Project Tractor – Event Arrangements

 “Get your Tractor wheels on the road to break a record & help raise over £100,000 for charity.”

FAMILY FUN DAY, PRIZES, TRACTOR RUN & BIG CHARITY BREAKFAST 

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Saturday 10th March

Event Opens 9.00am & TRACTOR RUN Departs 1.15pm.

PROJECT TRACTOR & the BIG Country Breakfast with Richie Remo.

 Maghera based Specialist Joinery Group, have set their sights on beating an Irish Record for having over 750 tractors on a charity run, a record which is currently held at 715 and was set in Armagh in November 2017.

PROJECT TRACTOR & the BIG Country Breakfast on Saturday 10th March is the second of a series of community focused fundraising events held by the company to celebrate 30 years in business.

To mark this milestone, the staff aim to raise over £100,000 for ten designated charities carefully selected by the team. Those benefitting include; Steps, Alzheimer’s, Our Lady of Lourdes Pilgrimage. Chest Heart & Stroke, Cystic Fibrosis, Marie Curie, Children’s Cancer Unit, NI Children’s Hospice, Kings College Hospital, London and Sands.

Festivities at Specialist HQ on 10th March will commence at 9.00am, with a bumper Charity Breakfast. Country star Ritchie Remo will provide the headline act for a strong bill of entertainment throughout the morning (Hannah Ferguson, Una McGill, Jasmine Walker.) Event compere- Brian Moore entertainment. Arbutus Catering, by Barry & Amanda Dallat will provide all tasty event catering.

Entry for Children is free and they will be entertained by an adventure playground and a selection of activities.

Wheels on the road

The cavalcade of Tractors will roll out from Specialist HQ at 1.15pm sharp, to travel the 30 mile Anniversary Route via Maghera, Tobermore, Draperstown, Desertmartin, Magherafelt, Castledawson, Bellaghy, Gulladuff & then finally return to Specialist HQ.

We are calling all Tractor enthusiasts to join this very special charity tractor cavalcade to attempt to break the current Irish record for these brilliant charities. The group emphasis that everyone who participates on the day is working for charity and this event is made even more special by the number of brilliant causes that funds are being raised for.

Whilst there will be facilities for Tractors to register and pay on the day, drivers and passengers are encouraged to register in advance and avoid queuing and to allow for a coordinated record breaking attempt.

PAY ON THE DAY & ADVANCED TICKET SALES

Tickets to the big country breakfast are available online and pay at the gate.  Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/project-tractor-the-big-country-breakfast-tickets-42794956868

Arriving by CAR? CAR PARKING – For safety a park and ride car parking facility will be in operation from St. Patrick’s College, Maghera, Coleraine Road. There will be a mini bus shuttling attendees to the event. Specialist HQ is within walking distance.

Need Low Loader Parking  – LOW LOADER PARKING – if you are taking more than one tractor to the event, there will parking facilities available on request, on a first come, first served basis. Booking in advance – please contact our office 028 796 43021 or email mail@sjg.co.uk before 4.00pm tomorrow – Friday 9th March.

Event Marshalls are in place for your safety and to ensure that the event runs smoothly, we really appreciate your patience and consideration.

Street Collections – please give generously  – Street collections will be ongoing in the towns that the Tractor run passes through. Estimated times for people who wish to watch this record breaking attempt are outlined below;

Maghera, 100 Coleraine Road – Departs1.15pm
Tobermore1.40pm
Draperstown2.00pm
Desertmartin2.20pm
Magherafelt2.50pm
Castledawson Roundabout3.10pm
Castledawson3.15pm
Bellaghy3.30pm
Gulladuff3.50pm
Maghera, 100 Coleraine Road – Estimated Arrival4.10pm

 

We need your support for these brilliant charities.