Working with local charity OF&D to organise and deliver charity bike rides to France. The ride has grown from 30 riders with a crew of six in 2014 to 55 riders with a crew of 10 for Mule Aquitaine which will, Covid permitting, finally go to France in June 2022. Services include sourcing, liaising with and managing all aspects of the ride including transport, hotels (six required for Mule Aquitaine), all meals, riders and crew, branded kit, creative, website, PR and social media.
British Irish Council Summit meetings
The British Irish Council Summit meetings are held bi-annually and are hosted in turn by the eight jurisdictions who sit on the Council. Retained by the States of Guernsey to work on the Summits hosted in 2010, 2014 and 2018 and by the States of Jersey for their Summits in 2013 and 2017. Due to the personnel attending the Summits there is a high level of security required which involves working with Guernsey Police and Metropolitan Police alongside the venue to ensure all necessary security measures are in place. This is in addition to the event management required to stage the event and liaison with all attending jurisdictions.
Motor Neurone Disease Fundraiser
An event held to raise funds for the local branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association and Doddie Weir's 'My Name's Doddie' Foundation. The event raised just over £17,000. Unfortunately Doddie was unable to attend the event due to a health complication but sports presenter John Inverdale, former England and Lions player and Rugby World Cup winner Iain Balshaw, Doddie's brother-in-law Dougie and former Scotland srcum half Gary Armstrong entertained the guests and spoke about the aims of Doddie's Foundation.
Guernsey Air Display
The Guernsey Air Display is held annually and is a highlight for locals and visitors. The role include raising at least £60,000 in sponsorship from local businesses, donations, a corporate and individual 'Friends of' programme. In addition to the display, a reception for over 200 people is help at Castle Cornet for the business who fund the event.
Proms on the Wicket
Guernsey's Proms has been staged since 2005. The incredibly popular finale to the Guernsey summer is an opportunity to celebrate the wealth of musical talent we have in Guernsey as well as to enjoy the wonderful tradition of the Last Night of the Proms. The event has been staged in a number of locations with its main home being Proms on the Pier on the Albert Pier. For various reasons the event has also been held on Crown Pier, Havelet Bay and Market Square and has now found a new home at the KGV as Proms on the Wicket. The event features a first half of live music from local musicians followed by the live broadcast of the BBC coverage of the second half of the Last Night of the Proms live from the Albert Hall. In 2021 the event was extended into the afternoon with films being shown on the big screen and the addition of a range of children's entertainment.
Sustainable Finance Week
Working with Guernsey Finance to launch their Sustainable Finance Week in 2020 and hold again in 2021. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the initial event had to be turned from an in-person event to an online event in 2020 and a hybrid event was held in 2021 with an in person event held in Guernsey alongside a live broadcast of the whole event.
The Siam Cup celebrated its centenary staging in 2021 with a narrow 14-13 win for Jersey. Alongside four matches that are played between the two islands for Veterans, Ladies, 2nds and the 1st team Siam Cup, hospitality for 500 corporates and theirs guests is held across a large marquee and the Garenne Stand hospitality rooms. A Supporters Lunch is also held for 100+ Raiders and JRFC members.
Late Night Shopping
Working with the Guernsey Retail Group to manage the deliver of the late night shopping nights. Includes liaising with Guernsey Police regarding security arrangements and managing charity pop up stalls on each night.
Only Fools and Donkeys Afternoon of Christmas
The Afternoon of Christmas is a free to attend concert at St Stephen’s Church held to further support the charities OF&D works with by inviting their members and staff to attend, as well as to give something back to the wider community. In addition to the charity members, the audience is invited from Age Concern and local residential homes alongside the general public. Held since 2016, it is a lovely afternoon that can’t fail to get you in the festive spirit and is also the only opportunity you have in the year to experience the OF&D Singers…! In 2020 there was an audience of over 300 people and it is wonderful to see so many faces who come back year after year.
Sure Big Screen
Originally being called MidSummer Magic and then becoming Sure Big Screen, the annual film festival was held from 2005 until 2019. With three films per day and showing animated and children's films. classics and new releases there was something for everyone to enjoy.