Rescue Charity’s Lifeboats and Boathouse will be open to the public to view and
this is a last chance to board the station’s
All-weather lifeboat Her
Majesty The Queen before she is replaced early next
This is a
major fund raising event for the Lytham St Annes Lifeboat Station Shannon
Appeal with something to keep everyone interested. It will take place from 11am to 4:30pm
the All-weather Lifeboat House on
South Promenade, St Annes “behind” the swimming baths on Eastbank Road (postcode FY8 1SJ).
Members of the
public can be guided round the Mersey class lifeboat “Her Majesty the Queen” and
view the new D class inshore lifeboat “MOAM”
in her first visit to Fun Day with volunteer lifeboat crew members
available to talk to anyone who wishes to find out more about the lifeboats,
the Shannon Appeal or the RNLI voluntary lifeboat service.
children’s rides, face painting, bouncy castle and other attractions will be there
to entertain all ages as well as a BBQ and a pop-up café to stave off any
hunger pangs which may show up throughout the day. A raffle and secret auction for adults will
be available while children can meet Stormy Stan the Lifeboatman. Nicky Flash will bring his Magic and
Children’s show to keep the young, and not so young, happy and entertained. Zumba Suzy will demonstrate the art of zumba
with her group of ladies, and a couple of gents as well.
live music will be provided throughout the day with singers and groups
performing. Among those featured will be
the Lytham St Annes Shanty Crew, singer Isobel Hewitt, Bandit, Repeater and
Drifwood along with others.
A full list
of performers can be found at –
The aim of the day is to give everyone a fun day
out as well as to raise funds for the new Shannon class lifeboat Barbara Anne due early next year. So why not come along and enjoy yourselves, meet
the volunteer crew and help save lives by supporting the RNLI, the charity that
saves lives at sea?
Lifeboat Press Officer