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Lee Stock and Suffolk Young Adult Carers 2017

Lee Stock and Suffolk Young Adult Carers 2017
Address: Long Melford Hall
Long Melford
Postcode: CO10 9AA
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Lee Stock Music Festival - 27th and 28th May at Melford Hall in Suffolk


Lion Kev Parker helping some of the Young Adult Carers with their two day wrist bands which simply would not fasten on their wrists !


Parents of Lee Dunford and overall organisers of the annual charity concert in memory of their son who died from Hodgkins Lymphoma at the age of 17.   Starting in 2006, LeeStock was born when a bunch of Lee’s friends wanted to put on a tribute gig in the memory of music mad Lee Dunford who had sadly passed away earlier that year. The gig was a rip-roaring success, very well attended as be-fitting someone as popular as Lee.

The Willow Foundation was founded in 1999 by former Arsenal goalkeeper and TV presenter, Bob Wilson and his wife, Megs as a lasting memorial to their daughter, Anna, who died of cancer aged 31. The charity receives no government or lottery funding and is totally reliant on the generosity of individuals, companies and trusts to fund its work.To date, Willow has provided more than 12,000 Special Days for young adults diagnosed with a life-threatening condition such as cancer, motor neurone disease, cystic fibrosis and Huntington’s disease.


Long Melford was packed with fans enjoying the sunshine and the music


There were some very camera shy festival fans !


Camping was at the Scouts camp at Bradfield Combust which has fantastic facilities and at this time of year caters for hundreds of young people


Oil drum Barbecues are available on each of the camping pitches


Our very own Master Chef - Queen's Scout and Lion, Geoff Lowndes-Toole who cooked everyone the Great British Breakfast assisted by his Sous Chefs, Jayne Lowndes-Toole, and Lions Kev Parker and Rob Hale


One of 20 bands in the line of for the two day Music Festival

The line up:

•    Newton Faulkner - headline act
•    Wheatus
•    Tinchy Stryder
•    Pacific
•    The Uptown Monotones
•    Sweet Little Machine
•    Heir
•    The Brink
•    Surge
•    Stretch Soul Gang
•    Tundra

•    Toploader
- headline act
•    GLC
•    Jellycats
•    The Bimmys
•    Rachael Sage
•    GG
•    Walkway
•    Tom Sanderson
•    Phoebe Austin
•    Elephant In The Room
•    Gabby Rivers


The heat was on - the drinks and fast food stalls were busy and the music was loud


Suffolk Young Adult Carers off piste


And then - what always seems to happen at any great British Music Festival - a drizzle and then the downpour


A great two days - hopefully we will be back next year !

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