Rotarian Merv Receives The Paul Harris Fellowship Award

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Rotarian Merv Receives The Paul Harris Fellowship Award

A Farnborough Rotarian has been give a special award for work within the club, in the local community and especially for his role in the successful Music In The Park event, which has raised £500k for the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice in Farnham since 2001.  Merv was introduced to Rotary when he was invited to supply sound equipment etc for the first Music In The Park in 2001 (formerly known as ‘Picnic To Music In The Park’)  and as a result became a Rotarian. He has...

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£85k Raised For The Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice

Posted by on Aug 31, 2017 in Music In The Park, Slideshow | 0 comments

£85k Raised For The Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice

A cheque for £85,000 was handed today to the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice. This was the amount raised by the Farnborough Rotary Club’s biennial event Music In The Park. The presentation was made by the president of Farnborough Rotary Club Diane Bedford to Sarah Brocklebank, the Chief Executive of the hospice.    In the picture from the left, Laura Moody, Events Fundraising Manager, Fundraising, Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care – Tim Vile, Chairman of the MIP...

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Local Press Coverage For Music In The Park Farnborough 2017

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Music In The Park, Slideshow | 0 comments

Local Press Coverage For Music In The Park Farnborough 2017

Here is the coverage from two of the local papers The Farnborough News and Mail and Get Hampshire… Click on the images to read them.

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Interview Sam Parkin Talks To Forces Radio

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Music In The Park, Slideshow | 0 comments

Interview Sam Parkin Talks To Forces Radio

Listen to Sam Parkin for Farnborough Rotary club talking about Music In The Park 2017..The latest update… L

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Launching Music In The Park 2017

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Community, Music In The Park, Slideshow | 0 comments

Launching Music In The Park 2017

In this short video, Tim Vile chairman of the organising committee for Music In The Park Farnborough 2017  explains more about the aims of the event.

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Press Release Music In The Park

Posted by on Feb 24, 2017 in Music In The Park, Slideshow | 0 comments

Press Release Music In The Park

FARNBOROUGH ROTARY CLUB PRESS RELEASE The Rotary Club of Farnborough is pleased to announce that ‘Music in the Park’ (formerly known as Picnic to Music in the Park) will be held on King George V Playing Fields, Farnborough on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th July 2017. As in past years this much loved event, a gift to the local community, is being held to raise money for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care, which provides supportive and end of life care for patients and families who are living with...

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Cheque Handover For £70,000 To Local Hospice

Posted by on Aug 28, 2015 in Music In The Park, Slideshow | 0 comments

Cheque Handover For £70,000 To Local Hospice

Last night members of Farnborough Rotary club joined staff and trustees of the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice to mark the handing over a cheque for £70,000. The proceeds from the Picnic To Music In The Park Event held in July. There were speeches from Chris Tuckwell, Phyllis Tuckwell’s son, The CEO of the hospice Sarah Brocklebank and the President of Farnborough rotary Club John Marsh. His speech is below. “Members of Rotary Club of Farnborough, guests, welcome to Phyllis...

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£70,000 for the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice.

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in Music In The Park, Slideshow | 1 comment

£70,000 for the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice.

  Our 2015 event raised £70,000 for the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice. Tim Vile the chairman of the organising committee made the announcement yesterday at our regular Thursday lunch meeting. He congratulated the committee and all the members for a terrific event. He also thanked the other local Rotary clubs for all their help too. £70,000 is the most that the club has raised from any single event in its 56 year history.. There will be an official handing over of the cheque at the hospice on...

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Sam Parkin – Picnic To Music in The Park Interview

Posted by on Dec 16, 2014 in Music In The Park | 0 comments

Sam Parkin, one of the organising committee for Picnic To Music In The Park 2015 was interviewed by Richard Wyeth from BFBS Aldershot (Garrison Radio). In the interview Sam tells Richard when its held, who’s appearing on both nights and where the money raised goes. Last year £65k was given to a local charity. The event; one of the biggest in Rushmoor, takes place at King George V Playing Fields on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th July 2015 ….Have a...

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