Berwick 2017 RNLI Lifeboat Festival

Lifeboats Media Invite

Come to Berwick lifeboat station on Sunday 20th August 12-4pm for a fun packed family day out

RNLI/Hazel Bettison

Lifeboat Festival

Meet the crew, along with our famous Stormy Stan. There will be stalls, an Artisan Market, along with rescue displays and hopefully the Coastguard Rescue helicopter if it is not operational, entertainment and much more.

Also running is a free bus courtesy of the Chain Bridge Honey Farm running from the Old Elizabethan site, the bus stop behind the Castle Hotel, Golden Square to and from the fete.

Please come and support your local lifeboat station, the charity on call 24/7, 365 days of the year saving lives at sea.

RNLI/Hazel Bettison

Meet the Crew

RNLI/Hazel Bettison

A fun packed family day

Key facts about the RNLI

The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.

Learn more about the RNLI

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Contacting the RNLI - public enquiries

Members of the public may contact the RNLI on 0300 300 9990 (UK) or 1800 991802 (Ireland) or or by email.