A VOLUNTARY GROUP ESTABLISHED IN 1985 TO RAISE MONEY FOR LOCAL & NATIONAL CHARITIES

HYDE FUNDRAISERS create replica characters from DR WHO, STAR WARS etc to raise funds for BBC Children In Need and other charities.

No attempt is made to supercede any copyrights held by the BBC or other copyright holders.

 

EVENTS

SOUTH SHIELDS EVENT NOVEMBER 19TH

Our appearance in South Shields proved a big success again with a variety of characters that included Goofy, Judoon, Stormtrooper and Dalek to name but a few.

ASHTON HALLOWEEN OCTOBER 31ST

On Saturday October 31st Hyde Fundraisers were at Ashton Town Centre to participate with the special Halloween event. Our characters included Scarecrows, Mickey, Donald, Goofy and the popular Ape characters. We recieved a donation for our nominated charities for attending this special event.

 

RED DRAGON CENTRE JULY 31ST

On Saturday July 31st Hyde Fundraisers were at The Red Dragon Centre Cardiff Bay to raise funds for BBC Children In Need with the Virtual Photostudio. Characters that made a special appearance included Tigger & Pooh, Goofy and a Gorilla from Planet Of The Apes.

CHILDRENS BOOK FESTIVAL JULY 3RD

On Saturday July 3rd Hyde Fundraisers were delighted to be involved with the first Manchester Children's Book Festival at the Manchester University. The event included readings by Dr Who Authors and we were able to bring some of our characters to entertain the children and visitors.These included the debut of our Rhino headed Judoon! In addition we also had our virtual photoscreen in operation and the event as a whole raised over £1200 for our nominated charities.

OLDHAM LIBRARY APRIL 10TH

Oldham Library hosted a Special Star Wars Event on April 10th when Hyde Fundraisers turned to the dark side. Darth Vader and Stormtroopers invaded the venue to the delight of the visitors. Other characters dropping in included bounty hunter Boba Fett, Tusken Raider, X Wing pilot and Darth Maul. Our appearance raised over £1000 for our nominated charities!

ASHTON SCI FI CELEBRATION MARCH 27TH

Hyde Fundraisers began the launch of their anniversary year in style with our event in Ashton on March 27th. K-9 was at Ladysmith Shopping Centre, The Daleks in Arcades with Davros in control at the Market Hall. Characters making appearances through the day included Darth Vader, Batman, Joker, General Thade and Clockwork Droids! TMBC Council Leader Cllr Roy Oldham also presented an additional donation which - together with our pledged donations - will help us raise over £5000 at the event!

LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC MARCH 7TH

On Sunday March 7Hyde Fundraisers entertained attendees to the Liverpool Philharmonic's MUSIC FROM OUTER SPACE concert with a wide variety of characters from DR WHO and Star Wars. There were monstrous encounters with Darth Vader, Clockwork Droid, Boba Fett, Darth Maul, Judoon, Scarecrow, Stormtrooper and Sec Hybrid to name a few!

LOWRY OUTLET FEBRUARY 13TH/20TH

On Saturday February 13th Hyde Fundraisers invaded Salford's Lowry Outlet with 'Classic' Dr Who characters and Pudsey Bear in aid of Children In Need. The following week, 20th, was the turn for our New Series characters together with our 'Virtual' greenscreen. The events were well attended and we hope the public enjoyed their monstrous encounters.

 

Every year we support BBC Children In Need plus additional charities from funds generated by events we organise and attend

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Hyde Fundraisers are grateful to the following for their kind help & support: BBC Television - Roger Hancock Ltd - BBC Worldwide - Ian Grutchley - Edward Russell - Tim Hancock - Richard Hollis - UKG - Experience Design & Management -- this planet earth - Dr Who Production Office - Dizzi Gothic - Embrace Wigan & Leigh - Neill Gorton - MFX Replicas - cardboardcutout.net - The Storage Place