Category Archives: Fundraising

Treasure Hunt Walk Fundraiser

Bulgarian Partners Trust Treasure Hunt Walk 2017

On Saturday 10th June we are going on a treasure hunt around the historical village of Wotton-Under-Edge. The walk starts at 2.30pm meeting at the Heritage Centre at “The Chipping” – Post code GL12 7AD. There is a large carpark with free parking for 3 hours. The walk is about 1.5 miles and takes about […]

Walk 10 Miles and Raise £10

BPTwalk

Bristol City Circular Prayer Walk & Fundraiser Dear Supporter You are invited to take part in a circular walk starting at Cairns Road Baptist Church connecting with churches in the south and east of the city. The full walk will be approximately 10 miles and is broken into 3 stages. You can do the full […]

Commissioning the buildings

snow around the new centre

On a practical level the registration of the ownership of the Buildings, assessment and payment of taxes, setting up contracts for rubbish-collection, servicing equipment, etc. are still in progress preventing the letting of offices on the top two floors, but other parts of the building are gradually being occupied as fitting-out allows.   Ralitsa, who installed […]

Cycling to Sofia – 2015

sofia trip 2015

Three intrepid cyclists will be cycling over 700 miles to Sofia, starting today, 10th September, to raise funds for the new Social, Medical and Training Centre in Sofia, Bulgaria. They are Richard Taylor, a Chartered Surveyor, Mark Corcoran, a General Practitioner and John Wallis, Engineer, all based in Bristol in the UK. The new centre contains […]

Rocket Man Geoff takes to the skies again!

quarry zip wire

Following the success of last year’s parachute jump, our daredevil honorary secretary Geoff Wallis will be celebrating his 65th birthday this August by ‘flying’ across Penrhyn Quarry in Snowdonia at up to 100 mph on Europe’s highest and fastest zip wire. Geoff will be zipping along 500ft above the ground in order to raise money […]

Clevedon Court Garden Party raises over £4,000

Relaxing on the lawn at Clevedon House

A fantastic sum of over £4,000 (including Gift Aid) was raised for BPT at the annual garden party held at Clevedon Court on Saturday 3rd May 2014. Clevedon Court, now a National Trust property, is one of the most interesting historic houses in England with its medieval Great Hall, Library, Museum of Elton glassware and […]

Over £40,000 raised by Bristol to Sofia Bike Ride

Bristol to Sofia - October 2013

They did it! On 18th October 2013, Richard, Mark and Tedi reached Sofia safe and sound. The Bristol to Sofia Cycle Ride was completed ahead of schedule in just three weeks, although Richard returned home part-way through when sadly his mother was taken ill and passed away. Tedi Oprenov took his place, and Richard was able […]

Clevedon Court Concert raises £12,000

Clevedon Classical Concert Feb 2013

Our first fund-raising event this year took place on 2nd February at Clevedon Court, Somerset.   In a historic hall with a real-candle chandelier and roaring log fire, Anna-Margarita Oprenova, and her string quartet Leto from the Birmingham Conservatoire entertained us with a programme of British and Bulgarian pieces performed exquisitely. A wonderful three-course folk-buffet followed, […]