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12/10/2023 - Remembrance Day

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28/10/2023 - South Zeal Carnival

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21/10/2023 - Okehampton Carnival

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30/09/2023 - 70's&80's Music Festival

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17/09/2023-Civic Parade Road Closures


When it comes to organizing a successful event like the Civic Parade, the devil is in the details. And one significant detail is managing road closures effectively to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all participants and spectators.

That's where Okehampton Lions Club comes into the picture! Our dedicated Lions have generously volunteered their time and expertise to assist with road closures, ensuring that everything runs seamlessly on the big day.

From strategic planning to directing traffic, our Lions are on the front lines, making sure everyone can enjoy the parade without any traffic-related hiccups. Their commitment to serving the community is nothing short of inspiring!


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16/09/2023 - Big Breakfast

What a magnificent morning it was at the Okehampton Lions Club Big Breakfast on September 16, 2023! The aroma of sizzling bacon and freshly brewed coffee filled the air, setting the stage for a day of community, camaraderie, and delicious fare.

☀️🥞 Sunrise and Syrup 🥞☀️ As the sun began its ascent, the Lions Club members, donning their iconic vests, were up and at ready to serve up a breakfast fit for champions. Bacon, sausages, eggs, and all the breakfast fixings adorned the tables, inviting guests to savour each bite.

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Community at Its Core 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Families, friends, and neighbours gathered under the morning sun, filling the hall with laughter and lively chatter. It was heart-warming to see both familiar faces and new acquaintances come together to share this special meal.

🥰 Gratitude and Generosity 🥰 We extend our deepest thanks to every guest who joined us for this event. Your presence and support are the foundation upon which we build a stronger, more connected community.

🎉 Beyond Breakfast: Serving Our Community 🎉 Events like the Big Breakfast are a testament to the Okehampton Lions Club's dedication to service. We're here not only to provide a delicious meal but to foster bonds that enrich the fabric of our town.

🌟 Looking Ahead 🌟 As we reflect on this memorable morning, we're filled with gratitude and a renewed sense of purpose. We can't wait to bring you even more events and initiatives that celebrate our wonderful community.

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02/09/23-Aid Water Fair Roadford Lake 

The Aid Water Summer Fair at Roadford Lake was a splash of fun and community spirit, and the Okehampton Lions Club was at the heart of it all! With our trusty Catering Caravan in tow, we brought a taste of Lions Club magic to this fantastic event.

🚐🍔 Catering Caravan on the Move! 🍔🚐 Our Lions Club Catering Caravan was a beacon of culinary delight, dishing out an array of scrumptious treats that had guests lining up for seconds! From hearty burgers, our team was dedicated to satisfying every craving.

🌊🎉 Fun by the Lake 🎉🌊 The picturesque setting by Roadford Lake provided the perfect backdrop for this summer fair. Guests reveled in the festivities, enjoying the delicious fare while taking in the natural beauty surrounding them.

👏🏼 Gratitude to Aid Water and Roadford Lake 👏🏼 We extend our heartfelt thanks to Aid Water for organizing this event and to Roadford Lake for providing such a stunning venue. Your dedication to community engagement and charitable work is truly commendable.

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12/08/2023 - Dudley & Fran Luxton's

What an incredible honor it was for the Okehampton Lions Club to be a part of Dudley and Fran Luxton's private event! The atmosphere was simply electrifying, and we were thrilled to contribute to the festivities.

🌈 A Feast for the Senses 🌈 The aroma of sizzling delicacies wafted through the air, drawing guests towards our caravan like bees to honey. Laughter and conversation flowed as old friends reunited and new connections were forged over shared plates of delectable delights.

👏🏼 Heartfelt Thanks to the Luxton Family 👏🏼 We extend our deepest gratitude to the Luxton family for allowing us to be a part of this special occasion. Your generosity and warm hospitality created an unforgettable experience for all in attendance.

🦁 Lions Club: Serving Beyond Boundaries 🦁 Being a part of events like these reminds us of the true power of community spirit. We are committed to serving not only within Okehampton, but wherever we're needed to spread kindness and camaraderie.

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10/08/2023 - Okehampton Show

The Okehampton Lions Club was out in full force at this year's Okehampton Show, and what a fantastic day it was! We couldn't be prouder to be part of such a vibrant and close-knit community.

From dawn till dusk, our Lions worked tirelessly to ensure the success of this wonderful event. Our members were seen all over the showground, sporting those iconic vests and ready to lend a helping hand wherever needed.

We extend our deepest gratitude to the Okehampton Show organizers and volunteers who worked tirelessly to make this event a reality. It's through such collaborative efforts that our community thrives.

👏🏼👏🏼 The Heart of Our Community 👏🏼👏🏼 The Okehampton Lions Club is immensely proud to be a part of this amazing community. The bonds we strengthen at events like these are what truly make our town special.

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03/08/2023 - Distinction Members Day

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30/07/2023 - Inwardleigh Fayre

🦁 Okehampton Lions Club Catering Caravan Delights at Inwardleigh Country Fair! 🎪

On the picturesque day of July 30, 2023, the Inwardleigh Country Fair was graced by the heart-warming presence of the Okehampton Lions Club Catering Caravan. A true highlight of the event, the caravan transformed into a mobile hub of community spirit, offering a delightful array of treats and activities for fairgoers of all ages.

Amidst the vibrant atmosphere of the fairgrounds, the Lions Club Catering Caravan stood out as a beacon of service and camaraderie. With their signature dedication to making a positive impact, the Lions Club members served up a delectable assortment of refreshments, from classic fair goodies to locally sourced delights. Laughter and conversations flowed freely as attendees savoured the offerings while connecting with fellow community members.

