Majesty to rock in Budleigh Salterton and other news

Queen tribute band ‘Majesty’ will be rocking in The Public Hall in Budleigh Salterton on Saturday, June 9. Read this and more.

LIONS’ FUNDRAISER: Queen tribute band ‘Majesty’ will be rocking in The Public Hall in Budleigh Salterton on Saturday, June 9.

The evening has been organised by Budleigh Salterton Lions Club and the Budleigh Salterton Carnival Club.

The evening starts at 7pm for 7.30pm, with entrance by ticket only from Geoff on 01395 445298 or Julie on 01395 442067.

Priced at �17.50, tickets include a ‘bangers and mash’ supper, with a maximum of eight people per table.

There will be licensed bar, raffle and “Irish” bingo.


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