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Captain Tom 100 - everyone's invited!

From Friday 30 April, 2021 to Monday 03 May, 2021 at a location of your choice

Captain Tom 100

Join the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity and the rest of the nation as we celebrate what would have been Captain Tom’s 101st birthday.   All you need to do is dream up a challenge based around the number 100 and do it between Friday 30 April and Monday 3 May.

You could walk 100 laps of your garden just like Captain Tom, swim 100 lengths or sing for 100 minutes.  There are no rules (apart from Government guidelines on the roadmap out of lockdown) and it's open to everyone. 

And because it’s our 50th anniversary, we’d love at least 50 people, schools or community groups to take part for Helen Arkell and help us support people with dyslexia until our 100th birthday!

Do it your way and have fun!

Everyone is invited to take on a challenge around the number 100 anytime and anywhere over Captain Tom’s birthday weekend.   It’s so simple.

Think up your 100 challenge. It can be anything you like – from walking 100 metres to baking 100 cakes or writing a 100 word poem.

Take on your 100 any time between Friday 30th April and Monday 3rd May

Fundraise or donate to the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity

Share your 100 on social media using #CaptainTom100

Share your 100 and inspire hope! #CaptainTom100

Whether you’re doing 100 keepy-uppies, 100 cartwheels or telling 100 jokes, you’ll be helping us support children, young people and adults with dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties at a time when they need help more than ever.

Encourage your family and friends to take up the challenge and together we’ll ensure Captain Tom’s legacy lives on.

Help inspire the next generation of Captain Toms by sharing your pictures and videos on social media, using the official hashtag #CaptainTom100.

‘’Tomorrow will be a good day’’ - take part in the Captain Tom 100 Challenge here.

Thank you for your support and if you have any questions email [email protected] – we’d love to hear from you.

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