But the Catering Caravan was more than just a culinary delight. It doubled as an information center, providing visitors with insights into the Lions Club's ongoing projects and initiatives aimed at bettering the lives of those in need. Their commitment to fostering unity and support within the community was palpable, leaving a lasting impression on all who visited.

As the sun set on this memorable day, the Okehampton Lions Club's Catering Caravan left an indelible mark on the Inwardleigh Country Fair, reminding us all of the power of togetherness and service. With their unwavering dedication, they showcased that small acts of kindness can create ripples of positive change that extend far beyond the fairgrounds.


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14/07/2023 - Chocolate Bingo

🍫🎲A Sweet Success! 🎲🍫What an incredible evening it was at the Bingo Chocolate Event! The community came together on 14th July 2023 for a night filled with laughter, excitement, and, of course, delicious chocolates. 🍪🍬🍫

From the moment the first number was called, the atmosphere was electric. Lovely people of all ages gathered to try their luck and share in the joy of playing bingo with a chocolaty twist. The prizes on offer were simply irresistible, and each winner walked away with a delectable assortment of chocolates and Ambrosia Custard, courtesy of our Sponsors

But the true highlight of the event was the warm and welcoming spirit that filled the room. Friends and neighbours gathered around the tables, bonding over their love of bingo and sharing stories that brought smiles to everyone's faces.

The Okehampton Lions Club's commitment to community engagement was evident throughout the evening. Not only did we have a great time together, but the funds raised from the event will go towards supporting various charitable projects in our town.

A heartfelt thank you to all the lovely people who attended the event, making it a memorable success. Your enthusiasm and support are what made this evening truly special. 

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09/07/23- Celebrate in the Simmons Park

🎉🌳 "Celebrating in Simmons Park Okehampton" - A Day to Remember with Okehampton Lions Club! 🌳🎉

What a fantastic day it was at "Celebrating in Simmons Park"! The Okehampton Lions Club was thrilled to be part of this joyous event, and we had a blast with our catering caravan adding an extra layer of deliciousness to the festivities! 🍔🍟🥤

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From mouthwatering burgers sizzling on the grill to crispy golden fries and refreshing beverages, our menu was designed to please all taste buds. It was heartwarming to see smiles on the faces of both young and old as they enjoyed their meals under the shade of the park's majestic trees.

Not only did we get to serve delicious food, but we also had the opportunity to connect with everyone who came by our caravan. The sense of community was palpable as we shared laughter, stories, and our collective love for Okehampton.

Beyond the food and camaraderie, the entire event was a resounding success. With games, live music, arts and crafts, and guided tours showcasing the beauty of Simmons Park, there was never a dull moment. It truly highlighted the charm and vibrancy of our town.

The Okehampton Lions Club would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who joined us at "Celebrating in Simmons Park." Your support and enthusiasm made this event even more special. Together, we created lasting memories and strengthened the bonds that make our community so close-knit.

As we reflect on this wonderful day, we're already looking forward to future events and opportunities to serve and celebrate with all of you. Stay tuned for more exciting endeavors by the Okehampton Lions Club, and let's continue spreading the spirit of togetherness and kindness in our beloved town. 🌟🎉🌳

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07/07/2023-Lions Leaders Team 2023/24

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02/07/2023 - Dartmoor Endurance Riding

What an incredible day at the Dartmoor Endurance Riding Event with the Okehampton Lions Club Caravan! 
Our dedicated Lions Club members served tirelessly, providing much-needed support, refreshments, and encouragement to all the courageous riders. The spirit of endurance was palpable as horses and riders tackled the challenging terrain of Dartmoor with determination and resilience. We are honoured to be a part of this amazing event! 
Thank you to everyone who stopped by the caravan, shared stories, and created unforgettable memories. Your smiles and appreciation make all our efforts worthwhile. 
Together, we celebrated the power of community and the indomitable human-animal bond. It was a day filled with inspiration, camaraderie, and a shared love for equestrian sports. 
Stay tuned for more updates on our future events and community initiatives. We can't wait to continue serving and making a difference in our wonderful community! 
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18/06/2023 - Bideford Soapbox Derby

Fantastic work Lions! Well done to everyone that took part or supported the team in some way. There was great coverage and publicity for the Okehampton Lions club and the sponsors. What a good cause to be involved in and you helped to raise an incredible amount of money for the charity


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08/05/2023 - Litter Pick day Bowls Match

Busy few days. ✅
We held our monthly meeting last Thursday, a few of our members entered the Mayors Charity Bowls match, followed by assisting in the big community clear up. Fantastic to see so many people coming together.

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 20/04/2023- Lions Sponsor Ryan 

Presenting a cheque to Ryan Wills. Ryan does MuayThai out of Team Chaos gym and has been selected by Team England, fighting in the world championships in Venice in June 2023.

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22/05/2023- The Kings Arms Birthday

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01/05/2023 - Charter Anniversary

we celebrated our Charter Anniversary with a superb lunch at The Brothers Restaurant. It was an opportunity to begin re-establishing some normality in our annual traditions following the Covid years as well as reflect on some of the things we have done during this time, including assisting the medical practice with the vaccine roll out, stewarding events, marshalling road closures and of course our well known burger van. Raising funds has allowed us to assist local causes and projects with over £6,000 in the past year alone as well as contributions to Lions International, supporting humanitarian efforts in other countries.
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23/04/2023- Donate to The Friends of St James Primary School 

Outside space is so important for children and so we were delighted to donate £500 to The Friends of St James Primary School towards their new playground project. It was great meeting staff, children and parents who are working together to raise funds.
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 06/01/2023-Lions Donate to Rugby Club 

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a fantastic asset for the club and wider community.

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