Cancer Cut-a-thon Challenge 2019

The Priory School, Westbank, Dorking, Surrey
Social and cultural events

Get involved 

Join us on the day to help raise funds to beat cancer sooner!

To register please email

This is a supporter-organised event

This event is organised by a supporter in aid of Cancer Research UK. Cancer Research UK staff may have supported the event organiser but the charity is not responsible for the event itself. Our supporters are legally obliged to return any fundraising money that they have collected in aid of Cancer Research UK. Any questions about the event should be directed to the event organiser directly.

The event organiser is encouraged to look at all aspects of safety for their event or activity. Cancer Research UK cannot accept responsibility for any loss, damage or injury caused as a result of taking part in the event.

About this event:   

Join us for the first ‘hair-raising’ event in the Cancer Cut-a-thon Challenge. Grow and  then donate your hair and support research into Pancreatic cancer funded by Cancer Research UK. You'll need at have  least 7 inches of hair to donate to take part. The challenge  organiser Kate says "When my friend and I had cancer 4 years ago we both shaved our heads, donated the hair and raised £32,000 for cancer charities". Your hair will be donated to the Little Princess Trust  which  creates wigs for children and young people who have lost their hair through chemotherapy. Kate says " I am Cancer free now and my hair has grown back  so it’s going to mean even more for me to cut it all off. Please join me and other donors to make a positive difference to children with cancer and raise money for Cancer Research UK to help continue their vital research". 

On the day:   

We will have volunteer hairdressers who will help us on the day.  For our launch event we'll have the use of the school hall and garden outside if the weather is nice and there’ll be teas & coffee available, bring a picnic!  Families are welcome to support donors, we're creating a party atmosphere.    

To Get involved: 

To take part please email: to register and get more details. If you are a hairdresser and want to help please also email

To set up your own fundraising page please see here

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