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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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Archive

New SH’BAM dance classes come to Loddon Valley Leisure Centre

This Easter, Loddon Valley introduced a brand new SH’BAM dance class to its timetable. More than 50 people attended the first class, which launched on Good Friday, and classes will now be held weekly from Monday 28th April at 6pm. The sessions, which last for 45 minutes, will introduce members to an exciting mix of […]

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112 miles, 16 bikes and one big challenge to raise money for WheelPower

On Saturday 26th April four members of staff from Loddon Valley Leisure Centre, St Crispin’s Leisure Centre and Carnival Pool, alongside 12 members from leisure centres across Wokingham, will take on a cycling challenge to raise money for WheelPower. The 112-mile challenge will take the riders from Hampton Court to Boscombe sea front using scenic […]

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Cricket pro takes position at Loddon Valley Leisure Centre

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