Nelson Trust Events Guide 2016

Posted: 12th April 2016

Clay Shoot and Dinner at Berkeley Castle, 13th May

We enjoy getting people together. Join all our friends and supporters at the magnificent Berkeley Castle.

Clay Shoot, 11.00-5.00pm

The stunning Folly in the Deer Park at Berkeley Castle overlooking the Severn Vale makes the perfect backdrop for our annual Clay Shoot.

£150 per gun. Four guns per team. Individuals welcome.

Black Tie Dinner, 7am-11pm

Round off the day with a prestigious Black Tie Dinner in the ancient Great Hall of the Castle. Your ticket will include a private tour of the castle and a three-course dinner. We go the extra mile for anyone struggling with addiction and our supporters do the same when it comes to auction bids. We have some incredible prizes too.

£75 per ticket.

Sponsored by Savills, Cotswold BMW, St James’s Place, Lodders and The David Thomas Trust. Thanks to Mr Charles Berkeley and Mr and Mrs Harry Marshall for the use of Berkeley’s Deer Park and Folly.

‘The Clay Shoot and dinner at the stunning Berkeley Castle is the most enjoyable and entertaining way that I can support the charity which is so close to my heart, I really look forward to this fun event every year!’ JH


Garden Day Tetbury Upton House, 14th June, 10.00am-4.00pm

You’ll always find a garden at the heart of our work. Each one is a very special haven, and Tetbury Upton House is no exception. Famed for its vegetable garden, variety of trees and stunning borders, this is one of the most beautiful settings imaginable. Join us for a picnic, a private view and a talk by Margie Hoffnung, Assistant Conservation Officer at The Garden History Society.

£65 per ticket


Ladies’ Driving Event, Warners Motors, Tewkesbury, 28th June, 6.00pm-9.00pm

Lone female drivers encounter many challenges. Let Warners Motors put you in the driving seat when it comes to car safety and maintenance. Get invaluable advice from friendly local experts, and just to help you feel even better, Stuart Holmes Hairdressing will give hot tips, all alongside wonderful food from The Hub Bistro.

This is FREE, although all donations towards the work of our Women’s Centres will be put to very good use.


Masquerade Ball at King’s School, Gloucester, 9th July, 7.00-12.00pm

Don’t miss a magical summer’s evening at one of the oldest schools in the county. Join us around the table again and dance the night away with friends and family. You’ll also hear a story about how we played a part in supporting someone out of very dark times.

Sponsored by Ecclesiastical Insurance and Warners Motor Group.

£60 per ticket


Golf Day at Minchinhampton Golf Course, 16th September, 9.00am-3.00pm

What an opportunity to meet new people and get colleagues and clients out of the office and on to one of the best courses in the South West. The shotgun start ensures all teams finish on time. Get a hole-in-one and you will win a brand new BMW. Yes, this really did happen at this event a few years back. Anything is possible.

£100 per ticket


Fashion Show at Westonbirt School, 26th October, 6.00pm-9.00pm

We want all women to feel good about themselves so we’re putting on a fashion show at the Westonbirt Charity Fair. Get some hot tips from Stuart Holmes Hairdressing and find out about the latest styles and designs.

£30 per ticket


By supporting these events, you are joining the fight against addiction so that more and more people can recover and flourish. We believe that with the right support and belief, there’s nothing an individual can’t achieve.