The Loving Arms Festival in memory of Anne Pester

May 2019

The Loving Arms Festival is this Saturday at The Field, Milton-on-stour, Gillingham.

The event is in memory of Richard Pester's wife Anne was supported recently by Salisbury Hospice after being diagnosed with a brain tumour.

Richard writes:

Anne was transferred to Salisbury Hospice on Monday 22nd January 2018 and was treated and looked after extremely well by the amazing staff there. Anne was put into a large room and a bed provided for me so I could stay by her side every night until the end.

Anne put up a terrific fight but unfortunately, she lost her battle on 10th February 2018 just over 3 weeks from the initial symptoms.

As Salisbury Hospice and staff were so brilliant and caring both toward Anne and family, we as a family would like to repay them in some small way by fundraising to help keep the high standards and this amazing service available to others.

The festival includes music featuring two local bands "MUSTANG SALLY" and "LOOSE CONNECTIONS" who will be performing on stage where you can dance the summer's night away.

There are two LICENCED BARS which are well stocked and ready to take your order. Enjoy a HOG ROAST or BBQ as food is included in the ticket price.

There is also a wonderful RAFFLE with some excellent prizes including cruise ship visit for four people to a Cunard cruise ship, (either the Queen Mary 11(2nd) or Victoria). Guided tour of the entire vessel, including the bridge and maybe meet the Captain, also including lunch on board.

TICKETS ARE £12.50 EACH and will be available on the gate.

More information is available on the Facebook event page.


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