Weʼre raising £3,000 to Raise money for Brian Ellis's memorial bench, at Ditton Corner, River Cam, Cambridge
- Cambridge, UK
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Brian Ellis's memorial Bench at Ditton Corner
Brian spent 70 years on the River Cam, rowing, coxing, sculling, racing, coaching. He gave so much of his time to so many people across these years teaching them to row and scull. His favourite place on the river was Ditton Corner, so we are raising money to build a bespoke bench where you can sit and have a quiet moment at a beautiful place and those lucky enough to know him, to have a thought about Brian.
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- 1 year ago
Affleck Louise1 year ago
Hello, Thank you everybody so far for your support, we've broken the £500 mark. So we're on our way.....but we need to keep going.... Brian's memorial bench will be bespokely made out of stainless steel by Blacksmith Mike Overall, who also made the Cambridge Folk Festival Memorial Bench at Cherry Hinton Hall. http://www.mikeoverall.co.uk/
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Dec 23, 2018
This is from the sale of Dad's bike. I've warned the new owner to be careful if going on the tow path as they may find themselves shouting "legs, legs, legs...….!"
Dec 17, 2018
great idea Louise. I often think of him as we go to the lock and of course remember legs, legs, relax......!
Dec 12, 2018
Great idea. Well done Louise.
Dec 10, 2018
Lovely idea Louise.
Cambridge 99 Rowing Club
Dec 6, 2018
With our fondest and lasting memories of a remarkable man.
Dec 5, 2018
Dec 5, 2018
Good to have the reminder to ‘LEGS’ at that magical point on the river.
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