Maggie marks 80th birthday with three-day party and microlight flight to raise £1,000 for Water Aid
PUBLISHED: 09:34 16 August 2017
A Fenland woman celebrated her 80th birthday with a three-day party and microlight flight – all in aid of charity.
Maggie Devine raised £1,000 for the charity Water Aid by holding the weekend-long celebration which featured live music, a raffle and an auction.
She said: “Over three days about 100 people came to the party in Sutton Gault – a lot of them even camped.
“We had four different live bands and other musicians come from all over the country.
“It was more of a mini festival with a birthday party thrown in.
“The idea came from me and I was giving a flyover in a microlight with people throwing confetti when I came down. It was amazing.
“I chose to raise money for Water Aid because of all the earthquakes that have happened recently, to help those who have been affected.”
For more information about Water Aid and the work the charity does visit www.wateraid.org/uk
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