Zipwires and campfires — it must be the Easter residential!

This Easter weekend 18 adventure hunting athletes and 23 brave coaches embarked on a weekend of new experiences. We set off with the sun shining to the Kingswood Centre in Kent and it stayed warm all weekend! Another highlight was that EVERY single athlete went on the zipwire; admittedly there were a few nerves and [...]

Our latest newsletter is out — February 2019

Keep up with our latest news on: The Team • New funders • The Hackney Half Marathon • KEEN's new CAP • Christmas party fun! • our outing to Global Studios and the Tower of London Read the newsletter here.

KEEN is 16

On Sunday 15th July we celebrated our sweet 16th birthday in style at the Three Corners Adventure Playground in Clerkenwell. The day was bursting with fun and games for the entire KEEN family to enjoy. While some ventured on the slides, climbing frames, swings and bouncy castle, others got creative with colourful face painting, slime making and [...]

11 Heroes Pedal Power to Victory — Three Lakes Challenge

Eleven adventurous friends — and KEEN fundraisers — became the first ever group to cycle between AND across three of Britain’s largest lakes in under 48 hours over the weekend of June 22–24. The group included Tom Pellereau, 2011 winner of BBC One’s The Apprentice and TV presenter, Rob Bell. The challengewas certainly no mean [...]

Hackney Half Marathon celebrations

On the 20 May, 30,000 runners took to the streets of Hackney to run the Virgin Sport Hackney half marathon, including 40 amazing runners supporting KEEN London. The event was a spectacle with some of the fundraisers running with one of our iconic parachutes! The day was a success and full of athletic triumph, with cheerleaders [...]

A BIG WELCOME to our newest supporters, Hiscox and City Bridge Trust

We’re delighted to welcome both Hiscox and City Bridge Trust as our two newest supporters. Hiscox staff in the City of London will be fundraising for us and we’re hoping to also welcome members of their team as volunteers. Olivia Reynolds of Hiscox, said, “We are really looking forward to working with KEEN as part of [...]

KEEN goes to Circus School — SEE YOU IN THE BIG TOP!

New holiday adventures Never mind The Greatest Showman, meet The Greatest KEEN Athletes! We took 11 athletes to the National Circus School in the Easter Break. This was the first trip in a new programme of activities that will extend the service that KEEN London provides into the school holidays. Everyone enjoyed learning to juggle [...]

ANOTHER AMAZING EASTER TRIP

More new adventures in Norfolk KEEN London’s Easter residential is now an annual highlight for our athletes and coaches and - despite the weather - this year’s was one of the best! Our new East London Co-ordinator, China, gave us this report from the Kingswood Activity Centre in Norfolk. We set off on Good Friday [...]