Fundraising Events 2022

Forthcoming Events

Quiz Night and Supper 11 March

The Quiz Night and Supper postponed from February due to storm Eunice is rescheduled to Friday 11 March at 7:00pm in Appledore Community Hall, details from Pat Hughes 01271 346560. - Thanks to everyone who supported this event and raised over £1300 for the RNLI. 

SOS Day 19 March

Join us at North Devon Yacht Club on Saturday, 19 March 2022 from 11-4pm to celebrate the RNLI Save Our Souls day with a sausage sizzle BBQ, tea/coffee, craft stalls and live music in the bar and on the balcony  at NDYC, Instow. Everyone is welcome. Thanks again to everyone who supported this event which raised £1328 for the RNLI and Appledore Lifeboat. 

Pedal for Appledore RNLI 1-30 April

Following the success of this challenge last year, this is another opportunity to 'get on your bike' and raise funds for the RNLI while keeping fit. Simply select any distance between 25 and 500 miles you wish to cycle during the month, on any type of bicycle or exercise bike and register at

Soul & Motown Evening 8 April

Dance to the big band sound of Soul Intention at Appledore Community Hall with licensed bar and snacks available. Tickets £10.00 each available online contact Pat Hughes 01271 346560
Thanks to your support over £500 was raised to support Appledore Lifeboat and the RNLI.

Going for a Song - 6 May

After a two year  break we're delighted to be back at The Big Sheep for an evening with Caroline Hunt and Dean Warminton for music, song and a charity auction. Tickets £12.00 with a BBQ Supper and glass of bubbly on arrival.  Contact Pat Hughes 01271 346560 for details or book online;

With thanks to ALL our supporters,  organisers, our volunteers and wonderful guests, Going for a Song BBQ and auction raised over £1500 for the RNLI and Appledore Lifeboat. Special thanks to Caroline Hunt and Dean Warminton for providing the music and managing the auction.

Boat Pull Competition - 26 June

Teams of 4 people are invited to accept the challenge of this year's Boat Pull competition on the beach at Westward Ho! Entry is £40 per team (£10 per person). The winning  ladies and mens teams will each receive the RNLI Appledore Atlantic Boat Pull trophy. Enter online now  Contact Roy Broad for details.

This event is made possible thanks to the generous support from Atlantic Bathrooms and Kitchens, Bideford 

Sea Sunday 10 July

Join us for Sea Sunday at the Lifeboat Station from 14:00 with afternoon tea and biscuits, music from Appledore Band and an opportunity to meet the crew and see the lifeboats in the station. Everyone is welcome. 

Tea at Tapeley 20 August

Always a popular event at Tapeley House and gardens with cream teas, stalls, music from Chloe Marie Aston 'The Piano Bike Girl' and beautiful views over the estuary. More information and tickets at just £10 each from Pat Hughes 01271 346560

Clovelly to Appledore Walk 17 Sept

An opportunity to walk from Clovelly Lifeboat Station to Appledore Lifeboat Station, a distance of 16 miles on the stunning South West Coastal Path and support the RNLI. Leaving Clovelly at 09:00 with frequent marshal posts, water and first aid cover, the walk should take approximately 5 hours, reaching Appledore Lifeboat Station in the afternoon, with transport provided if needed to return to Clovelly. This is always a popular walk with one hundred walkers expected again this year. The scenery is stunning with magnificent views over Bideford Bay and many walkers have completed the route several times.

Register now: for a Entry Pack or email for more information