Events Archive

June 2019

Brighton to Amsterdam Bike Ride


The last day of our Brighton to Amsterdam Bike Ride They did it!... and raised over £30,000 for us! Huge congratulations to all our amazing cyclists who took part in our bonkers Brighton to Amsterdam 320 mile ride, raising money…

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Midsummer Ball 2019


Huge thanks to all of you that came and supported the brilliant Midsummer Ball at the Hilton Brighton Metropole last Saturday June 22nd. We are also enormously grateful to our wonderful supporter Steve Cropper, CEO at Read More

Cooking For The Starrs 2019


Young Chefs Head to the Hilton for ‘Cooking for the Starrs’! On June 6th up-and-coming young chefs from Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (MET) went head to head in a ‘MasterChef’ style fundraising evening, cooking up some exquisite food…

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May 2019

Golf Day 2019


Join us for our annual Golf Day! Mannings Heath Golf Club Hammerpond Rd, Mannings Heath, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 6PG £400 / team of 4 includes bacon bap, hot drink & carvery supper includes goody bag Prizes for:Best Team Best…

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March 2019

The Execs Factor


Join us at the most outrageous talent show in Brighton (and support us!) Let the best Sussex businesses entertain you at The Execs Factor as they battle it out to win your votes in the most outrageous ‘talent’…

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February 2019

The Jive Aces Big Beat Revue


The Jive Aces Big Beat Revue Featuring The Satin Dollz, Lottie B and Grazia Bevilacqua. Sunday 10th February, 7.30pm Aldwich Theatre, 49 Aldwych, London WC2B 4DF Tickets £10-£35 Get tickets for this fantastic show in London and support the Starr…

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November 2018

September 2018

Starr Water Wars with Rockinghorse


We are delighted to be running our popular ‘Starr Water Wars Challenge’ this year with local children’s charity Rockinghorse, so come and make a splash at this exhilarating multi-watersport event at Hove Lagoon. Starr Water Wars…

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July 2018

Bike Ride 2018 - Bangor to Brighton, Pier to Pier


Join us for our 2018 Bike Ride, and use your pedal power to raise money for the Starr Trust! Cycling over four days, the ride leaves Bangor in North Wales, travelling through Snowdonia to Shrewsbury, Stratford upon Avon, High Wycombe…

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June 2018

Sponsored Tandem Jump


Jumping Jehosaphat! Signups are now closed, but it’s not too late to donate to our amazing trio of skydivers who will be doing a tandem jump from 12,000 feet at Skydive Headcorn in Kent this Thursday June 28th.…

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Midsummer Ball


Join us for our Annual Midsummer Ball at the Hilton Brighton Metropole - this year, the theme is “A Night of Nashville”. Drinks reception: 6.30pm Table of 10: £850 (earlybird offer before 31st March 2018)(£950 after 31st March) Individual tickets:…

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May 2018

Cooking For The Starrs 2018


Two Teams of Students mentored by Kurt Cutajar, Executive Head Chef at Hilton Brighton Metropole, go head to head in a cook off to compete to tantalise your taste buds! Tickets £25 to include dining experience (drinks not…

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Golf Day 2018


Join us for our annual Golf Day! Wednesday 9th May 2018 East Sussex National Golf Club Little Horsted, Uckfield TU22 5ES Team & Individual prizes Various sponsorship packages available £400 / team of 4 (includes bacon bap, hot drink and…

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March 2018

Children’s Easter Egg Hunt


11am to 1pm Raising funds for the Starr Trust Egg hunt - £4 per child (inc. Easter Egg) Easter games and refreshments with Fairy Dust Entertainers Refreshments/BBQ and lots more fun… Brought to you by Rotary in Brighton…

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Spinathon Weekend


The David Lloyd Sports Club in Brighton is hosting a fabulous fundraising weekend on 17th - 18th March, raising money for us and Sport Relief which runs 17th - 23th March. This Charity Weekender will be promoting our…

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January 2018

Midsummer Ball Launch Party


Join us for our Midsummer Ball Launch Party on Tuesday 23rd January! 6.30pm-7.30pm at the Clarence Suite, Hilton Brighton Metropole To book, contact or call 01273 775432

