23rd October 2016


On Saturday 8th October a Ska Music Event was held at the  Hen Lane Social Club in Coventry. This years event (organised by Richard Lock and Rich Allcott) was in aid of Shelter and Cefovid Uganda.

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They also collected two dustbins full of tins and non perishable itemsfor Cyrenians. Tins were collected on the day and at social club and also The 2Tone Village on Ball Hill. Dave Wilson from Cyrenians went to collect these and meet the organisers.  A further donation of fresh soup has also been to be delivered and gratefully recieved by clients at our hostels.


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There were about 8 bands plus DJ’s  involved, including The Paradimes, The Meow Meows, The InDecision, The Stiff Joints, The Allskas, The Social Ignition, Cabstars and Rooted n Booted, playing from 2pm right through to 1am.

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 Rich Lock’s daughter Bethany was on the merchandise stall selling raffle tickets.

"It was a fantastic day and musically a huge success, we even had Roddy Byers from The Specials come in the evening to enjoy the music which was brilliant”. Richard Lock