A proud achievement for Down The Rabbit Hole PR who join forces with one of the most popular events in Bury’s music calendar as it celebrates its tenth year.
Down The Rabbit Hole PR are delighted to be announced as Glaston-Bury’s official Media Partner. Partners Lauren Hutchinson and Lyndsey Hopkinson have both played a part in the festival in recent years and are passionate supporters of Glaston-Bury’s main beneficiary Bury Hospice
Down The Rabbit Hole PR was established with the aim of working with original Rock and Metal bands to make sure that their music is heard by as many people as possible. With backgrounds in business management, service delivery and business development as well as being currently gigging musicians, Lyndsey and Lauren decided to combine their talents to help bands to reach their potential and are now proud to include bands such as The King Lot and Fury on their management roster. One of their other clients Troyen are playing at Glaston-Bury this year.
2017 is a landmark year for Glaston-Bury Festival. The event is celebrating its tenth year by hosting a staggering 130 bands playing across 13 stages. Held yearly as a fundraiser for Bury Hospice and consisting of various town centre venues and 3 outdoor stages playing host to a raft of local talent the event has raised over £108,000 so far. Now celebrating its tenth year, it is well known as one of the highlights of Bury’s entertainment and musical calendar.
Glaston-Bury’s Founder and main organizer Christopher Buckley has expressed huge enthusiasm about the partnership…
“I am very excited to be working with Lyndsey and Lauren. As well as being true supporters of Glaston-Bury and Bury Hospice, they work tirelessly to promote and develop musical talent in our area and are the ideal partners to help me to make sure that our ten-year anniversary is a truly staggering event”
A Brief History of Glaston-Bury
In 2008 Glaston-Bury consisted of one venue, Blind Tiger, and raised a grand total of £1427.70 including sponsorship from the Co-Operative Group. Christopher decided to continue holding the event with the eventual aim of raising a total of £25,000.
By the end of Glaston-Bury 2015 over £75,000 had been raised for Bury Hospice.
2016 saw a further donation of £20,000 made to Bury Hospice with smaller amounts being donated to recognize the important work of other deserving organisations from the Bury area including: Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary, Bury Blind Society and Greenmount Wild Bird Sanctuary.
Bury Hospice (registered charity number 514728) delivers very special nursing and medical care to local men and women who are living with a life-threatening or terminal illness whilst supporting their families and carers. Care is provided by in-patient medical and respite facilities, day hospice care including creative therapy, out-patient clinics offering dietetic advice, physiotherapy, palliative care and symptom control and a new ‘Hospice at Home’ service.
It also includes complementary services, stress management and relaxation therapy sessions, home assessment visits, bereavement support and visitor support services and accommodation.