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Upcoming Events at Armitage Shanks

What’s happening in the upcoming
months at Armitage Shanks:


Manchester Marathon 2017

Greater Manchester Marathon

Event start date: 2nd April 2017

Participants: Jeff Williams

One of our employee’s Jeff Williams is taking on the Manchester Marathon for Armitage Thanks. Please support Jeff with his efforts to raise money for Armitage Thanks and to make those 26.2 miles a little more worthwhile!


Lichfield Cathedral to Tamworth Castle 10k run

Event start date: 9th April 2017

Participants: Calling for runner

Call for runners.

If you are interested in taking part and running for Armitage Thanks please let us know.

Coffee morning

Hull Coffee Morning

Event start date: 7th April 2017

Participants: Staff, Friends and Family

We will be holding a coffee morning at our Hull site along with a raffle. We’re asking for people to bake or donate buns for us to sell with a cup of coffee or tea.

Humber bridge bike ride

Humber Bridge Bike Ride

Event start date: 18th June 2017

Participants: Open to all

Mark Ireland an employee of Ideal Standard will be taking part in the Humber bridge sportive bike ride. The event is proudly supporting the Ellie Penrose Fund.

For more information and to take part click here


Hull 10k 2017

Jane Tomlinson Run For All Hull 10k

Event start date: 18th June 2017

Participants: Open for to all runners

One of our employees Rachel Whittaker is taking part in the Jane Tomlinson run for all Hull 10k run.

Click here to find out more information about this run.

touch mudder 2017

Tough Mudder Yorkshire 2017

Event start date: 29th July 2017

Participants: Calling for all Tough Mudders

We are going to be partaking in the Yorkshire Tough Mudder event. To register your interest in taking part please email Jenny Wilson Smith.

For more information click here

Stafford 10k

Stafford 10k run

Event start date: 24th September 2017

Participants: Open to all

One of our employees Stuart Stead is taking part in the Stafford 10k run in aid of Asthma UK for his nephew Ethan who unfortunately died from an asthma attach just before Christmas.

For more information regarding this event please click here


Hull Big Fat Quiz 3

Event start date: 5th of October 2017

Participants: Staff, Friends and Family

All funds raised will be donated to Esmae (an employees friends daughter) who has low functioning autism – funds will be for equipment which she needs.

For more info & to join email Tracy Smelt


Fountain 17

Event start date: All Year

Participants: Calling for Artists and Designers

2017 is a very special year. It combines the anniversary of Armitage Shanks, the 100 year anniversary of Marcel Duchamp submitting a urinal to the New York Society of Independent Artists for exhibition. It is also the year that Hull becomes city of culture.

Visit for more information and application details.


Limited Edition Loo Money Box

Event start date: While Stocks Last

Participants: Available for all

To celebrate Armitage Shanks 200 year mile stone in 2017 we have produced 2017 limited edition miniature loo money boxes.

Each loo costs £25 plus £5 postage and packaging with all proceeds going to our charities.