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Face a different fear

Fear is personal, and sometimes a bit unusual. There is no judgement here. Whatever makes your palms sweat you can conquer for the BHF.

Food

Bananas. Crumpets. Lemons. There are actually some pretty common food fears you could sink your teeth into.

I'll do it

Pigeons

The rats of the sky! Do pigeons make you flap? Grab a bag of bird seed and make some feathered friends.

I'll face it

Balloons

POP! BANG! SQUEEK! You could film yourself making balloon animals, or pop up a storm for the BHF.

I'll take it on

Clowns

Now is your chance to face your fear and shake their hand – just be careful you don’t get a shock.

I'll do it

Buttons

Scared of buttons? Does plunging your hand in a bowl of them make your hair stand on end? Go on. Do it.

I'll face it

Velvet

Why does velvet feel so … gross? If you’re a well-known velvet-hater, get sponsored to wear a suit of the stuff.

I'll take it on

Got a question?

Do you have a question about how to face your fear? Don’t worry, we have a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help you beat your fear.

Read our FAQs

Are you afraid of something else?

These are a just a few of the more unusual fears people have. If your fear is not on this list don’t worry, you can still face it down and raise money for us.

Face your personal fear

Challenge someone!

Do you know someone with a quirky fear? Tag them in a social media post and challenge them to face their fear and raise money for the BHF.

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