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Wokingham

Actor Winston Ellis brings Hollywood glamour to Reading!

Reading-born actor Winston Ellis will be launching a charity Sparathon event at Loddon Valley Leisure Centre on Sunday 17th June starting from 10am.

  • The centre is hosting the event in an attempt to raise £30,000 for Pancreatic Cancer UK
  • During the event 1,000 martial artists will spar 100 one and a half minute rounds, with each fighter raising a minimum sponsorship of £30 each
  • Mr Ellis, 46, whose film credits include Pirates of the Caribbean and The Dark Knight, is childhood friends with Peter Felix, the event organiser and martial arts expert, and will be on hand to start the event proceedings

Quotations

Tony Penge, Contract Manager at Loddon Valley, said:

We’re extremely excited to have an Hollywood actor at the centre! His attendance will only add to what is going to be a great day. We love holding events that bring the community together and this charity sparathon is no different. We hope that Winston’s presence will generate more buzz and encourage people to donate to such a worthy cause.

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St Crispin’s Leisure Centre in Wokingham is participating in the annual World’s Biggest Coffee Morning to support Macmillan Cancer Support, on Friday 26th September The centre will be welcoming members of the local community and serving coffee and cake from 9am until 12noon, as well as offering soft play for any children Guests at each […]

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Seize the day! Fitness spectacular at Loddon Valley Leisure

Members at Loddon Valley Leisure are being encouraged to get fit and healthy this month by attending a one-day fitness spectacular. The event, which will be held on Saturday 20th September, will offer over 25 different fitness classes held by some of the world’s greatest presenters. The classes on offer will include a huge range […]

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Local leisure centre trio push themselves to the limit for WheelPower!

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