22 April 2014

An evening with….three athletic stars

By Rachel Sloane

To celebrate the arrival of the Women's Tour of Britain in Felixstowe, come and meet three British sporting heroes!

The Alex in Felixstowe is hosting a special "Evening with…" event on Tuesday 29th April, featuring Helen Wyman, Louise Jukes and Jasmin Taylor – and tickets are available now. Rachel Sloane, broadcaster, writer and Felixstowe resident, will chair the evening and lead the question-time session. 


Helen Wyman is a two-time European and eight-time British cyclo-cross champion and will be participating in the Women's Tour.

Louise Jukes represented Great Britain in Handball at the 2012 Summer Olympics and has been instrumental in the set up of the Ipswich Handball Club.

Jasmin Taylor is Britian’s top telemark skier.


All three have inspiring stories to tell and this will be your opportunity to spend an evening in the company of three of some truly talented British sports stars. And of course, you can ask your own questions too.


Not only that, but there will also be an auction, with some unique opportunities including

* Two places at the VIP Breakfast at the Start Line on Friday 9th May

* A Signed Dani King Wiggle Honda Jersey

*Two places in the race convoy on Friday 9th May, be part of the race while riding in the vehicles ahead of the cyclists

* Two ticket packages for the National Cycling Centre in Manchester, home of British Cycling, including:
o   A tour of the national cycling centre
o   A 'behind the scenes' look at the what has created the success of Britain's Olympians
o   Meeting GB athletes and Olympic medalists
o   An introducition to the nuances of track cycling by a multiple world champion
o   A track session on the velodrome with Great Britain's coaches and riding with Joanna Rowsell.


To be in with a chance of bidding for these items and to meet three talented and inspirational British sports stars, book your tickets by calling The Alex 01394 288002 during Office hours.. Tickets cost £10 per person and the event, which includes a light supper, gets underway at 7.15pm.