Focus – Emma Jenkins

Emma says “The first time I ever heard about Odyssey was when I went to the Breast Care Unit for a check up. There was a flyer on the wall and I took the details down, as something piqued my interest. Strangely, the very next day I went to lunch with a friend, who had […]

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Pottery weekends

We intend to start around 10 am and finish around 5 pm on each day.

We would absolutely love to have you join us for one of these special weekends if you can make it.

There will be no charge for the workshop except a small fee for clay used. However, we would ask you to donate […]

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Steve Gough

Very many of you who have participated in Odyssey Courses will have met Steve. He is one of the two Founders of Odyssey and his dedication, commitment and enthusiasm have been largely responsible for the success of the charity and its ability to help so many people over more than 20 years.


The current Trustees, and […]

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It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3…


Head to and join for free.


Every time you shop online, go to easyfundraising first to find the site you want and start shopping.


After you’ve checked out, that retailer will make a donation to your good cause for no extra cost whatsoever!


There are no catches or […]

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Race the Train

Race the Train has to be one of the quirkiest events in the running calendar!


It is an annual event which takes place in magnificent scenery to the South of Cader Idris, Mid Wales. The race takes place, as far as practical, alongside the route of the Talyllyn Railway on its journey from Tywyn to Abergynolwyn […]

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Scandinavian Canoe Challenge

One of our most successful methods of raising money for our charity – and providing a huge amount of fun– has been to organise adventurous challenges and invite participants who seek sponsorship to take part.


Our programme for this year includes a fantastic canoe adventure in the beautiful wilderness area of the Hårkan river and lakes […]

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Super fundraisers!

Here is Jan’s report about the event at the time:

“We tested Sven (our £300 Volvo) with a three and a half mile run to the seaside – most of the components still seemed to work so we should be set for a 1,000 mile hack through the Alps – no worries!      


We leave on […]

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Any spare time is taken up with hobbies such as photography, learning to paint with watercolour, tracing her family history, furnishing and decorating a dolls house, and helping out at the local working Windmill.

In her own words, Sandi says “I heard about Odyssey and attended a course in September 2006 which really changed my life. […]

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