Tag Archives: fundraising

Scary Paraglider Flight

Geoff - Scary Paraglider Flight

100’s of feet above ground in south Wales. No landing gear, no engine, no second-chance!   PLEASE SPONSOR ME ! https://www.cafonline.org/my-personal-giving/start-giving/donate-now   For my 69th birthday this year I plan to paraglide for about 15 minutes hundreds of feet above south Wales.  I shall be strapped to an instructor, but as the disclaimer form encouragingly […]

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 […]

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, […]

Sponsored trek to the top of Snowdon

Snowdon Trek June 2012

Sponsored walk to the top of the highest mountain in Wales in aid of the new Social Medical and Training Centre in Sofia   We arrived at Pen y Pass soon after 8.00am and were delighted to secure the last five spaces in the hugely popular car-park, consoling ourselves with the thought that the exorbitant […]

Musala Trek 2011

Trek participants

Sponsored climb to the top of the highest mountain on the Balkans in aid of the new Social Medical and Training Centre in Sofia. Mountains by moon-light, thunderous hail storms, giant goats, sparkling icy streams in flowery meadows, manic mosquitoes and Turkish toilets…what an amazing adventure!