Farm’s fundraiser for cancer charities

Fundraisers Mike Shardlow and Ivor Greer are organising a family fun day at Becaon Farm
Fundraisers Mike Shardlow and Ivor Greer are organising a family fun day at Becaon Farm

Beacon Farm in Sneaton will be hosting a fundraising event this summer in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice and Macmillan Cancer Care.

The family fun day is being organised in memory of the late Paul Headlam who passed away last November.

Mr Headlam’s friends Mike Shardlow and Ivor Greer revealed that the former Whitby Regatta marshall had come up with the idea for the event before he died in the hospice last year.

“This was Paul’s idea, and myself and a group of his other friends wanted to carry it through and make it happen this summer,” Mr Shardlow said.

“None of us ever know when we will need the help of the hospice or the Macmillan team, so these are causes that are well worth supporting.”

Mr Greer added: “Paul was a big part of our lives and it is really nice to be able to do this for him.”

The fundraiser will feature live music, with seven bands performing, children’s rides and entertainment and an auction of luxury prizes by Robert Smith of Richard and Smith Auctioneers.

Two bars serving drinks and refreshments will be in operation and Quayside fish and chips will be on sale from their mobile trailer.

Camping is available for anybody wishing to stay over

The event will take place on Saturday June 6 from 1.30pm until midnight. Entrance is by ticket only.

Tickets can be ordered by calling 07974 791662, emailing info@beaconfarmicecream.co.uk or collected in person from Beacon Farm.

Anyone wishing to get involved on the day or with ideas on how to raise additional funds can contact Mike Shardlow on the above telephone number.