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Book your 'plaice' at the Whitby RNLI Fish Supper

Lifeguards News Release

The Star Inn the Harbour, Whitby is hosting the annual charity fundraiser 'Fish Supper' on Wednesday 18 October.

Chef Andrew Pern with Whitby RNLI crew members outside the Star Inn the Harbour

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Chef Andrew Pern with Whitby RNLI crew members outside the Star Inn the Harbour
The fish supper at Chef Andrew Pern's new Whitby restaurant costs £45 per person, of which £15 will go to the charity.

The evening begins at 7pm with food being served from 7.30pm. There will be a raffle, auction and entertainment.

RNLI Coxswain Howard Fields will host dinner on the Coxswain's table where guests can meet some of the volunteer lifesavers from Whitby RNLI.

The lifesaving menu is as follows:

Salty Dog Cocktail on arrival
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Fish ‘n’ Chip Canapés
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Gravadlax of Home Smoked North Sea Halibut,
Sourdough Crumpets, Potted Shrimp,
Egg Mayonnaise, Seashore Vegetables
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Sage-roast Monkfish Tail with Pig Cheek ‘Croquette’’,
Juniper-creamed Curly Kale, Smoked Bacon & Cider Juices
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Dark Chocolate Pot with Sea-salted Caramel

The evening is part of the RNLI's national 'Fish Supper' event.

The charity's crews are ready to drop everything – even their supper – at a moment’s notice to go to the rescue of people in trouble on the water.

People are also being encouraged to host their own fish suppers during the weekend of
13 to 15 October.

The money raised from Fish Supper events will support all aspects of the RNLI's lifesaving work and could help to buy kit for volunteer crew members or fuel for a lifeboat.

To receive a Fish Supper fundraising pack and to see some delicious recipe inspirations, visit: RNLI.org/Fish Supper

RNLI Media contacts

For more information contact Lifeboat Press Officer Ceri Oakes on 07813359428 or at ceri_oakes@hotmail.com
Chef Andrew Pern with Whitby RNLI crew members at the Star Inn the Harbour

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Chef Andrew Pern with Whitby RNLI crew members at the Star Inn the Harbour
Chef Andrew Pern shows Whitby RNLI crew member Simon Rhodes around his kitchen

RNLI/Ceri Oakes

Chef Andrew Pern shows Whitby RNLI crew member Simon Rhodes around his kitchen

Key facts about the RNLI

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is the charity that saves lives at sea. Our volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service in the United Kingdom and Ireland from 238 lifeboat stations, including four along the River Thames and inland lifeboat stations at Loch Ness, Lough Derg, Enniskillen and Lough Ree. Additionally the RNLI has more than 1,000 lifeguards on over 240 beaches around the UK and operates a specialist flood rescue team, which can respond anywhere across the UK and Ireland when inland flooding puts lives at risk.

The RNLI relies on public donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. As a charity it is separate from, but works alongside, government-controlled and funded coastguard services. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824 our lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved at least 140,000 lives. Volunteers make up 95% of the charity, including 4,600 volunteer lifeboat crew members and 3,000 volunteer shore crew. Additionally, tens of thousands of other dedicated volunteers raise funds and awareness, give safety advice, and help in our museums, shops and offices.

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Contacting the RNLI - public enquiries

Members of the public may contact the RNLI on 0300 300 9990 or by email.

 

The RNLI is a charity registered in England and Wales (209603) and Scotland (SC037736). Charity number 20003326 in the Republic of Ireland

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