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Neil Colgate

I will be falling out of a plane (obvs i wont be jumping) and into someones arms like the angel I am all in aid of the fantastic Woodlarks!

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Hiya! I'm Neil, I'm 39 and I have cerebral palsy.
Woodlarks is a camp that caters for people with disabilities and I have been a camper there for the last 15 years! I first heard about the charity from a woman I met in derby nightclubbing 16 years ago (the best conversations come from nights like these!) and she said to me I know a place you would fit in perfectly, and the rest is history! I have been going there ever since and it really is like a second family. It is a place where you can go and experience a range of activities such as water skiing, laser tag, trampolining, musical workshops, arts and crafts and fun day trips out to mention a few! We have even had rides out in a helicopter! 
The camps at Woodlarks campsite cater for a range of disabilities from hearing and visual impairments, to physical and mental disabilities and everyone is equal here. Sometimes the volunteers who come to help out have the most fun of us all - it really isn't prejudice towards anyone.
Woodlarks is helping spread awareness of all sorts of disabilities & encouraging families & Duke of Edinburgh students to volunteer, which in turn allows for a better understanding of our personal situations!

Event details


I will be falling out of a plane from over 13,000ft high on Saturday October 13th at Langar Airfield just outside Nottingham! If you'd like to come and watch me please get in touch on Facebook! Would love all the support I can get!!

Event date

13-October-2018 00:00  - 
13-October-2018 00:00

Event type

UK challenge

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British Parachute School, Langar Airfield Harby Road,
NG13 9HY,
United Kingdom


Love the falling out of a plane bit. You’re a legend man, keep on rocking!
Donation by Benedikt Hielscher
on 13-10-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Go for it big boy ;)
Donation by Neil’s Floosie
on 07-10-2018
£12.50 gift aid
Is it a bird ? it a plane it Superman ? ...yes it's Woodlarks very own Superman Neil Colgate ! ...Top Bloke ! X x awesome fella x
Donation by DawnGerrard
on 06-10-2018
£1.25 gift aid
I had a small win from Ernie yesterday!, I can't think of a more deserving cause for it. Neil you're an inspiration to all who know you, and like me, that only know of you through FB friends. X
Donation by Sarah Jane
on 06-10-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Woodlarks is the most amazing place. Well done to you for falling out of a plane, I couldn’t do it!
Donation by Pam Parker
on 06-10-2018
£1.25 gift aid
Freya's has told me what a wonderful guy you are, good luck!
Donation by Owen
on 30-09-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Neil are awesome ....what a great thing to do for such a great cause you to pieces're much braver than me ...x x
Donation by Dawn Gerrard
on 30-09-2018
£1.25 gift aid
You must be mad Neil, I mean falling out of an aeroplane. LOL Good Luck Buddy.
Donation by Ian Dowland
on 30-09-2018
£5.00 gift aid
To infinity and beyond! Remember to fall with style x
Donation by Tracey & Gavin Lindsay
on 29-09-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Can I be the one to push you out the door. I promise i will wait for you to put on the parachute. Maybe...... I wouldnt let him be so mean to you Neil! Good luck mate your a brave man! Xxx
Donation by ADAM & AMY MEYERS
on 29-09-2018
£12.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £1,070.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £1,070.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £1,211.25

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