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Weʼre raising £2,000 to Help two amazing life changing charities: BAMBOOZLE THEATRE and RADIO GWENDOLEN

Leicester, UK

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48 Heures du Le Men

These two charities make a difference in the lives of people. Not just the immediate recipients, but their families too. The three of us want to add to their ability to do that.

To do that we, Gary Toward, Mark (Haff) Haughan and Neil (Nelly) Povey, have teamed up to broadcast live on the radio for 48 HOURS non-stop. Gary because he's a trustee of Bamboozle, Haff because he's a DJ for Radio Gwendolen and Nelly because he's a proper DJ and all round good bloke.

We'll have brilliant guests, music and links from all over the globe. We'd love you to help us change lives by both sticking your hand in your pocket, sharing our event and listening in.

BAMBOOZLE THEATRE creates amazing therapeutic arts experiences that change the lives of young disabled people and their families. Gary is a trustee of Bamboozle and has witnessed the work the team do first hand. "I watched the team at work with four severely disabled young people. I have never seen such an approach before. The young people lit up and sparkled. Parents told me afterwards that those small things make huge differences to their children's lives."

" The extra special light that comes from within Lily after she’s been to a Bamboozle workshop; her excitement, her joy and her expressive eagerness to communicate tells us all we need to know about how much Lily values Bamboozle." Hayley and Steve Smith -parents

And it's not just the young people that benefit. It's something for the family, something that brings them together as a family having fun and learning, doing what most families take for granted.

Bamboozle supports families free of charge. In order to do so we have to raise funds.

RADIO GWENDOLEN

Anyone who's ever stayed in hospital knows just how tedious the stay can be. Radio Gwendolen brightens up peoples' lives at difficult times, all run by volunteers. Haff is one such volunteer and DJs The Colour Blind Blues Show every Sunday evening as well as other shows, including Haff's Hijack.

With Nelly's expert support, we'll be dressing up like racing car drivers and attempting to DJ our way through 48hrs of twists, turns and bends - and that's only our dance moves! Listen in for our brilliant musical choices, jokes, games, witty banter, phone ins and interviews celebs - and some famous people too!

We'd like to raise some funds to update the kit in the studio, so Radio Gwendolen can go on brightening up the stay for the patients at the General Hospital.

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    • Emma, Matt and Finley

      Emma, Matt and Finley

      Aug 17, 2018

      Great effort guys. Thanks for playing Mr Brightside for Finley 😊 (Twice)

      £20.00

    • Jimbo T

      Jimbo T

      Aug 17, 2018

      Great job folks. I’ve tuned in when I can. Nearly there! X

      £5.00

    • Paddy

      Paddy

      Aug 17, 2018

      Amazing chaps.

      £20.00

    • Simon Bandy

      Simon Bandy

      Aug 17, 2018

      Keep going guys, been listening when I can.....The answers to the quiz last night where slightly worrying! ;-)

      £20.00

    • Darren Harte

      Darren Harte

      Aug 17, 2018

      Well done on presenting 48 hours of radio!

      £20.00

    • Tim Fox

      Tim Fox

      Aug 17, 2018

      I suppose you gents deserve my weekend's beer money. It's been great fun listening to your antics. Same time next year? Tim.

      £20.00

    • Jane Brader

      Jane Brader

      Aug 17, 2018

      Wishing you all the very best , And hope you reach your target , Good Luck , Jane and Tony x

      £30.00

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    Gary Toward  Mark Haughan  Neil Povey

    Gary Toward Mark Haughan Neil Povey

    Leicester, UK

    Gary - retired headteacher now speaker, presenter and author. Haff - teacher, musician and DJ. Nelly - DJ, musician and boss of Radio Hailsham.

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