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December 2017

Starr Trust Singers at South Farm Road Christmas Market


Head over to Brooksteed Alehouse this Saturday 9th December and support our lovely Starr Trust Singers! They will be singing Christmas Carols at the wonderful South Farm Road Christmas Market in Worthing. South Farm Road Christmas Market At Brooksteed Alehouse…

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Clarins Christmas Party


Let’s Celebrate! Join us at our pre-Christmas get-together for a glass of bubbles, lots of fun and a chance to choose from the best of Clarins, all to raise money for the Starr Trust. Much-loved skin care favourites, festive make-up…

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November 2017

Winter Extravaganza 2017 - SOLD OUT


The Starr Trust presents ‘A Night At The Movies’. Dinner, live entertainment and disco. Tickets: £60 Table of 10: £550 Table of 12: £650 The Regency Suite Hilton Brighton Metropole Sponsored by E3 Group and Drum.…

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October 2017

The Starr Trust Celebrates Helping over 4000 Kids


Last Thursday we held our annual Celebration Night; our favourite event of the year where we celebrate the lives and achievements of the 4580 young people we’ve helped over the past 9 years, and thank all those businesses and individuals…

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September 2017

Starr Water Wars 2017


Are you up for a ‘Starr Water Wars Challenge’ this September? For the second year running we will be making a splash at our hugely popular multi-watersport event at Hove Lagoon on 3rd September. ‘Starr Water Wars’ will invite up…

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Family Fun Day


Come and join us for our Family Fun Day! 10:00AM, Sunday 3rd September Hove Lagoon, Kingsway, Hove BN3 4LX Juice FM’s Guy Lloyd Pirate Island BBQ Minigolf Trampoline Stalls Sponsored by: Drum Beales Steyning…

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July 2017

King Alfred Bike Ride - The Last Leg


We are cycling from King Alfred Leisure Centre in Somerset to our very own one in Hove. Why not join us on the last leg from Petersfield to Hove and use your pedal power to champion young people? Entrance fee…

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King Alfred to King Alfred Bike Ride


Are you looking for a challenge in 2017? Why not cycle from the King Alfred Sports Centre in Somerset to our very own one in Hove and use your pedal power to champion young people? Taking place between 12th and…

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Mick and Julie’s Fundraiser Pub Quiz in aid of the Starr Trust


Mick and Julie from Bigwood Avenue are holding a Quiz Night at the Better Half Pub in Hove to raise money for sponsorship of our King Alfred Bike Ride. They will be cycling approximately 300 miles…

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Hooray For Hove And Portslade


Hove Museum Gardens Wednesday 5th July 4.30pm – 7.30pm Tickets £15 (+booking fee). Click here to book. Summer. Think of Strawberries. Pimms. Garden parties. Warm summer evenings. Laughter. Hove Business Association brings you ‘Hooray for Hove and Portslade’…

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June 2017

Cooking For The Starrs 2017 - SOLD OUT


This event is now SOLD OUT This June, don’t miss out on the most exciting pop up dining experience of the summer, ‘Cooking for the Starrs’. Our popular annual event sees student chefs create some inspirational 5-course menus for 70…

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March 2017

Golf Day 2017


Singing Hills Golf Course Muddleswood Rd, Albourne, BN6 9EB £70 per player, £260 for a team of 4 (includes bacon bap, hot drink and carvery supper) Includes goody bag Full payment required by February 15th 2017 Sponsored by Read More

Coffee Morning and Fashion Launch


Ladies! Here’s one just for you! Launch of Italian Designer Clothes plus make-up sessions; Coffee Morning and Cake, all helping to raise money for local kids. Thank you Glamlife Brighton and Arbonne Independent Consultant. Full details…

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February 2017

When Bands Collide


Coffin Mew Solicitors’ Brighton office will be hosting When Bands Collide at The Haunt on 9 February 2017. Compered by local legend Guy Lloyd of Juice 107.2 and Britain’s Got Talent fame, When Bands Collide will give Brighton’s…

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January 2017

Quiz Night 2017


Come and join us for our annual Quiz Night! Friday 27th January 2017 St Peters Community Centre, Hangleton Road, BN3 7LQ Doors open 7pm, quiz starts 7.30pm Teams of six Entry fee: £15 per person Bar available Fish & Chip…

