Bacon Day will take place in honour of Jamie ‘Bacon’ Fagan at The Bold Arms in Churchtown in Southport this Saturday, 1 Aug 2015.
Organisers are appealing for a DJ to help them out, after a late cancellation.
They are also inviting as many people as possible to come down and enjoy the event and all the attractions on offer, while raising money for charity at the same time.
‘Bacon Day’ will be hosted by The Bold Arms in Churchtown, from midday onwards.
It is inspired by ken Liverpool FC fan Jamie ‘Bacon’ Fagan, who suffered from cystic fibrosis throughout his short life. Jamie died in November 2013.
Last year the Fagan family launched ‘Bacon Day’ at the Devonshire Club in High Park, to celebrate Jamie’s bravery and raise money for research into cystic fibrosis.
This year, the event will take place at the Bold Arms.
The family event will feature stalls, a football match, a barbecue, face painting, and a bouncy castle.
Jamie’s sister Sarah Fagan said: “We were totally overwhelmed with the support for the event we held last year.
“We had lots of generous donations from local businesses. This year the event will be bigger and better.”
Liverpool FC played a formative role in Jamie’s life.
He started going to Anfield with his dad as a little boy, and then maintained the tradition with pals from Southport as a young man.
Jamie’s favourite player was former captain Steven Gerrard.
Toward the end of Jamie’s life players from LFC’s youth academy visited him at Broadgreen Hospital, and presented him with a signed Steven Gerrard Liverpool shirt.
Jamie’s dad Mark said: “Jamie was a huge Liverpool FC fan, and very good pool player. He was an outgoing lad with lots of friends. This event is about him, and to raise funds too.
“Thanks to the staff at the Bold who have been very helpful. Hopefully we can raise more money to fight cystic fibrosis this year, and have some fun too.”
Mark said that he thought his son was nicknamed ‘Bacon’ on account of his love of bacon sandwiches, and possibly because of his red hair.
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