EVENTS 2018-04-26T22:19:29+00:00


Charity Gala Ball & Auction

Saturday 13 October 2018

We invite you to our sixth annual Charity Gala Ball & Auction, where we will once again bring Africa to the heart of Berkshire. You will enjoy live African entertainment, the opportunity to bid on unique items and experiences in our charity auction, a fantastic 3 course meal and more; all in a celebration of the joy and hope that comes out of Africa..


More Ways to Get Involved

For more information on corporate sponsorship, please click here to download a PDF (opens in a new window).

Barn Dance

14 April 2018

Join us at the Shiplake Memorial Hall, Henley-on-Thames at 7pm for a night of dancing and home cooked food. Tickets are £20. Email events@creatingbetterfutures for tickets.


Reading Half Marathon 2019

TBC March 2019 

Creating Better Futures is an official local partner of the Reading Half Marathon. You can help to better the lives of orphans and vulnerable children in Zimbabwe by electing CBF as your chosen charity to run for.


Children Helping Children Concert

6 February 2018

Children Helping Children is a spectacular celebration of talent from schools across Reading and beyond.  All proceeds this year will be donated to Creating Better Futures and Barnardo’s.


Oxfordshire Adventure Challenge

16 September 2017

Bike, hike or walk through the spectacular landscapes of the Thames Ridgeway. Test your limits on the off road mountain bike trails and then kayak along the Thames Waters. Breakfast included as well as a celebratory buffet at the end.


Three Peaks Challenge


Take on this epic challenge and conquer three mountains in 24 hours: Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon. Accompanied by an experienced guide, the challenge includes overnight accommodation, transport between climbs and a celebratory breakfast.


Hadrian’s Wall Cycle-Walk-Cycle


The route leads us through some of England’s most spectacular scenery, covering the entire length of the impressive Hadrian’s Wall – 100 miles in total. This challenge is a combined cycle and walking route that covers the whole course of the wall in three days.


The Colour Run UK


The Colour Run™ is the original, largest and most unique 5km run in the world. Celebrating healthiness, happiness, friendship and having the time of your life!


Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon

March 2018 (dates to be confirmed)

This Fantastic race gives runners the opportunity to see the Silverstone race circuit in Northamptonshire like never before with one of the fastest and flattest half marathon routes in the country.


The Husky Trail

March 2018

Ever dreamt of driving your own team of spirited huskies across the Arctic, with civilisation left far behind? Spend 6 days sledding 250km from Norway, into Sweden through untouched nature, in order to finish at the world famous Ice Hotel (the original!) in Jukkasjarvi!


Vitality Reading Half Marathon

18 March 2018

You will be setting off around the stunning parkland of Green Park and taking you round to the highlights of the town centre of Reading where you will experience huge crowd support whilst also passing through the beautiful grounds of the University campus.


Virgin Money London Marathon

24 April 2018

Take part in this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon and help the 1 in 6 people living with a neurological condition in the UK.


Velothon Wales

8th July 2018

2018 will see up to 18,000 riders tackle the fourth edition of a closed road cycling sportive that takes in some of Wales’ most breathtaking scenery. The event is likely to follow the 2017 format with both a 110km distance and a 140km route, run on closed roads.


Get Involved

Find out how you can help with Creating Better Futures, whether that’s fundraising, donating, sponsoring a child, or volunteering.