Events and Challenges

We have a wide range of events throughout the year and you can participate in a variety of ways. From our popular Lecture to our Quiz Night, Garden Party to Carol Concert, there's something for everyone. See our forthcoming events here.

Or why not fundraise for us, organising an event is a great way to raise money and spread the word about INS. From concerts to cake stalls, pub quizzes and garden parties, our supporters do it all. Choose the event, set up a fundraising web page at either or and e-mail to all your colleagues and friends to sponsor you. 

Take on a challenge of a lifetime and raise vital funds for INS.

Whether your dream is to explore the Sahara, walk the Great Wall, or maybe something closer to home, INS has a challenge for you. Designed to fit all budgets, trips can be long or short, overseas or closer to home. All you have to do is sign up. 2015/6 trips include: Ben Nevis Challenge, Walk the Great Wall, Jurassic Coast Challenge, Sahara Trek, Snowdon Challenge, or the London to Paris Cycle.

If none of the above takes your fancy, there are lots to choose from. In partnership with our specialist travel company, Discover Adventure, we can find a trip to suit your needs. Please contact Belinda Canosa, or call 020 8755 4000

Explore the Sahara

The Sahara, meaning “The Great Desert”, is the world’s second largest desert covering most of Northern Africa.

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Snowdon Challenge

This challenging weekend trek takes us not only to Snowdon’s peak, but traverses other mountains and valleys in the National Park, offering a fabulous experience in this wild mountain landscape and

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Cycle London to Paris

If you have ever wanted to do an exhilarating challenge here is your chance.

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Take the Jurassic Coast Weekend Challenge

Challenge yourself by trekking the Jurassic Coast! Take on this stunning UNESCO World Heritage coastline, in Dorset, whilst raising funds for our work.

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Great Wall of China Trek

Built over 2,000 years ago, the Great Wall of China is a cultural and historical feat of human achievement, linking remote rural villages in the mountains of Korea, 4,500 miles west to the Gobi Des

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Ben Nevis Weekend Challenge

From the green lowlands of Glen Nevis we strike steeply up to the picturesque Lochan Meall, tackle the famous ‘zigzag’ path, and continue up across the steep rocky mountain side to our goal.

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