The band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines willperform at Guildford’s G Live on Wednesday 18th October 2017 to raise funds forseafarers in need
Seafarers UK, the leading maritime charity, celebrates its centenary this yearand returns to Guildford once again, following the huge success of theirfundraising Royal Marines Band
concerts over many years. Thepopularity and following of the Royal Marines Band
is as strong as everand they have entertained us here in Guildford for over 25 years at The CivicHall, Guildford Cathedral and now GLive, helping to raise money for SeafarersUK and they look forward to providing audiences with a wonderful evening ofmusic and more. And all for a first class good cause!
Established in 1917 Seafarers UK ( formerly King George’s Fund for Sailors) is the
leadingcharity for our maritime community which includes the Royal Navy and Royal Marines, the MerchantNavy and the Fishing Fleets and provides invaluable support to thiscommunity and associated charities.
In 2016Seafarers UK delivered £2.57m in total funding with 103 grants awarded to 69organisations. £42,284 was awarded in Maritime Education andTraining grants, £216,751 in project fundraising grants and £171,878 inMerchant Navy Fund grants. 11 new organisations were supported, 69beneficiary organisations aided and 186,390 people helped through Seafarer’sfunding.
AlthoughWorld War II veterans are diminishing, sadly recent conflicts and the declinein the UK merchant marine have swelled the numbers of those seeking assistanceand although we are an island our nation suffers from a degree of sea blindnessand can be forgetful of mariners in need. ( Please visit www.Seafarers-uk.org
for further information).
£20.50, £23.50, £26.50 inclusive of £2.50 booking fee
To book tickets visit the G Live website at www.glive.co.uk
or phone 01483 369350 .
18 Oct 2017 at 7:30pm
until 18 Oct 2017 at 11:00pm