We were thrilled to welcome Tom Mouse, explorer, fundraiser, and star of his very own book series, to the Langdon Down Centre this week.
Would Damon Hill OBE stand for Prime Minister? What does Michael Caines MBE serve up at home on a Saturday night? Just two of the burning questions audience members had for the celebrity pair at our recent charity event in Devon. Both former F1 Champion Damon, who has a son with Down’s syndrome, and Michelin-starred […]
Rob Hardiman, whose Uncle Shaun has Down’s syndrome, organised a 21-hour football tournament at St George’s Park (home of the FA) on 28 of September 2019 to raise money for the Down’s Syndrome Association. 24 players took part in the tournament which started at 5am. The players were then split into teams and battled it […]
He took a trusty Royal Enfield Bullet motorbike and rode it along some of the most challenging terrain in the high passes of the Himalayas in India.
Not many people would be up for running 12 half marathons in just six months, and even less would be up for taking on the 157 mile slog whilst wearing a kilt! But not many people are as bonkers as Kevin Dryburgh… The Scotsman has just completed this gruelling challenge, raising more than £2,500 for […]
This year, the annual Damon Hill charity golf day will held at Exeter Golf and Country Club, winners of England’s ‘Most Welcoming Golf Club’ at the Golf Awards earlier this year. Former F1 Champion, Damon Hill OBE and Michael Caines MBE, are teaming up to host a day of golf, followed by a gala four-course […]
Marie Evans recently attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon dressed as DNA, inspired by her son Gabriel, who has Down’s syndrome. She tells us how it all happened… In 2013, the year before our wonderful son Gabriel was born, I ran the Edinburgh Marathon, taking 4 hours, 50 minutes. Upon […]
A father from Stroud says he’s been doing plenty of Pilates and commuting to work on his motorcycle as he prepares to tackle the highest drivable road in the world for charity in less than two months’ time. Steve Smith, 49, will take on the Khardung La pass in India which stands at a staggering […]
A mother from Woking who started the ‘Couch to 5K’ challenge back in September, is taking on the London Marathon in aid of the Down’s Syndrome Association. Sarah Roberts will run the 26.2 miles on Sunday 28th April and says her son Oscar is her inspiration. “It goes without saying I’m doing this for Oscar. […]
A father from Camberley is running the London Marathon in aid the Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA) later this month, and says it’s a charity his family is “absolutely indebted to”. Andrew Humberstone and his wife Denise were living in Saudi Arabia when their first daughter Kathleen was born 20 years ago. Kathleen was diagnosed with […]