Star-studded Town Hall bash will celebrate 25 years of Splash

Written by Peter Davison.

Bear GryllsBear GryllsLocal celebrities including TV adventurer and Chief Scout Bear Grylls will be at a star-studded event celebrating 25 years of Splash in October.

Splash Wiltshire - a charity supporting vulnerable young people in Wiltshire - is holding the event in October at Marlborough Town Hall on October 10. Grylls is a patron of the charity.

The event will be hosted by police chief constable Pat Geenty, and celebrity chef Peter Vaughan - who was this week named as a co-patron of the charity - will be serving up canapés foraged for by Splash young people from Savernake Forest.

Peter Vaughan with Peter DukePeter Vaughan with Peter DukePeter said: “I love this small charity that does such fantastic work with young people in Wiltshire who are facing challenges in their lives.

"I have seen first-hand the positive impact Splash projects have on building self esteem and confidence and equipping these young people with essential life skills.”

A grand auction will be conducted by Paul Martin on TV shows Flog It and The Manor Reborn, which saw him and co-host Penelope Keith give a facelift to rooms at historic Avebury Manor.

Tickets, priced £30, are available from 01380 734106 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.