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Some of our Events

SWIMATHON 

Over 80 swimmers took part in the Lions Swimathon 2018. Organisations and charities who entered teams and benefitted from the money raised included The Salvation Army (1st Place for most money raised), Eastbourne Swimming Club, Demelza Children's Hospice, Hailsham Swimming Club, Young Mind Trust represented by Beds Prep School (3rd Place), 3rd Eastbourne Cubs, Diabetes UK represented by Team Nemo, 3rd Eastbourne Boys Brigade, Eastbourne Voluntary Lifeguards (2nd Place), Bedes Senior School (Nepal Trip) and Eastbourne Lions Club.‚Äč
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CHRISTMAS 

Our Festive Fundraising events in 2018 included Win a Car at the Beacon Centre; Superstore, Street and House to House collections with Santa his Sleigh and helpers. We raised over £5,000, thanks to all those who supported us.

 

ZUMBATHON 2018

The 2018 Zumbathon was held at the Cumberland Hotel on Saturday 6th October, a big thank you to Marina (University of Brighton), Louise Cave (Louise Cave Fitness) and Elaine at the Cumberland for supporting us. We raised over £400 for the maintenance and upkeep of our defibrillators.

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CHARTER ANNIVERSARY

 

Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival

We took part in the Sunshine Carnival and the sun shone brightly, we had a great time !

Annual Senior Citizens Outing and Tea Party

 

Lions Youth Brass - South East Coast Tour 2016

Hosted by Eastbourne Lions Club

This was their concert programme and they received great reviews from everyone!

Friday 22nd July - Welcome Concert at Pestalozzi Village 

Saturday 23rd July - Eastbourne Pier 

Sunday 24th July - Worthing Lido 

Monday 25th July - Hever Castle 

Tuesday 26th July - Battle Abbey Village Green 

Tuesday 26th July - All Saints Church, Sidley 

Wednesday 27th  July - Hastings Pier (cancelled bad weather)

Wednesday 27th July - Central Methodist Church Eastbourne 

CLICK HERE to see more photos of the band 

CLICK HERE to hear them playing at Battle Abbey Village Green

Garden Parties

Lion Alec Stephens and his wife Betty raised over £412 at their Garden Party held over Armed Forces weekend. The sum raised was divided between the Eastbourne Lions Charity Trust and SSAFA who support Armed Forces (both Regular and Reserves), veterans and their families. The event was blessed with perfect weather to accompany the excellent cakes, strawberries and cream, teas and coffees

Easter Egg Draws

The Easter Egg Draws held at 25 establishments raised over £1,700 we wish to thank all the proprietors, managers and their customers for helping us to help other

 

Summer Draws

Supporting Hazel Court School for children with complex needs

We would like to thank  Eastbourne Half Marathon who donated £100 which was used towards costs, Hilliers Garden Centre for allowing us to sell tickets and Eastbourne Arndale Centre for giving us a day to sell tickets and do the draw and all those who donated prizes -£250 cash (Funded by Peskett Solutions Ltd and Cramp & Mullaney Solicitors), 2 Night stay at Best Western York House Hotel, Will Making Voucher from Barwells Solicitors, £40 Voucher La Cantina Restaurant, Luncheon for 2 Ridgways Restaurant, 2 Theatre Tickets for Devonshire Park, Afternoon Tea for 2 Langham Hotel,  Afternoon Tea for 2 Best Western Lansdowne Hotel, Afternoon Tea for 2 Cumberland Hotel, Yard of Ale Gift Pack from Harveys Brewery, Signed Peter James novel, Veggie Box Voucher from Fresh Roots, Lunch for 2 Fresh Roots Urban Farmshop.

Shinewater Park Get on Yer Bike Challenge

The Shinewater Park Get on Yer Bike Challenge took place on Sunday 24th May 2015. This was a sponsored bicycle event raising funds for Hazel Court School for children with complex needs. Donations may be made via our Justgiving text account (see below).

Easter Tombolas

 

Annual Classic Motorcycle Meet and Run

Unfortunately 2014 was our last classic motorcycle meet and run.  

Thank you all for your support over the past years.

Click here for 2014 Prize Winners RESULTS

Click here for 2014 Photos 

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We assist the Sovereign Disabled Swimming Club with their Annual Gala and the Zone at It's a Special Knockout and work with local schools and youth groups. 

In 12th April 2015 in conjunction with Bob and Rowena Gausden, once again our club assisted with the Disabled Swimming 'Fun Gala’. Taking part in addition to The Sovereign Swimming Club for Disabled People were The Haywards Heath Dolphins. Three teams took part and it was the visiting team from Haywards Heath finally taking The Ann Gray Memorial Trophy.
The trophy was again presented to the winning team by Kate Smith the niece of our late club member Ann Gray. Kate, together with her husband Paul, had travelled down to Eastbourne from Surrey specifically to attend the event. The presentation of medals to all participants was undertaken by Eastbourne Parliamentary Candidate Stephen Lloyd.

 
At the 2012 event the Mayor Cllr Carolyn Heaps joined in the fun

Its a Special Knockout 2017 with Mayor Cllr Hearn and the Special Olympics Eastbourne Team

 

We also have fun which includes various social events such as Eating Out, BBQ, Beetle Drive, Toad in the Hole, Quiz Night etc.

 

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