Successful Fish Supper at Ramsgate

Lifeboats News Release

Many thanks to everyone who supported our sell-out Fish Supper at the lifeboat station on Saturday last.

Visitors and band at Ramsgate's Fish Supper

RNLI/Sarah Hewes

The ukelele band entertain all those attending the 2017 Fish supper
It was a most enjoyable and successful evening resulting in £483.40 being raised towards the work of the RNLI. £25 worth of Ramsgate lifeboat calendars were also sold.

Special thanks to the local prize winning Newington Fish Bar for supplying the wonderful food and for their very kind donation. The entertainment was provided by the awesome Greyhound Buskers, they were just outstanding and performed a much requested encore. They also presented us with an extremely generous donation of £100.

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