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Celebrities celebrate the launch of the new get together theme for BBC Children in Need

5 easy ways to get involved this year

There’s loads of ways to get involved this year, whether you’re raising money, donning our fabulous Pudsey accessories or watching the big show, check out the easiest ways to show your support.
the various ducks participating in the Annual Duck Race

1. Pick a duck

Not to be missed, this year’s Duck Race sweepstake promises something spectacular with twenty pun-tastic ducks battling down an obstacle-rigged lazy river racecourse. All you need is a sweepstake, some friends to pick the ducks and a screen to watch the race on our site or social channels at 1pm on Friday 15th November 2019.

Get your sweepstake here

Pudsey's Big BBC Quiz logo with other BBC show logos around it

2. Get quizzical

With ten different BBC themed rounds ready and waiting to play, head to our site and pick your favourites, grab some family or friends and test your knowledge together. Ask for a few pounds to play and you’re good to go.

See the quiz rounds here

Image of spiced tomato and gruyere tartlets with fennel jam

3. Cook up a storm

Nothing brings people together like food, and no matter what your culinary skills, whipping up your favourite snacks and swapping them for donations is a super-easy way to raise some cash.

We’ve got loads of recipes on our site, courtesy of MasterChef. Head here for tasty ideas like red velvet cakes, tomato tarts and even vegan burgers!


A man and a woman wearing the 2019 BBC Children in Need fundraising t-shirts and leaning against a brick wall

4. Look the part

Surely there’s no better way to watch our big show than covered head to toe with fabulous Pudsey accessories?

They’re yellow, they’re Pudsey-tastic and each and every one helps to change children’s lives across the UK.

Check out our full range on the high street and online here

A group of young adults sit on the sofa wearing Pudsey ears and Children in Need t shirts enjoying our appeal show

5. Watch the show

Our big show is on Friday 15th November 2019 so be sure to grab a blanket, snuggle up and enjoy a night of unmissable star performances and entertainment.

Plus we’ve got loads of other specials across TV and radio, from our documentary special Got It Covered to Rylan’s Ka-RY-oke challenge.

See what’s on here

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