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Social event at North Devon Yacht Club on Friday 26th July

Posted on 01/08/2019 by Anne Budd

Volunteers Social Event Jul 2019 (i)

Around thirty Freshspring “crew” and their partners attended a social event at North Devon Yacht Club on Friday 26th July. The event was organised by the ship team for all volunteers. It was a lovely evening, drinks and conversation happened out on the terrace before curry, followed by pavolva. It was an excellent supper. We were accommodated…

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Bideford Water Festival 28th July 2019

Posted on 01/08/2019 by Anne Budd

Bideford Water Festival Jul 2019 - Steamship

The Bideford Water Festival on the 28th July was a major achievement for the Freshspring Trust. We ran steamboat trips to view SS Freshspring from the water and these were incredibly popular. We had so many ad hoc volunteers who just came to help us and it made it great fun for us all. Thank you to Woody for conning the boat so well and Mark for helping…

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Chulmleigh Community College Aspire Day 18th July 2019

Posted on 30/07/2019 by Anne Budd

CAAD Welcome July 2019

The objective for the day was to enlighten a group of eighteen Year 10 pupils about careers in maritime. We were extremely lucky to have the sea cadets’ engineering pod to support us as well as Captain Kevin Slade with his Merchant Navy presentation. The Pod could only cater for a limited number of students at a time, so we divided the class into…

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Bideford Fair 29th June 2019 Victoria Park

Posted on 01/07/2019 by Anne Budd

Bideford Fair 2019 Victoria Park

Bideford Carnival day 30th June. The Freshspring team manned a stand on the day and ran steam engine rides a round the park. SS Freshspring was also open on the day.   We had a busy day both on the stand and on the ship. Steam engine rides, as always, were popular with adults and children. The rides were supported by a donation to the Trust of…

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Upcoming Events for July 2019

Posted on 28/06/2019 by Anne Budd

Easter Open Day 21 Apr 19 On Deck

Thursday 18th July Chumleigh Academy Aspire Day Sunday 28th July Bideford Water Festival on Bideford quay 12:30 to 6:30pm. the Ship will be Open as usual and there will be Steamboat rides from the old bridge.

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