Fundraising

Over £168,071 Donated To Local Worthy Causes In 17 Years!

Fundraising is a brilliant by-product of the Wedmore Real Ale Festival:

If you are a local worthy cause and would like to be considered for funding from our festival, please download the WRAF Request for Funding form using the link below and send it back to us by 18th September 2017. This years presentation night will be held on 14th October 2017.

Download a WRAF Request for Funding Form

2017 Presentation Night

The 17th WRAF 2017

Running Total: £168,071

Festival Total: £17,500

£2500 Wedmore Playing Fields Management Committee
£1750 Somewhere House Somerset
£1720 Wedmore Football Club
£1700 Wedmore Village Hall
£1500 Wedmore PTA
£1180 Wedmore Scout Group
£1000 Wedmore Guides & Brownie Units
£1000 Wedmore & Axbridge Community Health Fund
£1000 Girlguiding Somermead
£850 Wedmore Tuesday Club
£650 Wedmore Cricket Club
£500 Hugh Sexey Middle School
£500 Wedmore in Bloom
£450 Avalon Camps
£400 Blackford Village Hall
£350 Isle of Wedmore Bridge Club
£250 Green Wedmore
£200 IOW Remembers WW1

Beneficiaries from Previous Years

The 16th WRAF 2016

Running Total: £150,571

Festival Total: £17,000

£3000 Wedmore Playing Fields Management Committee
£2360 Wedmore Village Hall
£2100 Wedmore PTA
£1750 Wedmore Scout Group
£1500 Brainwave
£1340 Children’s Hospice South West
£1000 Weston Hospice Care
£900 Orchard Vale Trust
£750 Movement Workshop Nights
£750 Theale Play Area
£500 Wedmore Tuesday Club
£500 Cheddar Vale Gateway Club
£300 Hugh Sexeys Middle School
£250 Wedmore Brownies

The 15th WRAF 2015

Running Total: £133,571

Festival Total: £15,000

£2550 Wedmore Scout Group
£2375 Wedmore Playing Fields Management Committee
£1700 Children’s Hospice South West
£1675 Wedmore PTA
£1300 Weston Hospicecare
£950 Wedmore Guides
£750 Somewhere House Somerset
£600 Orchard Vale Trust
£600 Cots for Tots
£500 Community Bus
£500 Wedmore in Bloom
£450 IOW Green Group
£400 Wedmore Twinning Association
£250 In Charley’s Memory
£200 Wedmore Tots and Tinies
£200 Wedmore Brownies

The 14th WRAF 2014

Running Total: £118,571

Festival Total: £15,000

£1900 Wedmore Village Hall
£1700 Wedmore Playing Fields
£1500 Children's Hospice South West
£1325 Blackford Play Area
£1300 Wedmore Cricket Club
£1025 Wedmore Scouts
£1000 Wedmore First School
£1000 Wedmore Junior Football Club
£900 Weston Hospicecare
£800 Blackford Village Hall
£600 Wedmore Day Centre
£500 Friends of St Marys
£450 Hugh Sexey Middle School
£350 IOW Remembers WW1
£300 Wedmore in Bloom
£200 St Johns
£150 Wedmore Toddlers

The 13th WRAF 2013

Running Total: £103,571

Festival Total: £13,000

£2000 Wedmore Playing Fields
£2000 Wedmore Play Project
£2000 Wedmore Village Hall
£1500 Friends of Wedmore 1st School
£1300 Wedmore Preschool
£900 Wedmore Scout Group
£800 Weston Hospicecare
£600 Wedmore Junior Football Club
£500 Cheddar Valley Food Bank
£450 Wedmore WW1 Project
£350 Wedmore in Bloom
£200 Wedmore Day Centre
£200 St Johns
£200 Wedmore WI

The 12th WRAF 2012

Running Total: £90,571

Festival Total: £14,000

£1750 Children's Hospice South West
£1250 Wedmore Village Hall
£1200 Friends of Wedmore 1st School
£1000 Blackford Village Hall
£1000 Wedmore Playing Fields
£1000 Wedmore Scout Group
£750 Arthritis Research
£750 Hugh Sexey School
£750 Jubilee Sailing Trust
£750 Wedmore Play Project
£650 Wedmore Junior Football Club
£500 Weston Hospicecare
£500 Wedmore Day Centre
£500 Wedmore Preschool
£350 Community Orchard at Bagley
£250 Over 50s Dance Group
£250 Wedmore Cricket Club
£250 Wedmore in Bloom
£250 Wedmore Youth Club
£200 St John’s Ambulance
£100 Wedmore Green Group

