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Boxing Day Dip 2016

This year’s boxing day dip will take place as usual on Sunny Sands Beach on Monday 26th December. Registration at the Mariner, 16 The Stade, Folkestone, CT19 6AB from 11:15am. For the registration form please click here Fancy Dress Judging on the beach at 12:45 Followed by ‘THE DIP’ at 13:00 There will be commemorative medals …

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2016 Quiz Results

Dear Quizzers Another one has come and gone. I had 80 entries -15 all correct – and a lot of you scored 99, falling down on other routine answers. My two main posers were No’s 74 (The Palace of Westminster- watch the numbers next time) and 99 (Twickenham Stoop – Harlequins home ground). There were …

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2016 Phil Manning Memorial Quiz

  2016 Phil Manning Memorial Quiz Up – UPDATE   Dear Quizzers   Another one has come and gone.   I had 80 entries -15 all correct – and a lot of you scored 99, falling down on other routine answers.   My two main posers were No’s 74 (The Palace of Westminster- watch the …

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Donkey Derby 2016

You may have heard the sad news last year that the Lions Club annual fair did not include the Donkey Derby, well this year we are glad to announce that we are currently planning the fair to take place as usual with the Donkey Derby! It will take place on 13th August in the usual …

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Boxing Day Dip 2015 Results

The boxing day dip was a great success this year, raising almost £8000 for charity! Our thanks go out to all 122 of you who registered took part, (see below for list of entrants), although we sense that there were many more who didn’t register. We would also like to congratulate the following award-winners for …

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Boxing Day Dip 2015

This year’s boxing day dip will take place as usual on Sunny Sands Beach on Saturday 26th December. Registration at the Ship Inn, The Stade, Folkestone, CT19 6AB  from 11:45am Fancy Dress Judging on the beach at 13:15 Followed by ‘THE DIP’ at 13:30 There will be commemorative medals for all ‘Dippers’, local radio coverage …

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2015 Fair Will Have No Donkey Derby!

You may have heard that the Folkestone Lions Club annual fair will not include the Donkey Derby this year! As with most voluntary organisations, we are desperately short of helpers. However we may be able to reverse this decision if we can recruit additional help in double quick time! If you feel that you are …

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2015 Phil Manning Memorial Quiz Results

Dear Quizzers, Thanks to all who supported me again this year.When all the monies are in I hope to make a donation of £450 to Hope for Tomorrow. I had 88 entries,and the only contentious question seems to have been No 27. MY answer was Richard Burton,and 55 of you gave me him.There were,however,32 of …

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2015 Phil Manning Memorial Quiz

Here I go again-they just won’t let me retire.It’s dead easy this year,so I shall expect loads of all correct entries.   You can download this year’s Quiz from here: 31st Folkestone Lions Nickname Quiz   Thanks in advance to all who support me Bill. P.S  Errata. Numbers for No.20 should be 3.7.7 and for …

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2015 Easter Egg Raffle Results

A big thank you to the White Horse Inn, Hawkinge for raising a fantastic £211 on the 2015 Egg Raffle! The winning ticket was white number 768 and we would like to give our congratulations to the winner of the giant easter egg; 11-year old Harvey Grammar School pupil Harry Joblin from Hawkinge, who’s ticket …

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