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Raising awareness and funds for the RNLI – We will be holding our 4th Beer & Cider Festival by the Sea in Dale on over bank holiday August weekend (Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th)
The event will feature performances from local musicians & artists, food and obviously lots of welsh beers and cider to sample!
Alongside this there will be a RNLI Educational Fundraising Fete with lots of fun stalls for all the family raising awareness and funds for the RNLI plus a visit from Angle lifeboat open to the public. As well as a raffle with some fantastic prizes!
We still have some slots over the weekend available for musicians, artists, bands – Please message me if interested!
Let’s hope the sun will be shining as it was last year! We look forward to seeing you there! Sian & Simon
The Griffin opens on Friday 22 December at 6pm. We are not serving food until Saturday 23 December but we are holding our Christmas Party on Friday evening from 7pm with mulled wine and nibbles and live music from the lovely Rosey Cale at 8pm. Please join us!
Please visit out Contact Us page to find out about our opening hours over the Christmas Period
NEW YEARS EVE
We are serving food at 6 & 6.30pm on New Year’s Eve (please book) as we have our Fancy Dress Party later with DJ from 8.30pm. Free event so please come and celebrate the New Year with us!
OPENING WEEKEND AT THE GRIFFIN… LET THE SEASON COMMENCE!
Saturday 18th February 2017 from 8.30pm
Mike is a full time musician from Pembrokeshire playing a wide variety genres and originals. His unique style brings energy and is sure to impress – an evening not to be missed! https://www.facebook.com/MJonesMusic/
BANK HOLIDAY AUGUST – DALE WEEKEND!
26 – 29 August 2016
Dale was buzzing over August Bank Holiday weekend with a RNLI Educational Fundraising Fete on the Saturday which was organised by Hakin Point RNLI Branch (Milford Haven) and Sian Mathias & Simon Vickers from the Griffin Inn in Dale.
The community rallied together along with Hakin Point RNLI Branch volunteers to host visitors from across Pembrokeshire with their best fundraising event yet! There was a fabulous turnout for what was a fantastic awareness and fundraising day for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, raising an overwhelming £3,022.10!
Visitors were treated to educational talks about the RNLI from lifeguards, stalls, cakes, bouncy castle, BBQ & Seafood paella, fete games, crabbing competition, ferret racing, live music from Rosey Cale, Garry Wale, Shooting Counters and an amazing raffle which were on offer to everyone who came to support the lifeboat.
There were many highlights throughout the day but Angle Life Boat stole the show when they arrived to a crowded pontoon for a couple of hours so that the public could look around it. The lifeboat crew were impressed with the turnout as they showed approximately 260 people around the boat.
Sian Mathias (event organiser) commented,
” Living and holidaying by the sea, it’s so important to raise awareness of potential dangers of the sea and to remind people to keep themselves as safe as possible.
The event is a great opportunity to bring the community and visitors together to raise awareness of the RNLI Volunteer Life Boat Crews but also the RNLI Life Guard service, whilst offering a fun day for all the family to enjoy and raise funds for this vital charity that saves lives at sea.
Sincere thanks to the local businesses who sponsored the event – The Herald, Pembrokeshire Building & Plumbing Suppliers, Evans & Evans Brewery, Bookers, Carlsberg, Celtic Wines, Dash Shellfish, Capeston Organic Poultry, John James Butchers, Pembrokeshire Paints, MG Pest Control, Dale Fort Field Studies Centre, Boat House Café (Dale), Judith Roach Phoenix Trading, Rosey Cale & Garry Wale
We were overwhelmed with the generous donations received for the raffle which alone raised £1,200. Thank you to Bluestone, Monk Haven Manor B&B, Dale Sailing, Milford Haven Port Authority, The Griffin Inn, Point Farm Campsite (Dale), Vaughans Electrical Store, Nic Ford Photography, Boots, Natwest, Ali Smith Holistic Therapy, Tesco (Milford Haven), Heatherton, Pembroke Castle, Flowers & Favors, Vincent Davies, Georgie Gainfort & St Brides Bay Clothing.
We would also like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to the superb team of volunteers, including Milford Tigers Swimming Club, who gave up their time to help on the day in aid of the RNLI and to all who came to support the day, raising £3,022.10 is a huge achievement.
Special thanks to the lifeguards who came to the event and Lewis Creese (Coxswain) for bringing the Angle lifeboat and crew over to Dale pontoon.
We are thrilled as the event was extremely well supported and it really is overwhelming how much support we had this year, we are now looking forward to next year’s event!”
2015 RNLI Educational Fundraising Event
Last year, we held an RNLI Educational Fundraising Day over August bank holiday which was amazingly successful, raising over £1200 and we’re hoping to to grow this fundraising event each year!
- Bank Holiday Weekend August
- A great atmosphere over August bank holiday
- Jan and Sian gain RNLI awards
- Learn all about the RNLI at our Educational fundraising day
- A crowded pontoon for Angle lifeboat visit
- Everyone waiting to look around the lifeboat
PEMBROKESHIRE FISH WEEK – Saturday 25th June – Sunday 3rd July
GOURMET SEAFOOD TASTER MENU & WINE TASTING
Thursday 30th June 2016
7pm – NOW FULLY BOOKED!
Enjoy some of the freshest seafood you have ever tasted at our ultimate
GOURMET SEAFOOD TASTER MENU & WINE TASTING
The evening will offer a six course seafood taster menu, designed and prepared by owner Simon Vickers, with each course accompanied by a wine, carefully chosen and presented on the evening.
Enjoy some of the freshest seafood you have ever tasted!
Price: £60.00 per person – Bookings only (limited space available)
How to Book: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
DALE PIRATE DAY
Saturday 2nd July 2016
From 12.30pm – 5.30pm (raising funds for Dale Play Area – registered charity 1159904)
- Dale Pirate Day - building their pirate ships
- Dale Pirate Day - live music
- Dale Pirate Day - face painting
- Dale Pirate Day - stalls and games
- Pembrokeshire Fish Week - Pirate Day
Shiver me timbers. Dale will become a pirate haven for the day with fun for all the family!
- Bouncy Castle
- Pirate Boat building competition
- Fancy dress competition
- Treasure Hunt
- Face Painting
- BBQ & Seafood Paella
Then party into the night with live music and fancy dress at the Griffin!