Channel Challenge Event
Tickets for this year’s Bude Sea Pool Channel Challenge are now available via Eventbrite. Swim the distance of the English Channel in the safety of our spectacular sea pool. This is a team swim (minimum team size two swimmers, max team size 22 swimmers) Saturday 30 September. All money from entry fees goes towards the upkeep of this lovely sea pool.
Enter here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bude-sea-pool-channel-challenge-2017-tickets-33047414707
Patrick Monahan gig raises over £1200
A full house at the Falcon Hotel, Bude, was entertained by TV comedian Patrick Monahan as a
fund-raiser for The Friends of Bude Seapool.
The gig raised over £1200 for the funds.
Friends of Bude Sea Pool would like to express their thanks to the Falcon, to the fans & to the Friends who came along to enjoy the 2 hour show!
BUDE SEA POOL CLOSED FOR ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE.
JUST A REMINDER….
BUDE SEA POOL IS STILL CLOSED FOR ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE.
Bude Sea Pool will remain empty for the last few days of structural repair work.
FoBSP thank you all for your patience and reiterate that it is not safe to use Bude Sea Pool at this time. Please check the Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/BudeSeaPool/) for information when it will be refilled and back in service!
Bude Metric Brass update
Friends of Bude Sea Pool would like to thank Bude Metric Brass who raised £1100 for Bude Sea Pool with their event on 25th February at Penstowe Manor, Kilkhampton.
Co-op Local Community Fund
Bude Sea Pool are proud to have been awarded a total of £2,095.37 as part of The Co-op Local Community Fund project.
Bude Sea Pool is one of more than 4,000 causes across the UK who’ve benefitted from the Local Community Fund and are making a difference in their communities.
Friends of Bude Sea Pool would like to thank Bude Co-op for nominating Friends of Bude Sea Pool, and also to all the members who have helped contribute by buying Co-op products.
Institute of Swimming Approved Training Centre
Bude Sea Pool are proud to announce that they have been awarded the status of Approved Training Centre by The Institute of Swimming.
Bude Metric Brass presents BAND TOGETHER 9
Seventy musicians from ten brass bands join together for a Brass Band Extravaganza! Saturday 25th February at 7:30pm Penstowe Manor, Kilkhampton. In aid of Friends of Bude Sea Pool & Cornwall Air Ambulance
Art Auction in aid of Bude Sea Pool
You’ve heard of ‘Homes under the Hammer’ but now it is time for ‘Art under the Hammer’! All in the name of raising money for Bude Sea Pool.
The Art Auction is being held at the Falcon Hotel on Friday November 25th. Viewings from 6pm, first lot at 8pm.
Please come along to show your support,
but also to bag yourself a bargain, or a rare piece of Art, viewing from 6pm.
JellyBabes complete channel swim for Bude Sea Pool
Early on 10 August, Nik Barnes and Maretta Robinson, half of a 4-person relay team called the JellyBabes, successfully completed the 22-mile Channel swim to raise funds for the Friends of Bude Sea Pool!!
This is such wonderful news as Nik and Maretta have been training in Bude Sea Pool all year round for a number of years and wanted to complete this challenge to give something back and raise money for the Friends of Bude Sea Pool.
If everyone reading this were to give just £1, every penny will go to maintaining and developing Bude Sea Pool. Please support Nik and Maretta’s efforts by giving online here.
Bude Nominated for Best UK Coastal Resort 2016
If everyone who loves Bude takes the time to vote, we have a very real chance of winning Gold once again.
If you love Bude then please vote for us:
- Vote online here
- Like and Share the voting image and button on the VisitBude Facebook page