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December 2016

Clarins Christmas Party


Join us for a Clarins pre-Christmas get-together for a glass of bubbles, lots of fun and the chance to choose from the best of Clarins to raise money for the Starr Trust. Much-loved skin care favourites, festive make-up collections or…

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November 2016

Charity Disco


Westbeach Properties presents a Charity Disco King Alfred Ballroom Friday 25th November 6.30 - 12 midnight Dance Act performed by Killabeez DJ Mixed Set Tickets £19.50 to include cold buffet To purchase tickets click here Or…

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Winter Musical Extravaganza 2016


We are starting the Christmas celebrations early this year with our ‘Winter Musical Extravaganza’ featuring live entertainment from the dazzling Starr Trust cast, a 3-course sit down dinner and a disco. The evening is sponsored by the Hilton…

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October 2016

Spinathon at MOD Pizza


This Saturday 15th October head down to MOD Pizza - Brighton Marina and take part in a fun all day Spinathon, helping us raise money for local young people. 11am til 4pm. FREE pizza and drinks for all bikers, live…

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September 2016

Starr Water Wars


Twelve teams of four battle it out to become the champions! Come along to our Starr Water Wars Family Fun Day. Cheer on your favourite team who are taking part in a series of watery events. There will be plenty…

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June 2016

Brighton to Brighton Bike Ride


Good luck to everyone taking part in the 277 mile Brighton to Brighton Bike Ride today! Almost 40 cyclists will be coaching it down to the beautiful Cornish village of Brighton for this incredible 4 day ‘Route 2’ cycle ride.…

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Cooking for Starrs


Tantalize your Taste Buds at ‘Cooking for Starrs’ in Worthing this June! Cooking for Starrs is a fantastic Dining Experience created by the Starr Trust to help young up-and-coming chefs in Sussex. Now in its second year, this Masterchef-style competition…

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May 2016

The Starr Trust Showcase of Talent


Come along to our Showcase of Talent and support local young talent competing in fashion, make up, hairstyling and bodypainting. Sponsored by Northbrook College and Hilton Brighton Metropole and raising money for the Starr Trust, the competition will be judged…

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Golf Day 2016


We are really excited about this year’s Starr Trust Golf Day! We have changed everything! The new venue is the prestigious Singing Hills Golf Course, Albourne, BN6 9EB. The date is May 18th (much earlier than previous years) Times: Arrive…

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Battle Of The Bands


Liberation Presents: Fox Chapel Outlaw State Alistair Bain Blue Eyed Giants at Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar on Monday 9th May Doors open at 7pm. 18+ event; ID required.

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April 2016

It’s The Brighton Thing


In Support of the Starr Trust and Impetus Art/DJs/Comedy/Music at The Marlborough, 4 Prince’s St, Brighton BN2 1RD 23rd April 2016, 5.30pm - 11.30pm Tickets £10 (concessions £7.50) Tickets available from Brown Paper Tickets. Click the…

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March 2016

Spinathon 2016


Come along to Virgin Active, Brighton and join our Marathon Spinathon on Saturday 12 March 2016. 8.30am til 5.30pm. Do an hour or all day; it’s up to you! Non members are welcome to use all the gym’s facilities on…

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Hurst Society Spring Party


The Hurst Society’s Annual Spring Party - “The Big Apple” Sat March 12th, 7pm - Midnight An evening of charity fundraising accompanied by dinner and dancing Tickets can be purchased at - £40 per head.

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February 2016

Rat Pack at China Garden 2016


Back by popular demand the Rat Pack are back at the China Garden on 25th February 2016 - tickets are selling fast so book today! Dinner and swing music with Dave Williams and Joe Dellow. To book please call 01273…

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January 2016

Quiz Night


Our Quiz Night on Friday January 29th raised over £1700! Huge thanks to everyone that came along to our popular Quiz Night last Friday. This was our 7th year and we managed to raise over £1700 with the help of…

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November 2015

A Winter Musical Extravaganza! - SOLD OUT


We kicked off the festive season on November 28th with our ‘Winter Musical Extravaganza’; a fabulous show, a delicious 3-course dinner and late night disco. These two magical fundraising evenings were held at the Hilton Brighton Metropole and the sold…

