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DFDS Seaways sponsors local charity concert

Date published: 12 October 2011

DFDS Seaways is one of the main sponsors of a popular local charity concert taking place on Saturday 15th October. 

St Edmunds Community Symphonic Wind Band, with up to sixty musicians, including ex-Royal Marines and students from the local school and The New Eden Big Band are on the bill for the evening at St Edmund's Catholic School in Dover. 

Music from the bands will include the Star Wars Suite arranged by Dave Cole, Big Swing Face by Buddy Rich and Against all Odds by Phil Collins. 

Money raised from the sales of the tickets and a raffle with prizes donated by DFDS Seaways will be collected by the School. 

Tickets are priced at £7 and are available from the Box Office in the BEC Centre, or by phoning 01304 201 551 ex 251 or 229345 or in evenings 01304 373 697, or online at www.st-edmunds.com




For more information, please contact Sarah Whelband or Ryan Jones on 01732 779 087 or email sarahw@westgatecomms.com / ryan@westgatecomms.com


About DFDS Seaways

DFDS is Northern Europe’s largest integrated shipping and logistics company.

DFDS Seaways operates a network of 30 routes with 60 freight and passenger ships, while DFDS Logistics provides freight solutions in Europe with trailers, containers, and rail.

DFDS Seaways was recently named as the only recommended ferry operator by Which? Travel (July 2011) and the Dover-France route won The Guardian, Observer and guardian.co.uk travel award for ‘Best Ferry Company’ in 2009, for the second year running. The company was also ‘Highly Recommended’ in the 2007 Telegraph Travel Awards. In the UK, the company operates passenger services on routes from Dover to Dunkirk, Newcastle to Amsterdam, and Harwich to Esbjerg.

DFDS Seaways and Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group have recently submitted a joint bid for certain assets of SeaFrance, which is currently under review by the relevant competition authorities, as well as other stakeholders.

DFDS Seaways Dover-Dunkirk has recently carried record car passenger numbers of 100,000 per week over the busy summer period this year, and is continuing to grow its market share of the car passenger English Channel market.

For further information, visit www.dfdsseaways.co.uk