FunDraising event Sunday 17 April: all welcome!

Diaries out, here’s an event you can’t miss on Sunday 17 April 2016!

  • A celebration of being alive and getting to know each other
  • A chance to let your hair down and have a very interesting time as well
  • A FUNraising event (admittedly there’s a ‘D’ in there somewhere but read on…)

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Lottery Funded logo

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Alexander Baillie and John Thwaites

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