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September 2015

Starr Wars Challenge


The Starr Trust launched its exciting Multi Sport event at Adur Outdoor Activities Centre in Shoreham last Sunday 13th September. Sponsored by Brighton and Hove Buses, the day kicked off with a dozen teams made up of local businesses and…

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Golf Day Tues Sept 8th 2015


Our Golf Day raises £3382! Thanks go out to everyone that came along to our fabulous Golf Day earlier this week, and to the wonderful staff at East Brighton Golf Club. The day was a huge success due to the…

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June 2015

Virgin Active Spinathon, Zumbathon and Tough Mudder Class


Our fundraising event on June 9th raised over £600 for us and Virgin’s charity of choice this year, Youth Sport Trust. Thanks to all who came to support us at this super fun day up at Virgin Active in Brighton.…

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Northbrook College Cook Off - SOLD OUT


The Starr Trust’s first charity Cook Off at Northbrook College was a huge success! Last week the first Masterchef-style event ‘Cooking for Starrs’ took place at the Arundel Restaurant in Worthing. With the help of head chef Russell Williams from…

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Cooking For Starrs at City College


Brighton City College students wow diners and raise £2530 for the Starr Trust! For the fourth year running, the Starr Trust held its’ ever popular competition ‘Cooking for Starrs’ at City College Brighton’s Gallery restaurant. This sold-out masterchef-style event ran…

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May 2015

Jazz Lunch at Stanmer House with Claire Martin - SOLD OUT


On this gorgeous sunny Sunday afternoon with a completely full marquee, guests at the prestigious Stanmer House were treated to a fabulous day of live jazz and sumptuous food. Our Patron Claire Martin OBE and her musicians featuring Julian Nicholas,…

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Starr Trek


Take part in Starr Trek - a 25km walk around the South Downs starting and ending at Beachy Head. Get sponsored a minimum of £50 and join us for this event, and take in the beautiful sights along the way,…

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April 2015

Brighton Marathon 2015


For more information click here. Want to help young people but don’t have the time? You still can!  Sponsor our runners in the Brighton Marathon this April - Toby Waltham, Scott Dunkerton and Read More

March 2015

Virgin Active Spinathon


An all day fundraising Spinathon, held at Virgin Active on Saturday March 7th, raised over £8000 for the Starr Trust and the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Spinathon classes kicked off at 8am and ran hourly for both members and non-members of…

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Rat Pack at China Garden


The Starr Trust’s dinner at China Garden restaurant with live Rat Pack entertainers Joe Dellow and Dave Williams, plus auction, was a runaway success. The event was sold out weeks before taking place on March 5th, with a full house…

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January 2015

Quiz Night 2015


Congratulations to Jeff Henley and his team who won our seventh quiz night on Saturday 31st January.  With 103 guests and so much support from our fabulous volunteers it was a huge success raising a massive profit of £1797.21! Special…

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December 2014

Wish Upon A Christmas Starr


An evening of supper and Christmas songs with Robin Cousins and guests, including two course supper with Hilton Brighton’s Rock Cheesecake. Tickets £30. To book or for more information, please call 07724 914 253 or email

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November 2014

Brooks Brighton 10k


The Brooks Brighton 10k is a fast, flat R.R.C. accurately measured course along the seafront of Brighton & Hove, with start and finish on Madeira Drive. We have now filled all our places for runners for this year, however if…

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Argus Community Chest Appeal


If you read the Evening Argus, please collect their Community Chest tokens each Tuesday and Wednesday and send them to us for our chance to receive a share of their community chest.

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October 2014

Our Trustee Cycles To Paris


Our Trustee Michael Jacobs is hoping to raise £20,000 when he cycles from London to Paris this October. The money he raises will be donated to the Trust. Michael, who has been a Trustee with the Starr Trust for 8…

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September 2014

Golf Day


9AM, East Brighton Golf Course, Roedean Road, Brighton, BN2 5RA. Sponsored by PP Properties Ltd. Prizes for: Hole in one, Best Individual, 4 Ball, Best Team, Nearest the marker, Nearest to the pin, Booby prize, PP Properties Putting Competition. Pricing:…

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August 2014

Afternoon Tea with Robin Cousins


Hilton Brighton Metropole, 2pm - 4pm Tickets £15 An afternoon of tea time treats with entertainment from Robin and his guests, in a beautiful Brighton seafront setting. For tickets or more information call Tracey on 07724 914 253 or email…

