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Relphs in the Ring clothing show

View of the ring compered by Mr John Wharton, PD&FM

On Thursday 7 November 2013 I attended an entertaining evening of country clothing from T W Relphs & Son of Yanwath.  The evening was hosted at Penrith Auction Mart and was in aid of local charity – North Lakeland Hospice at Home.

It was the first in a series of fundraising events being organised by 8 local ladies who plan to cycle from London to Paris in Summer 2014.  On arrival we were all greeted with beef rolls and a chance to catch up with friends with drinks while raffle tickets were being sold.  David Allen donated a large hamper to be included as a raffle prize with all proceeds raised from the evening going to North Lakeland Hospice at Home.

The auction ring was jam packed with people attending the event and T W Relphs used £1,200 worth of goods and clothes which were modelled by people well known in the local farming community.

Models were aged from 4 years old upwards and the evening featured the following categories:

James Thornton Agricultural Business Manager at Lloyds Bank

Horsing Around
Men from the Mart
Lovely Ladies
It’s a Vet’s Life
The Land Agents
The Bairns
The Number Crunchers
The Scrum
Lady Guns
YFC Go Wild
And The Big Reveal

Overall I enjoyed a light-hearted evening of clothing and banter from the ring and was proud to support the fundraising event.


Posted: November 9th, 2013

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