Exmouth RNLI Maer Rocks Event

Lifeboats News Release

Exmouth RNLI are pleased to announce their Maer Rocks Festival due to take place from 12:00 – 21:00 on Saturday 17 August 2019 at the Queens Drive Space, Exmouth, EX8 2AY as part of their Lifeboat Weekend celebrations.

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Exmouth RNLI Maer Rocks Event

As well as the existing permanent Queen’s Drive Space food stalls and bar, Good Game Topsham, Say Cheese, Quick Gin, BBQ Steam Train, and Crossed Anchors brewing will all have stands at the event. In addition, there will be face painting, sand art for the children and a special visit from the RNLI Mascot, Stormy Stan. Other attractions will include RNLI volunteers with stalls such as the Exmouth RNLI Shop; The RNLI Face to Face team, Sea Safety stand, and the inflatable Shannon D - class Lifeboat.

Others include RNLI Lifeguards, H.M. Coastguard, Devon & Cornwall Police and Fire Service with a fire appliance, subject to operational commitments.

We have an amazing line-up of Bands and Artists performing at the Festival, including:

Sarah Jory

Haytor

Reflex 80

The Ultimate

Rock The Night

Telstar

Bolynne

The Stereo Social Musicians

Poppy Fardell

The free, family friendly festival will focus on promoting the RNLI Sea Safety message to all, but with special emphasis towards the younger generation and to highlight the current RNLI ‘Respect The Water’ and ‘Float to Live’ campaigns.

All proceeds will go to Exmouth RNLI, the local Lifeboat Charity that saves lives at sea.

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Queens Drive Space, Exmouth EX8 2AY

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