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June 2014

Bungee Jump


Brighton Marina We are looking for adrenaline junkies to take part in a sponsored Bungee Jump at The Octagon, Brighton Marina on Sunday 29th June. For more information telephone or email Nicky at The Starr Trust, 07724 914253 or email…

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Starr Hub - BN Artist


Following the success of our first Starr Hub- BN Social Entrepreneur, we are now delighted to announce our next event- BN Artist. Celebrating all things artistic, our next Hub will take place at fabulous Fabrica, a former Regency church in…

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Santander in George Street, Hove supports the Starr Trust


A huge thanks to Santander of Hove who have generously included the Starr Trust to be part of their Community Week from 9th – 13th June. All public donations received in the branch will be price matched by the bank. …

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Cooking for the Starrs


The Starr Trust are pleased to announce that for the third year running, City College Brighton are hosting a cooking competition to raise funds to support local young people. ‘Cooking for the Starrs’ at the college’s City Restaurant in Pelham…

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Shop and Support the Starr Trust this June


This summer you can raise money for us when you shop in Brighton’s Waitrose store. Each month every Waitrose branch donates £1,000 (£500 in Convenience shops) between 3 local good causes that their customer choose, and the Starr Trust are…

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Malpass Markets donate a meaty prize!


This June, patrons of two Hove pubs will have the chance to win their dinners when they enter into a raffle. The Exchange in Goldstone Road and The Three Graces in Portland Road will be selling raffle tickets at £1…

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April 2014

Pirates help local young people this April!


Audiences at a rebooted production of the famous Gilbert and Sullivan musical ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ will have the chance to win a prize if they spot where the pirates have hidden an odd piece of treasure at each performance.…

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Spot The Oddity


George St/Blatchington Rd, Hove 12th - 18th April 2014 This Easter we have teamed up with the shops in the George Street and Blatchington Road area to create a fun competition for all ages to win some fantastic prizes donated…

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March 2014

Silent Auction


Ssshh… take part in Our Silent Auction and help local young people! The wonderful people at The Implant Centre in Hove have donated us a fantastic auction prize for teeth whitening. This treatment would normally cost £360 and includes: all…

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February 2014

China Garden Restaurant Champions Local Young People!


The Starr Trust and China Garden are collaborating on a very exciting event on the 27th February, with ‘Rat Pack at the China Garden’. Tickets are £25 a head, including a welcome drink, dinner, and favourite Rat Pack songs from…

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December 2013

Wish Upon A Christmas Starr


For one special night only, get in the Christmas spirit with Robin Cousins and his very special guest - West End star, Ruthie Henshall. This event sees our wonderful Patron Robin return to the Brighton Hilton Metropole following the success…

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Santa Dash


Take part in this fun packed 5km run (or walk) along Hove seafront!  Entry fee is £15 which includes a Santa suit.  We ask you to raise as much as possible in sponsor money. A free, 400 metre kids’ race…

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November 2013

Starr Trust Fashion Auction at The Theatre Royal


Date: Thursday, 28th November 2013, 5-7pm Venue: Theatre Royal, New Rd, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1SD Tickets: FREE! Online at Pick up a bargain in time for Christmas at the Theatre Royal. In conjunction with ThoughtShift we…

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October 2013

Remember! Remember!


“Just after midnight on 5th November 1605, Guy Fawkes was arrested as he prepared to blow up his King and Parliament. But he did not act alone, nor without motive. Remember! Remember! tells the story of the plot that, had…

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September 2013

Join us at the Venus Awards


The Starr Trust will be at the Brighton and Sussex Venus Awards at the Hilton Metropole on 27th September. The Venus Awards recognises local businesswomen. For more information or to book tickets, please click here

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Starr Trust Family Day At Churchill Square Shopping Centre


Come along to Churchill Square Shopping Centre in Brighton this Sunday to enjoy a fun family day organised by local digital marketing agency ThoughtShift. There will be plenty of activities to keep your kids entertained including pig racing, face…

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July 2013

Brighton’s Big Screen


This summer sees the welcome return of Brighton’s Big Screen, this year, the screen will be even bigger and better than before, and is moving to a new, central location- Dalton’s Bastion beach, close to the Brighton Wheel and Brighton…

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