Dog Show and Children’s Mini Olympics

Dog Show Poster 2016 resizedWe are all set for our annual Fun Dog Show this August, only this time with the added extra of the Children’s Mini Olympics.

The event being held at Par Events Field on 21st August. Registration for the dog show is from 10am and judging will start at 11am, classes are £1 per dog per class. The Children’s Mini Olympics is due to start around 3pm (depending on the dog show) and there will be 5 races, with 5 different classes and it is just £1 per child to enter.

There will be a bouncy castle, stalls and food available too, so it will be a great day out for all the family.

Hope to see lots of you there.

Time to Bake

bake off proof (1)We are very excited about our new event taking place on 24th September. We are holding our first ever baking competition. The event will be held at Probus Village Hall, and the classes are: Best Victoria Sponge, Best Tray Bake,  Best Loaf Cake, Best Cupcakes, Decorated Showstopper, Best Junior Bake (under 16), Best Biscuits, Best Pastry and Best Bread.

Entry is free, however the entries will be used after judging to be sold to raise funds for the charity.

Judging starts at 12:30 and afternoon tea will be from 1:30pm. We will also have a raffle on the day.

Hope to see lots of you there.

Part Time Job Vacancy

Assistant Charity Shop Manager in our Penryn Store
3 Days per week 9 to 5
For an application form please email
Closing date 24th June 2016

Celebrating Volunteer Week

We are taking part in the Big Celebration of Volunteers Week set up by NCVO, each of our shops will be doing their own celebration and certificate presentation to all of our volunteers. We are committed to recognising the hard work that our volunteers do to help us continue to achieve our objectives.

If you are interested in becoming involved in volunteering for our charity, please click the Get in Touch Page and we will be more than happy to welcome you to our ever growing team.volunteers-week-2016-logo

10 Year Anniversary Celebration Ball

Tanya’s Courage is celebrating it’s tenth anniversary at the Altantic Hotel, Newquay on Saturday 20th February (starts 7pm) Tickets are £35 to include: 3-course meal, live entertainment  - “Not the Beatles” & Jesters Roadshow – with disco, raffle and auction.

Tickets can be booked through Cornish Riviera Box Office on 01726 879500 (

10% discount for a table of ten; 10% discount on staying at the hotel if attending the Ball.Tanya's Courage Ball Poster (569x800)

Tanya’s Courage Christmas Market: Sunday 22nd November, 10am-3pm

Exhibition Hall, Kingsley Village, Fraddon;

We are delighted to have a Hall full of stalls selling all manner of Christmas goods and treats, including: Wreaths & decorations, Hand-made jewellery, Craft stationery, Push scooters & skateboards, Confectionery, Pickles & jams, Health, beauty & well-being products, Pre-loved toys & gifts and much, much more!

Bouncy Castle, Santa’s Grotto and Tombola.  50p entrance (with free entry into raffle); Children FREE.

We thank Kingsley Village for supporting Tanya’s Courage, raising funds for young people with cancer.

Charlestown Christmas Shopping Weekend

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th November, 11am-4pm.

The Old Workshop, Charlestown: Sail Loft Emporium; Cscape Art; The Craft Kiln, Cornish Crafts.

Visit the historic port of Charlestown (St Austell), star of Film and TV, for that special gift – Arts, Crafts, Antiques, Collectables.

Competitions and other fundraising festivities supported by Bouncyland Amusements.  Barbeque, Cake Stall, Tombola, Mulled wine & Mince pies; Santa’s Grotto; Bouncy Castle.

We thank the Old Workshop for helping raise funds for Tanya’s Courage, supporting young people with cancer.

Heather Reed & Sasha Watson Memorial Purple Fest, Falmouth.

Saturday 10th October 10am – 11pm; Sunday 11th October 10am – 5pm.

Tanya’s Courage is holding a two day fundraising entertainment event (under cover!) at The Moor, Falmouth coinciding with Falmouth Oyster Week. There will be live music, children’s entertainment, choirs, dance acts, market stalls, licensed bar and refreshments.

Baby & Children’s Preloved Goods Sale

Tanya’s Courage is holding it’s second preloved baby & children’s goods sale at Kingsley Village on Sunday 18th October, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Entry 50p Adults (with free entry into prize draw) Children FREE. Plenty of bargains, various other stalls and attractions.

Purple Fest, Helston – 23rd August – CANCELLED


Unfortunately we have had to call off this year’s event due to the foul weather we have been having and the bad weather forecast for Sunday. A great shame for all involved in planning the event and taking part. We look foreward to seeing you at future fundraising events.

Tanya’s Courage is holding the second Helston Joshua Jones Memorial Purple Fest on 23rd August at Helston Football Club.

Lots of live local bands and choirs, dance groups and a vast array of market stalls, food, bar & sideshows. Loads of fun for all the family.

Help raise money for young people with cancer.  See you there!

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