Friday Evening - 10 September
The SCCR 2010 Reception will take place in the tented area in the Regatta field at
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The Regatta draw will follow the Reception. Entry to the draw is free.
On Friday evening, for those not invited to the Reception a selection of hot dishes made by the Yarn Market Hotel will be on sale for £7 each.
Taunton Brewery will be providing a bar which will remain open all evening.
During the day of the Regatta food and drink will be available from the tented areas of the Regatta field as follows:
at Wimbleball Rowing Club marquee:
Beefburgers and Cheeseburgers using locallly produced burgers
Tea / Coffee / Soft Drinks
Snacks and Confectionery
at Yarn Market Hotel catering tent
Filled rolls and sandwiches
Jacket Potatoes with a variety of fillingS
Selection of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks
from Styles Ice Cream
Selection of 15 flavours of prize-winning luxury ice cream made in the heart of
Don’t Rush Away after the Regatta -- or miss the Hog Roast, Prize Giving and Jazz Band
We hope that you will be able to join us on Saturday evening after the South Coast Championship Regatta at
Prize Giving with Ed Coode, MBE
The first event of the evening will be the Prize Giving for the Championship and Open Events. Ed Coode, twice World Champion and Olympic Gold Medallist, has kindly agreed to present the prizes.
Ed won his first World Championship in 1999, as a substitute in the British men's coxless four, rowing with Steve Redgrave, Matthew Pinsent and James Cracknell. In 2001, he won a second World Championship in the men's coxless four with Steve Williams, Rick Dunn and Toby Garbett. In the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, he rowed in the coxless four with Pinsent, Cracknell and Williams . In a close race with World champions
Tone Valley Jazz Band
After the prize giving, there will be music from the Tone Valley Jazz Band in the marquee. The Tone Valley Jazz Band was formed in 1959 by a group of local musicians living in the Taunton area. The band has appeared on television, radio and also in films in different guises. The music is easy to listen to, with melodies that everyone knows and good foot tapping rhythms. The ensemble is now entering their 48th year with not a gold watch in sight! They would like to thank the producers of cask conditioned ale for their success and hope, with the right blend of ale and good living, they will make their goal of 50 years.
Hog Roast & Local Beer
If you're feeling hungry there will be a Hog Roast in the tented area of the regatta field provided by Yarn Market Hotel catering, well renowned locally for its hog roasts.
[The Yarn Market Hotel welcomes couples, families and businessmen and offers a variety of activity breaks throughout the year].
For those in need of liquid refreshment then the bar will be open all evening serving a selection of drinks including real ale from the Taunton Brewing Company. Taunton Brewing Company began production of Taunton Ale in October 2006 in the cellar of the New Inn, Halse. They outgrew the amenities at the
Please come and enjoy a relaxing evening after the exertions of the day.