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ABF The Soldiers Charity: Picnic at Downes House

12 Sep 2021, 14:30 – 17:00

Come and join us at Downes House, Crediton on Sunday afternoon for music and relaxation, with music by the ‘Sounds of Brass’ , will play old classics and modern pieces on the wonderful lawns of Downes, Crediton, EX17 3PL.

Sounds of Brass are all former military musicians with a wonderful sound! Bring your picnics, rugs, chairs and listen to the music whilst enjoying the lovely views over the Yeo Valley.

Entry from 2:30pm

Entry fee includes one free drink on arrival and raffle tickets will be available to purchase on the day. There is free parking and gates open at 2pm.


Tickets are £15.00 and include a drink on arrival, Under 15s free.

For each entry ticket bought, one entry will be made to our entry prize draw to win a picnic box for 2, (value £25.00) courtesy of  Bernaville Nurseries.

The entry draw ticket will be drawn one week before the event and the winner notified. (please note that every entry ticket purchased after Monday 6th September will not be entered into this draw).

You can also order a picnic box for 2 direct from Bernaville Nurseries for the event and they will deliver the picnic box direct to Downes House for your arrival.

See image below: (The picnic box does not include drinks, but you can place an order via the link to order extra drinks)

Here is the link:

For every picnic box sold, 10% will be donated to the charity. Please enter the coupon code: CHARITY10

  1. Tickets for ‘Picnic at Downes’ are available on Eventbrite: 
  2. Call the office on 01392 496412 and pay by debit/credit card; we will add 66p for ticket postage.

Alternatively, send a cheque made payable to “ABF The Soldiers’ Charity” to the address below, enclosing a stamped addressed envelope for your tickets.

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity,

Wyvern Barracks,

Exeter, EX2 6AR.

Tel: 01392 496412

E-mail: [email protected]