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Please can you help to support me to raise money for North Devon Hospice?
In memory of Ken Green; a fantastic Dad, Grandad and Husband, I am organising a surf ball on Saturday 30th March 19, at Croyde Bay Holiday Park. Professional big wave surfer Andrew Cotton is donating his time to guest speak at the event, we have band Majestic Blue playing, a two-course meal and many other surprises planned for the evening.
In April 2019 I am running the iconic London marathon, and my aim is to raise over £2000 for this amazing cause.
I am writing to companies for donations of the following,
- meal vouchers between £15.00 – £100 for our meal tree game.
- Auction lots
- Raffle prizes
- Table sponsorship of £30 – £50 (Company/ business name to be displayed on the sponsored table
If you do feel able to contribute your details will be published through Facebook, in our literature in the evening and programme.
The support that you give will help raise money to help over 2000 patients and their families each year who are facing life limiting illness from across North Devon. The hospice provides inpatient care, support at home through clinical nurse specialists and hospice to home service. They also offer one to one support, group support, bereavement sessions, creative days, complementary therapies, pamper days and nurse consultations for those affected by life-limiting illnesses, not only the patient but the whole family too, including children.
The hospice looked after my father allowing him to remain at home after bravely battling cancer for three years at the age of 59. This time for us like many other families was incredibly challenging and the care the hospice provided to our Dad and our family was first class and therefore I am raising money to not only say thankyou but to help the hospice continue to care for the thousands of North Devon families that is does every year.
If you can help by donating it would be gratefully received. You would be helping us to make a really positive difference to the lives of local people who have been affected by cancer and other life-limiting illness. If you are unable to donate but know of someone else who can, or indeed would like to help in a different way, please contact Kelly Saunders 07887298468 and on the address below.
Thank you so much for taking the time to consider this request and for your continued support; it is very sincerely appreciated.
Tickets will be on sale from www.northdevonhospice.co.uk or call 01271 347232
Kelly Saunders Supported by Jessica Burford Redgrove Community & Events Fundraiser
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The Ultimate Devon Festival Hosted at Croyde Bay, North Devon will soon be upon us, get your tickets now!
Headlining Friday will be drum and bass legends Chase & Status – showcasing our popular Friday night DJ and dance opener.
Jess Glynne , headlines Saturday, making a rare UK festival appearance this year after her successful sell-out tour last year.
Closing our 20th edition on Sunday will be the dazzling Razorlight, one of the most compelling, maverick guitar bands to have emerged out of the UK.
SURF & MUSIC is what makes our GoldCoast world tick! Simple enjoyment for all – sucking in fresh sea air whilst taking in the oceanside panorama allowing even the most weary of souls the opportunity to appreciate the good things in life.
The GoldCoast Oceanfest midsummer weekend is all about good times, great music, keeping fit and looking after the environment. It stimulates freedom without the daily restraints by combining core values and quality experiences, whilst uniquely maintaining a youthful mystique.
Grown organically, with great care and affection since 1999, Oceanfest has become famous for presenting an eclectic mix of musical talent that goes some way to sprinkle that special ’GoldCoast’ vibe to which you cannot place a price.
It’s a lifestyle thing. You will LOVE it!
A Street Food Van will be situated in Down End Car Park Croyde every Thursday night serving from 5pm to roughly 8.30pm. To see which van it will be and their menu for the week pls LIKE Down End Car Park on FaceBook. If you don’t do Facebook then do ask at the cafe but generally its Calaca Loca Mexican once a fortnight and either Carne Catering or Cafe Brazil in the alternate weeks. They are there whatever the weather so don’t let a bit of rain put you off. You can even pre order on your way home then return a little later to collect. Should you wish to join the rotation or you have a particular favourite you’d like to come to Croyde then let us know via the contact us option on our website www.parkingcroyde.com. Enjoy.
Beer Festival in Devon: 3 day summer festival of beers, cider and music overlooking the beautiful Croyde Beach, North Devon. With a host of beers from local breweries and a selection of the finest acts all we need is some sunshine this summer! On the edge of the beach next to one of the best surfing spots makes it a brilliant spot for a Devon Beer Festival!
For more info see: EVENTS
Escape the chaos of every day life and run away to the sea for your very own digital detox. Our luxurious bell tents are surrounded by nature, overlooking the exquisite Croyde Beach and engulfed by the tranquil sounds of the ocean. We welcome you with open hearts to our beautiful coastline for a weekend of friends, yoga, glamping, food, surf, SUP, meditation, and best of all, total freedom + relaxation.
