On Saturday 24th September, The Sussex Beacon held an ‘Autumn Leaves’ fete raising over £1,300 for the charity.
The Mayor and Mayoress of Brighton and Hove joined other dignitaries, supporters, families and staff at the event, held in the garden of the Beacon, on Bevendean Road, Brighton.
There was entertainment throughout the day and traditional stalls including a coconut shy, hook a duck, a tombola and a raffle. A new summerhouse funded through supporter Danny Dwyer’s generous request for donations rather than presents for his 41st birthday and a kind donation from Brighton and Hove Sea Serpents, a rugby team for gay and bisexual men.
Simon Dowe, Chief Executive of The Sussex Beacon said, “The fete was fantastic! The sun was shining and we had an excellent turnout. I’d like to thank the Mayor and Mayoress, everyone who helped to organise the event and all those who attended and dug deep to support us on the day. The funds raised will go directly to helping people living with HIV in Sussex.”
The ‘Autumn Leaves’ fete was kindly supported by E3 entertainment agency and production company.