Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) has once again teamed up with Barefoot wine for their nationwide beach clean-up tour this summer. The SAS team will visit 6 beaches around the UK and everyone’s welcome to help.
Whether you’re a part of the local community or you just fancy rolling up your sleeves and getting involved, SAS and Barefoot need your help make our British beaches ‘Barefoot Friendly’.
This year the SAS Barefoot Friendly Beach Cleaning Tour will be visiting:
Newquay, (Fistral’s South end) on 29th July
Croyde (Baggy Point End) on 30th July
Bournemouth (By Bournemouth Pier) on 31st July
Llangennith (Hill End Campsite) on 1st August
Saltburn-by-Sea (By the pier) on 2nd August
Brighton Yellow Wave, Madeira Drive) on 3rd August
The 2009 campaign builds on the successes of last year’s SAS Barefoot Friendly tour efforts where over 400 people took part to help remove over 1 tonne of litter from the British coastline.
Andy Cummins, campaign officer, SAS, said “Starting at 3pm, the afternoon clean-up sessions will kick off with a full introduction and briefing from the respected eco-campaigners at SAS. Each volunteer will then be given gloves and a rubbish bag and the marine litter-picking will commence. All volunteers need bring is suitable clothing for the weather.”
The clean-up will be followed by a delicious, free BBQ on the beach for all volunteers from 5pm until 6pm organised by Barefoot. For those who want to stay on afterwards, volunteers, friends and family can enjoy an evening of fun surf quizzes and free Barefoot wine from 6.30pm.
Epitomising California cool and laid-back fun, Barefoot is the perfect wine for lazy, sunny evenings unwinding with mates and chilling out on the beach. From the seriously lush White Zinfandel and the refreshing Pinot Grigio to the jammy Merlot and the new addition to the family zesty White Zinfandel Bubbly, there is a Barefoot wine for everyone to enjoy.
The quiz will take place at the following venues:
Newquay: The Windswept Caf on South Fistral Beach
Croyde: The Manor, St Mary’s Road
Bournemouth: Bar Vin, Old Christchurch Rd
Llangennith: King’s Head Hotel
Saltburn-by-Sea: Community Room, Foreshore, Lower Promenade
Barefoot Bar, NIVEA SUN Yellowave Beach Sports Venue, Madeira Drive, Brighton
Ali Feest, Chief Barefooter, said “It is a real honour for Barefoot wine to once again work in partnership with SAS on the ‘SAS Barefoot Friendly Tour’. Last year’s amazing clean-up campaign highlighted how many people care about the beach and enjoy being an active part of a successful campaign to protect British beaches.
“We’re looking forward to getting stuck in with everyone throughout the tour and of course we’ll be there to hand out some delicious Barefoot wine to say a big cheers to all the volunteers at the end of each day!”
There are limited spaces for each tour stop, so please book early to secure your free place. For more information about the campaign and to sign up, please contact Andy Cummins at SAS on 01872 555950 or [email protected] Alternatively write to Andy Cummins, SAS Unit 2, St Agnes, Cornwall, TR5 0RD.
For more information about Barefoot wine, please contact Isabel Shirley, Laura Johnston or Alice Johnstone on [email protected] or 020 7492 0977.