Final countdown to St Catherine’s Firewalk

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It’s less than two months until St Catherine’s Hospice heat up the High Street with a thrilling Firewalk!

Taking place on Friday 2 March from 6.30pm, the Firewalk is the first of its kind for St Catherine’s. Now, the local hospice is calling on the community to come out and cheer on the 100 brave soles facing the flames.

And if you’re looking for a January challenge there’s still a final few Firewalker spaces available! Put your bravery to the ultimate test and walk barefoot across 15 foot of red hot embers – it’s not for the faint hearted! Think you can take the heat? All you need is your courage as UK Firewalk staff will share their expert advice on facing the flames with everyone who takes part.

The Firewalk is the perfect chance to do something different on a Friday while supporting your local hospice to raise funds for local terminally ill people and their family and friends.

Free for the local community, with exciting on the night entertainment, there’ll also be a brick walk for under 18’s that are keen to tackle a tough challenge to raise money.

Michaela Clements, Events Fundraiser at St Catherine’s said “We’re really excited to be bringing such a great, new challenge to Crawley’s High Street. Hot footing it across fire is no easy feat so come out to cheer on our amazing firewalkers and show your support for St Catherine’s at the same time. We look forward to seeing you there!”

If you, or someone you know, fancies scooping one of the final Firewalking spaces don’t delay – sign up today! It’s £25 to register and to take part you’ll need to raise at least £150 sponsorship.

Sign up  here, call St Catherine’s events team on 01293 447355 or email