Join in the fun at Berwick-upon-Tweed Lifeboat Festival

Lifeboats News Release

Berwick Lifeboat Festival is taking place on Sunday 26 August from 12pm until 5pm.

Family fun day ou

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Berwick Lifeboat Festival

People are invited down to the Carr Rock, Spittal, Berwick-upon-Tweed to the annual Lifeboat Festival, for a fun family packed day out.

This year's festival will be opened by the Town Mayor Councillor Brian Douglas, in attendance will be the Spittal Gala Queen and Tweedmouth Salmon Queen with their attendants.

Attractions will include lifeboat and displays, rib rides, a funfair, live music and much more.

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For more information please contact RNLI Volunteer Press Officer, Hazel Bettison on: 07944 757578.

Rib rides

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Bewick RNLI Festival
Berwick RNLI lifeboat displays

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Berwick RNLi Festival

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