Pitch UP for Parkinson’s

Date/Time
Date(s) - 13/08/2019 - 14/08/2019
5:00 pm - 11:45 am

Location
Parracombe Coronation Playing Field

Categories


A night of food, star watching and camping (optional)

Free camping but bring your own kit.

Supper and breakfast on sale in aid of Parkinson’s Disease UK for inclusive price of £10 adults, children aged 11 to 16 £5 , 11 and under  free.

A meteor shower is forecast and telescopes will be available for star watching –free.

Supper served from  7.30 to 8.30 pm ( bring your own bottle) and a simple breakfast served from 8.30 to 9.30 – both with veggie options

Food  tickets must be purchased in advance from Linda, Karen, Alison and Julia or phone 01598 763296 or 763315

What’s happening?

Due to the generosity of the Parracombe Parish Council this event  is a rare chance to camp at  in the playing field and enjoy the opportunity to watch the Perseids meteor shower. It is a community event for people of all ages.

Shooting Star watching.  There is a meteor shower expected and Exmoor is famed for its Dark Skies so you can star gaze too. We will have loan of a  large telescope for the National Park and some small personal ones you can borrow. We hope to have a couple of people to help explain what you might see

Camp: If you would like to camp you can do so for free!  Bring all your own equipment – tent, sleeping bags, airbeds.  Chairs and picnic tables too if you need them.  You can pitch your tents from 5 pm on the 13th but please make sure all your kit is removed by midday on the 14th.  There will be some space for camper vans too.

Non-campers: welcome

Food::  This event is a fundraiser for Parkinson’s UK  and there will be a simple supper and breakfast available and  hot chocolate before bed.  We  hope that everyone will support this element of the event. Total cost £10 adults, 11-16 £5 and under 11’s free..

Supper will be served  from  7.00 to 8.30 pm ( bring your own bottle) and a breakfast  from 8.30 to 9.30 – both with veggie options. Campers and non-campers please bring your own crockery and cutlery.

Food  tickets must be purchased in advance from Linda, Karen, Alison and Julia or phone 01598 763296 or 01598 763315 and it would be wise to reserve your pitch  in advance.

Facilities:  Food will be served from the Pavilion kitchen. There are public toilets and hand washing facilities on the site. Later in the evening  we will  light  a communal fire bowl.

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