The 11th WRAF 2011

Running Total: £76,571

Festival Total: £13,821

£4000 Wedmore Playing Fields
£1750 Children's Hospice South West
£1321 Wedmore First School
£1250 Wedmore Village Hall
£1000 Wedmore Scouts
£1000 Blackford Village Hall
£750 Hugh Sexy’s School
£500 Wedmore Day Centre
£500 Wedmore Playgroup
£250 Wedmore Junior Football Club
£250 Jubilee Sailing Trust
£250 Arthritis Research in Children
£250 Wedmore in Bloom
£250 Brainwave
£250 Headline
£125 Wedmore Green Group
£125 Community Orchard Bagley

The 10th WRAF 2010

Running Total: £62,750

Festival Total: £12,750

£1500 Wedmore Village Hall
£1500 Children’s Hospice South West
£1250 Wedmore 1st School
£1000 Blackford Village Hall
£1000 Wedmore Play Area
£1000 Weston Hospicecare
£750 Arthritis Research UK
£750 Jubilee Sailing Trust
£750 Wedmore Playgroup
£625 Moving together in Somerset
£625 Wedmore Junior Football
£500 Wedmore Day Centre
£500 Wedmore Scouts
£250 Brainwave
£250 Headlines
£250 Wedmore Green Group
£250 Wedmore in Bloom

The 9th WRAF 2009

Running Total: £50,000

Festival Total: £10,500

£1750 Wedmore Village Hall
£1750 Children's Hospice South West
£1000 Blackford Village Hall
£1000 Wedmore Play Area
£500 Theale Village Hall
£500 Wedmore Playing Fields
£500 Hugh Sexey's Middle School
£500 Wedmore in Bloom
£500 Wedmore Junior Football Club (Girls)
£500 Wedmore First School
£500 Arthritis Research in Children
£250 Wedmore Junior Cricket Club
£250 Wedmore Scouts
£250 Wedmore Day Centre Club
£250 Wedmore Brownies
£250 Community Orchard Bagley
£250 Sugar, Water and Curls Dance Group

The 8th WRAF 2008

Running Total: £39,500

Festival Total: £8,500

£1250 Wedmore Village Hall
£1000 Children's Hospice South West
£750 Wedmore Scouts
£750 Wedmore Play Area
£750 Arthritis Research in Children
£750 Wedmore Youth Group
£750 Wedmore First School
£500 Wedmore Day Centre
£500 Wedmore Junior Cricket Club
£500 Wedmore in Bloom
£500 Blackford Village Hall
£500 Wylye Valley Handicapped Children's Riding Fund

The 7th WRAF 2007

Running Total: £31,000

Festival Total: £7,500

£2000 Wedmore Village Hall
£1000 Children's Hospice South West
£750 Wedmore First School
£750 Blackford Village Hall
£500 Wedmore Guides
£500 Arthritis Research in Children
£500 Wedmore in Bloom
£500 Wedmore Junior Football Club
£500 Wedmore Senior Football Club
£500 Wedmore Youth Group

The 6th WRAF 2006

Running Total: £23,500

Festival Total: £5,500

£1500 Wedmore Village Hall
£1000 Children's Hospice South West
£750 Avalon School
£750 Arthritis Research in Children
£500 Blackford Play Area
£500 Theale Play Area
£500 Wedmore Play Area

The 5th WRAF 2005

Running Total: £18,000

Festival Total: £5,000

£2000 Wedmore Village Hall
£1000 Children's Hospice South West
£750 Burnham Area Rescue Boat
£750 Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance
£500 Wedmore Junior Cricket Club

The 4th WRAF 2004

Running Total: £13,000

Festival Total: £4,000

£1000 Children's Hospice South West
£750 Blackford Play Area
£750 Theale Play Area
£750 Wedmore Play Area
£750 Wedmore Village Hall

The 3rd WRAF 2003

Running Total: £9,000

Festival Total: £4,000

£1000 Children's Hospice South West
£750 Wedmore Guides
£750 Wedmore Scouts
£500 Wedmore Day Centre For The Elderly
£500 Wedmore Village Hall
£500 Water Aid Africa

The 2nd WRAF 2002

Running Total: £5,000

Festival Total: £3,000

£1000 Wedmore Play Group
£1000 Wedmore 1st School Special Needs Department
£500 Wedmore Village Hall
£500 Somerset and Dorset Ait Ambulance

The 1st WRAF 2001

Running Total: £2,000

Festival Total: £2,000

£1000 Wedmore 1st School Special Needs Department
£1000 Wedmore Village Hall