Kern Knotts Auction and Fundraising Weekend

Programme for the weekend

updated 4/7/06 


Friday 21st July Event Details
Free camping next to the Hotel and Barn Door shop all weekend Bands and Social in the marquee Marquee will be erected on the tarmac area to the rear of Ritson's Bar - same place as last auction

see pictures from 2002 event

  Beer Festival - micro brewery at the head with some of the best ales to be found in the area  
Saturday 22nd July Event Details
    morning time tbc Charles Potters' attempt to swim Wastwater (full length ~ 3 miles) underwater - never been done before see details and pictures here
    all day starting at 10.00 am Niall Patterson and his flight simulation caravan fly a fighter jet through the lake district and avoid the helicopter

see details and pictures here

   all day starting at 10.00 am Team Vehicles and team members    Exhibition / Display stand plus all the equipment that we use - try your hand at putting the stretcher together.  Can you beat the record set by the team on the day?
   11.30 a.m. RAF Sea King Helicopter arrives from RAF Leconfield

(all dependant on weather and no rescues)

 Will be carrying out simulated rescues in the afternoon and open to the public for tours from 1.00 p.m.

picture of a Sea King winching a casualty

and more picture from 2002 event


   2.00 p.m. Lingmell Dash Fell Race Large number of runners starting from the Barn Door Shop - a Title Race

see photos of 2004  and results


  a.m.  and  p.m. Treasure Hunt / Orienteering Times and details to be confirmed
  a.m.  and  p.m.  Search Dogs and their role in rescues   Display by Penny and her dog Pippy- still being developed - plus Stephen & Saffron Walter with Rosie
  Evening Bands playing in the Marquee  
  Evening Kern Knotts Auction All sorts of gear and clothing up for auction to the highest bidder - a fun event where everyone wins and the team hopefully makes a couple of thousand pounds
  Evening Band and dancing till late  

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