Charity concert for Dumbutu

11:56 09 November 2012

budleigh choir concert

budleigh choir concert


Some local men are helping raise money for a vital new well in an arid plot in The Gambia.

Budleigh Salterton Male Voice Choir are singing at a concert in Tower Street Methodist Church, Exmouth, on Saturday, November 10, at 7.30pm to help Woodbury Salterton-Dumbutu Link (WSDL) in their efforts to improve the lives of the villagers in Dumbutu in West Africa.

During 2012, WSDL have sent money for goat-proof fencing for the vegetable plot, and paid for 90 women to be trained in new methods of horticulture with seeds that better resist climate change. But the well from which they water their plants is old and hardly functioning. Women have to haul skins full of water from huge depths and the inner walls are damaged.

Tickets for the concert are available on the door or from Leo Wilson on 01395 268820. Email for more information from

Other Entertainment Stories

Yesterday, 18:30

The Exmouth Salvation Army has arranged another of its regular coffee mornings.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:30

The Beehive, in Honiton, has announced that it will be having six live screenings over the coming months.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00

Exmouth’s award-winning youth theatre group Centre Stage is putting the final touches to its next production, the family favourite slapstick comedy Bugsy Malone.

Read more
Fri, 18:30

Crealy Adventure Park and Resort is launching a new feature for Hallowe’en.

Read more
Fri, 11:00

Local art and craft will be on show at Exmouth’s Glenorchy Church Hall.

Read more
Thu, 18:30

The first Exmouth and East Devon music awards are coming up tomorrow night (8.30pm, Friday, October 21) at the GWRSA Railway club on the Royal Avenue.

Read more
Thu, 17:30

Members of the Honiton History Society were thoroughly entertained at their last talk given by Bruce Upton of the Bridport Museum Trust.

Read more
Thu, 11:55

Exmouth’s Bicton Inn has more musical events lined up.

Read more
Thu, 10:05

Now that the ‘September Scramble’ at the start of the new school year is out of the way, here’s something to look forward to for parents and grandparents - Budleigh Big Band Night with AJ’s on Friday, November 4.

Read more
Wed, 18:42

Most will know and many will love the 1954 film favourite White Christmas starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen.

Read more

Local Weather



max temp: 12°C

min temp: 8°C

Most Read Entertainment

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Photo Orders
Family notices
Google Plus
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder


Show Job Lists

Find planning applications