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Floating Bye

Floating Bye

At a glance

A gathering on Instow beach to remember those we miss


Start: Sunday, July 21, 2024 / 17:45

End: Sunday, July 21, 2024 / 19:00


Instow Beach

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Open to all who have lost someone special at any time in their lives


Free (donations for flowers & messages)

 Remember someone you love and miss

 Add you loved one's name to our raft

Floating Bye is an uplifting gathering on Instow beach, where we place flowers with messages to loved ones on a beautiful handcrafted willow structure on a raft, which is then towed out on an ebbing tide by local gig rowers. It is a beautiful way to honour someone's memory and come together knowing we are not alone in missing someone close to us.

You are warmly invited to join us for this year's very special Floating Bye event, from 5.45pm on Sunday 21st July on Instow Beach by the sand dunes. 

This special event on the beach will be lead by members of our Supportive Care team. We will gather together and listen to comforting words and gentle music while we remember those we love, who are no longer with us. Your family and friends are very welcome to join us.

If you are unable to attend but still wish to be part of Floating Bye this year, you can make your donation online and add your message using the button below. It will be our pleasure to place your message and flower on the raft, on your behalf. 

We look forward to welcoming you to this very special event and thank you for your kind support. Please kindly note, local car parking charges apply.

Add you loved one's name to our raft


 Pink Gerber flowers


Can we help?

Robyn Tregaskes

Database & Development Fundraiser

01271 347233