Zip World Velocity

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Are you ready for an adrenaline pumping flight?

Join us at one of our most exciting and thrilling events and fly across Velocity - the longest zip line in Europe and the fastest in the world.

If you have any questions or need further information, please do not hesitate to get in touch at events@muslimhands.org.uk – or call our team at 0115 911 7222.

The exact date will be decided soon.

Location

Date

01 March 2022

Venue

Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda, Gwynedd, LL57 4YG

About Velocity

Velocity is ‘the nearest thing to flying’. As well as being the longest zip line in Europe it is also the fastest in the world.

This adrenaline fuelled attraction offers visitors a unique experience. With a mile, long zip line reaching speeds in excess of 100mph, riders will have a birds-eye view of the historic Bangor slate quarry and the spectacular North Wales coastline and beyond.


Yemen Bread Factory

‘The worst man-made humanitarian crisis of our time’ - UN.

The war in Yemen has turned a poor country into a humanitarian catastrophe. Currently 22 million Yemeni families lack access to food, health care and safe water and can only rely on food aid alone. This number is only set to rise.

We have established three bread factories - in north Aden, south Aden and Ma’rib - which are feeding thousands of people every day. Our team is launching two more factories across Yemen (in Ta’iz and Seiyun), alhamdulillah. Give now to help us combat the growing hunger and famine in Yemen.


£50 – feeds 700 people (produces 1,400 loaves of bread)
£100 – feeds 1,400 people (produces 2,800 loaves of bread)
£250 – feeds 3,500 people (produces 7,000 loaves of bread)
£500 – feeds 7,000 people (produces 14,000 loaves of bread)
£1,000 – feeds 14,000 people (produces 28,000 loaves of bread)

Q. Who can take part in Zip World Velocity?

A. You must be at least 18 years old, with a height minimum of 120cm (4ft) and maximum of 210cm (7ft).
You must weight at least 30kg and at most 120kg.
Please ensure you are medically fit to take part in Zip World Velocity, you can refer to the official website to ensure you are fit to take part: www.zipworld.co.uk/medical-restrictions

Q. What are the registration requirements?

A. You must complete the registration form and complete the registration fee payment of £50 to secure your space.
Once your space is secured, we ask you fundraise a minimum of £350. However, we are hoping that our enthusiastic fundraisers aim for a more pioneering individual target.

Q. What should I wear?

A. You will be supplied with a safety helmet, goggles and a flying suit that is wind and shower resistant. Please ensure that you are wearing flat soled footwear.

Q. What should I bring?

A. Please bring a fully charged mobile phone just in case of emergencies and please ensure that you are wearing warm clothing.

Q. Will I need any training prior to the event?

A. All training will be provided on the day along with a safety briefing by the Zip World guides.

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Questions?

If you have any questions or would like further information please contact us.

We will aim to reply within 2 working days, but it can take a little longer during busy times.

Muslim Hands UK

Established in 1993, Muslim Hands is an aid agency and NGO helping those affected by poverty, conflict and natural disaster in over 20 countries worldwide.