Category Archives: Events

Cintra Wine Tasting

  • 2018 11 Cintra Wine Tasting 4-min
  • 2018 11 Cintra Wine Tasting 11-min
  • 2018 11 Cintra Wine Tasting 9-min
  • 2018 11 Cintra Wine Tasting 10-min
  • 2018 11 Cintra Wine Tasting 5-min
  • 2018 11 Cintra Wine Tasting 3-min
  • 2018 11 Cintra Wine Tasting 4-min
  • 2018 11 Cintra Wine Tasting 2-min
  • 2018 11 Cintra Wine Tasting 1-min

At the end of November, the fantastic team at Cintra organised the second annual wine tasting in aid of COCO. Over 100 guests came along to BALTIC in the beautiful setting of the Gateshead quayside to sample a selection of fine French wines under the guidance of sommelier John Mayne.

The event raised an amazing total of £1,900 to support COCO's work in East Africa. Thank you so much to everyone who came along and to the Cintra team for organising a fantastic event. We're already looking forward to next year!

Double your donations!

This year we are very excited to be taking part in The Big Give’s Christmas Challenge. Donate through The Big Give between Tuesday 27th of November and Tuesday 4th December and your donation will be doubled (up to £4,000)! We are hoping to raise £8,000 throughout The Big Give week, to build a new classroom…
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Victoria Cycle Challenge – Will Whitaker

Well, we did it. 280(ish)kms across the unpredictable Kenyan terrain, from the (almost) flat planes of the Maasai Mara to the well-paved shores of Lake Victoria. And while the journey may have been net downhill - a fact that provided little solace halfway up day two's mountain - I've come out the other end feeling…
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Great North Run 2018 – photo gallery!

  • 2018 09 Great North Run Will and Jess-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run Sheridan-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run Patrick-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run Neil and Amy-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run Louise Laws and family start-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run Louise and family-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run Gavin and Roxie-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run Carsten-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run Care-min
  • 2018 09 Great North Run 2019 Luke-min
  • 2018 09 Neil and Elaine-min

Yet another fantastic Great North Run this year. Thank you so much to the amazing team of COCO runners who have raised over £5,000 to support remote communities in East Africa, with more coming in by the minute!

If you'd like to take part in 2019, find out how you can here.