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Cruise Lunch

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A huge thank you to everyone who came along to our inaugural Cruise Charity Lunch on board the fabulous Magellan at Port of Tyne on Saturday 2nd June.

We had a brilliant day eating delicious food and drinking plenty with lovely people in a wonderful venue. Huge thank you to Cruise & Maritime Voyages for hosting and sponsoring the event and to Port of Tyne for allowing guests through security.

The event wasn't only a fabulous day out, but raised £2,575 to help children in East Africa access quality education!

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