NSPCC- Soul Weekender Fund Raiser May 2021
Written by Beres on 23/09/2020
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children is a charity campaigning and working in child protection in the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands. Founded in 1884 by Benjamin Waugh is the UK’s leading children’s charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover.
The Soul music army of Disc Jockeys Radio Presenters and Sound Systems have pulled together to help the NSPCC to continue its good works by holding a weekender function in Weymouth to raise funds and have a great time in the bargain. Andy Fields a fellow supporter is credited with the idea although if asked he will deny.
A new venue added to the pleasure calendar is always nice to hear about especially if its close to you. Disc Jockeys and Sound systems are also glad to be a part of the action especially when you can cement your place in the minds of the adoring crowds and happy promoters. The Original date was May 2020 in a few days from this article but alas the gig has fallen like so many others to Covid 19. Through discussion with the stakeholders a new date has been set in the hope that everything will be back to normal. The NSPCC will have to hold out on much needed funds until then but buy showing your support you could book your tickets now if you are able to pay now.
The NSPCC has a subsidiary banner called Childline which is a name much known by all. Childline is the the point of contact for young people to make contact in the time of need of guidance and help at any time by every contact possible. In times like these our young people need to have Childline ready to serve at any time day or night.
Should you wish to make a donation it would go to a very worthy cause so please help if you can.
Bish Bosh Sound System is providing the sound Equipment for one of the rooms and LOVE TKO Sound System provides equipment for the other room. From arriving and dropping your bags in your hotel room you will be entertained by some of the biggest Disc Jockeys in the country. It is also wonderful to know that there are disc Jockeys who have been knocking on the door to rub shoulders and possibly match those who have been on the circuit for many years.
The NSPCC Soul Weekend DJ Team
The weekend starts on Friday 2pm and ends with a finale late Sunday night Keeping you entertained. As many as 30 Djs with years of expertise from London and the South West, Chris Dinnis, Vanesa Hunt, Cassy M,Tony Monson, Owen Washington,Trevor Harney, Mark Richards, Dr funk,DJ Lewisham, Terry B, Andrew Akerman, Iain Box Sid Heard, Mark North, Roger Brookes, Gary James, Peter Simmons, Glen T,Jim Hedges, Banksy, The Vinyl Avengers,Smurfy Edwards,Joseph Skerrit, Chris Wiseman & Tony D. The NSPCC Soul Weekend DJ Team has support from radio stations all over the country. Throughout the event radio shows will be streamed online.
(Text taken from NSPCC WEEKEND WEBSITE)
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The Brit Funk Association features a 10 piece collective of musicians from Beggar & Co, Central Line, Hi-Tension and ex-members of Light of the World and Incognito who perform fresh new original tracks and also hits from each of the band’s back catalogue such as “Time”, “Somebody (Help Me Out)”, “Walking Into Sunshine”, “Hi-Tension”, “British Hustle”, “There’s a Reason”, “I’m So Happy”, “London Town”, “Nature Boy” & “Everyday” .
Check out the musician Line up
Kenny Wellington: Trumpet, vocals Paul McLean: Guitar, vocals Patrick McLean:Saxophone, vocals Breeze McKrieth: Guitar, vocals Peter Hinds: Keyboards Steve Salvari: Keyboards Jerome Harper: Trombone, vocals David Baptiste: Saxophone, vocals Billy Osborne: Drums Ernie McKone: Bass
additional musicians Pat Clahar: Saxophone Ray Carless: Saxophone Harry Brown: Trombone Nathaniel Cross: Trombone Neville Malcolm: Bass Frank Felix: Bass Toby Baker:Keyboards Robert’ Skins’ Anderson: Percussion
“Its the real deal not a tribute band”
Info taken from Brit Funk Website
Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth DT3 6PR
Enjoy your weekend 3 night stay, (check in Friday 2pm and Out Monday) in one of our comfortable rooms overlooking the sand and shingle beach of Bowleaze Cove. Our bedroom types include Single, Double or Interconnecting which are suitable for families or large groups.
Call 01305 836600 and quote NSPCCSOUL WEEKEND for a discount.