Wildlife Rocks rode again !


I’m just about recovering from Wildlife Rocks ! What an amazing day !

Massive thanks to all who made it such a joy – and twice as big as last time !

That includes all our performers … musical and inspirational …

Peter Egan @PeterEgan6
Katrina Leskanich @KatrinasWeb
Hawkwind @HawkwindHQ
Kerry Ellis @kerryjaneellis1
The Troggs
Shirley Higton @ShirleyHigton
Darren Day @DarrenDOfficial
Joe Duckworth (Chief Executive of LACS) @LeagueJoe
Robbie Marsden (Chief Executive – IFAW) @IFAWUK
Nicholas Ball
David Bowles (Head of Public Relations – RSPCA)
Hugh Warwick (Author and Ecologist) @hedgehoghugh
Marc the Vet (Founder of Pup Aid) @marcthevet
YEM Youth choir @YEMRockChoir
Will Travers (Born Free Foundation & BF USA) @willtravers
Virginia McKenna OBE (founder of Born Free) @V_McKenna
Shaun Ellis (Wolf Behaviourist, writer and star of Wolfman)
Kitty @kittybrucknell
NewQuay Times @newquaytimes
Phil Ram @feedbackphil
Richard Bonfield (Born Free’s Poet in Residence)
Peter Donegan @peter_donegan

And all you great Animal Friendly folks who ran the stalls and attractions which made the day so colourful …

including …

Absolutely Animals – Pet accessories + animal themed gift range
Adams Hoofing Hut – Mobile Cider/Beer tent
Alison Wildlife Paintings and Prints – Wildlife Paintings and Prints
Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals -Information pens, cloth bags, notelets etc.
Animal Asia
Badger Trust
Bagshot Village handmade cushions
Bonappa Sweet – Sweets + Slushies
Born Free – BF Merchandise
Card Tricks
Care For The Wild International – Gift Items, soft toys
Carls Creature Comforts – Wooden animal shelters
Celia Cross Greyhound – leaflets + information
Charlottes Sparkles – Glitter Body Art/Tattoos
Compassion in World Farming
Complexity Crystals – Natural crystals, minerals + fossils
Cuddle Kids Ltd – Baby animal onesies
Esplthings – Scarves, Jewellery, Handmade Cards
Face Painting
Ferret Rescue Surrey – Ferret/Polecat info /Racing+Handling
Flapping Jacks – Vegetarian snacks, homemade cakes + hot/cold drinks
Forever Living Products – Health + well being Aloe Vera products
German Shepherd Rescue South – Crafty items, dog treats + dogs?
Greek Animal Rescue + Support (GAR) – Animal items , products + accessories Info on cause
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Guildford Fire Brigade
Harper Asprey Wildlife Rescue
Save Me Trust
Hounds Off – Inform people
Hunt Sabs – clothing, key rings, badges
Ian Rentoul Wildlife and Nature Photography
LJS Jewellery – jewellery + stones
Lovelight Photography – Mini Photo shoots
Mirror Mirror Events – face painting
Peter Poppers
Phoenix Cards
Purple Button Crafts – Stain glass sun catchers + small panels + fabric items
Rohanna Jewellery
RSPB – Promote RSPB + campaigns
S&S Patisserie
Saunders Amusements – Coconut Shy, Chestnut Barrow, Penalty Shoot Out,Strikers, Hook-a-duck, Tin Can Alley, Ball in a Bucket
Save Me I’m Wild / Jay Cowie Photography Ltd – Bags, canvases, cards and prints
Sea Shepherd UK – Promoting for charity + Own merchandise
Shambhus – Vegan food + drink
Simon Keeley – Stone Carver + Sculptor
Spiral Soaps
Stained Glass Art – Glass sun catchers + ornaments
Surrey Wildlife Trust – Info on their work, memberships, sales goods + advice
The Bug Man – Reptiles and Insects
The David Sheldrick Trust – Awareness raising, Charity merchandise
The Telepathic
The Little Honey Bee Company – Handmade Candles, Bath bombs, bath salts etc
Tony Fresko Ltd – Ice Cream Vans Ice Cream Vans
Total Pencil Portraits
Under The Oak Tree – Recycled, reused, up cycled + repurposed arts & crafts
VAZ Bouncy Castles
West Surrey Badger Group
Woody Wonders – Twig-Pencils

Thanks too, to all our wonderful volunteers in all departments who did EVERYTHING out of the kindness of their hearts, and their passion for giving animals a proper place in the world. Thanks Tim Bricusse ! Thanks to the Webbs !

Thanks to all those of you I haven’t thanked by name. And no thanks are enough for the indomitable Anne Brummer, who masterminded the whole thing.

Brian and Anne
Photo credit unknown

My apologies for not quite getting to the end of the line for signatures – I had to attend to the closing of the show but … I will be back !

and so will WILDLIFE ROCKS !!


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