Naval Officer to reveal truth about Capt.Bligh in fundraising for Kessock RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

Former Royal Naval Submarine Commander, Tim Honnor, will entertain and enlighten an audience at The Free Church in Smithton on Saturday 15 February 2020 at 10.30am with an illustrated talk “Capt.Bligh: Myth, Man and Mutiny” to raise funds for the RNLI.

A night of fundraising for Kessock RNLI


A night of fundraising for Kessock RNLI

Mr Honnor will reveal fascinating insights into the much maligned Captain Bligh and the infamous mutiny on HMS Bounty. The light-hearted and informative event will start with refreshments and homemade scones which are included in the entry fee of £5. Ticket holders can also enter a raffle with all proceeds being donated to the work of the RNLI, of which Mr Honnor is a long term supporter following his 25 year career at sea.

Alison Marr, Chairman of the Inverness and North Kessock Branch RNLI, says, “We are delighted to have Tim’s company once again and grateful to him for his time and entertaining story telling. Our fundraising events are always well supported and we are proud to contribute valuable funds to the RNLI, and to our local lifeboat station in North Kessock. Their volunteer crew depend on these vital funds to stay afloat and be ready to save lives at sea so we are grateful for all local support at our events.”

Tickets for the talk can be purchased in advance from Alison Marr 01463 250821 and the venue has free parking and easy access for all.

Notes to Editor:

Link to pdf poster of the event here or can email by request if required

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