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SOUL4HEROES 6 - Oldham

  


  556 Chamber Road    Oldham   OL8 4NZ   GB

Alldayers
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Hi all its that time of year again our annual Benefit Day in aid of Ex-Servicemen. All proceeds are given to Ex Military Charities &  over the last 5 years we have raised £11,500 to help all who have donned the uniform of our Country.  This year all monies raised are being given to a charity called "Soldiers Off The Streets"   http://www.soldiersoffthestreet.org/  their aim is to help as many as possible of th 45,000 homeless ex-service personnel in the uk. The last 5 years events have been held at Stanley Rd Sports & Social Club but unfortunatelythis has been sold for housing redevelopement. Our new venue is literally 500 yards away from our old venue. It has a really good main room with a massive wooden dance floor and another  smaller sized room also with a small dancefloor. The Polish Club Chamber Rd Oldham OL8 4NZ  Who are kindly letting us have the venue free of charge for this event.We have been very lucky once again to have the a line up of really excellant  NORTHERN DJ'S to spin all original Northern sounds on the vinyl you love. A mixture of old classics from Wigan, Stafford,Blackpool Mecca and a host of other top class soul venues plus loads of modern northern anthems will be played on original vinyl.   I would also like to say thank you to all the many dj's who have offered their services this year FOR FREE for this event. However we are staying loyal to all the people who  have helped us over the last 5 years with great distinction. We have however got 2 new DJ's on our rosta they are Debbie Carty who is a well known DJ on the Scooter & Soul Scene & Fay L. Jones who has gigged all over the place.   Myself and Fellow Oganiser Alan Derby would like to say a massive thank you to all who have helped in previous years and are helping again this year THANK YOU ALL.                                DJ's AS BELOW ALL DOING THE EVENT FOR FREE.             

Andy Reedy ,Bernard Heap ,Carl & Marie Willingham ,Clarence Bennett Debbie Carty ,Dennis Black ,Graham Anderson   , Fay  L Jones , Gary Taylor ,Jonathon "Gibby" Gibson ,Mark "Jonah"  Jones ,Mike Taylor ,Peter Ponty ,Phil Stone , Ronnie Hanley ,Steve Hay ,Steve Jones ,Vance Butterworth ,Wayne Butterworth . This event is in aid of a great cause for all the Women and Men who have served our Country enabling us to have the the life we lead. They really do deserve all & everyone's respect and assistance. Many of them have come back from serving us with totally Life Changing Injuries and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Our aim is to help the   charities who give extra aid over and above what is generally publically avaiable. Put this date into your diaries now .                                                                                                                                                                                  SUNDAY 27th March (Easter Sunday) 2016 1.00pm TILL 12.00pm. EVERY PENNY GOES TO THE CHARITY                                                                                                         

      

There is a free car park at the club & food will be available all day. Drinks prices are very reasonable . If any one wishes to contact me re sponsoring a DJ (£20) or any other forms of sponsorship or donations towards our overheads or the massive raffle we run here are my details Graham Anderson 07970779214 or email trebledarts@yahoo.co.uk anything you want to give is better than us not having anything at all.                                                        Here's hoping we see you on the day come enjoy yourself & help to make a differance to a lot of people who gave everything they had for us without question. Now all we are saying is for people out there to give something back to them without question. From Graham J. Anderson/ Alan Derby/ Pat Derby/Kev & Sue + All the DJ's who are doing the event free of charge many thanks to all of you who have turned up over the last 5 years have made this Event what it is.

Mick Harwood & his wife Jo from Scoots, Suits & Boots 72 Yorkshire St Oldham, OL1 1SR are once again sponsoring our flyers . Mick & Jo run a really great Retro/Mod clothing shop in Oldham that loads of designer wear from Doc Martens to Relco & Merc shirts etc , also many other good mod brands. They also have a vinyl record store at back of shop called Black Sofa Records which is aimed at the Mod Market. Their  web site as below www.scootssuitsandboots.com                                                                                                                           

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Alan Derby

· Edited by Alan Derby

  

What a Fantastic Event!!!

A Cracking Venue with brilliant staff, thanks Paul and all the staff at the Polish Club they looked after us ever so well, special thanks to Wayne, Vance and Stevie Hay for providing the Equipment and all the DJ's who entertained us and kept the Dance Floor Full.

My personal thanks to Graham for organising the event once again now in its sixth year,.

A Big Thank you to Pat, Sue, Kev, Steve and Shiree for helping out on the door and of course to all who attended this Charity Bash, we raised over £2100 (£620 raised by Steve and Ann Wilde - thanks) which will be presented to our nominated Armed Forces Charity at the Polish Club, the date will be posted on Soul Source when all will be welcome.

Yours sincerely

Al

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