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Bumper raffle for Brighton Bear weekend

Besi Besemar May 12, 2013

Brighton Bear Weekend
Brighton Bear Weekend

This years Brighton Bear Weekend takes places from Friday, June 28 to Sunday June 30.

Registration and a welcome party takes place at Church Street on Friday, June 28 from 8pm-11pm. Full details can be found at

Fundraising during the weekend will benefit the Rainbow Fund.  The Rainbow Fund give grants to LGBT/HIV organisations providing front line services to LGBT people through an independent grants programme, managed independently by the Sussex Community Foundation.

The major fundraising effort  of the weekend will be a Mega Raffle which takes place at the ‘Bears at the Toe’ street party at the Camelford Arms on Sunday, June 30 from 3-8pm.

The list of prizes at the moment includes:
• Tea for Two at the Grand Hotel, Brighton
• A ride on the Brighton Wheel for six adults and two children.
• A beginner’s class in stained glass making, donated by David Lilly of Simply Stained Glass. The class, worth £129, includes the use of tools and all materials needed to create a glass panel
• A limited edition erotic print
• A painted skull
• Two tickets to Sunday Krater Comedy Club at Komedia, Brighton
• A hamper of goodies, donated by Jon Summers
• Several bottles of bubbly, donated by Jon Summers
• Erotic DVD and book
NEW! Two tickets for Actually Gay Men’s Chorus Pride Show (August 1 2013 at St. Andrew’s Church, Hove)
NEW! A copy of the Actually Gay Men’s Chorus album Somewhere For Me
NEW! £100 cash prize kindly donated by John Summers
• A two-hour massage from Chillax Massage (massage can be given in Brighton area or Bournemouth)

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