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In the news...

March 4, 2012
Here are links to a few news articles that have appeared since the Midsummer Skinny Dip 2011

Just Giving Award for Most Creative Fundraiser
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-17229707 

http://www.thisissouthwales.co.uk/Cheeky-dip-earns-award/story-15384413-detail/story.html 

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/9111208/Why-414-people-bared-it-all-for-charity-on-a-cold-Welsh-beach.html 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2005512/Thats-nude-world-record-Skinnydippers-hundreds-brave-chill-windy-Welsh-beach.html 

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2011/06/20/skinny-dipping-world-record-attempt-on-rhossili-beach-91466-28905796/ 

http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/9436018-photos-400-people-gone-nude-to-set-a-new-world-record-at-rhossili-beach-south-wales 

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/wales/8586380/World-skinny-dipping-record-attempted-in-Wales.html 

http://itn.co.uk/and-finally/21661.html 
 

World Record Breakers!

October 30, 2011
We're delighted to report that the Midsummer Skinny Dip 2011 event, as well as raising over £25000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care, is also the new world record holder for the most number of skinny dippers at one location! Woooohoooo!!

413 skinny dippers at Llangennith on 19th June 2011 - nice work everyone! 
 
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Reasons why we did it ...

October 30, 2011
Here's another video, showing the reasons why people took part:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YmQSIT9mX4

And this is the official Midsummer Skinny Dip video that we used for our world record breaking application, filmed and edited by Brightworks Media:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AfwXvSpviU
 

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World record breakers!!

October 30, 2011
Oh yes, and of course lots of skinny dippers were also there because they wanted to be part of a brand new world record! And the great news is that the lovely people at Guinness have confirmed that our application has been successful - wooooooohoo!! 

We are the current holders of the world record for most number of skinny dippers (413) at one location - hurrah!

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Video evidence!!

June 20, 2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8jZBU3tyTs

See how we got on with the video about the Skinny Dip from the brilliant National Trust!! 
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T-shirts!

June 10, 2011
Hey there - just over a week to go! Hands up if you're excited - woop woop!

The lovely chaps at West Wales Print are going to make some T-shirts for the event which you can purchase at a mere £5 (£1 of which will go directly to National Trust - hurrah!) If you'd like one in time for next weekend, then get in touch by 5pm on Monday 13th June so Ray can get the printers running.

Thank folks!
xx
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Other events

April 22, 2011
If you've signed up for the Midsummer Skinny Dip you might also be interested in the Manor Farm Music Festival on 16th July - they're also raising funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care and have a lovely looking line-up.
http://www.manorfarmfest.org/

Then there's a different Midsummer skinny dip happening in Lewes, Sussex also on 16th July. It's more of a naturist event, but shares the name :-) For more details contact skinny_dip_pells@onetel.com


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Dip in the Nip

March 27, 2011
We thought the idea of a massive fundraising skinny dip was pretty original, but it turns out that a group of plucky Irish women have been doing it for years! And this year, believe it or not, their event, 'Dip in the Nip' is taking place on the very same day as the Midsummer Skinny Dip!! How cool is that?

If you're over in Ireland and would like to join in with Maire Garvey and the gang for their skinny dip event, then go to their website www.dipinthenip.eu. We wonder whether there's a world...
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2nd March 2011

The National Trust have been in touch today to ask about running an article in the next edition of their members magazine...we said that would be fine!

We'll let you know when it's coming out...


21st Feb 2011

Amazingly talented illustrator and graphic designer, Laura Elliott, made the lovely logo for the Midsummer Skinny Dip 2011. She's awesome! You can see some of her other work here: www.lauraelliottillustration.co.uk




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