Wates Parachute for PAPYRUS – Lancaster – Friday 15th September

Wates Parachute for PAPYRUS – Lancaster – Friday 15th September

Save young lives in September 2023 with a thrilling skydive for charity! 

*Please note this page is to sign up for the skydive at Lancaster on Friday 15th September*

Join PAPYRUS on Friday 15th September 2023 for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Experience the thrill of jumping from 11,000 feet and free-falling at over 120mph in a sponsored tandem skydive to help prevent young suicide.

Date: Friday 15th September 2023

Time: All day event

Age: 16 years and over

Registration Fee: £40, non-refundable

Fundraising Target: £395

Entry deadline: 20 August 2023

Location: Black Knights Airfield, Lancaster, LA2 0DY, England

Weight Restrictions

Weight restrictions will be in place for your safety.

  • Ladies approximately 13 stone in relation to height.
  • Men approximately 15 stone in relation to height.

You will be weighed on the day so please check your weight before your jump and take into consideration this including your clothes & footwear. The booking fee is non-refundable, if you are found to be over the weight restrictions. You do not have to be an Olympic athlete to parachute but reasonable fitness is required.

Please note: You must carefully read and understand all medical requirements and forms included in the sign up form opposite. Your £40 registration fee is non-refundable and you are responsible for reading all terms and conditions before registering.  

You can find more information and FAQs here.


Fundraising for PAPYRUS is rewarding and makes a huge difference to young people living with thoughts of suicide – each £5 you raise can help pay for a life-saving call, text or email to HOPELINE247.

What Happens Next?

Fill out the form opposite to register for Parachute for PAPYRUS! You must pay your £40 deposit at time of registration to secure your place, please note this is non-refundable.

Once you have paid your registration fee, keep an eye out for an email from us with further information.  Please remember to check your junk folder!

You’ll also get:

A welcome email and a special Parachute for PAPYRUS exclusive fundraising toolkit from our fundraising team
 A goodie bag packed full of stuff to help maximise your fundraising
Support from our dedicated fundraising team to help you reach your target

Filming Options

Filming options are available and are a great way to document your parachute, please do get in touch with the airfield to enquire about these as pre-booking may be necessary.

Can’t make the date, or want to skydive elsewhere?

That’s great news – you can still join Team PAPYRUS and raise vital funds for our life-saving services. We work alongside Skyline who have airfields right across the UK! Email the team on fundraising@papyrus-uk.org to let us know you’d like to do a skydive for PAPYRUS, and we can help you find a suitable date and location!

Medical Forms



Event Address: Black Knights Parachute, Lancaster

Event Date: 15/09/2023

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