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East Algarve fashion event raises €500 for Madrugada

A fashion show organised by the Algarve History Association on April 25 at Pedras da Rainha in Tavira raised €500 for the Madrugada charity, which provides support for people affected by life-limiting illness.

Models from the Netherlands, UK, USA, the Czech Republic and Germany displayed 33 of Jouk’s outfits, supported by professional hair stylist Marion Bedbur, while photographer Tony Woods recorded the day in pictures.  

Seventy-three people attended a lunch to live music by jazz duo Second Adolescence, which coincided with a small market on the day.

Stallholders Maureen Jones (designer jewellery), Vicky and David Morris (secondhand books) and Alan Sheppard (jewellery, cards and soft toys) each made a donation from their takings towards the charity.

In addition, Wendy Ashley, Annie Newbold and Jane Meadowcroft organised a successful raffle, which helped bolster the charity takings.

President of Madrugada Alison Blair was on hand to explain the objectives of the charity and to call on the community for support.

For more information about the Algarve History Association, please email [email protected]. To know more about Madrugada, please email [email protected]