Mind in Somerset’s main fundraising event of the year is taking place at Henstridge Airfield on 6th July. The Driving Challenge and Family Fun Day is an opportunity to test your driving skills on a range of vehicles against other competitors and have a fun packed day with the family. All the money raised will help Mind in Somerset continue to support people experiencing poor mental health in the local community.
The Driving Challenge and Family Fun Day promises to be a great day out for all. Competitors get the chance to drive at least 3 vehicles. This could be anything including HGV’s, double decker buses, black cabs, farming vehicles, forklift trucks and much more! For those not competing there will still be lots to do including an inflatable assault course, arts and crafts, tombola, face painting and more.
Mind in Somerset provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem in Somerset. Providing services for both adults and young people, in group and one to one settings. Although affiliated with national Mind, the leading mental health charity in England and Wales, Mind in Somerset is an independent charity and responsible for raising all their own funds.
Dr Alexander Priest, CEO says “This is a really exciting event for everyone and will be a fun day out for all the family. The day will be family focused with something for all ages. We are really looking forward to the day and hope to see lots of people there!”
Entry for the Driving Challenge costs £30 with the chance to drive a minimum of 3 vehicles that’s just £10 a vehicle! Entry price includes a t-shirt and medal for taking part. Prizes include a in a TB10 aircraft from the airfield that afternoon, a tour of the Ariel Motor Company and a ride in an Ariel Atom or Nomad car, a ride in a 1927 Model T Replica, and a family ticket to Haynes Motor Museum.
To enter the driving challenge visit https://mindinsomerset.fullonsport.com/event/search. Entry closes on 14th June.