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100% adrenaline

Skydive with Team ARTHUR for Arthur Rank Hospice Charity


Do you dare take a leap with #TeamARTHUR!

This year we have two opportunities for the adrenaline to get pumping through your veins!! 

Tandem Skydive with UK Parachuting, Sibson Airfield 

This is the ultimate in adrenaline challenges! Falling through the skies from over 13,000 feet at 120mph is an amazing thrill. The rushing air coupled with amazing views make this something to add to your 'must-do' list.

A tandem skydive is the easiest and most popular of all skydives. It requires only 30 minutes training before you get to jump strapped to your instructor! The BPA (British Parachute Association) qualified tandem instructor does all of the hard work for you, allowing you to enjoy the exhilarating feeling of flying through the clouds.

Worried about how safe skydiving is? Find all you need to know by clicking HERE

Taking part in this adrenaline filled event will not only leave you with an amazing experience but your sponsorship will also go towards making a real difference to people with life-limiting illnesses. Your funds will enable us to continue giving life-enhancing care not only to our patients but to their family and friends who are also affected.

There are two ways to take part in this challenge. For full details please contact us here.

  • Pay a £50 (non-refundable) registration fee and commit to raising £400.00.
  • Self-fund the challenge costs of £215 (including £50 non-refundable registration fee) and raise as much sponsorship as you can.

Dates for upcoming trips are:

Team Arthur will be jumping at Sibson Airfield, Peterborough with UK Parachuting on Sunday 9 June 2019. 

You can choose any date you like to jump with UK Parachuting, so if you would like to book a date sooner, please get in touch to discuss! 

UK Parachuting also have a jump site in Beccles so you may choose whichever is more convenient to you.

To book your place, click HERE 

Bungee Jumping with Big Bang Promotions, Wyboston Lakes 

If you need a challenge a little bit closer to earth, why not try a bungee jump? 

The 160ft jump at Cambridge/Bedford is in a superb location taking place just at the water’s edge of Wyboston Watersports Centre.  This site is one of their most picturesque and makes for a fantastic bungee jump.  With an onsite leisure facility and restaurant, Cambridge/Bedford makes for an enjoyable day for all. 

How do I book my jump? 

  • Self fund your bungee jumps for £60 per person and then fundraise as much as you can for the Hospice. Contact to find out how to book your place! 

Dates for upcoming trips are:

You can jump at Wyboston Lakes, Wyboston, Bedford on Saturday 28 September or Sunday 29 September.

Alternatively you can choose any Big Bang Promotions date or location, so if you would like to book a date sooner, please visit HERE for more information. 

Joining #Team ARTHUR will give you access to a wealth of fundraising experience as we will support you along the way with our fundraising tools, promotional items and media coverage. If you would like to direct your fundraising to the Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre, please inform one of our fundraisers.

Remember, any UK taxpayer can increase their gift by 25p for every pound donated through Gift Aid. (If your sponsorship is covering the cost of your skydive we are unable to claim gift aid on any donation received from family members. Please refer to the Fundraising Team for further information.)

For any queries, please contact or call 01223 675888

Register now!

Click HERE

Sibson Airfield, Peterborough

Wyboston Lakes, Wyboston


Donna Matthews faced her fear of flying and raises nearly £1,000!

Donna had always wanted to skydive, even going as far as booking one a few year's ago but family life got in the way and then a fear of flying stopped Donna from pursuing the challenge.

After her Uncle Herbert was cared for at the end of his life by the hospice in January 2017, she decided it was time to get on a plane for the first time in 28 years; and jump out of it!   

Donna raised a fantastic £970 for the hospice!

Donna jumps at 13,000ft!



On 20 July, Charles Parish and Joel Waters jumped out of a plane at 13,000ft in memory of Charles' Auntie Sue who passed away in November 2013.

Charles told us "The skydive was one of the best experiences of our lives, there's nothing that can describe falling to earth at 120mph! What made it even better was that we were doing it to support Arthur Rank Hospice, who had showed so much love to my Auntie in her last days."