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One-day music festival ‘Croyde View Festival’ is back for 2016, taking place on Saturday 6th August 2016 between 11:00 and 23:00. Check the calendar: https://www.croydedevon.co.uk/events/
The festival will again be hosted at Croyde View Camping, with its stunning views across the world famous surfing beach ‘Croyde Bay’, offering an affordable one-day summer festival aimed at locals and those visiting the area.
The festival will provide a family / child friendly environment where children can be children. Locals and visitors can enjoy the stunning location whilst listening to amazing live music from the following artists:
- The Showhawk Duo – With a playing style that has broken down barriers between acoustic and electronic music, The Showhawk Duo have become an internet sensation with multiple songs reaching over 1 million views each.
- Ezio – Highly rhythmical almost manic Latin feel Rock to delicate dreamy ballads that are heartbreakingly honest and deeply poetic.
- Richard Maule – Richard charges his songs with emotion and energy, then lets it all go on stage with explosive performances captivating his audience with a mix of banging drums, soaring synths, emotive vocals and many instruments played at one time!
- U.M.B. (Never Underestimate Musical Belief) – Integrating Hip Hop with Indie, Reggae, and Rock resulting in foot stomping beats and infectious melodies that stay in your head for days.
- Exmoor Doo Dah Band – Four piece “Skiffle” band with guitars, banjo, washboard and tea chest bass.
- Ilfracombe Music Collective – A collective of musicians brought together by the love of THE GROOVE! Influenced by Herbie Hancock, Grover Washington, Miles Davis, James Brown and many more, they play Funk, Soul, Jazz and Blues with energy and passion.
- Swallowfall – With influences ranging from Trip Hop to Pop, Soul to Progressive Rock, Swallowfall have crafted a sound that never fails to hold an audience’s attention.
- Stellar Fox – Four young musicians aged between 14 and 17 delivering a powerful Blues-driven Heavy Rock sound and explosive, energetic stage presence.
- Douglas E. Powell & the Rising Spirit – Devon based songwriter, lyricist and performer of Folk, Alt-Folk, Alt-Country, Americana and acoustic music.
- Small Town Jones – Devon based singer songwriter who performs his honest style of songwriting with an intense and soulful acoustic sound.
- Isabella Elizabeth – Young Devon based acoustic artist, playing a wide range of stripped back guitar covers from Folk through to Rock.
- A Boy Called Man – Indie Folk four piece with a twist of gritty Welsh romantic under tones.
- Charley Charlesworth – Acoustic singer songwriter appealing to fans of anything from Frank Turner to the Ramones.
- The Tuesday Syndicate – With their keen eye on songwriting craft leading to comparisons with current UK heroes Passenger and Ed Sheeran, The Tuesday Syndicate tap into a sound with wide appeal that still feels tied to their Devon roots; anthemic tunes resulting in songs that depict intimate and reflective moments.
Camping is available for the weekend or the night of the festival as well as Festival Day Tickets. Early Bird Tickets are currently on sale via www.croydeviewfestival.com.
On Friday 5th August 2016 (for campers with camping tickets that include the Friday night) A Boy Called Man and The Tuesday Syndicate will be playing acoustic sets.
There will be a dedicated family area with a bouncy castle for the children, face painting and family picnic area. Croyde Craft Market will also have a number of stalls.
There will be a variety of local food and drink outlets at the event:
- Fully licensed and well stocked bar hosted by Sharp’s Brewery and Beers By Post – sharpsbrewery.co.uk / www.beersbypost.com
- Stoned Pizzas – stoned.org.uk
- Cracking Nuts – crackingnuts.com
- Carne Catering Street Food – carnecatering.co.uk
- Mabel’s Ice Cream Van – mabels-ices.co.uk
- Gratton’s Hog Roast, wild boar and venison burgers – devon-hogroast.co.uk
- Home Grown Catering Company – thehomegrowncateringcompany.wordpress.com
- Vegetarian food van
A bus will provide transportation from Knowle / Braunton to the Croyde View Festival site at Croyde View Camping (please see www.croydeviewfestival.com for full details).
Last year Croyde View Festival raised £250 from the sale of ‘Under 12’s Tickets’ and donated the money to Knowle Community Group. This year profits from under 12’s tickets will again be donated to Knowle Community Group with the aim of raising enough money to buy a defibrillator.
Croyde View Festival will take place at Croyde View Camping, Stentaway Lane, Croyde Saturday 6th August 2016. For more information please see www.croydeviewfestival.com.