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Win £1000 cash at the Spirit of the Sea Maritime Festival

 Weldmar Hospice

Saturday 2nd July-Sunday 10th July 2011

This year the Spirit of the Sea Maritime Festival and Weldmar Hospicecare Trust are working in partnership running a prize draw with three amazing top prizes. First prize is £1000 cash, second prize is a Merlin Annual Pass for a family of 5 kindly donated by Weymouth SEA LIFE Park worth £534 and third prize is a day sail for one person aboard TS Pelican kindly donated by Adventure Under Sail.

Spirit of the Sea is a nine day festival of over 30 independently organised and funded maritime related events that sit under the title name 'Spirit Of The Sea – Weymouth & Portland Maritime Festival'. Beach Live, Dorset Seafood Festival, Henri Lloyd Weymouth Regatta, Moving Tides Carnival, the Tudor Picnic and Weymouth International Maritime Modelling Festival are all part of Spirit of the Sea 2011.

Tickets can be purchased throughout the nine days of Spirit of the Sea at the many of the events and supporter outlets. Check out the festival website www.spiritofthesea.org.uk, listen in to Spirit Live 87.7fm or ring the Weldmar Hospicecare Trust Fundraising Office on 01305 261800 for full details of where you can purchase your draw tickets.

All profits from the draw will be split evenly between the 2 not for profit organizations.

Weldmar Hospicecare Trust  cares for patients with cancer and other progressive conditions, such as motor neurone disease,  who require specialist help.  Patients in north, south and west Dorset have a seamless service, whether they require care and advice in the comfort of their own homes, in the day hospices or the inpatient unit at Joseph Weld Hospice.

All services are provided free of charge.

Complementary and creative arts, together with family support and bereavement support

Registered Charity No. 1000414

 Spirit of the Sea Ltd is a not for profit company limited by guarantee with no share capital.

Company number 6464560’

Contact Details for Press to call for further information

Matt Smith, Community Fundraiser Weldmar Hospicecare Trust, 01305 261800 or email matt.smith@weld-hospice.org.uk

Or Roy Griffiths, Spirit of the Sea event manager, 01305 832512 / 07976 425719