellery removed.

 

Do I need to prepare?

You will be trained on the day by our partners at Big Bang Promotions www.bigbang-promotions.com/

 

I have a physical disability, can I abseil?

Let us know the nature of your disability in advance and we can discuss this with the instructors. If you need assistance on the day, please let us know when you complete your entry form so we can make the necessary arrangements.

 

Is there a weight limitation?

Yes, the maximum weight limit is 120kg (18.9 stone)

 

Can people come to watch me?

Yes, of course! They can watch from the ground as you go over the edge! They cannot join you at the top or during training.

 

Can I abseil with a friend?

Yes! Let us know and we can do our best to get you in the same timeslot.

 

Do I need to get insurance?

You are covered with Personal Injury Insurance by Big Bang Promotions.

 

What is the minimum fundraising target?

It is £100.00

 

How do I set up my Justgiving page?

Log on to www.justgiving.com. In the ‘find a charity box’ enter ‘King's College Hospital Charity’ click enter. Select the charity and click on ‘Make Your Page’. Create an account by entering information requested. If you are already a member of Justgiving you can sign in using your own username and password. When creating your page remember to select ‘organised event’ and choose the abseil as your event. You can then edit your page and email to all of your friends.

 

How do I sign up?

Click the book now button and complete our registration form. 

Talk to Charlotte