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Fundraising Events

Great North Run September 2018

Date: September 9th, 2018

Footwear Friends – the charity of our industry – is pleased to advise that for the first time we have a runner in the Great North Run on the 9th September 2018. The brave individual is Mark Jeffery of Jeffery West. Mark recently participated in the Almansa Half Marathon and completed this in 2 hours […]

International Golf Championship of the Shoe, Leather and Allied Trades – June 2018

Date: June 20th, 2018 - June 22nd, 2018

The 73rd International Golf Championship of the Shoe, Leather and Allied Trades was played over the Hillside and Southport over three days at the end of June. The sun shone throughout the three days but a challenging wind and the large number of bunkers made low scoring difficult with both courses presenting a real challenge […]

Leicester Race Day 2018

Date: June 4th, 2018

Following the success of our first race day fundraising event in 2016, Footwear Friends are delighted to offer limited places to an afternoon of racing at Leicester race course on Monday 4th June 2018. A great occasion to socialise, whilst enjoying the thrill of racing. An opportunity to network with other individuals from the industry […]

Leicester Race Day – 4th June 2018

Date: June 4th, 2018

On the 4th June we held our Annual General Meeting at Leicester Race Course followed by an afternoon of horse racing. We were joined by 35 supporters who enjoyed a summer buffet lunch, the thrill of the races and the chance of winning some great prizes on the raffle. We were blessed with good weather […]

Northamptonshire Footwear Manufacturers Dinner 2018

Date: May 3rd, 2018

On 3rd May 2018, the Northamptonshire Footwear Manufacturers Dinner was held at the Marriott Hotel in Northampton, hosted by Barker Shoes. The guest speaker on the night was Paul Griffiths, Chief Executive at the Northampton and Milton Keynes Chamber of Commerce. This key sector in our industry continues to flourish and the positive atmosphere and […]

Dr Martens Fundraiser

Date: April 28th, 2018

Dr. Martens held a closed sale for Staff and Friends back in April to turn their end of line stock and unused samples into donations they could give to their chosen charities. Members of the Wollaston Factory Team pitched in with forklifts and trolleys in the car park and unloaded 15 pallets of merchandise. While […]

Footwear Industry Awards 2017

Date: February 19th, 2017

The British Footwear Association were once again very pleased to be able to attend and be part of the 2017 Footwear Industry Awards held on the evening of Sunday 19 February at the National Conference Centre Birmingham. This annual event takes place at the same time as the MODA Fashion and Footwear exhibition and as […]