Discovery Ball - for DIPG brain cancer research.

Sat 22nd October, 2016

JOIN us for the highlight of our 2016 calendar for this incredibly special event that takes place on the 4th Birthday of the 'Abbie's Army' Charity!

OUR GUEST HOST ! - TalkSPORT Radio's Mark Saggers

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March To Discovery - 100K for DIPG in 24hrs

Sat 10th - 11th September, 2016

JOIN our team on the 'Thames Path Challenge' for a very special event to mark this 'Childhood Cancer Awareness Month' 

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Christmas at the Reindeer Centre 2015

JOIN US on Friday 11th December for our Christmas party between 4.30pm and 7.00pm at an EXCLUSIVE opening of the Reindeer Centre.


Vitality British 10K London Run - Sun 12th July 2015

Help raise awareness and funds for DIPG research. 

Register for the greatest road race route this July and run for Abbies Army

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GoFest 2015 - Surrey Sports Park.

Friday 10th, Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th July, 2015

The UK's first family festival of sport, fitness, dance and health is supporting Finlay's Fighters!

'GoFest will be hosting runs and races every day of the festival weekend' 

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Plough On for Abbie - Charity Cycle. Sunday 24th May 2015

Join us from 12pm at The Plough Inn, Brabourne Lees on Bank Holiday Sunday 24th May, cycling 20 miles along a testing but fun route raising sponsorship for DIPG!


'Angels and Stars' Charity single released Jan 2015

We have so kindly been donated a song to raise funds for our DIPG research.

Written by Nick Pollard and featuring Wendy King this beautiful song lyrically is so very fitting for the DIPG kids who currently have no effective treatment or cure and a survival rate of 0%

You can DOWNLOAD this track from all iTunes, Amazon and all leading download sites. Just search 'Abbies Army' or 'Angels and Stars' or simply follow the link on the next page. 



Christmas at the Reindeer Centre 12th December 2014


Have you been naughty or nice? Santa is inviting the most well behaved 

children to join him for an exclusive party being held at 'The Reindeer Centre' for lots of festive fun!

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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Sept 2014

#DressDownDonate - Our simple dress up/down day to support 'Going Gold' for childhood cancer. This is a UK 1st!! For the first time the UK can join to be part of the GLOBAL voice for children with cancer.

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'I want to be...' Day September 2014

Throughout September we are asking our LOCAL primary schools and  nurseries to join us, pick a date and participate in 'I want to be...' Day.

This is a dress up day to raise vital funds for children's brain tumour research and commemorate the third anniversary of Abbie's death and the fact she didn't get to grow up...  

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British London 10K 13th July 2014

Join Abbies Army and run for DIPG brain tumour research in the London 10K. We have limited charity places available for this event which takes in the iconic landmarks of more

'Tour2Cure' Cycle for DIPG Research 29th June 2014

We've teamed up with Bike Events the largest ride organiser in the UK to partner charity this London to Hastings ride!

The 'Tour2Cure' is our key challenge event this Summer and we'd like you to join us for this fabulous 70 mile ride from City to Coast for DIPG research.


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Collingtree Park Golf Day 9th May 2014

Coolingtree Park in Northampton will host a golf day with evening entertainment and auction on Friday May 9th. Entry forms can be obtained from David Poolton... read more

Fancy Footwork presents 'Cinderella' 4th May 2014

This is a very special biennial showcase being held at the New Wimbledon Theatre, and a once in a lifetime opportunity for the pupils of the dance school to perform on a professional stage. This year all profits are kindly being donated to Abbies Army in rememberance of a former pupil and DIPG Angel...PLEASE SUPPORT THE FANCY FOOTWORK RAFFLE!!!

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AMF Ashford Bowling Night 7th Feb 2014

Join us for a night of entertainment raising money for childrens brain tumour research. The entry fee includes two games and a drink of your choice..there will be lots more happening and a raffle... read more

Charity Golf Day at Princes GC 24th October 2013

Please join us for a day on Kents premier golf course raising funds for Children's Brain Tumour Research

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MAD - March Against DIPG  24th August 2013

On Sat 24th August please come and join us at our sponsored walk event and Family Fun Day! raising funds for DIPG research.

Register ONLINE or simply turn up on the day! There is a full programme of events at the venue from 9am all day plus evening entertainment.


The M.A.D (Mum's Against DIPG) Lakes Challenge  25th-26th May 2013

In the space of 24hrs a team of 20 women will complete a gruelling 71km and an almost complete crossing of the Lake District National Park from South to North, for DIPG Brain Cancer research.



Captains Drive In Ashford Golf Club Jan 6th 2013

This years Captain Mike Luetchford has kindly selected Abbies Army as their 'Charity of The Year' !! He commenced his new role within the club and a year of fundraising for us with this opening Drive In event....


Lazy Boys film


Lazy Boys European Bike Ride 26th August 2012

On the 26th of August, a support crew and team of cyclists including Abbie’s Daddy will depart from Toulon in France and spend five days cycling to Barcelona in Spain. This is a total distance of over 400 miles!!  This means they need to cover 80 miles a day. Just to add to the challenge they have decided to take tents too!

Picture shows Alan & Andy on the Great Kent Bike Ride - 60 miles for practice!


Hoodeners Family Fun Day 21st Jul 2012

The Hoodeners Pub, Silverhill, Willesborough in Ashford are to hold a family fun day with proceeds to Abbies Army and the Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre. (CBTRC)





Tom's 100 Hole Challenge 8th June 2012

Tom Muchmore is the Assistant Club Professional at Ashford Golf Club. He plays his golf on the PGA South Region Circuit and is also a member of the TP Tour Series. At only 20 years of age Tom already has 15 years golfing experience and is helping spread awareness for Children's Brain Cancer working with Abbie's Army.

As a special challenge Tom decided to take on 100 holes straight at Ashford Golf Club.


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Hamstreet Country Fair 2nd-3rd June 2012

Jubilee weekend saw the 17th Hamstreet Country Show, hosted over two days this event is always a big success attracting large numbers of visitors. There are many stands and craft stalls and this year the 'Lazy Boys' cycling team had secured a spot for Abbie's Army to promote our cause and their amazing Toulon to Barcelona challenge in August.


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Man Utd Legends Charity Football Match 20th May 2012

We are delighted to announce that the Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC) at the University of Nottingham has been chosen to be one of this year’s beneficiary charities at the ‘Manchester Utd Legends’ football match being hosted at Daventry Town Football Club, Northants on Sunday 20th May, 2012.

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Brighton Marathon 15th April 2012

On the 15th April, 2012 Remy will be taking part in the Brighton Marathon on behalf of the Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC) at the University of Nottingham.

Remy currently works at Bridge House Nursery in Ashford, Kent which Abbie attended, and looked after her on many occasions. Inspired by her story and the underfunding of paediatric brain tumour research she ...

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Easter Fun Day 8th April 2012

The lovely Steve & Sue at The William Harvey Pub in Ashford will be holding their annual Easter fun day in support of the Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre this year. Money will be raised with a whole host of events taking place on Easter Sunday with an egg hunt for the kids, a live band , quiz, disco and all day BBQ.






Marsden March: 11th March 2012

Abbie's Army has over 50 participants in this years Marsden March, a sponsored walk of 14 miles between the Chelsea and Sutton Royal Marsden Hospital sites.

Over 3000 people are expected to take part and it promises to be an enjoyable day for all, if you would like to sponsor our team please use the following sponsorship form, your support is greatly appreciated.

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